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Romney's Global Warming Joke Should Haunt Him

Dean Baker | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Dean Baker

When Gov. Romney gave his acceptance speech at the Republican convention he quipped that President Obama wants to slow the rise of the oceans and that he, by contrast, wanted to help American families. It would be interesting to see if Romney would care to repeat this line today.

Sam Stein

The Man Who Can Save Or Squash Mitt Romney's Presidential Hopes | Sam Stein | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The most important person in the presidential race who is not running for office may be Jeff Larson, the chief of staff at the Republica...

Postmortem on Clint and His Talking Chair

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Tom Alderman

The one thing you can say about the whole Clint Eastwood convention episode is that it will live forever in TV replay-land. 'Doing an Eastwood' might even become a new phrase for being unprepared, for winging it -- badly.

Romney's Convention Speech Draws Ho-Hum Response In Poll

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

Early polling results following the Republican National Convention suggest that any bounce that Mitt Romney got from the three days in Tampa was margi...

WSJ Rips Romney's RNC Speech

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

The Wall Street Journal on Friday criticized Mitt Romney's speech at the Republican National Convention this week as too vague and "failing to explain...

Romney Speech Fails To Close The Deal

Howard Fineman | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Mitt Romney did some of what he needed to do, but not everything he needed to do, at the Republican convention that ended Thursday night. In three days, he united and excited the conservative base through a tough, well-received speech by Rep. Paul Ryan; avoided any serious demonstrations, floor fights or mistakes (except for Clint Eastwood); and gave an acceptance speech that gave new and even endearing glimpses of his personal history. But what he didn't do was make a positive case for himself and whatever real plan he has for economic growth. He once again underscored that his main argument is not that he has a real plan to succeed but that President Barack Obama has failed.

WATCH: RNC Airs Moving Biography Of Mitt Romney

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Republican National Convention planners picked an interesting time to feature one of the most touching moments of the night, and perhaps week. Abou...

Mitt Romney Is Not Impressed

Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) delivered a rousing speech at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, bringing attendees to their feet on a...

Mitt Antagonists

Edward Flattau | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Which environmental policies reflect the real Mitt Romney? Those he displayed as Massachusetts governor, or the ones that the Republican Party is asking him to embrace as a presidential candidate?