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Members of the press and bystanders watch protesters being arrested during demonstrations on the eve of the Republican National Convention, Aug. 29, 2004. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marched on the eve of the four-day RNC. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City To Pay $18 Million To Settle ‘Wrongful’ Arrests During 2004 RNC

The settlement, which must be approved by a federal judge, would end nearly a decade of legal wrangling over more than 1,800 arrests, mostly on charges of disorderly conduct or parading without a permit.

01/15/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, on August 28, 2012 during the Republican National Convention. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Chris Christie Sings ‘Thunder Road’ With Jimmy Fallon

Watch out, President Obama: You’ve got competition in the singing department.

09/05/2012

Actor Clint Eastwood speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Clint Eastwood’s RNC Speech Draws Mixed Reviews From New Yorkers

During his speech, the 82-year-old Oscar-winning director conducted a mock interview with an imaginary President Barack Obama, represented by an empty chair.

08/31/2012

Tim Tebow (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Report: Tim Tebow Won’t Be Thursday’s Mystery Speaker At RNC

Jets owner — and outspoken Mitt Romney backer — Woody Johnson says there’s no such thing as “too much Tebow.” Apparently that doesn’t apply to the Republican National Convention.

08/30/2012

Paul Ryan

Ryan Lowers The Boom On Obama During RNC Vice Presidential Speech

The gloves came off at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night. Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan stepped into the spotlight and focused his frustration on President Barack Obama.

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

Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Declares ‘Washington Is Out Of Excuses’ In RNC Keynote Address

Christie criticized the nation’s leaders who have “decided it is more important to be popular” than do “what’s required,” while touting Mitt Romney as a man who would “tell us the hard truths” to “make our country great again.”

08/28/2012

Chris Christie button

N.J. Delegates Send Message To The Country: ‘Chris Christie America’s Governor’

It was clear from what went on on the convention stage Tuesday that the Garden State’s governor clearly plans to use his turn as the star in Tampa for some campaigning.

08/28/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at rally for Mitt Romney (credit: Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Christie Has Harsh Words For Akin; Offers Hint About RNC Keynote Speech

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continues to finalize his keynote address for next week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. When asked about taking the national stage in a high-profile role, the governor said he’s looking forward to the opportunity.

08/22/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Chris Christie: No Chance I’ll Tone It Down During Keynote Address

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is on his seventh draft of his keynote address for next week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. The governor said he worked on his speech while he was on vacation last week.

08/20/2012

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