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Americans split on who they think will win the election

Aug 30, 2012
Do the Republican and Democratic conventions have an impact on Election Day?

Tampa's small businesses enjoy convention boost

Aug 28, 2012
The Republican National Convention is back on track today, with tens of thousands of visitors in Tampa. What kind of boost do the businesses of the Tampa Bay area get?

'Middle class' to melt away at political conventions

Aug 20, 2012
We've heard a lot in recent years about the disappearing middle class. Well, anyone attending either the Republican or Democratic National Conventions will be able to watch it happen.
Morning In America (2011) by Ligorano/Reese.
Nora Ligorano

Computer hackers gather at Las Vegas convention

Jul 27, 2012
Computer hackers took over Las Vegas this week as part of the Black Hat conference. Black Hat is a gathering of hackers where they talk about the latest in security and security breaches.
Participants work on laptops on the first day of the 28th Chaos Communication Congress (28C3) - Behind Enemy Lines computer hacker conference on December 27, 2011 in Berlin, Germany.
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Plan would strip conventions of taxpayer money

Jun 5, 2012
A Senate bill may end $36 million in funding for Republican and Democratic national conventions -- money that pays for everything from patriotic flags to the teleprompter.