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Joe Biden Jokes He’ll Be ‘The Speaker’ at GOP Convention

Joe Biden Jokes He’ll Be ‘The Speaker’ at GOP Convention

Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Vice President Joe Biden joked about his role at the Republican National Convention next week, telling a group of reporters Tuesday he would be a featured speaker in Tampa, Fla.“Any of you going to be i…

Donald Trump Hints At ‘Wild’ Role at Republican Convention

Donald Trump Hints At ‘Wild’ Role at Republican Convention

Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Donald Trump is keeping his Republican National Convention role a secret for now, but on Wednesday he hinted that whatever it is — it’s going to be “pretty wild.”The real estate and reality televis…

Christie to Give Keynote Speech, Rubio to Introduce Romney at RNC

Christie to Give Keynote Speech, Rubio to Introduce Romney at RNC

Joe Raedle/Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Two new stars of the Republican party will be featured speakers at the Republican National Convention in two weeks. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced on Tuesday…

Are RNC Speakers Off Veep List? Romney Says No

Are RNC Speakers Off Veep List? Romney Says No

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Republican National Committee is slowly releasing a list of names of high-profile Republicans, such as Condoleezza Rice and Rick Santorum, who will headline the GOP convention in Tampa later this month.&n…

Mitt Romney’s VP List Narrows?

Mitt Romney’s VP List Narrows?

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The list of Mitt Romney’s potential running mates appeared to narrow Monday as Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus announced a list of headline speakers — including some whose names have been to…

Cheney to Skip Republican Convention

Cheney to Skip Republican Convention

ABC/Taylor Glenn(WASHINGTON) — Dick Cheney has plans for the end of August, but those plans don’t include going to the Republican convention in Tampa.In fact, while his party gathers to formally nominate Mitt Romney for president, Cheney will be…

George W. Bush to Skip GOP Convention

George W. Bush to Skip GOP Convention

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) — George W. Bush’s time outside the political spotlight will extend at least through August.The former president will not attend the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., according to a spokesman, mea…

Ron Paul’s Delegate Insurgency Ends in Nebraska

Ron Paul’s Delegate Insurgency Ends in Nebraska

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ron Paul’s delegate insurgency has come to an end.Supporters of the libertarian GOP presidential candidate fell short at the Nebraska GOP convention, where they had hoped to out-organize Mitt Romney’s del…

It’s D-Day for Ron Paul’s 2012 Insurgency

It’s D-Day for Ron Paul’s 2012 Insurgency

Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Today will mark the end, or the ultimate success, of Ron Paul’s delegate insurgency.After a primary campaign in which Paul’s team focused on the most ignored parts of the GOP proce…

Last Stand for Ron Paul

Last Stand for Ron Paul

Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Rep. Ron Paul faces long odds in his last chance to win an official presence and speaking slot at the Republican National Convention.Paul supporters are organizing for the Nebraska state GOP c…

Senate Votes to End Public Financing for Party Conventions

Senate Votes to End Public Financing for Party Conventions

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The party is over, Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., declared on Thursday.The Senate has voted to end public financing for political party conventions.  The measure passed as an amendment to the Farm Bill by an overwh…

Ron Paul Supporters Organizing Pre-Convention Festival

Ron Paul Supporters Organizing Pre-Convention Festival

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In the days leading up to the Republican National Convention, Tampa could see a very different political gathering just blocks away.Ron Paul supporters are organizing Paul Festival, to be held at the Florida State …

Newt Gingrich-Bound Georgia Delegates Sit in Waiting

Newt Gingrich-Bound Georgia Delegates Sit in Waiting

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich won 52 Georgia delegates in March. Even though he dropped from the race, those bound delegates must vote for Gingrich this summer at the Republican Nati…

Ron Paul Rejects Convention Chaos

Ron Paul Rejects Convention Chaos

Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Ron Paul’s ability to accumulate an outsized number of delegates at state conventions has many observers wondering if the Texas congressman will embarrass Romney at the GOP national co…

Sarah Palin PAC Reserves Space Near RNC Site

Sarah Palin PAC Reserves Space Near RNC Site

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — It looks like Sarah Palin is planning to attend the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., this August — or is at least planning to be in the general vicinity.Financial disclosures from Palin’s pol…

What Will Happen to Rick Santorum’s Delegates?

What Will Happen to Rick Santorum’s Delegates?

Steve Pope/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Now that Rick Santorum is out of the race, what happens to his delegates?Santorum has 285 delegates, according to the latest ABC News delegate estimate, second to Mitt Romney’s 661. He captured the majority …

GOP Rule Won’t Block Gingrich’s Chances

GOP Rule Won’t Block Gingrich’s Chances

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — If Newt Gingrich fails to win five states, he might not be eligible in the first round of voting at the Republican National Convention.That doesn’t mean he can’t be the nominee, and it may not eve…

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