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January 24th, 2014
07:40 PM ET

Vegas courting the GOP for 2016

CNN's Tom Foreman reports on how Las Vegas is scrubbing its reputation as it tries to court the GOP to host the party's 2016 convention in Sin City.


Filed under: conventions • GOP • Las Vegas • Tom Foreman
August 23rd, 2012
08:08 PM ET

Anarchists Target Political Conventions

Officials are on alert as anarchists threaten to shut down both National Conventions. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.

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Filed under: 2012 election • conventions • Jill Dougherty
August 23rd, 2012
05:37 PM ET

Tampa RNC Storm Scenario

Brian Todd reports on how badly Tampa could get flooded, during the RNC, if Hurricane Isaac hits nearby.

RELATED STORY: Tropical Storm Isaac barrels toward Haiti

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Filed under: 2012 election • conventions • Isaac • Weather
August 23rd, 2012
04:32 PM ET

Tampa Braces for Flight Interruptions

CNN's Sandra Endo reports on the preparations Tampa's airport is taking ahead of possible weather hassles.

RELATED STORY: Tampa airport and airlines eye Isaac ahead of Republican convention

 

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Filed under: conventions • Sandra Endo
August 1st, 2012
08:23 AM ET

Santorum defends Romney's trip, expects convention speaking slot

(CNN) – Former Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania defended Mitt Romney's recent overseas trip for its overall strength Tuesday and stated he expected to receive a speaking slot at the upcoming Republican National Convention.

Interviewed by CNN's senior correspondent Joe Johns on "The Situation Room," Santorum put aside their bitter Republican primary battles to laud Romney's support of U.S. allies.

FULL POST ON CNN POLITICAL TICKER


Filed under: 2012 election • conventions • Interviews • Joe Johns • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum