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August 28, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s speech tonight was not your standard convention keynote address. He did not use his time to attack President Obama directly....

Having decided they would not show more than three hours of the conventions, the networks have just begun their 10 pm broadcasts as follows. ABC...

Former Democratic congressman Artur Davis, who was an Obama co-chair in 2008, came on to play the now-standard role of rueful turncoat who knows better...

I agree with Jonathan that the most important role Ann Romney will play tonight is helping to humanize Mitt, and tell the personal stories about...

Rick Santorum, the passionate conservative, just gave a heartfelt speech at the Republican Convention. Heartfelt—and very bad. It was bad because of its central metaphorical...

We’re only a few hours into the Republican National Convention and journalists are already getting sick and tired of the party’s “We Built It” theme....

One of the purposes of conventions is to highlight impressive political talent displayed by state-level officials who may rise to the top in years to...

As I write, Mitt Romney has just received a sufficient number of delegates and is now the formal nominee of the Republican Party. The process...

I noted last week that a Rasmussen poll showing Republican Linda McMahon in the lead in the Connecticut Senate race and wondered how she could...

As Jonathan mentioned, aside from the as-yet-unidentified “special guest” speaker at this week’s GOP convention, the most anticipated speech is probably tonight’s keynote from New...

Bret Stephens’ stellar column in the Wall Street Journal today succinctly summarizes President Obama’s record of foreign failures: His failed personal effort to bring the 2016...

Most political observers are eagerly anticipating New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s speech tonight at the Republican Convention and speculating on how it will stack up...