By the numbers: Tampa, Florida
August 27th, 2012
11:18 AM ET
2 years ago

By the numbers: Tampa, Florida

(CNN) – Tampa, Florida, was set to assume center stage in American politics as the GOP gathers there to nominate Mitt Romney as the party's presidential nominee. But now the city and Republicans are sharing the national spotlight with Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to make landfall along the Gulf Coast late Tuesday or Wednesday as a Category 1 hurricane.

By the numbers, here's a look at Tampa, host city to the 2012 Republican National Convention.

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  1. Rudy NYC

    When the Republicans hold their "We Built This" night, I hope they recognize the taxpayers who built their arena. We, The People, built that arena.

    August 27, 2012 11:26 am at 11:26 am |
  2. george of the jungle

    I hope the repos spend lots of money so that it helps the economy in florida. Other that that just hot air helping to create a hurrican Forward. 2012

    August 27, 2012 12:14 pm at 12:14 pm |
  3. Gurgyl

    OBAMA12. Only the solution in USA. GOP axe middle class America.

    August 27, 2012 12:44 pm at 12:44 pm |