Mayor Bob Buckhorn
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The Republican National Convention has been put on hold for one day as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens Florida.
Rene Marsh has the latest from Tampa.
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AN UNINVITED GUEST IS THREATENING TO OVERSHADOW MITT ROMNEY'S BIG MOMENT.
Are you concerned about your convention?
Gonna be a great convention.
THE POTENTIAL THREAT OF A HURRICANE HAS DELAYED THE EVENT THAT WILL OFFICIALLY NOMINATE ROMNEY FOR THE PRESIDENCY.
NOW IT APPEARS ISAAC WILL BYPASS TAMPA. IT'S EXPECTED TO STRIKE FURTHER WEST, SOMEWHERE BETWEEN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND LOUISIANA.
STILL, TAMPA'S MAYOR BELIEVES THE R-N-C MADE THE RIGHT CALL.
I think they recognized that while they could probably have gone forward with it, just that minimal, potential risk of sustained winds coming across the bridge and having to refigure the transportation logistics - it was the appropriate decision.
ISAAC BATTERED THE SOUTHERN TIP OF FLORIDA SUNDAY. TODAY TAMPA IS EXPECTED TO SEE SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MILES PER HOUR, AND ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN.
DESPITE THE DELAY, REPUBLICANS SAY THE PARTY'S BUSINESS WILL STILL GET DONE.
It is what it is right? So we're going to tell the Mitt Romney story, we're still going to prosecute the president, on what he promised, what he delivered, and why we think we need to save this country and put Mitt Romney in the White House.
MOST OF THE SPEAKERS SET TO TAKE THE CONVENTION STAGE TODAY HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR LATER IN THE WEEK.
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