Tom Brokaw: Press coverage of both conventions fair, 'about the same' - TheDC

Politics | Nicholas Ballasy

‘We’re all breathing heavily because we’re here, but the public has a longer view’

Six tips on how to be a more effective public speaker

Opinion | John Poreba

Some lessons from the Republican National Convention.

Occupiers settle into new home at Democratic convention [PHOTOS] - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson
Vermin Supreme

‘This park is the most beautiful park I’ve had the honor of occupying’

The condescending racism of (some) white liberals

Opinion | David Cohen

Black and brown GOP convention speakers bring racial paternalists out of the woodwork.

Rising GOP star Ted Cruz talks about the media, the convention, federal agencies to axe - TheDC

Elections | Alex Pappas
U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz speaks to a cheerful crowd after he defeated Republican rival, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a runoff election for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the retiring Kay Bailey Hutchison on Tuesday in Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Johnny Hanson) Read more:

Cruz: ‘It was a mistake on the part of all of the networks not to cover this convention adequately’

Mitt Romney's shockingly racist acceptance speech

Opinion | Daniel Sterman

There’s a reason he began his speech with the words, “Mr. Chairman.”

Jon Huntsman: GOP 'lacks inclusiveness,' 'not focused on real solutions' - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Poor

Former GOP presidential candidate said he skipped convention because of flaws he sees in the Republican party

Police-state conventions

Opinion | Theo Caldwell

The massive security presence at the Republican National Convention is a reminder of Americans’ troubling safety-first mentality.

Why Clint Eastwood's speech worked

Opinion | Jim Huffman

Eastwood said what he thought and what a lot of other people are thinking.

Ron Paul reacts to Romney, Eastwood RNC performances - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Poor
Ron Paul

‘Governments can’t and presidents don’t’ create jobs, says Paul

Fox News defeats competitors in RNC ratings, despite Romney speech slump - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Poor

All major TV networks had smaller audiences for Romney’s speech than for McCain’s in 2008

Clint Eastwood said four important things

Opinion | Gen LaGreca

The actor’s speech is being panned, but he made some good points.

Romney didn't make the sale

Opinion | Larry Kudlow

His speech was almost entirely devoid of policy details.

Occupy RNC ends in tears, frustration - TheDC

| Zach Gorelick
Sad RNC protester

Protesters sob in each other’s arms mourning missed opportunity

Sh*t Occupy Tampa says [PHOTOS] - TheDC

US | Melissa Quinn

‘I don’t give a f**k about that materialistic sh*t. None of that sh*t matters’

Cigar Hunter: 'Hecho a mano' in Tampa [VIDEO] - TheDC Opinion

Ammo & Gear Reviews | David Martosko

J.C. Newman Cigar Co. in Tampa, Fla. held a cigar tasting event in conjunction with the 2012 Republican National Convention

Think the RNC was exhausting? Try attending 10 of them - TheDC

Elections | David Martosko
Carl Toepel

Carl Toepel, 73: ‘My seat is in the attic, but I don’t care. It’s wonderful’

Rubio rhapsodizes on the American dream, says Obama has taken US 'backwards' - TheDC

Politics | Caroline May
Marco Rubio

Florida senator accidentally drinks Clint Eastwood’s water, launches into epic poem on rights, hopes, American exceptionalism

Clint Eastwood: 'Go ahead, make my day' [VIDEO] - TheDC

Politics | Paul Conner
Clint Eastwood

Legendary actor delivers a largely unscripted speech at the RNC

Romney accepts GOP nomination - TheDC

Elections | Alex Pappas
Republican Convention

‘Is it any wonder that someone who attacks success has led the worst economic recovery since the Great Depression?’