The Friday Line: The Best Speeches
The Fix's guide to the best of last night | VIDEO: The Highlights

"Let me offer an advance warning to the old, big-spending, do-nothing, me-first, country-second Washington crowd," Sen. John McCains said during his acceptance speech to the Republican National Convention. "Change is coming." (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)
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Protesters Storm St. Paul Streets

VIDEO | A few hours before John McCain's speech, protesters marched from the state capitol towards the Republican National Convention. Police barracaded the streets and arrested at least 55 people.

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Mitt Romney

VIDEO | The former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate spoke with Washington Post editors, defending his statements that McCain is 'out of touch with the conservative mainstream' despite supporting him for the Republican presidential nominee.

Tucker Bounds

VIDEO | The McCain campaign spokesman talks to Chris Cillizza and Jonathan Capehart about Gov. Palin's speech, privacy, and Sen. McCain's speech Thursday from the Republican National Convention.

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Candidate

"I don't work for a party. I don't work for a special interest. I don't work for myself. I work for you."

Cindy McCain

"I know John. You can trust his hand at the wheel. But you know something? What I've always thought, it's a good idea to have a woman's hand on the wheel, as well."

Former Gov. Tom Ridge (R-Penn.)

"Someone who speaks truth to power, truth to the American people, and rises above politics to get things done. That's John McCain."

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