• Making up for lost time, Republican delegates streamed into their storm-delayed national convention Tuesday to certify Mitt Romney's nomination for the White House.

    Texas delegate Clint Moore and the rest of Texas delegates fashion their cowboy hats at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 12:30 PM EST
  • U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., addresses members of the media in Chesterfield, Mo., Friday, Aug. 24.

    For most of a century, Missouri has been the nation's electoral bellwether - but an Akin victory might change that.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 11:30 AM EST
  • Two VP contenders and a bishop at the RNC thrust the church into the political spotlight. 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:30 AM EST