2012 Political Conventions
From small breakfasts to arena-filling speeches, the national political conventions offered an amazing variety of events. The tens of thousands of delegates and hordes of media filled every major hotel, met at venues throughout the host cities, and experienced the work of local and national vendors who help pulled it all off. This year, Republicans gathered in Tampa from August 27-30, and Democrats met in Charlotte September 4-6. Here is our coverage of this year's conventions as well as a look back at past conventions.