Republican National Convention
Todays Report
Opening a 95-day countdown to the election, Republicans George W. Bush and Dick Cheney charge into Midwest battleground states Friday pledging to ``use these good times for great goals.''

Bush 'trouble-shooter' oversees coronation
There are good reasons why the Bush family has wanted Indian Hill's Joe Hagin on its side in one political war after another for 20 years.

Tough fight lies ahead
        The good news for the thousands of Republicans who will fan out across the country from here today is that, for the first time in many years, they have had a positive, upbeat convention.

Brother's task: Deliver Florida
If the Ohio Republican leadership is under pressure to deliver for George W. Bush this fall, it pales in comparison to the heat that is on Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, the nominee's brother.

PULFER: Politics all in the Bush family
It has become known as the “daddy slam.”

WILKINSON: Kasich future contender
John Kasich might have been the presidential candidate of the Republican Party, standing on the podium Thursday in the First Union Center, showered by confetti and balloons.

CROWLEY: Bush appears the man to beat
Released from the politically protective womb of the Republican National Convention, George W. Bush leaves here as the GOP's nominee for president with something the party hasn't had following the last two conventions.

Cheney gives delegates the edge it wants
Though pleased with the positive tone of the Republican National Convention, some Kentucky delegates were happy to finally hear some harder-edged partisan politics Wednesday night from vice presidential candidate Dick Cheney.

Convention Notebook
Boone County Jailer John Schickel, a GOP delegate from Hebron, got a big thrill Wednesday night when he was chosen as one of the official greeters for the arrival vice presidential candidate Dick Cheney.
George W. Bush warmed up for the convention Sunday by testing parts of his acceptance speech before 2,000 supporters in Blue Ash.

George W. Bush promised at least 1,000 Devou Park supporters on Saturday that he would win both Ohio and Kentucky in November.

An archive of convention articles by The Cincinnati Enquirer
Delegates like ticket's balance
WILKINSON: Blackwell part of attempt to 'reach out'
PULFER: Brushes with the GOP A-list
CROWLEY: GOP's traits remain the same
Ky. delegation gets marching orders
Bush to stay low-key on foreign policy
GOP show its softer side
Reds the only worry for DeWine
Future Ky. races among hot topics
Hillary's opponent coming to Cincinnati fund-raiser
Ky. delegates say optimism is genuine
Portman sells Bush plan to delegates
GOP stresses inclusion
Bush riding high through Ohio
Taft: It's up to Ohio to deliver
Chao makes Kentucky proud
No time for star gazing
Power plays go on over breakfast
Republicans unite for cause
Whitman: Abortion plank meaningless
McConnell rallies troops: Keep the Senate
Convention-goers not easily bored
Ohio's delegation has racial diversity GOP seeks
GOP confident: 'W is for Winner'
Ky. delegates confident about Bush
Ky.'s Chao Cabinet contender
Convention a pep rally for party faithful
Eight people to watch from Ohio, Ky.
Cheney's health beside the point in Bush dynasty
Bush bandwagon rolling into area
Dems: Cheney a thing of the past
Tristate digs deep for Bush campaign
House GOP leaders too scary-looking for convention
Jun. 28, 2011
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