With a blend of presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s biography, a few parting shots at President Barack Obama and a surprise appearance by Clint Eastwood, the Republican National Convention in Tampa closed, even as Florida remained central to the presidential election.
It was the moment the Republican faithful have been waiting for all week.
Mitt Romney will wrap up the Republican National Convention Thursday night when he claims the Republican nomination for president. His speech will be closely watched in a race that is neck and neck. Wednesday night, it was his running mate, Paul Ryan, who took the spotlight to accept his nomination as Vice President.
The Romney brothers, Ben and Craig, spoke to Florida delegates at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.
Governor Rick Scott canceled his appearances at Republican National Convention events for Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday because he was focusing on Florida’s response to Tropical Storm Isaac. The Governor also canceled his big speech at the RNC. He spoke with CBS4′s Gio Benitez about that decision.
Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Florida as Tropical Storm Isaac continued to close in on South Florida and the Keys.
For organizers of next week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa their mantra must be something like the show business cliché ‘the show must go on’.
When 70,000 Republicans, journalists and protestors descend of Tampa Bay for the Republican National Convention, part of the security contingent keeping the peace will be from the Broward Sheriff’s Office.
Organizers of the Republican National Convention will make the call on whether to cancel their shindig or not as Tropical Storm Isaac bears down on Florida, Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday.
Tampa Police have arrested nearly 20 women at area strip clubs as part of a crackdown ahead of the Republican National Convention.