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# republican-national-convention - Friday 24 July, 2020

'We have to set an example': Trump calls off Florida segment of Republican National Convention
# Called Off
# Called Off

'We have to set an example': Trump calls off Florida segment of Republican National Convention

Jul 24th 2020, 6:57 AM 14,930 Views 20 Comments

Trump had already moved the convention’s public events out of North Carolina because of virus concerns.

# republican-national-convention - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

More than 50,000 gun-toting Republicans wanted weapons at the big Trump-Cruz face off
# Armed To The Teeth
# Armed To The Teeth

More than 50,000 gun-toting Republicans wanted weapons at the big Trump-Cruz face off

Mar 29th 2016, 8:55 PM 19,697 Views 29 Comments

The Secret Service have stepped in to stop it happening.

# republican-national-convention - Friday 7 September, 2012

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair
# Eastwooding
# Eastwooding

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair

Sep 7th 2012, 8:45 PM 13,902 Views 35 Comments

The actor tells his local paper why he used a chair as a prop in his controversial Republican convention speech: “Some fella kept asking me if I wanted to sit down.”

# republican-national-convention - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency
# US 2012
# US 2012

Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency

Sep 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 7,006 Views 25 Comments

The Republican candidate for president is using the 22-year-old aircraft that Bono and co used for a bit of, ahem, ‘Elevation’ during their 360° tour from 2009 to 2011.

# republican-national-convention - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track
# Not Happy
From The Daily Edge
# Not Happy

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track

Sep 4th 2012, 7:50 PM 15,809 Views 55 Comments

Philomena Lynott has objected to the Romney campaign’s use of ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’ during the Republican National Convention last week.

# republican-national-convention - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Two people kicked out of RNC over alleged racist comments
# US Election 2012
# US Election 2012

Two people kicked out of RNC over alleged racist comments

Aug 29th 2012, 2:37 PM 7,945 Views 48 Comments

One person was seen throwing nuts at a black woman and saying, “This is how we feed animals”.

# republican-national-convention - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida
# USA2012
# USA2012

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida

Aug 28th 2012, 4:39 PM 3,114 Views 13 Comments

Mitt Romney will take to the stage at the Republican National Convention in Florida to receive the official presidential candidate nomination from his party.

# republican-national-convention - Monday 27 August, 2012

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast
# Isaac
# Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast

Aug 27th 2012, 8:06 AM 2,804 Views 3 Comments

It is seven years – almost to the day – since Hurrican Katrina devastated the same area in 2005.

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions
# US 2012
# US 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions

Aug 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,355 Views 10 Comments

The Republican National Convention gets under way in Tampa, Florida this week as Mitt Romney accepts the party’s nomination for the presidency. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…

# republican-national-convention - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti
# Isaac
# Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti

Aug 25th 2012, 9:55 AM 3,176 Views 1 Comment

The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.