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Posted at 4:31 PM on August 29, 2012
by Michael Olson
Filed under: Politics
[View the story "Photo blog: Images from the RNC" on Storify]Photo blog: Images from the RNCOngoing social media photo updates from the Republican National Convention. Storified by Minnesota Today · Wed, Aug 29 2012 14:24:21RNC 2012: Tim and Mary Pawlenty have to think about what came close - twice... #mapoli http://pic.twitter.com/2zqyMJJKGlen JohnsonRT @gaylesierens: The Ryan family practicing for their bag night at the RNC http://pic.twitter.com/pEvRizieWFLA NEWSGeraldo Rivera interacts with the masses on radio row. very personable. #GOP2012 #rNc #tampa http://pic.twitter.com/ObN1CNcstborickmayerHizonor Rudy Gulliani talks to WNYC-am on radio row Wednesday. #rNc #gop2012. #tampa http://pic.twitter.com/pd0hFgObtborickmayer"Hands off my Vagina!" I am sorry but u have to find #humor in all this #political madness. #RNC #Tampabay #GOP #CNN http://pic.twitter.com/gkFsy6xdJenny Quinn Chelsea Clinton chatting at the #rNc media center google lounge Wednesday. #GOP2012 http://pic.twitter.com/tJHh0thstborickmayerhttp://yfrog.com/n1wzk2j No drones at the RNC? #OWS -- Occupy Tampa (@OccupyTampa) @FederalJackInfo DropperWe weren't kidding when we said security was tight at #RNC 2012! @WEBNBoston http://pic.twitter.com/ficPdIS6Katie O'DonnellInterviewed former secretary of state Rice at RNC in Tampa today. @KosichJohn talked Browns with her 1 on 1 airs at 6 http://yfrog.com/kl59ovkajTom LivingstonReligion & Democracy were intended for the good of humanity, not to destroy it. #RNC #GOP #TampaBay @washingtonpost http://pic.twitter.com/jyCfkOoxJenny Quinn Continue to follow the conversation about #TampaBay the rest of this week and after the #RNC is over! http://pic.twitter.com/8bidpa2kGreaterTampaChamber#RNC Press scrum and Marco Rubio @fineout @MaryEllenKlas http://pic.twitter.com/hCFqeERTJim BaltzelleMY BOSS GETS ENGAGED ON THE RNC STAGE!! Two peas in a pod! #RNC2012 #cutecouple #happy http://pic.twitter.com/OOwefIcVAshleigh PowersCondoleezza Rice practices at RNC podium http://pic.twitter.com/5YxS4vhqJoshGreenWFLA@alexbpickett @cl_tampa We have had a great turnout from RNC delegates, visitors, and media, including this morning! http://pic.twitter.com/hLXavwa5elements salonHCSO Deputies and Florida National Guardsmen discuss security protocol in downtown Tampa. #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/SkkHfZLQHCSOThe scene outside my wife's office in downtown Tampa for #RNC. Hence why she is off the rest of the week. http://pic.twitter.com/UP3IjUHUGil ArciaHCSO Deputy Brett Seigler ascends to a rooftop near the RNC for a security check. #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/fo5acHEYHCSONJ Gov Christie talks to the PA and NH breakfast during RNC week. #RNC2012 http://pic.twitter.com/yVEgICzWTariq ZehawiMy view from last night's RNC. No matter your political POV, watching the USA choose a prez candidate is inspiring. http://pic.twitter.com/4kBPTrdklaurie SpiesSenator Marco Rubio on @CBSThisMorning #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/DA7gcWbptalia landmanChris Christie "a NJ Republican delivering the keynote speech at the RNC.." #gop2012 http://yfrog.com/nv9ylxhjMattMitchell813great remarks from future 1st lady @AnnDRomney #RNC #RomneyRyan2012 @caRNC12 http://pic.twitter.com/EddJwwVpAnthony KuoAttendees chanting, "USA" and "we want Ann" #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/d58q4tX4CyndiDelegates welcome @GovWalker #Wisconsin #RNC #RomneyRyan2012 @caRNC12 http://pic.twitter.com/TGuDmGeQAnthony KuoA giant welcome for party switcher Artur Davis #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/3ZKCqsbSCyndiTed Cruz. @ RNC http://pic.twitter.com/HJLvslhsTFRW Hunt Team FourRick Santorum delivers an unapologetically prolife speech at the RNC. http://pic.twitter.com/JQWS2PUEScott Jones"@TamaraLush: My favorite photo so far. #RNC #Tampa http://pic.twitter.com/ggHYrVHZ" @SiobhanHarley @BobBuckhornMarjorie StoutKapow! Having fun with TFK at the RNC. #2012GOP http://pic.twitter.com/cPUB6ZjkTIME For Kids"Don't believe the liberal media!" Is now being projected onto the building next door. Lol@ #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/QxfW14WLLiveFromRNCRomney brothers await @anndromney as she prepares to take the stage #RNC #RomneyRyan2012 #moms @caRNC12 http://pic.twitter.com/b6ez4UwmAnthony KuoAmazing Grace with @oakridgeboys at the #RNC @caRNC12 #RomneyRyan2012 http://pic.twitter.com/5AdKMFChAnthony Kuo#RNC http://pic.twitter.com/XSKwfvezLee GMarchers