With nomination clinched, Romney seeks working-class connection
August 29th, 2012
02:33 AM ET
2 years ago

With nomination clinched, Romney seeks working-class connection

Tampa, Florida (CNN) - Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination, then watched his wife deliver a political broadside with a personal touch at the Republican National Convention that seeks to portray the multimillionaire former businessman as a champion of working-class Americans who struggle under the policies of President Barack Obama.

The storm-delayed convention continues Wednesday with Romney's running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice taking the stage to make their case for why the GOP ticket can do better if elected in November.

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  1. barry

    Gov Romney is beginning to look Presidential. He may pull this off yet.

    August 29, 2012 03:04 am at 3:04 am |
  2. M

    I bet has no clue what working class means – this thief looted factories and stashed his cash In Swiss accounts

    August 29, 2012 05:56 am at 5:56 am |
  3. Gurgyl

    This cayman island, Bain capital never even gets close. Obama wins landslide this time. You can not fool all.

    August 29, 2012 06:40 am at 6:40 am |
  4. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    I don't think that he is going to get it. He has led a life that has too much comfort. We never heard about their struggles to make ends meet. Nor have I heard of the time where he worked a job that was minimum wage. That might make a difference.

    August 29, 2012 07:22 am at 7:22 am |