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Romney 2012

The Question Project: What Obama and Romney Should Tell Us About Job Creation

Scott Bittle | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business
Scott Bittle

You can select a candidate in a dozen different ways: by their party, looks, commercials, endorsements or just as an expression of naked self-interest. But only questions force the candidates to justify themselves to us as custodians of the American dream.

Romney Visits Colorado In Wake Of Devastating Wildfires

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is visiting a food bank in southern Colorado that's working to help vict...

WATCH: Romney Campaigns As Crucial Issue Heats Up

AP | KEN THOMAS and KASIE HUNT | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Clashing over the economy, President Barack Obama challenged Mitt Romney to join him in allowing tax hikes for rich America...

WATCH: New Obama Ad Slams Romney Over China

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is challenging Mitt Romney's promises to crack down on China's trading practices, saying in an ad released S...

Mitt Romney's Koch Problem

Justin Ruben | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Justin Ruben

Mitt Romney has a Koch problem. And it's about to get worse, after oil magnate and 1% icon David Koch throws a $50,000-a-plate fundraiser for Romney this Sunday at his posh Hamptons seaside estate.

GOP Critics Crank Up The Heat On Romney

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

WOLFEBORO, N.H. — A chorus of prominent conservative voices is worrying aloud that Republican candidate Mitt Romney's play-it-safe strategy is j...

What Is Romney Thinking?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 07.05.2012 | Comedy

When Mitt Romney took a sip of lemonade on the Fourth of July and described the beverage as "Lemon. Wet. Good," it was only the latest example of Mitt...

Ann Romney Gives Hint On Mitt's VP Pick

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

WOLFEBORO, N.H. — Mitt Romney's wife has confirmed a tidbit about the vice presidential search process her husband largely has been keeping secr...

Behind The Scenes, People Power Drives Presidential Campaigns

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — Re-electing President Barack Obama is so important to Guy Hancock that he spends more time as a volunteer data collect...

Seamus Romney Makes Cameo Appearance In Gas Mileage TV Ad

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's former dog makes a cameo appearance in a TV advertisement supporting the Obama administration's proposed regulations for f...

Obama, Romney Put Fresh Squeeze On Florida

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. — In the presidential battleground with the biggest prize, Democrat Barack Obama is focused on ratcheting up voter turnout in Flor...

Romney Seeks To Shore Up Key Demographic With Overseas Visit

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney is planning a trip to Israel this summer, an aide to the likely GOP nominee said Monday. Details about exactly when an...

Obama, Romney Struggle To Win Over Latinos

AP | Posted 08.31.2012 | Latino Voices

ASSOCIATED PRESS, BY JERI CLAUSING ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- In New Mexico, Tomasita Maestas says she will pick the presidential candidate who has the b...

Romney Campaign Officials Set Record Straight: 'Outsourcing Is Not Offshoring'

Steve McSwain | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Steve McSwain

Politico reports that Romney is seeking a retraction from the Washington Post. Campaign officials were outraged recently over the Post's revelation that Bain Capital invested in firms that helped U.S. companies outsource American jobs to other countries.

Romney Attacks Ahead Of Big Decision

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

SALEM, Va. — With an eye on the Supreme Court ruling this week, Mitt Romney on Tuesday said President Barack Obama's time in office would have b...

Romney Bus Taunts Obama Supporters Again

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney often makes a point of claiming to be a practical joker, though many have questioned the nature of ...

Obama Legitimizes Legitimacy, Wreaking Havoc on the GOP

David Leopold | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

More than a week has gone by since President Obama announced that he was granting deferred action to DREAM Act-eligible youth. Yet the Republicans remain as perplexed as ever.

Howard Fineman

SCOTUS SB 1070 Opinion: Good For Obama, Bad For Romney -- And Latinos | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Clothing its ruling in the language of respect for federal power, the U.S. Supreme Court has just unleashed state and local police to ac...

Obama Campaign Attacks Romney's Bain Outsourcing - But Support for Outsourcing Is Bipartisan Corruption

Zaid Jilani | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics
Zaid Jilani

The overall narrative being created by the Obama campaign is clear: Romney has through his business practices supported outsourcing in the past, and is likely to in the future -- unlike President Obama. Unfortunately, the story is not that simple.

How Romney’s Firm Got Rich While Companies It Owned Failed

The New York Times | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

Cambridge Industries, an automotive plastics supplier whose losses had been building for three consecutive years, finally filed for bankruptcy in May ...

Friday Talking Points -- Morning Phones A-Ringing

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Attacking Romney on leadership will bear a lot more fruit than just attacking him on the policy alone (or lack thereof, to be precise). Because leadership is a quality that all voters consider when making up their minds -- not just one or two demographics.

Romney Makes Big Promises To Court Key Group

Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Courting Hispanic voters, Mitt Romney is promising to ease the path to a green card, fix...

America's Ideological Crisis

Eric Zuesse | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

The problem with America that is displayed in the Hobson's choice of an "election" is ideological: voters are being compelled to choose between an elitist version of liberalism and conservatism itself, which is elitist by its very nature. Progressivism has lost out in this country.

Alan Grayson Raises Money Off The Suffering Of Seamus Romney

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Former Florida Rep. Alan Grayson wants voters to know that if they don't send him back to Congress this year, Mitt Romney's dog will suffer. "Unles...

Mitt's 'Romnesia'

Mother Jones | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has a history problem....