2012 Republican National Convention: Day 2 in Photos
Despite a day-long delay, the Republican National Convention is finally underway and we’re keeping tabs on every moment. From a behind-the-scenes peek at Fox News Channel’s coverage to the all-important speeches, check out photos of all of the convention action.
7am: Reince Priebus on Gov. Chris Christie’s RNC keynote speech this evening: “I think Chris is going to be Chris tonight but I also think he’s going to talk a little bit about the Mitt Romney story from his perspective, why he thinks that we need a change in the White House.”
Gov. Huckabee joins the Fox and Friends crew.
Michele Bachmann addressed the Obama campaign’s claims that Republicans are waging a war on women when she appeared on Fox and Friends. “It’s the biggest fake you’ve ever seen, and it’s because President Obama can’t talk about his record. The economy is flailing, so they have to do anything they can.”
Rep. Paul Ryan works on the speech he will deliver at the Republican National Convention, with senior adviser Dan Senor, left, and senior aide Conor Sweeney, during the campaign charter flight from Wisconsin to Tampa.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, look over the podium during a sound check ahead of his keynote speech tonight.
A volunteer places pamphlets on chairs in Montana's delegation seating area.
William Lee Golden of the Oak Ridge Boys arrives on the floor of the Republican National Convention for a sound check.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, look over the podium.
Michigan delegate Linda Lee Tarver poses with a sign inside the convention hall before the start of the RNC.
Actor Jon Voight arrives on the convention floor.
New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte takes the stage for a sound check.
Michigan delegate Linda Lee Tarver wears a campaign button to show her support for Mitt Romney.
A demonstrator prepares to leave his tent, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. Protestors gathered in a camp called "Romneyville," in Tampa to march in demonstration against the RNC.
Ann Romney, wife of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, looks over the podium during a sound check ahead of her speech tonight.
A page prepares alternate delegates' seats before the session of the RNC.
California delegate Don Genhart fashions his cowboy boots.
Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, arrives on the floor at the RNC.
Hawaii delegate Kimo Sutton, left, from Honolulu, Hawaii, left, laughs with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer.
Wisconsin delegate Sol Grosskopf from Shawano wears a cheesehead while talking on the phone during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
Neil Cavuto interviews Rep. Ron Paul on Your World
Mitt Romney is chosen as the Republican Party’s presidential nominee in a roll call vote at the Republican National Convention.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker reacts as he casts his state's votes for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
The oldest delegate, former Montana Gov. Tim Babcock, 93, and the youngest delegate, 17-year-old Evan Robert Drain from Alexandria, Va., talk at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
RNC protesters in Centennial Park.
The Five at the RNC.
A Fox News Channel crew covering the RNC.
James Rosen and Carl Cameron covering all of the convention action.
Mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, Mia Love, addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
Bret Baier, anchor of Special Report, covers the RNC from Tampa, Fla.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, (R-N.H.), waves to the delegates before addressing the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
Supporters hold up Romney signs.
A delegate on the convention floor.
Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly cover every moment of the RNC.
Former Representative Artur Davis addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
Gov. Nikki Haley fires up the crowd speaking about the new Boeing factory in her state.
Mitt Romney escorts his wife Ann off the stage following her speech at the RNC.
"Our leaders today have decided it is more important to be popular, to do what is easy and say “yes,” rather than to say no when “no” is what’s required."
"You see, Mr. President – real leaders don’t follow polls. Real leaders change polls." -Gov Chris Christie