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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - August 31, 2012
What happened this week? Republicans partied. Isaac pummeled. And will.i.am. made his Martian debut
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n Thursday, the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Mitt Romney formally accepted the GOP's presidential nomination, in a speech that received mixed reviews. Romney's big night, however, was nearly derailed by Clint Eastwood, whose bizarre turn on the stage, which featured an empty chair and an imaginary conversation with President Obama, became the talk of the town.

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