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Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Yes, of course Michaele Salahi came to the convention with Neal Schon and Journey

It’s a strictly non-partisan gig for the classic-rock guitarist and the former White House crasher.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:08 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Clint Eastwood goes unscripted with punchy speech at Republican convention (video)

RELIABLE SOURCE | The Hollywood legend addressed an empty chair as if it were President Obama and occasionally veered from GOP message.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:08 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 08/30/2012

John McCain’s quiet birthday on the sidelines in Tampa

The 2008 nominee celebrated his 76th birthday with an early speech at the convention and a drop-by at a party headined by his daugher, Meghan. Has Romney asked him for advice? “Oh, as a courtesy.”

By The Reliable Source  |  04:14 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Read this, Tampa edition: RNC ‘72 page recalls close encounter with senator; partying with the mega-donors

It was a different era: Our colleague Ann Gerhart remembers a friendly pat on the butt from Strom Thurmond at Nixon’s re-election convention. Also, partying with the mega-donors and watching TV with the idealogues.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:09 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:21 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Who’s the fourth kid with the Paul Ryan family? Chloe Romney (video)

That was Mitt’s granddaughter scooting out of the frame when the cameras cut to the Ryan family during his speech Wednesday night.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:21 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 08/29/2012

GOP women in red on convention stage: Was there a memo going around? (photos)

It wasn’t just Ann Romney in Nancy Reagan red. Was this look coordinated?

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Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Quoted: Josh Romney on continuing the Romney dynasty

Not his torch to carry, it seems.

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Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012

GOProud puts economics before gay marriage at ‘Homocon’ dance party in Tampa

Meet the gay tea-party activists

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Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Janna Ryan makes debut with Ann Romney at warm, fuzzy Republican women's breakfast

Janna Ryan speaks out for the first time.

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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Read this, Tampa edition: A lonely Romney cheerleader; purple shuttles of doom?

Other interesting convention stories in the Washington Post.

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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Republicans make up for lost time at convention parties: Long lines for Rubio bash, hungry predators at booze-industry fete

Sorry, but if you're not a very VIP, you probably can’t get in.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:46 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Quoted: Donald Trump lashes out at Arianna Huffington

Yikes, what’s that about?

By The Reliable Source  |  01:15 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Read this, Tampa edition: David Bossie, BeBe Winans, ‘Newt U,’ Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathleen Turner, ‘2016’

Other interesting stories from the Republican National Convention in the Washington Post.

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Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Tampa musical acts: Some Republican stalwarts, but others cross party lines

BeBe Winans, a Democrat, joins Republicans like Kid Rock and Trace Adkins at the GOP convention.

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Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Hottest bar in Tampa: Google’s free espresso bar

The lines were about as long as they’d be for free booze.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:10 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Jon Voight in Tampa: Hollywood’s new senior Republican

The Oscar winner makes the scene in support of Romney at the Republican convention.

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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Lisa Ann, Sarah Palin impersonator, brings political message to Tampa strip club

She’s pro-guns, anti-hunting, and unconcerned about the economy — porn is fairly recession proof.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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