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Mitt Romney Health Care

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Said Allowing People To Forgo Health Insurance Is 'Not American' In 2006 | Sam Stein | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly half a year into his second run for the White House, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has yet to clear his primary elect...

'They're The Same F***ing Bill'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Jonathan Gruber, an M.I.T. economist hired by Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to help craft health care reform, sharply criticized the Republican presi...

Mitt Romney: 'Man Of Steadiness' Or Flip-Flopper?

AP | By STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- When he was running for Massachusetts governor in 2002, Mitt Romney's campaign courted voters at a Boston Gay Pride weekend by handing out f...

Michael McAuliff

Mitt Romney Floats Eyebrow Raiser On Veterans Day | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney floated an eyebrow-raising suggestion on Veterans Day: privatize veterans' health care. Speaking with a dozen vets in an ...

Romney Still Struggles To Break Out Of Pack, Poll Shows

The Washington Post | Jon Cohen and Dan Balz | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has a significant advantage over his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination in only one area — ...

Jon Ward

Romney Moves To Embrace Paul Ryan Medicare Plan | Jon Ward | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney proposed overhauling Medicare to allow beneficiaries to enroll in private health care plan...

Twist In Political Past Could Bite GOP Contender

The Los Angeles Times | Noam N. Levey | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

The Massachusetts healthcare law that then-Gov. Mitt Romney signed in 2006 includes a program known as the Health Safety Net, which allows undocumente...

Obama Adviser: Mitt Romney Has 'No Core'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist, David Axelrod, continued to attack Republican frontrunner and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romne...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Romneycare Hasn't Been The Campaign Pothole It Appeared To Be | Sam Stein | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was supposed to be the catacomb for his presidential ambitions, a policy so poisonous for Republican voters that he'd have to abandon...

Rick Perry Goes On Offense Against Mitt Romney

Luke Johnson | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry's campaign released an ad Sunday attacking Mitt Romney for changing a passage in his book, No Apology, that deals with the health care refo...

Amanda Terkel

Tim Pawlenty Goes After 'Obamneycare' In GOP Debate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

When moderator Chris Wallace gave Tim Pawlenty a chance to go after Mitt Romney on health care, this time, he didn't pass it up. During a June deba...

Post-Reality Politics, Part One: Down the Rabbit Hole With the New GOP

Stephen Ducat | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Stephen Ducat

Since Reagan's subsequent beatification by those have sought to rewrite the history of his administration, GOP politicians and political consultants have gone from adeptly putting a self-serving spin on events to making them up out of whole cloth.

Is Mitt Romney in Trouble in Michigan?

Susan J. Demas | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

There are signs of trouble in Romneyland, starting right here in his home state of Michigan -- a state critical to both his primary and general election strategies.

Repealing Romneyscare

Sunil Adam | Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam


The Birth Of RomneyCare -- And Why Mitt Can't, And Won't, Back Away

Boston Globe | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics

The former governor has faced a fusillade from the right for the plan they call RomneyCare. But a look back at the birth of the Mass. law shows why he...

Health Care Ills Infect 2012-Bound Republicans

Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The troubled healthcare industry, recently a problem for Democrats facing voter anger over President Barack Obama's overhau...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich Swiftly Takes Back Critique Of Ryan Plan, Renounces Individual Mandate | Sam Stein | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Embarking on a lengthy swing through the critical caucus state of Iowa, newly minted presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is already ref...

Jason Linkins

Romney's Health Care Speech Is Essentially A Speech On Romney's Entire Candidacy | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

If you want to get a feel for how difficult it's going to be for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to thread the needle he needs to thread in ...

Mitt Romney Tackling Health Care Vulnerability

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Mitt Romney says last year's Democratic-passed health care law is a federal government takeover of health delivery. But he sa...

Mitt Romney To Address Political Vulnerability

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney will deliver a speech about health care this week, tackling one of his biggest vulnerabilities before formally entering...

Andrea Stone

MIT Economist Behind Massachusetts Health Plan Calls Mitt Romney Attack on 'ObamaCare' 'Largely Political' | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Does Mitt Romney protest too much? He does, says the chief architect of the landmark Massachusetts health care plan that the former gov...

Democrats Aim To Taint Mitt Romney With Unconventional Strategy

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — President Barack Obama and other top Democrats have been quick to lavish praise on former Massachusetts Republican Gov. Mitt Romney for...

Massachusetts Health Plan Launched Under Mitt Romney Gets High Marks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A large majority of Massachusetts residents are satisfied with the commonwealth's subsidized health plan, which has components ...

Mitt on the Campaign Trail

Richard Geldard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Geldard

Obama may lose the 2012 election because of his effort to bring uniform and civilized health care to America, and he knew full well that might be the case when he undertook the task.

Romney Has Clear Pitch, But Would GOP Primary Voters Buy It?

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BARTLETT, N.H. — This time, Mitt Romney has a clear pitch: I'm the strongest Republican to challenge President Barack Obama on the country's sin...