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It's the big Republican show

But Mr Trump's adversaries could show up in force at the convention and perhaps transform it into a media event

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Lights, camera - action? Most of the GOP's political stars will not be attending the Republican National Convention.

IT'S the start of the summer season in Washington, DC. That usually means that not a lot of exciting things tend to happen here as government officials, lawmakers, lobbyists and the journalists who cover them take time off. And since this is a Company Town - the company being the government -