The Washington Post set up headquarters in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention. Check out scenes and videos from our week of live events.
We were in the middle of the action on East 4th Street, a few steps away from Quicken Loans Arena.
Our schedule for the week:
July 18 at 11:30 a.m. | Fourth Estate Briefing
Senior Post reporters and editors held town hall conversations, giving a “behind the curtain” look at our political coverage and insights from the campaign trail.
-Steven Ginsberg, Senior Politics Editor, The Washington Post
-Karen Tumulty, National Political Correspondent, The Washington Post
-Jose DelReal, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post
-Moderated by Cameron Barr, Managing Editor, The Washington Post
July 18, 3 – 3:30 p.m. | Party Platform: Trade
Continental Resources chief executive Harold Hamm and former United States Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao discussed the GOP’S new platform on trade — a key issue in Ohio, the U.S. and abroad.
July 19, 10 – 11:00 a.m. | Party Platform: Energy and the Economy
Policymakers examined the Republican party’s energy priorities and what they may mean for the economy.
-Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, Founding Partner, BGR Group
Interviewed by Stephen Stromberg, Opinion Writer, The Washington Post
-Jay Faison, Founder and Chief Executive, ClearPath Foundation
-Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.)
-Karen A. Harbert, President and chief Executive, U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy
Moderated by Stephen Stromberg, Opinion Writer, The Washington Post
July 19, 6 – 8:00 p.m. | Politics & Pints
Chris Cillizza, founder of The Fix, brought his popular trivia series to Cleveland. Guests tested their political knowledge in U.S. politics, geography and a little bit of pop culture.
July 20, 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. | Party Platform: Immigration and National Security
Policymakers discussed immigration, national security and the debate about U.S. borders.
-Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa)
Interviewed by Philip Rucker, National Political Correspondent, The Washington Post
-Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois)
-Emma Ashford, Research Fellow in Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute
Moderated by Scott Wilson, National Editor, The Washington Post
-Javier Palomarez, President and Chief Executive, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Interviewed by Mary Jordan, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post
July 20, 11:15 – 11:30 a.m. | Newsmaker Interview Live
The Post’s Mary Jordan interviewed Univision correspondent Luis Megid.
July 20, 3 – 3:45 p.m. | PostPartisan Live
Washington Post columnists offered some convention(al) wisdom.
-E.J. Dionne, Opinion Writer, The Washington Post
-Jennifer Rubin, Opinion Writer, The Washington Post
-Michael Gerson, Opinion Writer, The Washington Post
-Charles Lane, Opinion Writer, The Washington Post
Moderated by Ruth Marcus, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, The Washington Post
July 21, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Party Platform: Health Care
Leaders in health care and policy examined the health care issues the next president may face including the Affordable Care Act, national health spending, Medicare, and public health crises like the Zika virus and opioid abuse.
-Delos Cosgrove, Chief Executive and President, Cleveland Clinic
Interviewed by Kathleen Parker, Opinion Writer, The Washington Post
-Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.)
-Avik Roy, Opinion Editor, Forbes
-Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.)
Moderated by Karen Tumulty, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post
July 21 at 2:00 p.m. | Fourth Estate Briefing
Senior Post reporters and editors held town hall conversations with attendees, giving a “behind the curtain” look at our political coverage and insights from the campaign trail.
-Scott Wilson, National Editor, The Washington Post
-Robert Costa, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post
-Matea Gold, National Reporter, The Washington Post
-Margaret Sullivan, Media Columnist, The Washington Post
July 21 at 3:00 p.m. | Newsmaker Interview Live
The Post’s David Weigel spoke with Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate for president about what he wants to do for America.
July 21 at 4:00 p.m. | 202 Live with James Hohmann
On the final night of the Republican National Convention, Daily 202 creator James Hohmann went live with Grover Norquist, Sarah Huckabee and Hugh Hewitt to talk about the road to November for Donald Trump and the GOP.
July 18 – 21, 5 – 10: p.m. | Washington Post Viewing Parties at the RNC
Each night, we carried coverage of the hall program in our space. Guests joined us to try our specialty brews named after each of the 13 original colonies and your favorite news source (Post Pint, anyone?).