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RNC Schedule: Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney Set to Speak Thursday Night

Delegates also are set to hear from former presidential nominee and House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and three Olympic athletes.

The Republican National Committee agenda for the final night of its convention features remarks by former presidential nominee and House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and others, as well as a tribute to former President Ronald Reagan.

A speech by presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is set for the 10 p.m. hour. Scheduled highlights of the evening include:

Thursday, Aug. 30:

7 p.m.

Introduction of Colors by the U.S. Central Command Joint Forces Color Guard Team

Pledge of Allegiance by Dylan Nonaka, a Marine combat veteran

National Anthem sung by SEVEN

Invocation by Ken and Priscilla Hutchins

Remarks by Rep. Connie Mack of Florida

President Ronald Reagan Legacy Video

Remarks by Newt and Callista Gingrich

Remarks by Craig Romney

8 p.m.

Remarks by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush 

Remarks by Bob White, chairman of Romney for President campaign

Remarks by Grant Bennett

Remarks by Tom Stemberg

9 p.m.

Remarks by former Massachusetts Lt. Governor Kerry Healey

Remarks by Jane Edmonds, former Massachusetts Secretary of Workforce

Remarks by Olympic athletes Michael Eruzione, Derek Parra and Kim Rhode

10 p.m.

Remarks by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida

Remarks by presidential nominee Mitt Romney

Benediction by Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York

Erin Conners September 05, 2012 at 10:16 PM
Roger, you already thanked me for giving you a direct definition! I am confused.
Erin Conners September 05, 2012 at 10:17 PM
I am not proposing higher corporate tax rates. President Obama is not proposing higher corporate tax rates. He is proposing much lower corporate tax rates.
Ken Salmen September 06, 2012 at 09:13 PM
SLR..created jobs. Only if you do not take away the jobs lost. Under Obama we have lost the number of workers. Many of the jobs created were also at lower pay. Under Obama the middle class has lost 39% of their wealth.
Nurse Ratchet September 11, 2012 at 02:27 AM
VETERANS BEWARE...Ryan has cut VA benefits and the Senate has voted it through. Republican desperately need their Congressional candidates to win in order for them to pass this bill in the House, They only need a hand full of seats. Altschuler is the key link. Read the NY Times today. Take your time, it's a bit complicated, which is what Romney and Ryan hoped for, so us veterans wouldn't be able to understand it. It comes down to one thing and one thing only: Both Romney and Ryan must tell the truth to veterans "There are NO CUTS in the Ryan Budget to VA benefits" or they're lying to us. The NYTimes and Congressional Budget Office make it clear...HUGE CUTS have been made. Read the article: http://campaignstops.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/09/edsall-the-ryan-sinkhole/?nl=opinion&emc=edit_ty_20120910 Let Romney and Ryan deny it. We HAVE read the article all the way through and it was the Romney Campaign that has sent a mumbo-jumbo of non-denial denials.
cecil resident September 11, 2012 at 03:43 AM
Ratchet this article was written by a liberal on the opinion page. I have an opinion too the only person cutting the military by billions is Obama. Romney-Ryan 2012

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