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Are UN schools in Gaza really being used to store stockpiles of missiles? At 7, Richard Roth goes "Out Front" to investigate.
August 30th, 2012
07:57 PM ET

Fmr. NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Mitt Romney selling himself to America

CNN's Erin Burnett talks to Fmr. New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani about what he wants to hear from Mitt Romney's address to the Republican National Convention.

August 30th, 2012
03:57 PM ET

Paul Ryan's big night: What did we learn

Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan energized the GOP convention Wednesday with a conservative speech that led with attacks against President Barack Obama.

CNN's Tom Cohen is OutFront with five things we learned from the conventions second night:

1. Romney's enforcer comes to play

On Tuesday, the GOP convention was about love (Ann Romney) and respect (Chris Christie).

But to the chagrin of head-scratching Republicans eager to take the fight to President Barack Obama, there wasn't much talk in the Tampa Bay Times Forum about the current administration in Washington.

Paul Ryan put those anxieties to rest on Wednesday with a lengthy, aggressive and systematic attack on Obama's record in office, with one question as the thesis: "Without a change in leadership, why would the next four years be any different from the last four years?

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Isaac slams the Gulf Coast: Possible dam failure prompts mandatory evacuations
August 30th, 2012
02:33 PM ET

Isaac slams the Gulf Coast: Possible dam failure prompts mandatory evacuations

A possible dam failure near the Tangipahoa River has prompted authorities to issue mandatory evacuations of 60,000 residents in nearby communities in both Louisiana and Mississippi.

Isaac pounds the Gulf Coast: How to help

Tune to CNN for continuing coverage of the aftermath from Tropical Storm Isaac.

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'Mitt Romney's missing character narrative should be part of his convention speech,' says John Avlon
August 30th, 2012
01:14 PM ET

'Mitt Romney's missing character narrative should be part of his convention speech,' says John Avlon

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is set to formally accept his party's nomination Thursday at the Republican National Convention. By all accounts, speakers such as his wife Ann Romney, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and running mate Paul Ryan have met their party's expectations.

Romney to conclude GOP convention with defining speech

In his latest column for The Daily Beast, John Avlon notes what he calls Romney's 'missing character narrative.' Avlon says it is time for Romney to share intimate details of his life that helped shape his character so voters may get to know the 'real Romney.'

John Avlon is also a CNN contributor and member of the OutFront political strike team.

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Mitt, it's your turn! Romney to take center-stage at GOP convention
August 30th, 2012
11:55 AM ET

Mitt, it's your turn! Romney to take center-stage at GOP convention

Tonight, the Republican National Convention will conclude with Mitt Romney formally accepting his party's presidential nomination.

His vice presidential running mate Paul Ryan by most accounts energized the base Wednesday with a compelling attack on President Barack Obama. Now, all eyes are on Romney to re-introduce himself to the nation and define why he should be in the White House over the next four years.

Romney to conclude GOP convention with defining speech

Tune to CNN for the special primetime coverage of the Republican National Convention. While you are watching the convention join a LIVE conversation with political analysts, reporters and experts on CNN.com/ConventionsLive.

Here is the current schedule released by the RNC with a list of speakers to appear tonight. FULL POST