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Entries by Elise Foley from 07/2012

Arizona Immigration Law Fight Continues For Civil Rights Groups

Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1994, Thomas Saenz was just a few years out of Yale Law School when one of the most high-profile immigration law fights erupted in Ca...

Soccer Club Wears Romney Jerseys

Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney will now have some unlikely advertising from outside the campaign: An anonymous donor is paying for a minor-league soccer club to wear jer...

Mitt Romney Doesn't Want To Look Like Immigration Flip-Flopper: Report

Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney told high-profile potential donors and supporters last week that he's aware he could sound like a "flip-flopper" on immigration, which is ...

Florida Voter Purge Called 'Racist' In Spanish-Language MoveOn Ad

Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Progressive political action committee MoveOn.org released a Spanish-language ad Tuesday in Florida calling Republican Gov. Rick Scott's voter purge "...

Chris Collins: 'People Now Don't Die From Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer'

Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

GOP congressional candidate Chris Collins knows health care is expensive these days, but he argues it's for good reason: People are no longer dying fr...

Elizabeth Warren Raises More Than $8.6 Million

Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

It's still looking good for Elizabeth Warren's fundraising prowess. The Massachusetts Democrat aiming to oust Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) raised $8.67 ...

Mitt Romney Talks Up Work With Massachusetts Black Caucus

Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney touted his work with the Massachusetts black caucus on education reform Tuesday, just ahead of his speech Wednesday to the NAACP. The ...

Craig Romney Talks Family In Spanish-Language Ad

Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

The Romney campaign released its eighth Spanish-language ad on Wednesday, this one featuring his son Craig talking in Spanish about the candidate as a...

Mitt Romney Booed At NAACP Convention For Saying He'd Repeal Obamacare (VIDEO)

Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was booed Wednesday at the NAACP conference for promising to repeal the president's signature health care reform law, bringing him to an a...

Obama Slips With Latino Voters: Quinnipiac Poll

Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama still has a considerable lead with Latino voters, but it may be slipping, according to a poll out Wednesday from Quinnipiac Uni...

Ed Gillespie: Mitt Romney 'Retired Retroactively' From Bain Capital

Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney adviser Ed Gillespie said Sunday that the candidate "retired retroactively" from his job at Bain Capital, which Romney maint...

Rahm Emanuel: Mitt Romney Should 'Stop Whining' About Bain

Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former White House chief of staff and current Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had some advice for Mitt Romney on Sunday: stop complaining abo...

Dick Durbin: Mitt Romney Running From Bain 'Like A Scalded Cat'

Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Sunday joined the chorus of Democrats attacking Mitt Romney for his tenure at Bain Capital, saying the cand...

Mitt Romney Ad Attacks Obama For Negative Ads

Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

The Mitt Romney campaign released a new television ad Sunday using the words of pundits and journalists to knock President Barack Obama for running ne...

John McCain: Sarah Palin Was 'Better Candidate' For VP Than Mitt Romney (UPDATE)

Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain, the GOP's 2008 presidential nominee, said Tuesday that he didn't pick Sarah Palin over Mitt Romney for his vice presidential candida...

National Review Online Calls For Mitt Romney To Release Tax Returns

Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

Yet another conservative voice -- or in this case, publication -- has joined the chorus calling for Mitt Romney to release his tax returns. The ri...

Craig Romney Touts Family's Mexican Roots In Spanish-Language Ad

Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

The Romney campaign once again released its favorite weapon for Spanish-language ads: the candidate's son Craig. Romney's ninth television ad in S...

Obama Still Holds Big Lead With Latinos: Poll

Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama is even further ahead of GOP challenger Mitt Romney with Latino voters after the Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona immigration ...

Mitt Romney Says Campaign Finance Laws Limit Ability To Fight Negative Ads

Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney argued in an interview Wednesday that the reason he is being bludgeoned in the ad wars is because campaign finance laws are effectively ty...

Shane Wikfors, Former Arizona GOP Spokesman, Asks Hispanic Campaign Manager About Showing Papers

Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

Former Arizona Republican Party spokesman Shane Wikfors had a question on Twitter Wednesday for Alexis Tameron, campaign manager for Democratic Senate...

Mitt Romney On Tax Return Controversy: 'It's Kind Of Amusing'

Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney said Wednesday he finds the whole controversy over tax returns -- a huge source of grief for his campaign -- somewhat entertaining. "It...

Steve King To Janet Napolitano: See You In Court Over Deportations

Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) thanked Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Thursday for making her first appearance bef...

Louie Gohmert: 'You See Me Hugging Muslims Around The World'

Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), one of five House Republicans who claimed the Muslim Brotherhood may have infiltrated the government, prom...

Priorities USA Action, SEIU Target Romney 'Papers' In Spanish-Language Ad

Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

Time to show your papers, pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action and labor group Service Employees International Union (SEIU) will tell Mitt Romn...

Obama Campaign Back To Attacks

Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

Within three days of both presidential campaigns suspending attacks -- at least in one state -- after a shooting in Aurora, Colo., the Obama team is b...