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Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to U.S. President George W. Bush, walks on the floor before the start of the second day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Today is the first full session of the RNC after the start was delayed due to Tropical Storm Isaac.
Earlier this year, the GOP released a 98-page report on its shortcomings in last fall's election. One way in which Republicans said they hope to catch up with Democrats was by opening shop in Silicon Valley, but so far efforts on the digital front have been shaky at best.
Michelle Quinn, who covers Silicon Valley for POLITICO, joins the show with more.