August 30, 2012 Archives

August 30, 2012 Archives

Mitt Romney's Acceptance Speech At The GOP Convention

Transcript of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's acceptance speech as prepared for delivery at the Republican National Convention: Mr. Chairman, delegates. I accept your nomination for President of the United States of America. I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you have placed in me. It is a great honor.

Clint Eastwood Addresses The 2012 GOP Convention

Actor and director Clint Eastwood addresses the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. EASTWOOD: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. Save a little for Mitt. (APPLAUSE) I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, what's a movie tradesman doing out here? You know they are all left wingers out there, left of

RCP's Tom Bevan And Carl M. Cannon Recap The GOP Convention

RCP's Tom Bevan and Carl M. Cannon discuss the Republican National Convention.

Krauthammer: Romney Will "Not Be Known as the Great Connecter"

Charles Krauthammer discusses Mitt Romney's acceptance speech. If he becomes president he will not be known as the "Great Connecter". He may be known for a lot of other things, but that's not what he does. But I thought he did try to the best of his ability, and I thought it worked out rather affectingly--the sort of very plain-spoken, pr

Palin: GOP Ticket Should Offer A "Mea Culpa" With Mistakes Of The Past

Former Governor of Alaska / Fox News Contributor, Sarah Palin joins FBN's Neil Cavuto to discuss how it's time for the GOP ticket to adopt a 'Mea Culpa' attitude going forward whenever challenged with addressing mistakes made in the past.

Chuck Todd Likens Romney's "Nostalgic" RNC Speech To Dole's In 1996

Chuck Todd: I want to say -- the two word phrase that I've given to this speech is optimistic nostalgia. And I say that because I thought it was a very -- you know, the only time he was harsh in his criticism of the president, for instance, was on the foreign policy. Everything else was sort of nostalgic, disappointment, I wish things were better.

Governor Jeb Bush Addresses The GOP Convention

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addresses the 2012 Republican National Convention.

Krauthammer, FOX News Panel Analyze Romney's RNC Speech

Charles Krauthammer, Brit Hume and Steve Hayes analyze.

Rubio: Obama Trying Ideas People Came To America To Get Away From

Transcript of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's speech as prepared for delivery at the Republican National Convention: In 1980, I watched my first Republican convention with my grandfather. He was born to a farming family in rural Cuba. Childhood polio left him permanently disabled. Because he couldn't work the farm, his family sent him

Craig Romney: My Father's Success A "Story Of Two Immigrants"

Craig Romney discusses his grandfather's experience as an immigrant and addresses Latino voters in Spanish.

Paul Ryan Reviews And Analyzes His RNC Speech With Bret Baier

FNC's Bret Baier sits down with GOP VP Candidate Paul Ryan, to discuss the speech he delivered Wednesday evening at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

Crossroads Generation: "The Poster"

YouTube Description: Youth unemployment remains high, with 18-24 year olds facing unemployment over 15%. In a poll conducted by Crossroads Generation of 800 registered voters aged 18-29, only 22% said that they thought Obama had put into place policies that have made it easier for young people to find jobs. We can do better.

Shock: Chris Matthews vs. MSNBC Hosts On Education, Teachers Unions

Chris Matthews takes on MSNBC's Ed Schultz, Al Sharpton, Rachel Maddow and Chris Hayes on education following the speech of former Gov. Jeb Bush.

Matthews Claims To Live In "Black Majority" DC, But Lives In MD Suburb

MSNBC's Chris Matthews claims to live in the majority black area of Washington, D.C. when in fact, he actually lives in the very white area of Chevy Chase, Maryland. (via Newsbusters and

Sen. Dick Durbin: Obama Has Achieved Remarkable Things

Sen. Dick Durbin D-Ill., spoke with CBS News political director John Dickerson at the RNC on the frustration felt by America's middle class families and how President Obama and the Democrats aim to help them.

Wasserman Schultz: "I'm The President's Most Prominent Surrogate"

“With all respect to Glenn Thrush, his e-book was, had about the same credibility as a National Enquirer story. There wasn’t a shred of truth to a lot of what I saw,” Wasserman Schultz told POLITICO. “I didn’t read his book, but the clips that I’ve seen have no resemblance to the relationship that I have with the campaign. I’m the pre

Jeb Bush To Obama: Stop Blaming My Brother

Governor Jeb Bush urges Presdient Obama to stop blaming his predecessor for "his failed economic policies." He describes his brother as "a man of integrity, courage, and honor" who "kept us safe."

Rep. Connie Mack IV Addresses The GOP Convention

Rep. Connie Mack IV speaks on the final night of the GOP Convention.

Newt And Callista Gingrich Address The GOP Convention

Speaker Newt Gingrich and Callista Gingrich address the 2012 Republican National Convention.

Michael Moore: "People Should Start To Practice The Words President Romney"

"I think people should start to practice the words 'President Romney.' To assume that the other side are just a bunch of ignoramuses, who are supported by people who believe that Adam and Eve rode on dinosaurs 6,000 years ago is to completely misjudge the opposition," Michael Moore told the Huffington Post.

Sen. Scott Brown: GOP Has "Big Tent"

Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown addresses the media at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. He describes himself as a "pro-choice moderate Republican" and says he's "part of the big tent that we have and should have and will continue to have with my involvement here. He continues: "And while I don't agree with everything in the p

Chris Matthews: Saying "Chicago" Is Racist

Matthews: “They keep saying Chicago, by the way, you noticed?” Heilemann: “Well, there’s a lot of black people in Chicago” "Yeah, well let me ask you about that gentleman. What about now, is this constant barrage of assaults, saying the guy is basically playing an old game of demagoguery politics, where you take the money from the wo

Wasserman Schultz: We'll Carry Obama Back To The WH "On The Shoulders Of The People"

"We know that President Obama is going to get outspent. We know that they have Super PAC, corporate-infused special-interest billionaires who are going to try to buy the White House, that's why we have systematically and steadily been running and setting up the most significant grassroots presidential campaign in history. We'll carry President Obam

Richard Miniter: Romney Has To Give People Reasons To "Hope"

RCP's Caitlin Huey-Burns discusses Mitt Romney's acceptance speech with author Richard Miniter.

Gov. Susana Martinez Explains How She Knew She Was Republican

A transcript of remarks made by Gov. Susana Martinez, as prepared for delivery. "Thank you and good evening. On behalf of the great state of New Mexico, let me express my gratitude for being invited to speak tonight. Growing up, I never imagined a girl from a border town could one day become a governor. But this is America

Stephanie Cutter: Paul Ryan "Lied" Last Night

"Well, you know, Andrea, there's no delicate way to put this, but he lied. He blatantly lied and brazenly. A number of different things have been fact checked by members of the media, independent fact checkers," Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter said on MSNBC this afternoon. FLASHBACK:

Jon Stewart Mocks Night One Of RNC

Daily Show: On day one of the Republican National Convention, CNN successfully mounts full team convention coverage while simultaneously airing copious amounts of hurricane porn.

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