Archives for August 2012

The Elephant in the Room

Under the surface at the RNC convention, there is a concern about the count. Beyond the official delegate count for the Romney Ryan ticket, there is another count folks are expressing quiet concern about: the number of African-American delegates at the Republican National Convention. The interest in … [Read more...]

April’s Exclusive Interview with Condoleeza Rice

( Tampa, Fla. -- Exclusive interview between AURN White House correspondent April and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Listen: … [Read more...]

Federal court rejects Texas voter ID law as unfair to Hispanics, African-Americans

By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, August 30, 12:17 PM WASHINGTON — A federal court has ruled against a Texas law that would require voters to present photo IDs to election officials before being allowed to cast ballots in November. A three-judge panel in Washington ruled Thursday that … [Read more...]

RNC 2012: Conservative Unity

 ( Tampa, Fla.  -- Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele talks about how the conservative party can usher in the vote with just over two months until the presidential election. The chief of staff for former First Lady Laura Bush also chimes in. Listen: … [Read more...]

GOP Convention Speeches Seek to Rally the Base

The guest of honor has made it to his own party and conventioneers are preparing for what some Republicans hope will be invigorating speeches, laying out the case for Mitt Romney to become the 45th President of the United States of America. Republicans are hopeful they can now gain some political … [Read more...]

Artur Davis vs Democrats & Some Republicans

(AURN) -- Former Democratic Alabama Congressman Artur Davis is getting it from all sides. The CBC has written a scathing letter to him about his party change. Also, some Republicans are upset with Davis as well. … [Read more...]

Deja Vu: The Hurricane and the GOP

Isaac is causing panic for those in its path and forcing politicians in the Republican Party to make quick decisions on delaying the start of its party convention. The momentum of the convention has been slowed because of the shift in the start of the event from Monday to Tuesday. Those behind the … [Read more...]

Black Notables Attending the RNC

(AURN) -- Former presidential candidate Herman Cain, former RNC Chairman Micheal Steele and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice are just some of the notable African-Americans attending the Republican National Convention. LISTEN … [Read more...]

RNC 2012: Hurricane Isaac

(AURN) -- The Republican National Convention is under way in Tampa however most of the day's activities were canceled due to Hurricane Isaac. White House Correspondent April Ryan is on hand in the area and spoke with Terry Edmonds, former speech writer for former President Bill Clinton via … [Read more...]

Faith and the GOP

Hitting the ground in Tampa Sunday with the threat of Isaac looming overhead, it was a normal day for many of the local residents in the town hosting the RNC convention. Sunday church service was on the agenda for many. In the Brandon Community of Tampa, a predominately African-American church … [Read more...]