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Senator Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, at the Republican National Convention.

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Senator Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, at the Republican National Convention.

Rand Paul, Paul Ryan in Ohio — Thinking Ahead?

Rand Paul continues to be a loyal Republican soldier and come to the aid of the man who bested his father in the battle for the party’s presidential nomination. But as Paul stood with Mitt Romney at a rally in Ohio yesterday, some Republicans...

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Delegates from the state of Maine and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul chant 'As Maine goes, so goes the Nation' after they staged a walkout at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

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Delegates from the state of Maine and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul chant 'As Maine goes, so goes the Nation' after they staged a walkout at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Paul Delegate: ‘Thumbs Up’ to ‘Underhanded’ Unseating Walk-Out

Ron Paul delegate Betty Jackson didn’t join yesterday’s Republican National Convention walkout by her fellow Paul supporters but “I gave them a thumbs up” because “I do understand their grievances” with the party establishment. The 100 or so Paul delegates...

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Delegates enter the Romney-Ryan official store at the Republican National Convention.

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Delegates enter the Romney-Ryan official store at the Republican National Convention.

Romney, Ryan Not on the Buttons (Well, Just a Few of Them)

The 2012 Republican National Convention, which ends today, is notable for its absence of political buttons. No vendors selling them to delegates as they approach the Tampa Bay Times Forum. No campaign marketplace. About the only place to buy buttons...

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Tim Pawlenty stumps for Mitt Romney at the opening of Romney's Las Vegas campaign headquarters.

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Tim Pawlenty stumps for Mitt Romney at the opening of Romney's Las Vegas campaign headquarters.

Romney Draws Small Share of Money from Party Primary Rivals’ Donors

Party unity? Not in campaign contributions. The Republican National Convention is a chance to bring together Republicans from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon, and from Manhattan, New York, to Manhattan, Kansas, to gather around the party’s presidential nominee. Also-rans have...

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Mary White of Rathdrum, Idaho, shows her support for Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, at a rally at the University of South Florida Sun Dome on the sidelines of the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 26, 2012.

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Mary White of Rathdrum, Idaho, shows her support for Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, at a rally at the University of South Florida Sun Dome on the sidelines of the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 26, 2012.

Ron Paul Delegates Not Happy With Their Candidates’ Treatment

Updated at 5:34 p.m. Some Ron Paul supporters attending the Republican National Convention this week aren’t happy with the way their candidate is being treated by Mitt Romney ’s campaign. And they want to be heard. At a rally of his supporters at...

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Workers continue to prepare for next week's Republican National Convention on August 24, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

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Workers continue to prepare for next week's Republican National Convention on August 24, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

Romney’s Softer Side To Be on Display at Convention

Mitt Romney’s advisors are orchestrating their national convention this week to show off their candidate’s softer side, in an effort to combat a summer wave of Democratic attacks that have given voters a negative picture of the Republican presidential candidate....

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An Apple Store in San Francisco.

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An Apple Store in San Francisco.

Washington Daybook: Apple Eyed

Are Apple Inc’s products too cool to ban? The U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington may decide the issue when it announces today whether Apple’s iPhones, iPads and other devices infringe Google Inc’s Motorola Mobility patents and, if so, whether it...

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Rep. Ron Paul during a town hall style campaign event about 'Solving Detroit's Crises' in Detroit.

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Rep. Ron Paul during a town hall style campaign event about 'Solving Detroit's Crises' in Detroit.

Ron Paul Heads to Tampa With Money to Burn

U.S. Representative Ron Paul of Texas, who technically remains a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, entered August with $2.5 million still in his campaign bank account — money that could help him raise a ruckus over the next few days....

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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin during the Republican Party of Florida's fundraising event in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin during the Republican Party of Florida's fundraising event in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

For Romney, a Palin Question Looms

The big decision pending for the Mitt Romney camp, of course, is who he’ll pick as his wingman on the Republican presidential ticket. Still, a plethora of other matters await resolution over the next few weeks, including the lineup of...

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Swimmers try and keep cool in near 100 degree temperatures at Red Oaks Waterpark in Madison Heights, Michigan.

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Swimmers try and keep cool in near 100 degree temperatures at Red Oaks Waterpark in Madison Heights, Michigan.

Fed’s Weather Advisory: Stay Cool

The Federal Reserve isn’t always easy to read, especially the chairman. And then there are those much delayed minutes of meetings. Yet even Representative Ron Paul might be hard-pressed to quibble with this bit of advice from the Seventh Federal...

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