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Bush Accepts Republican Party Nomination For President

George W Bush has officially accepted the Republican Party nomination for President in this year’s election.

Speaking in Philadelphia, Bush praised his primary opponent, Senator John McCain, and spoke in glowing terms of his father’s generation. Bush’s father was the last Republican president, serving one term between 1988 and 1992 before losing to Bill Clinton. Bush said:

“My father was the last president of a great generation. A generation of Americans who stormed beaches, liberated concentration camps and delivered us from evil. Some never came home. Those who did put their medals in drawers, went to work, and built on a heroic scale … highways and universities, suburbs and factories, great cities and grand alliances — the strong foundations of an American Century.” [Read more…]

Bush and Cheney Nominated As Republican Presidential Ticket

Texas Governor George W Bush and his running-mate Richard Cheney were today officially nominated by the 2066 delegates to the Republican Party Convention in Philadelphia as their candidates for the November 7 presidential election.

The convention erupted into wild applause as the 22 votes of the Wyoming delegation pushed Bush and Cheney over the line. [Read more…]

Republican Convention Begins In Philadelphia

The United States Republican Party Convention begins today in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

George W. Bush, Governor of Texas, with his wife, LauraTexas Governor George W. Bush will be officially nominated by his party to be its candidate in this November’s presidential election.

The Convention will also showcase Bush’s chosen running-mate, former Defense Secretary, Dick Cheney.

The convention is being carefully stage-managed for maximum media effect. General Colin Powell will address the convention on Monday night, Senator John McCain will speak on Tuesday, and Cheney will speak on Wednesday night. [Read more…]

A Brief History of the Republican Party

This document was taken from Republican Party publications of the 1990s.

A Brief History of the Republican Party.

A Brief History of the Republican Party

The Republican Party evolved during the 1850’s when the issue of slavery forced divisions within the existing Whig and Democratic Republican parties. Faced with political turmoil, a new party — dedicated to states rights and a restricted role of government in economic and social life — began making history.

Alan Earl Bovay, one of the founders of the Republican Party, believed that a new party should be formed to represent the interests of the North and the abolitionists. He decided to call that party “Republican” because it was a simple, yet significant word synonymous with equality. Moreover, Thomas Jefferson had earlier chosen “Republican” to refer to his party, which gave the name respect borne of historical significance. [Read more…]