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Tag: republican national convention

Aug.
24th

Isaac could play havoc with GOP convention


Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, shows some of the possible trajectories tropical storm Isaac could develop in coming days. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

When I heard that the Republicans were planning to hold their 2012 national convention in Tampa – in August – my first reaction was that whoever made that decision was crazy.

Having lived for two years across the bay in St. Petersburg and gone to college in Florida, I know that the Sunshine State is a miserably hot and humid place to be in August. Plus there’s this potential party pooper called Hurricane Season – which is posing a threat to the GOP convention that officially gets under way Monday. Read more »