Convention Coverage RNC http://wvxu.org en Tristate delegates leave Tampa fired up about Romney-Ryan http://wvxu.org/post/tristate-delegates-leave-tampa-fired-about-romney-ryan <p>The mood among Tristate delegates on the floor of the Tampa Bay Times Forum Thursday night, as Mitt Romney delivered his reception speech, may have best been summed up in a tweet.</p><p>"An honor to be so close to this historic moment,'' Hamilton County Republican Party chairman Alex Triantafilou tweeted as Romney took the stage Thursday.</p><p>Accompanying his tweet was a photo Triantafilou took of Romney at the podium, from Ohio's up-front position on the convention floor, just in front of the podium.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 03:21:33 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 3355 at http://wvxu.org DeWine: Obama-Romney not unlike Carter-Reagan http://wvxu.org/post/dewine-obama-romney-not-unlike-carter-reagan <P>When Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, a veteran of about 40 years of politics, thinks about the upcoming battle for the presidency, it reminds him of 1980, when incumbent President&nbsp;Jimmy Carter was defeated by Ronald Reagan.</P> <P>"I liken Obama-Romney to that,'' DeWine told WVXU Thursday. "People then didn't much like Carter, but they didn't really know Ronald Reagan - they knew he had been governor of California, was in the movies. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:38:19 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 3330 at http://wvxu.org Romney coming to Cincinnati Saturday http://wvxu.org/post/romney-coming-cincinnati-saturday <p>GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will make Cincinnati one of his first campaign stops after the Republican National Convention ends in Tampa tonight.</p><p>Romney is expected to hold an event Saturday at the Museum Center at Union Terminal.</p><p>The Romney/Ryan campaign said doors will open at the Museum Center at 8 a.m. Saturday and that the event will&nbsp; be at 10 a.m.</p><p>Beginning Thursday night, people wishing to attend can RSVP at www.mittromney.com/states/ohio.</p><p>On Sunday, President Obama will return to Ohio for a campaign event in Toledo.</p><p></p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:25:15 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 3318 at http://wvxu.org Condoleezza Rice speech brought Ohio delegate to tears http://wvxu.org/post/condoleezza-rice-speech-brought-ohio-delegate-tears <p>Mary Ann Christie, the former mayor of Madeira and an alternate delegate, found tears rolling down her face as she listened to former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice speak to the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.</p><p>"I was touched by her telling her personal story, the story of her life,'' said Christie.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:12:54 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 3315 at http://wvxu.org The Ohio Delegation getting ready to hear Mitt Romney speak tonight http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-delegation-getting-ready-hear-mitt-romney-speak-tonight <p>It's the last day of the Republican National Convention, Howard Wilkinson talks with WVXU's&nbsp; Maryanne Zeleznik about today's events.</p><p></p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:12:39 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 3308 at http://wvxu.org The Ohio Delegation getting ready to hear Mitt Romney speak tonight