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Nomination Process Underway At GOP Convention In Cleveland

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 5:15pm

Delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland begin the nomination process to officially name Donald Trump as the GOP nominee for president.

WATCH: Republicans Officially Nominate Donald Trump For President

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:56pm

Trump's son, Donald Jr., cast the state's 89 delegates for his father as the Quicken Loans Arena erupted in cheers and the convention band began playing "New York, New York."

Stephen Colbert Revives Right-Wing Persona To Mark Start Of GOP Convention

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:29pm

Stephen Colbert resurrected his Colbert Report conservative buffoon character Monday night for the opening night of the Republican National Convention. The move highlights what Colbert's been missing since he took the helm of The Late Show.

Vendors Selling Trump Merchandise Line Streets Of Cleveland

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:29pm

The streets of Cleveland are full of vendors selling Trump hats and t-shirts. NPR looks into whether the vendors are committed fans of the presumptive GOP nominee or just trying to make a buck.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson To Deliver Message Of Unity At Convention

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, on the second day of the Republican National Convention.

GOP Delegates Prepare To Seal The Deal For Donald Trump

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:29pm

On day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, delegates will officially name Donald Trump as their nominee for president.

Melania Trump Echoes Michelle Obama In Convention Speech

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:29pm

The Trump campaign is dismissing the plagiarism controversy surrounding Melania Trump's convention speech.

GOP Convention Day 2 Devoted To 'Make America Work Again' Theme

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:29pm

Day two of the Republican National Convention is devoted to the theme of "Making America Work Again." Donald Trump will also be officially named the nominee Tuesday night.

Ohio Republicans Respond To Melania Trump's Convention Speech

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:29pm

NPR's Robert Siegel gages reaction to Melania Trump's Monday night speech at the Republican National Convention.

Ohio Delegation Breakfast Focuses On GOP Platform, Avoids Trump

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:39am

NPR's Robert Siegel sets the scene on the first day of the Republican National Convention by speaking to various people at an Ohio delegation breakfast.

Ohio Delegation Breakfast Highlights Recent Killings Of Police Officers

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:39am

NPR's Robert Siegel sets the scene on the first day of the Republican National Convention by speaking to various people at an Ohio delegation breakfast.

The Last Time Cleveland Hosted The GOP Convention

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:08am

The last time Cleveland held a political convention was in 1936. Republicans nominated Kansas Gov. Alf Landon to challenge Democratic incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt.

A Brief History Of Politicians Lifting Words From Other Sources

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:06am

Everyone from Vice President Joe Biden to Sen. Rand Paul have been accused of lifting others' words. This is a short list.

FACT CHECK: The First Night Of The Republican National Convention

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 9:52am

Fact-checking claims from Joni Ernst, Rudy Giuliani and other speakers from the first night of the Republican National Convention.

Trump Campaign Says Melania Trump's Words Were Her Own

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 9:50am

Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort says there's nothing to apologize for in Melania Trump's Monday night convention address, which closely mirrored passages of a 2008 Michelle Obama speech.

Republican Convention Day 2: Trump Children, GOP Leadership Take The Stage

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 6:49am

See who else is speaking Tuesday night at the RNC.

Bouquets And Brickbats From Opening Night At Trump's Unconventional Convention

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:55am

Rudy Giuliani's rhetorical questions got the delegates vocally into the act and, by the climax of his speech, they were all on their feet and roaring — making the sports arena feel like a coliseum.

2016 Republican National Convention: Party Platform

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:06am

NPR's Scott Detrow reports on the party's platform. Steve Inskeep talks to Rachel Hoff, the first openly gay Republican on the platform committee. NPR's Kirk Siegler reports on protest demonstrations.

TV's 'Veep' Writers Take On The Republican Convention

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:06am

What would the writers of Veep say about the scripting of the Republican National Convention so far? Steve Inskeep talks to three writers of the HBO show: Dave Mandel, Billy Kimball and Erik Kenward.

Day 1 In Cleveland: Chaos On The Republican Convention Floor

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:06am

Some wanted to amend the rules to allow delegates to vote against Trump if they said they can't vote for him in good conscience. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Scott Detrow about the floor disturbance.

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