100 years of GOP conventions

Published On: Aug 24 2012 12:40:05 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 27 2012 02:00:00 AM EDT

The 2012 Republican National Convention kicks off today. Look back at 100 years of memorable GOP convention moments.

GOP Conventions - 1916
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1916 (Chicago) -- To heal the rift between the Republican and Progressive parties caused by the 1912 convention, both factions met concurrently in Chicago in 1916 to come to a consensus on a candidate and party platform. Charles Evans Hughes of New York was eventually selected.

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