(CNN) - Mitt Romney told the Republican National Convention on Thursday that he accepts the nomination as the party's presidential candidate in November.
Mitt Romney said he wished President Barack Obama had succeeded, "but his promises gave way to disappointment and division."
(CNN) - CNN Chief National Correspondent John King looks at the stakes for Mitt Romney in his acceptance address at the GOP convention Thursday night
Tampa, Florida (CNN) - Billionaire industrialist David Koch, who critics accuse of bankrolling a fierce and costly campaign against President Obama, offered a rare rebuttal to Democratic attacks against him on Thursday.
Koch rarely speaks to the press. But at an event near the site of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, he responded to a CNN question regarding the Obama campaign's targeting of him as a prime political opponent.
(CNN) - Anyone can turn on a TV, scan their newsfeeds or fire up a laptop to quickly get a sense of the important topics being discussed at the Republican National Convention.
This is not about those. This is for those other moments - the ones that make us SMH or LOL or unfollow certain people on Twitter. These are the moments that prompt us to show our phones to the person next to us, eyes wide with disbelief and mischief. It's not news.
(CNN) – Despite facing heated criticism over some comments from his convention speech, GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan stood by his remarks Thursday.
On CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," Ryan said he would not revise his statements linking President Obama to the closure of a General Motors plant in Wisconsin, even though the decision to shutter the factory occurred before Obama took office.
(CNN) - The Republican National Convention released the following excerpts of former Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey's prepared remarks to the GOP convention in Tampa, Florida on Thursday evening.
Healey served under Romney, who was governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007.
(CNN) - Mitt Romney's campaign released excerpts for the candidate's Republican nomination acceptance speech Thursday night, set to take place at the Republican National Convention in the 10 p.m. ET hour.
The following excerpts are from Romney's prepared remarks:
Tampa, Florida (CNN) - Sen. Marco Rubio's introduction of Mitt Romney Thursday at the Republican National Convention will touch on themes of Americans exceptionalism, including Rubio's own experience growing up as the son of Cuban exiles, according to a source familiar with Rubio's plans.
The source said Rubio would delve into themes he's used for the past several years, including the sacrifices his parents made to ensure their children had every opportunity they themselves were denied.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney's team released perhaps its most thorough response yet to attacks against the GOP candidate's business record, unveiling a new website Thursday that highlights his career as a private equity executive.
The website, www.sterlingbusinesscareer.com, was debuted just hours before Romney is set to take the stage at the Republican National Convention and accept his party's nomination for president.
Tampa, Florida (CNN) - The challenge for Mitt Romney as he accepts the Republican presidential nomination is to push past the stiff and reserved perception that's been created for him by opponents and comedians and make a heartfelt and profound appeal to the millions of Americans who will be watching his speech Thursday night.
Romney advisers say their biggest goal is to improve his likability and make the case that he understands how Americans are struggling and that he empathizes with the middle class.FULL STORY