Cornyn & Gohmert talk about Todd Akin

Cornyn & Gohmert talk about Todd Akin

The presidential race isn't the only contest being talked about at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.. Regaining GOP control of the Senate is a hot topic as well and one put in doubt by Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri. John Cornyn and Louie Gohmert of Texas weigh in.

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Bolton offers strong criticism of Obama foreign policy.

Bolton offers strong criticism of Obama foreign policy.

Former U.N, ambassador John Bolton has very sharply defined opinions regarding U.S. foreign policy and he is not at all hesitant to express them. He was making the rounds on Radio Row at the GOP convention in Tampa.

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Boredom.

Boredom.

It is the law enforcement officers lot in life, often, to pass long hours with little actual activity. Such is surely the case in Tampa at the Republican National Convention.

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The ever-dramatic Sam Donaldson

The ever-dramatic Sam Donaldson

Sam Donaldson can make ordering a cup of coffee sound dramatic. Here on the day one that wasn't at the GOP Convention, we media types talk to one another. There's nothing more irresistible than a media-on-media interview with Sam Donaldson.

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Amazing Grace on Radio Row at the RNC.

Amazing Grace on Radio Row at the RNC.

Hurricane Isaac had nowhere near the impact on Tampa that it could have. But it did serve to convince convention organizers to cancel the first day’s activities. That left the Oak Ridge Boys with nothing to do. They were scheduled to sing the National Anthem at the opening of the convention. Left with time on their hands, they hung out on Radio Row. Share on Facebook

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Hillary will never be VP.

Hillary will never be VP.

According to reports, which, though having a very strong air of credibility to them cannot be absolutely confirmed, President Obama offered Hillary Clinton the number two position on the ticket in place of the hapless Joe Biden. There's no chance Hillary would have ever accepted.

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The Ryan pick.

The Ryan pick.

Paul Ryan is young, good looking, smart, articulate and conservative. That combination will likely prove troublesome to Team Obama in the next three months.

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Tea anyone?

Tea anyone?

Until just days before the July 31 runoff election in Texas, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst was the prohibitive favorite to defeat insurgent challenger Ted Cruz for the Republican nomination to take the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Kay Bailey Hutchison.

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100 days out: Jump ball.

100 days out: Jump ball.

If you believe the polls, at one hundred days out it’s still anybody’s race. National polls show President Obama holding a very tenuous lead over presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney. In the states that Romney will have to win if he’s to win the White House, namely Florida, Ohio and Virginia, Obama’s lead is slightly greater.

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It’s not Condi.

It’s not Condi.

Condi Rice is a brilliant woman with a stellar resumé. She was National Security Adviser and later Secretary of State during the administration of George W. Bush. She knows the political players – current, past and in many cases, future -- in every country in the world that matters to the United States. But she's never going to be Vice President.

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