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Convention-goers pushed politics aside Monday as Hurricane Gustav altered their plans from 1,000 miles away.

The Republican National Convention scaled back its program after the uninvited guest forced them to shift focus to providing relief for areas affected by the storm.

Instead of hard-hitting attacks from political heavyweights, Monday afternoon's program included a call to action from first lady Laura Bush and Cindy McCain, her potential successor. Read full article »

CNN's Reggie Aqui and Sandra Endo contributed to this report.

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