Four years ago on his way to the White House, candidate Barack Obama carried three southern states: Virginia, North Carolina and Florida. Maybe America's political map is changing, the experts speculated. Maybe Democrats do have a shot in the South…

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivered his Republican presidential nomination acceptance speech Thursday night, the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Before Romney took the stage, convention goers listened to speeches from former House Speaker…

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Mitt Romney watches the convention on TV with his grandchildren from a suite in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images. TAMPA, Fla. | Mitt Romney has given plenty of speeches, stretching from…

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks to supporters on Saturday in Columbus Grove, Ohio. Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images. All convention coverage available on our 24-hour livestream: TAMPA, Fla. | Wednesday's Republican National Convention will be all about…

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