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What's really going on at the Republican National Convention? John Giokaris, political director of the Chicago Young Republicans, is in Tampa, Fla., and giving RedEye a behind-the-scenes peek at the event.
The convention is rolling now!
The question everyone is buzzing about: Who is the mystery guest speaker on Thursday? I don't have a clue, but I've heard speculation ranging from Sarah Palin to Clint Eastwood to Tim Tebow.
While I was really looking forward to Chris Christie's speech Tuesday, I was surprised how much everyone was talking about Ann Romney's speech instead. All night I kept hearing, "She may have just won the election for us."
The last guests of the night I drove from the convention to the hotel were Bill Hemmer and Martha McCallum from Fox News. They were super awesome, funny, and didn't mind taking a pic with me.
After that, I headed to the Young Republican National Federation alumni party at the Green Iguana. Saw Kid Rock there. He, Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, 3 Doors Down and Zac Brown Band are all headlining concerts here all week.
RedEye special contributor John Giokaris is the political director of the Chicago Young Republicans.
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