WTOP's Dave McConnell and Brennan Haselton will be in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention July 18 to 21. Follow along all week for complete convention coverage.
Quicken Loans Arena is decorated to welcome the Republican National Convention on July 11, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The convention will be held at the arena July 18-21, 2016. (Photo by Angelo Merendino/Getty Images)
WTOPCLEVELAND (AP) — United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman’s stunning takeover of the GOP and propelling him into a November faceoff with Democrat Hillary…
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Donald Trump accepts the Republican Party's nomination for president.
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Rhode Island delegates take heat for bashing state at RNC
Some people brag about their home states.
But Rhode Island’s delegation to the Republican National Convention is taking some heat back home for using its spotlight to trash the state’s reputation on national TV.
It’s Trump’s moment before the nation -- and GOP skeptics
A man badly in need of a big moment, Donald Trump on Thursday faced the most important speech of his presidential campaign, a last chance to make his case to skeptics at a convention marked by divided loyalties and unwanted distractions.
The newly crowned Republican nominee had hoped for a triumphant turn at the podium, but he has instead been plagued by fresh political and policy headaches: His most tenacious primary rival, Sen. Ted Cruz, still refused to endorse him — and happily took the convention stage anyway. And Trump’s own exposition of his foreign policy views was rattling allies at home and abroad.
WTOPWASHINGTON (AP) — Despite promising “the truth, and nothing else” in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously debunked claims and some new ones Thursday night — about the…
by WTOP News7/22/2016 3:37:41 AM
One of the best produced, including the incredible stage & set, in the history of conventions. Great unity! Big T.V. ratings! @KarlRove