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2012 Republican Convention

2012 Republican Convention

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  1. SNL: First Show of the Season Premieres with Clint Eastwood and an Invisible Obama Parody (Video)

    3:39 pm PDT 09/16/2012
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    Bill Hader returns to the live comedy series with his impersonation of the controversial director and breakout star of the Republican National Convention. READ MORE

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  2. Mitt Romney: 'I Was Laughing at Clint Eastwood' RNC Speech

    9:14 am PDT 09/10/2012
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    The Republican candidate says he was quite honored to have the actor speak on his behalf. READ MORE

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  3. Fox News Wins Convention Cycle, Dems Outdraw RNC

    4:14 pm PDT 09/07/2012
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    Interest in the incumbent drives stronger aggregate viewership, though no network outmatches FNC's six-day average or gross audience. READ MORE

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  4. Clint Eastwood Breaks Silence on Empty Chair, Told Romney Camp 'You Can't [Vet] Me'

    9:24 am PDT 09/07/2012
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    The Oscar winner offers insight on how he ended up giving an unorthodox speech at the Republican National Convention and how the candidates received it. READ MORE

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  5. Convention TV: An Exercise in Preaching to the Choir

    3:00 am PDT 09/07/2012
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    It may be tradition and a few speeches may move you, but it's boring television. Except for Clint going cuckoo. READ MORE

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  6. Angry Rockers Ensure Mitt Romney Has Little Campaign Music (Analysis)

    10:00 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    Hit by legal claims, the GOP candidates find their message and popular music just don't mix. READ MORE

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  7. Invisible Obama: The Backlash for Mitt Romney and Clint Eastwood

    5:00 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    Insiders debate whether the actor-director's bizarre convention appearance hurt the GOP candidate, as Democratic fundraisers seize on speech to drum up contributions. READ MORE

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  8. MPAA's Chris Dodd Praises Democratic Party Platform on Intellectual Property

    10:34 pm PDT 09/04/2012
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    The former Democratic senator also applauds the party's stance on Internet freedom, a week after similarly lauding the GOP's platform. READ MORE

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  9. Nicki Minaj Raps That She's 'Voting for Mitt Romney' on Lil Wayne's 'Dedication 4' (Audio)

    7:31 pm PDT 09/03/2012
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    The recording artist, who has previously vented to President Obama over Twitter, appears to be endorsing his GOP rival on a new track. READ MORE

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  10. Comic Legend Jackie Mason Defends Clint Eastwood's RNC Speech (Audio)

    4:40 pm PDT 09/03/2012
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    The comedian said pundits panning the actor's remarks "sound like idiots to me." READ MORE

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  11. President Obama's Response to Clint Eastwood Speech Was Most RT'd Tweet of the RNC

    12:31 pm PDT 09/02/2012
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    A zinger from the Barack Obama Twitter account--following the Hollywood Republican heavyweight's speech, which included talking to an empty chair--was the most retweeted post from the Republican National Convention. READ MORE

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  12. Jon Stewart Gives Hilarious Take on Clint Eastwood’s RNC Speech (Video)

    1:06 am PDT 09/02/2012
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    "This is the most joy I've gotten from an old man since Dick Cheney non-fatally shot one in the face,” the "Daily Show" host said. READ MORE

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  13. MSNBC Responds to Scuffle Between Chris Matthews' Producer and Hecklers

    11:57 am PDT 09/01/2012
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    MSNBC says the "story has been grossly exaggerated" and the two men were "asked to be respectful during a live broadcast," despite several eyewitness accounts of an MSNBC producer shoving them. READ MORE

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  14. Clint Eastwood Opener Taylor Hicks: RNC Speech 'Was Entertaining'

    2:30 am PDT 09/01/2012
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    The "American Idol" season five winner, who performed at the Republican National Convention on Thursday, tells THR about reaction to the actor's ad-lib and the scene down in Tampa. READ MORE

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  15. Clint Eastwood's RNC Speech: 5 New Developments

    12:30 pm PDT 08/31/2012
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    The fallout from the Oscar winner's bizarre address to the Republican National Convention continues. READ MORE

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  16. Republicans Praise Clint Eastwood's Speech: 'His Comedic Timing Was Good'

    9:56 am PDT 08/31/2012
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    While the Internet mocked the star's invisible Obama routine, many sitting in the RNC audience were impressed. READ MORE

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  17. MSNBC Producer Involved in Scuffle at RNC

    7:48 am PDT 08/31/2012
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    An eye witness describes a scuffle involving an MSNBC producer and two men who heckled host Chris Matthews at the RNC convention. READ MORE

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  18. CNN's Piers Morgan: Clint Eastwood Was 'Hollywood Meets Politics Trainwreck'

    7:09 am PDT 08/31/2012
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    The CNN host tells THR that the legendary actor was like the 'slightly crazy uncle at a Christmas party' with his bizarre speech at the Republican convention, and an embarrassment for Mitt Romney. READ MORE

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  19. Shoving Match Between Chris Matthews' Hecklers, MSNBC Producer Investigated at RNC (Video)

    7:08 am PDT 08/31/2012
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    A fight broke out after two men shouted, "Hey Chris, how's that tingle up your leg?" READ MORE

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  20. Clint Eastwood's RNC Speech Spawns 'Invisible Obama' Tweets

    5:52 am PDT 08/31/2012
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    The director, who addressed an empty chair, has also inspired a web meme called "Eastwooding." READ MORE

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