Dan Patterson and Marc Lizoain are joined in this conversation by Justin Duckham and Ester Cross of Talk Radio News. Recording in the media lounge at the Tampa Convention Center sponsored by Google, the crew discuss the state of the convention, Romney’s likeability , and the importance of the Latino vote in this upcoming election. [...]
In her speech at the Republican National Convention Ann Romney said her husband Mitt Romney will move heaven and earth to make this country a better place to live.
Settled by Spanish immigrants from Cuba in the 1890s, Ybor City was the historic center of tobacco production in Tampa. Today, the links with Cuba have been cut, but the cigar smoke still lingers in the air. 7th Avenue in Ybor is one of Tampa’s liveliest streets for nightlife, and this week during the RNC, [...]
The Occupiers marched off into the night, and I followed them for about fifty yards. I was distracted by an Irish pub. I sat down at the James Joyce’s bar and ordered a Guinness. To my left were two young ladies powering through the most enormous plate of nachos I have ever seen, and to [...]
Protesters who called themselves 99 Percenters marched on Monday outside the headquarters of Bloomin’ Brands, a portfolio company of Bain Capital. Nearly 150 protesters converged on the headquarters from around the country calling for a raise in minimum wages, an end to tax breaks for the rich and opposition to federal budget cuts.
Early in the afternoon, the party will officially nominate Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan.
The second day of the Republican National Convention featured a contentious reception for Congressman Ron Paul and clever jabs from Republican House candidates against the Democratic opposition.
By Elizabeth Vlock With the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, already canceling events in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) held a conference call Monday to discuss necessary safety preparations to take before the storm hits. FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate and National Hurricane Center (NHC) Director Dr. Rick Knabb [...]
On the first day of the 2012 GOP convention, a Romney campaign strategist kept open the possibility of a Donald Trump appearance.
In which the American Conversation and Talk Radio News teams join forces to discuss the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. As thestorm(s) approached, we gathered around a large next to the (yes, the audio sounds as authentic and rough as the weather) water to discuss the opening of the RNC. The inaugural episode of KoPoint’s American Conversation includes [...]