making their way up 8th Ave in Ybor City. #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/lFMI4irTHCSOThe militia organizing at RNC Occupy Ybor. http://pic.twitter.com/kqwBmw4SKen AicherIL Rep. @AaronSchock sits with #Romney fam tonight. "Won't rule out" Gov run in '14. #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/gIdGQ9KUCharles ThomasMinnesota votes at RNC, Paul 33, Santorum 1, Romney 6. http://pic.twitter.com/1Ac2tk41Glen StubbeHere is a look at the RNC Forum-to-Convention Center air conditioned tunnel that is not quite so cool: http://pic.twitter.com/wRqiHIDUMicah GrimesJust got a badge to get into the RNC convention tonight! http://pic.twitter.com/vPNe4jtaJacob MorelloThis is Tampa today, on this first full day of the #RNC. You get the idea. (pic via @LHurtadoWFTS) #GOP2012 http://pic.twitter.com/2eDbQV8RAshley GlassMitt Romney puppet at rally against voter suppression. @wmnfnews #RNC #RNC2012 http://pic.twitter.com/Ywl3iVgRLiz McKibbon@campaignstory This is not business as usual in #Tampa looks like a police state! #campaignstory #GOP2012 #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/ynAp4OREWarriors for AutismHere's Michele Bachmann chatting with Minnesota Ron Paul delegates for whatever reason. Wouldn't answer any questions. http://pic.twitter.com/3BFU040sMichael TraceyThe RNC just got better http://pic.twitter.com/YLq11n9qjon belushRNC chair: Obama never even saw the inside of a lemonade stand! @Globalpost #RNC2012 http://pic.twitter.com/3aQjB9IwJean R MacKenzieRon Paul visits and encourages his Minnesota delegates. #rnc2012 http://pic.twitter.com/yqLykRl3Conservatism LivesRon on the floor of the RNC is cheered by the crowd and followed closely by the media pack. http://pic.twitter.com/kHeplNxCTariq Zehawi#occupytampa #occupyrnc being interviewed at the #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/5EAk0sm0Lucie FremeauRT @5hauser: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is speaking to the Minnesota delegation at the RNC in Tampa-St. Pete. http://pic.twitter.com/M7VjiMgzEyewitness News#protests at the #RNC #occupyrnc http://pic.twitter.com/KgWILlUrLucie FremeauSC Gov. Nikki Haley holds a spontaneous press conference in the Google lounge of the RNC press center. http://pic.twitter.com/MgLpxhYYHampton K. StephensTweets are flying at the Social Media Command center in #TampaBay during #rnc http://pic.twitter.com/CGYydsnHMichelle RNC radio row: every major news talk radio station in one place #RNC2012 #ActionRNC http://pic.twitter.com/Gi9twTeuMichael GeorgeTuesday sunrise over Tampa Bay. Beautiful day for the RNC. May the storm be a non-event in New Orleans like it was here http://pic.twitter.com/wYylpu88Bob RohrlackWelcome to Huffington Post Spa for the RNC. Massaging the stress away today. Woo. http://pic.twitter.com/0sswuVmwTiffany LynneMajor #RNC sighting... FL Senator Marco Rubio at the Cuban Club. #TampaBay http://pic.twitter.com/NIh9BrxrTampa EDCRemnants of Tropical Storm Isaac hang over Downtown Tampa. #RNC #TampaBay http://pic.twitter.com/I8mMaDGxL TRNC visitors enjoying the beautiful and historic Cuban Club in Ybor City. #TampaBay #GOP2012 http://pic.twitter.com/YRQZ01cVTampa EDCAt 4:43 PM EDT, Isaac produced a waterspout in Tampa near #rnc. #flwx http://pic.twitter.com/vVedKqhbNWS Tampa BayDemocracy in Action, In Tampa, FL. RNC 2012. @zerlinamaxwell http://pic.twitter.com/XktCc4R5jerry greenRNC protest pic, protesters out numbered by police Protest 0 RNC Police 1 http://pic.twitter.com/8bOjUK5bMelissa Lopez. @ReincePriebus needles @AdairPolitiFact about Super Bowl comment factcheck. http://bit.ly/NSbpPs http://pic.twitter.com/ETdgwM6PPolitics TBTimes @Citizens_United tent at the #RNC survived the storm! Everything is coming together. #GOP2013 #Isaac #Tampa #Tcot http://pic.twitter.com/vsS70z5eJennifer HumphreyEnd of the line for umbrellas at the #RNC. Secret Service Security is tight in #Tampa. http://pic.twitter.com/UePCvoIxPolo SandovalLots of media and probably about 100 protesters at #Romneyville right now. #GOP2012 #RNC http://pic.twitter.com/wLAKYtoLStephanie WangRNC just officially called to order. #ActionRNC #RNC2012 http://pic.twitter.com/Vha5SpSHMichael GeorgeRNC Chairman @Reince calling the 2012 convention to order #RNC2012 http://pic.twitter.com/6MMFR4ceCaroline Wren
Storified by Minnesota Today · Wed, Aug 29 2012 14:24:21
The arrival of warm weather in Minneapolis marks a new beginning for "singing season," a nod to the past when thousands of people flocked to Minneapolis parks to sing together for the fun of it.
Dr. Eoin McKiernan talks about what it means to be Irish.