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.
The food sucked.
A campaign official laughs off controversy surrounding the movie star's convention speech. Says the chair was a surprise, though.
The chair was empty... right?
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.
ICYMI, #RNC2012 was off the hook. THNX CSPAN!
"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.
Republicans didn't grant them credentiials, Mandvi says. Foster Friess takes refuge.
"He's unique," says one delegate. "I don't think he was off the rails at all," says another.
o_O. Relive the moment with this rubbable gif.
"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."
Perfectly executed. Good show!
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.
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."
Because choosing a school should be just like shopping for milk, duh.
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.
In a Republican National Conventionbattle between the party Establishment and insurgents, the outcome was predetermined. "The ayes have it!" reads Boehner.
Grover Norquist throws punches at "whiny Democrats" and social conservative "bigotry." "You're the smartest man in Washington," one fan gushes.
You guessed it. Jon Voight. (It's Clint Eastwood, but Twitter missed the news).
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."
It's a fake. Here's the real story.
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.
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.
He blasted media "idiots" for suggesting his late mention of Romney reflected a lack of enthusiasm.
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.