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Amanda Terkel

Reince Priebus Mocks Top Romney Aide: 'I Don't Know If His Etch A Sketch Is On Tilt' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus made clear that the 2012 campaign is long over on Sunday, when he went after a former...

Former Romney Aide Hurls Hit At RNC's 'Bad Optics'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

Eric Fehrnstrom, a top aide to Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential election, criticized the Republican National Committee's decision not to partn...

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2012

Rich Robinson | Posted 02.17.2013 | Media
Rich Robinson

If we're talking about the biggest PR blunders of 2012, than the list is the exclusive purview of the Republican Party and its standard-bearer, Willard "Mitt" Romney.

Romney Campaign, News Outlets Embroiled In Travel Controversy

BuzzFeed | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

Nine news outlets that covered the election sent a joint letter Monday to former Romney campaign officials to contest expenses billed to their reporte...

Romney the Liberal Internationalist?

Louis Klarevas | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Louis Klarevas

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney shocked many on both sides of the political aisle when during Monday's debate on foreign policy he called for the arrest of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Holding GOP Accountable | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the morning of Aug. 19, an employee of the Democratic super PAC American Bridge 21st Century was eating his breakfast while monitorin...

Jason Linkins

Post-Debate Explanations And Excuses Take A Turn In The Spin Cycle | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

So this past Wednesday night, President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney met at the Magness Arena and debated policy and p...

Romney Adviser Gives Up The Ghost On Pre-Existing Conditions

Talking Points Memo | Brian Beutler | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

After the first presidential debate at the University of Denver in Colorado on Wednesday night, one of Mitt Romney’s top advisers acknowledged that,...

Scott Brown Distances Himself From Mitt Romney's '47 Percent' Comments

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) sought to distance himself Tuesday from Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's controversial comments that 47 percen...

WHOOPS: Romney, Obama Surrogates Go Off Message

The Huffington Post | Mike Barry | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

The job of a presidential campaign surrogate is relatively simple: take the campaign's message on a given subject and amplify it. Staying on message, ...

Obama Advisers Dodge When Asked If People Are Better Off

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When asked on Sunday talk shows if Americans are better off today than they were four years ago, senior advisers to President Barac...

Romney Campaign Defends Lack Of War Talk In RNC Speech

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign is defending the Republican presidential nominee's decision to make no mention of the polit...

Amanda Terkel

Eric Fehrnstrom Defends Paul Ryan's Misleading Assertions In Convention Speech | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) much-anticipated speech Wednesday night had the usual bromides and warm, biographical details typically found...

Lucia Graves

Obama, Romney Campaigns Trade Barbs On Medicare | Lucia Graves | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom on Sunday said losing the fight over Medicare is "not a concern" for the Romney campaign, adding that he isn't at ...

Lucia Graves

Eric Fehrnstrom Says Romney's Tax Returns 'Not An Issue' | Lucia Graves | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney advisor Eric Fehrnstrom brushed off inquiries into the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's tax returns Sunday, telling CNN that ...

Romney Campaign Insists They Have 'High Ground' In Increasingly Nasty Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

BOSTON - Advisers to Mitt Romney on Friday said that President Barack Obama has diminished the presidency with his attacks on the presumptive Republic...

Jason Cherkis

Inside Eric Fehrnstrom's Tabloid World: Tantrums, Chest-Bumping, And Nepotism | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- Eric Fehrnstrom began to panic when he landed on Sanibel Island off Florida’s Gulf Coast in December 1989. Fehrnstrom, a scandal-sniffing ...

Mitt Who?

Daniel N. Nelson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Daniel N. Nelson

Who is Mitt Romney? His children and wife know him and certainly love him. But Americans do not. His "likeability" polling is half that of President...

Eric Fehrnstrom Asks Harry Reid: "Have You No Decency, Sir?"

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's top adviser Eric Fehrnstrom had just one question to ask of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid following the latter's charge that the pre...

Dave Jamieson

Romney Adviser Accuses Obama Campaign Manager Of Apparent 'Violation Of The Law' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

A top adviser to the Mitt Romney campaign on Thursday accused Obama campaign manager Jim Messina of an apparent "violation of the law" in sending emai...

Brown Distances Himself From Romney

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

By Samuel P. Jacobs PLYMOUTH, Mass., July 23 (Reuters) - Outside a sweltering campaign office where the air conditioner was broken, M...

WSJ: Romney 'Squandering An Historic Opportunity'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

The Wall Street Journal's editorial board issued a serious warning to Mitt Romney on Wednesday night, blasting the presumptive Republican nominee and ...

Jon Ward

GOP Leader Doubles Down On Obamacare Tax Claim | Jon Ward | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Tuesday doubled down on his contention that President Barack Obama's health care law is a tax...

Christie: Obamacare Is Both A Tax And Penalty

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) broke with the Romney campaign's official line on Tuesday morning, saying he believes the individual mandate at the...

West Takes On Team Romney

Politico | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West suggested late Monday that Mitt Romney re-evaluate his campaign advisers, hours after top Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom said on TV that ...