Rudy Nabs Primetime RNC Speech

Former New York City mayor, candidate slated to speak on second night
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 14, 2008 10:19 AM CDT
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani gestures speaking at a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 13, 2008.    (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)
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(Newser) – Rudy Giuliani has tentatively been tapped for a primetime role on the second night of the Republican Convention in St. Paul, Minn., the New York Post reports. The former New York mayor and presidential candidate has thrown his support behind John McCain since dropping out of the race. Giuliani was a primetime speaker on the first night of the 2004 RNC in his native Big Apple.