By Curt Anderson and Claire Galofaro / APSep 9, 2017
Dodging Miami, the storm is predicted to blow ashore Sunday in the Florida Keys and move up the state’s Gulf Coast. It has left at least 20 dead across the Caribbean. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 1, 2015
This exclusive excerpt from the political biography "Clint: The Life and Legend" sheds light on the star's eccentric performance at the Republican National Convention in 2012. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 3, 2012
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: We take a hard look at the 2012 GOP convention in Tampa, Fla, from the partying to the homophobia to the shadowy fundraising And what's this about welfare reform?This week on Truthdig Radio: We take a hard look at the 2012 GOP convention in Tampa, Fla And what's this about welfare reform?. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 1, 2012
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: We take a hard look at the 2012 GOP convention in Tampa, from the partying to the homophobia to the shadowy fundraising. And what's this about welfare reform? Dig deeper
Staff / TruthdigAug 30, 2012
The tea partyers are useful hucksters, but those barbarians are not yet at the gate. The real fear and loathing rest where they have always been, in the familiar guise of freshly tailored suits, cigar-chomping patriarchs with their women trailing five steps behind.It didn't take long to realize this convention was dominated by the same country club set that's been running this party for decades. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigAug 28, 2012
With Mitt Romney's coronation already imperiled by a disaster of the natural variety, some of Rep Ron Paul’s 177 delegates are warning GOP string-pullers not to go through with proposed rule changes that would limit the potential of future Ron Pauls. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigAug 27, 2012
Hosting the Republican National Convention doesn't come cheap. Just ask Tampa, Fla. In preparation for this week's gathering, the city's police department received roughly $50 million from Congress. How did it spend the money? Click below to find out. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
E.J. Dionne Jr. / TruthdigAug 27, 2012
In 1964, George Romney, then the governor of Michigan, walked out of the Republican National Convention during Barry Goldwater's acceptance speech. He was protesting his party's sharp turn rightward and its weak platform plank on civil rights. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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