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Dallas Selected As Finalist To Host 2016 Republican National Convention

Dallas is still in the hunt to host the Republican National Committee’s Convention in July 2016.

04/02/2014

Mike Rawlings attends a Super Bowl event on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Audi)

Rawlings In D.C. To Pitch Dallas To RNC

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is heading to the nation’s capital on Friday along with boosters from the City of Dallas, hoping to convince the Republican National Committee to bring the 2016 convention to the Big D.

03/21/2014

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Dallas In Running For 2016 GOP Convention

Party leaders will consider the RNC’s list of potential host cities in the coming months. The finalists largely represent swing states that will decide the 2016 presidential election.

02/27/2014

Ted Cruz (credit: Ted Cruz Campaign)

Cruz Reconciling With Former Texas GOP Foes

Ted Cruz won the Republican nomination for the open U.S. Senate seat in Texas. Now, he is the prohibitive favorite, and busy reconciling with foes he bashed as too moderate.

10/15/2012

2012 Republican National Convention

Notes From Inside The Perimeter

If you’re ever sent to cover a major political convention, take my advice and bring some good walking shoes. Trust me on this, because I’ve covered a few of these.

08/29/2012

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Ann Romney’s RNC Speech Helps Mitt’s Image

The speech gave much of what Ann and Mitt Romney have been trying to reveal about themselves throughout the misleading negative campaigning of 2012 which has put them on some imaginary pedestal due to Mitt Romney’s business success and extreme wealth. They, too, like most American families, have obviously experienced life’s uncertain challenges intertwined with their successes.

08/29/2012

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Dewhurst Says He’ll Run For 4th Term

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says he will run for a fourth term in 2014 following his failed bid for the U.S. Senate. Dewhurst made the announcement Tuesday at the RNC in Tampa.

08/28/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Eric Kayne/Getty Images)

Can Romney Perform Well With Latino Voters?

Last week, in an interview with The Hill newspaper, the Romney campaign set a goal of 38 percent Latino support for the November election.

08/27/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul attends a town hall meeting at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, on December 28, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul Says His Backers Will ‘Become GOP Tent’

Congressman Ron Paul is lashing out at GOP efforts to marginalize his supporters at the party convention, telling a counter rally to stand firm because “we will become the tent eventually.”

08/27/2012

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Opinion: The RNC Must Allow Ron Paul To Speak At The Convention

Paul not only speaks to many people but also for many people. He has earned his right to speak – regardless of the rules and politics.

07/19/2012