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The Hill at the RNC: Monday

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The main stage seen before the start of day one of the RNC on Monday, August 27, 2012.

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Ron Paul supporters hold signs and talk to the media in-front of Mitt Romney signage on the convention floor onMonday, August 27, 2012.

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Palm trees seen during a rain storm pass by near the Tampa Bay Convention Center on Monday, August 27, 2012.
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The Tampa Bay Times Forum seen on day one of the RNC on Monday, August 27, 2012

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Romney/Ryan buttons are seen for sale at the convention store on Monday, August 27, 2012.

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Romney/Ryan merchandise is seen for sale at the convention store on Monday, August 27, 2012.

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Attendees wait during Newt University at the Tampa Hyatt Regency on Monday, August 27, 2012. Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) was the keynote speaker during the two hour session.
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Fmr. Speaker Newt Gingrich greets Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) during Newt University at the Tampa Hyatt Regency on Monday, August 27, 2012.
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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus gavels-in day one of the RNC on Monday, August 27, 2012.

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Chris Maj of Denver speaks to reporters about Ron Paul on day one of the RNC on Monday, August 27, 2012.

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John Oliver and Al Madrigal work on a piece on the convention floor, Monday, August 27, 2012.

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Actor Jon Voight greets fans outside the entrance of the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Monday, August 27, 2012

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House Rules Chairman David Dreier (R-Calif.) is seen chatting on the convention floor on Monday, August 27, 2012.

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Delegates and other guests sit off the convention floor after a brief opening day of the RNC on Monday, August 27, 2012 due to Tropical Storm Isaac.