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Big Tent Archive: August, 2012
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Schwartz to Speak at DNC
Fri, Aug 31, 2012, 1:55 PM
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz of Pennsylvania's 13th District is scheduled to speak to next week's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte...
Santorum Urges GOP to reach "left out" working class
Thu, Aug 30, 2012, 11:34 AM
TAMPA, Fla. – Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum clearly has not moved beyond his loss in the Republican presidential race. Judging...
Christie says critics misunderstood point of keynote
Wed, Aug 29, 2012, 11:11 AM
TAMPA, Fla. – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pushed back Wednesday morning against the instant analysis from the pundit class that his...
Rove 'mystified' by Obama campaign, says it is vision-less
Mon, Aug 27, 2012, 10:53 AM
TAMPA, Fla. – Karl Rove is “completely mystified” by President Obama’s re-election campaign, which he said is diminishing...
Corbett absent from cavalcade of govs on RNC stage
Mon, Aug 27, 2012, 5:19 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – Governors are front and center at this week’s Republican National Convention, the party’s national stars, given...
Poll finds Romney gains in Wisc. and Fla., not Ohio
Thu, Aug 23, 2012, 7:56 AM
Republican Mitt Romney got a meager “bounce” from his choice of Paul Ryan as running mate, but the challenger has cut into President...
Paul Ryan to campaign in West Chester Tuesday
Sun, Aug 19, 2012, 6:56 PM
Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican vice-presidential candidate, is scheduled to headline a rally on Tuesday afternoon in West Chester, Pa., before...
Devo lampoons Romney, honors rooftop dog
Thu, Aug 16, 2012, 10:56 AM
Devo, the American New Wave sensation of three decades ago, is out with a new song that takes on Mitt Romney for the infamous story of how...
Thomas Fitzgerald is the national politics writer. He has covered Harrisburg, Philadelphia City Hall, and the last six presidential elections.