The missing language: "Undivided" Jerusalem and an embassy move. Democrats under fire for a similar move.
Defends GOP convention from disappointing polling.
Gay conservatives explain their support for both Mitt Romney and marriage between gay couples.
For some in the country, it was the first look at the Republican nominee.
Two of our favorite Republican convention moments combined.
A campaign official laughs off controversy surrounding the movie star's convention speech. Says the chair was a surprise, though.
Some people were talking to empty chairs before it was cool.
Kind of like the time I tried to talk Billy Crystal out of a Jewish joke. Celebrities are impossible to control.
He and his party speak to disillusioned Obama supporters. "Hope and change had a powerful appeal."
Tears in Tampa. "It won't be a conversation topic any more," says Warren.
Eastwood no longer has to talk to an empty chair.
After Mitt Romney accepted the GOP nomination, tens of thousands of balloons rained down on the Tampa Bay Times Forum. The young Romney and Ryan children and grandchildren couldn't resist having some fun on stage for the cameras.
"I can't explain love. I don't know why it happens. I don't know why it endures," he says in RNC video reintroducing himself to America.
"He's unique," says one delegate. "I don't think he was off the rails at all," says another.
Republicans didn't grant them credentiials, Mandvi says. Foster Friess takes refuge.
The trifecta. Romney's "Hell" joke is cathartic for Romney and his supporters.
The actor went off script at the Republican National Convention today, yelled at an empty chair, lit up the crowd, and may have alarmed his TV audience. Twitter caught fire.
"That was the weirdest thing I've ever seen at a political convention in my entire life ... and it will be the weirdest thing I've ever seen if I live to be a hundred."
Clint Eastwood talked to an empty chair for nearly 12 minutes tonight at the RNC in Tampa. And you thought televised political conventions were boring!
On the final night of the Republican convention, former members of Romney's Mormon flock tell stories about his compassion. Here's the video. "When it comes to loving our neighbor, we can talk about it or we can live it: The Romneys live it."
Some Republicans hope voters will understand the party better after the convention. But Gov. Rick Perry says, "There are no stereotypes."
A diverse cast on stage and a speech that looks outward aims to reassure independent voters. After Todd Akin, presenting an acceptable alternative to women.
Grover Norquist throws punches at "whiny Democrats" and social conservative "bigotry." "You're the smartest man in Washington," one fan gushes.
More than 100,000 balloons will drop tonight on the Republican National Convention. Here's the guy responsible for the show. "It's like playing a piano."
You guessed it. Jon Voight. (It's Clint Eastwood, but Twitter missed the news).
Young Obama supporters took offense at the Republican's line that "college graduates should not have to live out their 20s in their childhood bedrooms, staring up at fading Obama posters."
A little of this and a little of that. "We're not Barack Obama and we're not crazy."
Prettier than it does everywhere else. (Also, did you know that basically everything comes in FLAG?)
Not a single prime time mention of the movement after two days of the Republican National Convention. Not Romney's crowd?
MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell broke the news today: "I've been told the surprise guest is definitely a man." Editor's Note: Everyone knows it's Clint Eastwood.
He blasted media "idiots" for suggesting his late mention of Romney reflected a lack of enthusiasm.
The Congressman acknowledges most work would stop in December 2008, but also noted the accelerated closure timeline only applied to the SUVs built at the plant.
Nine identical texts from the Republican National Committee between 3:18 a.m. and 4:54 a.m. Drunk Texting?
Derided as a gimmick, the app is reborn as a tool for organizing and for pushing Romney's content on the social web. Supporters who downloaded it "have become our home base," sais Moffat.
Paul Ryan: "Without a change in leadership, why would the next four years be any different from the last four years?"
She thrills the hall, and stokes speculation. "Where she came from and what she achieved."
Paul Ryan hit President Obama tonight in his speech for failing to keep open a GM plant in his hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin. The plant, however effectively closed in December 2008 and was put in stand by mode about a month before Obama took office. In this letter from June 2008 sent by Paul Ryan and the two Wisconsin Senators, Ryan asked the head of GM to reconsider closing the plant. The plant being in stand by mode leaves Obama open to the criticism it could have re-opened under his administration if the economy had improved. Obama had promised while visiting the plant in 2008 that it would stay open for 100 years.
This time, the Mainers were joined by delegates from several other states. It's "unscripted, unlike that fiasco in there."