Jamie Dean

Jamie is national editor of WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously worked for the Charlotte World. Jamie has covered politics, disasters, religion, and more for WORLD. She resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

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Red, white, and wet

At The RNC | Tuesday brought a driving rain, a fuller schedule, and a bevy of Ron Paul supporters across town
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/02/08, 12:00 am

ST. PAUL, MINN.-One day after hurricane-wary Republicans here in St. Paul, Minn., scuttled most of the opening ceremonies for the Republican National Convention (RNC), organizers hinted that things would resume a fuller schedule as Gulf Coast residents survived a near miss with Hurricane Gustav. Tuesday night's line-up included President George Bush via satellite, Laura Bush, Sen. Joe Lieberman, and former presidential candidate and senator Fred Thompson.

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Day One: Muggy and mild

At The RNC | On opening day of the Republican National Convention, the GOP dealt with storms on several fronts
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/01/08, 12:00 am

ST. PAUL, MINN.-The humid streets of the Twin Cities were relatively quiet Monday morning, just hours before the Republican National Convention (RNC) was set to begin at the Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul, Minn.

Late Sunday afternoon, Sen. John McCain directed convention planners to scale back the agenda for Monday evening's opening session, saying a celebratory event with political rhetoric would be inappropriate with Hurricane Gustav threatening to wreak havoc on a beleaguered Gulf Coast.

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Standing-room only

At The DNC | Tuesday night was Hillary Clinton's night, but it was just an appetizer for the main course Thursday night
by Jamie Dean
Posted 8/27/08, 12:00 am

DENVER-Two hours before Sen. Hillary Clinton took the podium at the Pepsi Center in downtown Denver Tuesday night, the swollen line to enter the arena's outside perimeter was over an hour long. After inching through a succession of metal detectors and police officers searching every bag and pocket, sweaty convention-goers squeezed through the arena doors.

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