Articles Tagged 'Tampa'
Shifting blame, White House faults war general’s 2014 ISIS assessment as he departs
Army Gen. Lloyd Austin relinquished command in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday of the U.S. forces fighting the Islamic State –– as a bit of a… READ MORE
Parts of Tampa Bay area under Tropical Storm Warning; first day of RNC canceled
From Bay News 9
ST. PETERSBURG — Though Saturday brought many changes to Tropical Storm Isaac’s potential impact on the state of Florida, Sunday could… READ MORE
Plans in place in case of hurricane during RNC
By RAY REYES | The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — Emergency management officials are keeping watch on a tropical storm that could be swirling toward Florida… READ MORE
Where did $50 million in RNC grants go?
By The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA –The city has spent all but $2.7 million of the $50 million federal grant it received for Republican National Convention… READ MORE
To Prepare for Republican Convention, Tampa Restricts Protests
By COLIN MOYNIHAN, The New York Times
During the last three Republican national conventions, police officers have arrested hundreds of people as the gatherings have drawn thousands of protesters objecting to the partyâ€™s positions on a range of issues, from wars to the economy to the environment.
But this time around, the protesters planning to gather in Tampa the last… READ MORE
Worry over Mitt Romney sparks talk of Tampa
By MAGGIE HABERMAN and JONATHAN MARTIN | Politico.com
There are growing calls for an alternative to Mitt Romney as the Republican standard-bearer, with the names of Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie again being seen as the most likely saviors.
With concerns over Romney rising after a series of gaffes and polls showing him losing to… READ MORE