Republican National Convention

FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump points to a supporter as he departs a rally at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss. President Donald Trump’s campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The initiative includes changing state party rules, crowding out potential rivals and quelling any early signs of opposition. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
February 04, 2019 - 9:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks...
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President Donald Trump, left, embraces Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, during a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
October 22, 2018 - 8:55 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump projected midterm optimism in Texas on Monday, saying the "blue wave is being dissipated a little." Trump spoke before a massive crowd in Houston on behalf of his former foe Sen. Ted Cruz, who faces a strong challenge from Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke. When...
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July 25, 2018 - 9:33 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In a story July 24 about a marriage proposal, The Associated Press reported erroneously that councilwoman Dimple Ajmera moved to Charlotte around six years ago. She says she moved there nearly eight years ago. A corrected version of the story is below: Charlotte city...
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July 24, 2018 - 8:44 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A report by The Charlotte Observer on closed-door city council meetings shows how close the North Carolina city came to turning away the Republican National Convention. The Observer reports that council members and Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles held two closed-session meetings...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2018, file photo, Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles speaks to a packed chamber during a public forum before the Charlotte City Council votes whether to host the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. As Charlotte, North Carolina, celebrates being chosen Friday, July 20, to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, an undercurrent of concern about the potential for violence runs through the Democratic-leaning city. Lyles led the campaign to bring the convention to Charlotte and said in a newspaper column that it would be a chance for the city to show its inclusiveness. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
July 20, 2018 - 10:50 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte, North Carolina, gets another chance to take its place on the national and world stage after its selection as the site for the 2020 Republican National Convention. Charlotte was the chosen Friday over Las Vegas, which was the only other finalist. The pick ensures...
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July 20, 2018 - 1:35 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Move over, Las Vegas. The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Republican National Committee finalized its convention site on Friday, picking an East Coast swing state over Las Vegas, the only other finalist...
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FILE - In a Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, in Charlotte, N.C. Charlotte is a front-runner to host the 2020 Republican Convention where President Donald Trump seeks an anointing to run for a second term. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)
July 16, 2018 - 5:31 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a bid by Charlotte, North Carolina to host the Republican National Convention in 2020 (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Two members of a North Carolina city council have made it clear that they're on opposite sides when it comes to playing host to the 2020 Republican...
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July 16, 2018 - 4:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — In a story July 15 about a CVS manager who called police on a black customer, The Associated Press erroneously reported he was a state delegate for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. The manager claimed on a campaign website that he was a Trump delegate, but the Illinois...
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July 16, 2018 - 1:11 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 people have signed up to weigh in on whether the Democrat-friendly city of Charlotte, North Carolina, should host the Republican National Convention in 2020. The Charlotte City Council has scheduled a special meeting Monday to debate hosting the convention at...
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May 21, 2018 - 2:40 pm
Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame coach and the news website The Daily Beast have settled a defamation lawsuit filed by the ex-ESPN analyst and college football Hall of Famer. Orlando, Florida, law firm Morgan & Morgan announced in a news release Monday the two sides came to an...
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