“It is not sufficient that I succeed - all others must fail.” - Genghis Khan

The big build out of the Tampa Bay Times Forum got underway this week as the Republican National Committee officially got the keys to the venue.

The Forum will host the Republican Convention the last week of August. Political Editor Steve Scully sat down for a Google hangout with convention director of communications James Davis and Joshua Napier, editor of the University of Tampa newspaper

(Source: c-span.org)

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THE APPLAUSE HAS BEEN REMOVED DUE TO NOT WANTING TO BLOW ANYONE’S COMPUTER SPEAKERS TO PIECES….
As the The Drudge Report-drives speculation that Condoleezza Rice is now a contender in the Republican veepstakes, surrogates and supporters in Mitt Romney’s orbit say Rice electrified Romney’s circle with a speech she delivered last month at the candidate’s closed-door fundraising retreat in Park City.

(Source: BuzzFeed)