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August 27, 2012 3:05 AM
The thousands of Republican Party members descending on the city of Tampa are joined by an unwanted visitor - a tropical storm that threatens to reach hurricane strength. This week, Republicans will nominate a former state governor, Mitt Romney, as their candidate for U.S. president at the Republican National Convention. The party chose to hold its convention in Florida, a hurricane-prone southeastern state that most analysts say Romney must win if he is to defeat President Barack Obama in November. VOA’s Suzanne Presto has more from Tampa.

Republicans Descend on Tampa, Florida

Published August 26, 2012

The thousands of Republican Party members descending on the city of Tampa are joined by an unwanted visitor - a tropical storm that threatens to reach hurricane strength. This week, Republicans will nominate a former state governor, Mitt Romney, as their candidate for U.S. president at the Republican National Convention. The party chose to hold its convention in Florida, a hurricane-prone southeastern state that most analysts say Romney must win if he is to defeat President Barack Obama in November. VOA’s Suzanne Presto has more from Tampa.


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