Fred Thompson and Sen. Joe Lieberman use the McCain story to draw sharp contrasts with the Democratic presidential nominee.
National Popular Vote initiative would change how states cast Electoral College votes.
McCain might skip the four-day gathering completely, says convention chair Boehner.
Conservative thinkers and political historians think the GOP could be at the end of its historic 40-year grasp on power.
He’ll make his speech in Denver Thursday as the first African-American to win his party’s nod.
Clinton, the first woman to credibly vie for a major-party presidential nomination, made the motion that gave the nod to the first black nominee.
His prime-time speech Wednesday is an opportunity to heal a Democratic rift.
Citing hardship to women during the economic slump, they argue for legislation to strengthen protections against wage bias.