Five things we learned from Day Three of the RNC
August 31st, 2012
08:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Five things we learned from Day Three of the RNC

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Tampa, Florida (CNN) - Mitt Romney accepted the Republican Party's nomination for the presidency on Thursday night, culminating a convention shortened to three days by Tropical Storm Isaac.

The closing image from the convention's final night was Romney with running mate Paul Ryan surrounded by their families and showered with balloons. But the lasting image might be Clint Eastwood speaking to an empty chair.

Here are five things we learned Thursday...

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Filed under: 2012 • Economy • Jeb Bush • Marco Rubio • Mitt Romney • Republican National Convention
August 30th, 2012
08:10 AM ET
2 years ago

Five things we learned at the Republican National Convention

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Tampa, Florida(CNN)– On the night vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan made his debut on the national stage, the GOP turned its attention to America's influence abroad and what the party sees as President Barack Obama's failed economic policies. The roster of speakers at the Republican National Convention boasted two of the party's foreign policy heavy hitters and rhetoric designed to appeal to voters who are still undecided.

Here are five things we learned from the convention's second...

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Filed under: 2012 • Florida • Republican National Convention