Sen. John McCain of Arizona and former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice top a brief list of speakers released today for the Republican National Convention, the Tampa Bay Tribune reports.
Other featured speakers also include Govs. Rick Scott of Florida, Nikki Haley of South Carolina, John Kasich of Ohio; Susana Martinez of New Mexico, and former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas.
No mention of Sarah Palin so far.
Politico this morning notes a dog that didn’t bark — the Democratic decision to include support for same-sex marriage in its national platform resulted in near silence from official national GOP outlets:
There were no statements blasted out from Mitt Romney’s campaign. The same was true for the Republican National Committee. Romney has yet to address the fact.
The pushback came largely from social conservatives and evangelicals, who pledged to make same-sex unions an issue going forward and insisted the stand will hurt Democrats….
And it marks a dramatic change