Romney promises a jobs revival

Obama excitement has fizzled, he says

Posted: August 31, 2012 at 6:12 a.m.

Mitt Romney celebrates after his acceptance speech Thursday night with his family and vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

Mitt Romney accepted the Republican presidential nomination Thursday by making a direct appeal to Americans who were captivated by President Barack Obama’s hopeful promises of change, pledging that he could deliver what the president did not and move the country from its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.

Convention crew readies stage for Romney speech

When Mitt Romney addresses the Republican convention Thursday night, Aug. 30, 2012, he'll do it from a stage that puts him a little bit closer to the crowd inside the convention hall.
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