2012 Election

A Viewer's Guide to the Republican and Democratic Conventions

From each convention’s keynote speaker, to party stars and lesser lights, not to mention politicians in the penalty box, here’s a rundown of everybody who’s somebody in Tampa and Charlotte this campaign season. And if you must turn away, we even recommend some counterprogramming. (Update: The Democratic Party announced Aug. 24 that New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker will present the party’s platform on Sept. 4.)

Photographs by Bloomberg (10); Alamy (1); AP Photo (7); Everett Collection (2); Getty Images (13); Landov (1)
Dwoskin is a staff writer for Bloomberg Businessweek in Washington. Follow her on Twitter: @lizzadwoskin.
Walsh is a Bloomberg Businessweek contributor.
Dolgow is an intern for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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