GOP Convention

The GOP National Convention in Cleveland

Jul 21, 2016
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This hour, we'll discuss and analyze the Republican National Convention's effectiveness in bringing the party together, motivating voters, and making the party platform clear going forward into the 2016 presidential election. 


Day two of the Republican Convention continues to raise critical questions about the future of the presidential race moving forward.

And, paid family leave is an issue getting both state and national attention this election year. The debate over the possibility of providing paid leave and its strengths, to both the family and workplace, continue to be contested. 


The Republican Convention is underway in Cleveland and Donald Trump supporters and protestors alike have been making their voices heard. 

And an audit is being demanded by state officials to take a closer look into the attendance records of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, or, ECOT. Some believe students are not actually engaged in learning for the amount of time they are meant to be, adding to the controversy over the charter school's ability to properly teach its students. 


A federal judge has ruled that Cleveland’s security rules for the Republican National Convention unconstitutionally limit free speech and assembly.

U.S. District Judge James Gwin made the ruling today.

The city’s plan would have set up a 3-square-mile security zone that includes most of downtown. It set hours and locations for protesters, keeping them well away from Quicken Loans arena where the Republican delegates and convention will be.