Political Headlines - July 30, 2012

Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from today: 

  • In Jerusalem, Romney vows strong support: Mitt Romney declared the city the capital of Israel and said that blocking Iran's quest for nuclear weapons is "our highest national security priority." Political reporter Matt Viser writes.


  • Ron Paul delegates fight GOP on ouster: Sixteen Republicans elected to represent Massachusetts at the national convention in Tampa next month have filed a formal challenge with the Republican National Committee, saying they were unfairly disqualified based on state GOP leaders' concerns about their fealty to presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Reporter Stephanie Ebbert continues 


  • Bomb database useful for past, present wars: Lieutenant Colonel Jenns Robertson documented almost every bombing mission carried out by the US military and its allies over the last 100 years. Washington bureau reporter Bryan Bender continues.