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Tampa rally swan song for Ron Paul?

Tampa rally swan song for Ron Paul?

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Several thousand supporters gave Ron Paul possibly his last hurrah as Republicans gathered in Florida to select Mitt Romney as their presidential candidate.

GOP convention to finish Thursday night

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Republican officials say party delegates will get Mitt Romney nominated and wrap up business by Thursday night in Tampa, Fla., despite Tropical Storm Isaac.
Romney to be nominated as Isaac rains on RNC

Romney to be nominated as Isaac rains on RNC

The quadrennial Republican National Convention this week in Tampa, Fla., features a rock-star line-up to invigorate the crowd as Mitt Romney prepares to convince voters "A Better Future" is within their grasp with him as president.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Racial attitudes will affect election

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Racial attitudes may be a big factor in the U.S. election, particularly since a so-called implicit bias exists among many white voters, researchers say.
Ron Paul tribute set for GOP convention

Ron Paul tribute set for GOP convention

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Former presidential candidate Ron Paul will be honored at the Republican National Convention with a short tribute film, a campaign strategist said Friday.
Republicans eye return to gold standard

Republicans eye return to gold standard

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The Republican Party intends to call for a commission to study returning the United States to the gold standard, the party's platform committee chief said.
GOP platform has conservative edge

GOP platform has conservative edge

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The platform being drafted for the Republican National Convention next week in Tampa, Fla., likely will be the most conservative plan in years, observers say.
More speakers announced for GOP convention

More speakers announced for GOP convention

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The Republican National Committee said it has added former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to the list of convention speakers.
Ron Paul supporters take on Louisiana GOP

Ron Paul supporters take on Louisiana GOP

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Ron Paul's supporters in Louisiana filed a challenge to the state's Republican delegation to the national convention, sparking insults from both sides.

Tea Party pick takes Texas Senate primary

Ted Cruz, who is backed by the Tea Party movement, defeated establishment choice David Dewhurst in the Texas Republican Senate runoff Tuesday, returns showed.
By United Press International
Mass. Ron Paul delegates challenge GOP ouster

Mass. Ron Paul delegates challenge GOP ouster

BOSTON, July 30 (UPI) -- Sixteen Republicans elected to represent Massachusetts at the Republican convention have formally challenged the state party's decision to oust them.
House passes bill to audit Federal Reserve

House passes bill to audit Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Wednesday approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, that would require an audit of the Federal Reserve.

Commentary: Pakistani nuclear hero villain

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- Pakistan’s nuclear black marketer Abdul Qadeer Khan, a self-declared enemy of the U.S., is back in business – or at least center stage basking in the limelight.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
Ron Paul falls short in Nebraska

Ron Paul falls short in Nebraska

OMAHA, July 16 (UPI) -- Only two of Nebraska's delegates to the Republican National Convention committed to Ron Paul, meaning he has no guaranteed speaking role at the gathering.
Third-party candidates not getting national hype this year

Third-party candidates not getting national hype this year

The likelihood of a third-party U.S. presidential candidate becoming a dominant figure who can influence the 2012 presidential election is fading.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Paul supporters eye Nebraska GOP summit

Paul supporters eye Nebraska GOP summit

LINCOLN, Neb., July 9 (UPI) -- Supporters of Rep. Ron Paul head to the Nebraska Republican convention this weekend to try to collect delegates for Paul for the party's national convention.
Disqualification flap mars RNC convention run-up

Disqualification flap mars RNC convention run-up

The Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., is about two months away and already some jockeying has begun to try to induce delegates to switch allegiance.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Utah conducts last primaries before parties' big dances

Utah conducts last primaries before parties' big dances

The primary/caucus season draws to a close Tuesday as Utah voters head to the polls to vote in their party preference elections.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Ron Paul wants to meet with GOP leaders

Ron Paul wants to meet with GOP leaders

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- Former presidential hopeful Ron Paul has expressed a wish to speak at the Republican National Convention to share his libertarian ideas.
Iowa delegates won't push Paul in Tampa

Iowa delegates won't push Paul in Tampa

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 17 (UPI) -- A leader of the so-called liberty movement said there would be no attempt to nominate Ron Paul at the Republican national convention in Tampa, Florida.
Ron Paul supporters' festival on hold

Ron Paul supporters' festival on hold

TAMPA, Fla., June 5 (UPI) -- Ron Paul supporters accused the Republican National Convention of blocking their festival in Tampa, Fla.
Romney wins Texas primary, GOP nomination

Romney wins Texas primary, GOP nomination

AUSTIN, Texas, May 29 (UPI) -- Texas primary voters awarded Mitt Romney enough delegates Tuesday to clinch the Republican presidential nomination, election returns indicated.
Spying on the American public

Spying on the American public

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court should hear argument in a case central to the law that allows spying on U.S. citizens without a warrant in the name of counter-terrorism, just as a partisan Congress decides whether to renew the law later this year.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND
Arkansas, Kentucky primaries on Tuesday

Arkansas, Kentucky primaries on Tuesday

With about six months before the general election, the White House, Senate and House all seem to be in play, suggesting that candidates who avoid miscues, solidify their party base and win over independents will rule, once the dust settles.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Obama, Dems raise $43.6 million in April

Obama, Dems raise $43.6 million in April

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and Democrats raised $43.6 million in April, about $10 million less than what was raised in March, Obama's campaign said.
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