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Mitt Romney's Gaffe Fatigue

Jason Stanford | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

It's getting to the point where everyone has come to an understanding that nothing Mitt Romney says is meant to be taken seriously. Case in point: Romney's interview with Time's Mark Halperin.

Amanda Terkel

National Service Ignored In 2012 Candidates' Discussion Of Jobs Crisis | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In July 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama promised that public service would be "a central cause" of his presidency. The pledge excited ...

Obama Campaign: Why Won't Romney Stand Up To 'Voices Of Extremism'?

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign is criticizing Mitt Romney for campaigning with Donald Trump despite the latter's continued focus on the "birther" conspiracy. ...

Hotter Summer than Usual

David Issacharoff | Posted 08.06.2012 | Teen
David Issacharoff

It's summer, and now the talk about vice-presidential candidates rises. It's 'veepstakes' season, and Romney must make one of the hardest and most important choices of his political life.

Mitt Romney Aide: We 'Can't Be Responsible' For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

A top Mitt Romney campaign adviser on Friday disavowed conspiracy theories pushed by Donald Trump, one of Romney's most high-profile supporters. The a...

Five Lies from Mitt Romney

Jess Coleman | Posted 07.24.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

It's amazing what you can gain from lying. It can get you in jail or lose you a few friends. But done the right way, lying can mislead an entire country -- and maybe even get you elected president.

Bain's Not Just Fair Game, It's the Only Game

Michael Keegan | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Let's have a conversation about whether or not Romney's success in making money for investors through his position at Bain qualifies him to be president. Making money for investors doesn't mean that you know how to make the economy work for all Americans.

Why Privileged White Girls Need Real Jobs

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 07.21.2012 | Women
Tamara Shayne Kagel

There was nothing they could've said to teach me the value of money. All they could do was kick me out with a college degree in hand, offer to keep me on the family plan and hope for the best.

Howard Fineman

Mitt, The Incidental Candidate | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He barely speaks in his own first general-election ad. On the top floor of his Boston campaign headquarters, the most visible poster is ...

Election 2012 -- 'Candidates Obama and Romney, Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are'

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Most of us are not evolved enough to realize that we can't have our candidate and eat it too. We are not able to distinguish between what feels good (i.e., getting our way) and what feels right (i.e., having a commander in chief we can trust).

Romney Praises CEO Poised To Cut 30,000 Jobs

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney took some time, in an interview with National Review published Thursday, to praise Hewlett-Packard chief executiv...

Dave Jamieson

Jobs Spurred By Bain Were Mostly Low-Wage | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Earlier this week, the campaign for GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney released a video called "American Dream," touting the investment of Romney's ...

Mitt Romney Is Playing the Mainstream Media Like a Fiddle -- and the Problem Is That They Are Actually Dancing to the Music

Dee Evans | Posted 07.17.2012 | Media
Dee Evans

To the media I ask this question: Name one presidential candidate in recent history who had not sat down for any Sunday talk shows or non-Fox related cable news shows less than six months out from a presidential election? Name me one!

Romney Campaign Refuses To Weigh In On Virginia's Rejection Of Gay Judicial Nominee

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

On Wednesday, the Romney campaign declined to weigh in on the Virginia legislature's rejection of Tracy Thorne-Begland, an openly gay prosecutor, for ...

Romney Offers Faint Support For Rick Scott Scheme

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said Wednesday that he does not disapprove of Florida Gov. Rick Scott's efforts to drug-test state workers...

GOP's Possible PUMA Problem

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Mitt Romney and the Republican Party establishment are currently in a bind over what to do with Ron Paul at the convention.

Why Can't Mitt Romney Admit a Mistake?

Rick Newman | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Rick Newman

A humbler Romney would have acknowledged his role in the abuse, indicated his regret, and apologized to the victim in a meaningful way. Most Americans would buy that. Who hasn't done stuff as a teenager that they later wish they hadn't?

Howard Fineman

Obama's 'Perfect Beast' vs. Romney's 'Hard Times' Pitch | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Jim Messina, President Barack Obama's campaign manager, is a soft-spoken Montanan who loves order, detail and teamwork. In 2008, when he...

GM Chief Says Romney Had 'Short-Sighted' View On Auto Bailout

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Speaking Monday on "CBS This Morning," General Motors CEO Dan Akerson said that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's stance against the ...

Why Bully-Gate Matters

Jay Michaelson | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Jay Michaelson

As I returned home from the movie Bully, I read about Mitt Romney's high school bullying. There are some who say this 37-year-old story is irrelevant, but there are at least three reasons why that's not so.

Howard Fineman

Mystery Mitt: Who Is He Really? | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has a lovely corner office at his Boston campaign headquarters. Two walls of tall windows give him a view of the inner re...

Dave Jamieson

Romney Says Obama 'Takes Marching Orders From Union Bosses' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Speaking to a crowd at a campaign stop in Lansing, Mich., on Tuesday, presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney took a swipe at both Presiden...

Obama Goes After Latino Vote With New Ads (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign rolled out its second batch in a series of TV and radio advertisements aimed at Latinos Tuesday, hoping to burnish the president's ...

Three Things Mitt Romney Shouldn't Talk About

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Romney harps on what he calls the president's "failed" economic leadership. Since Romney wants to make 2012 a referendum on the Obama record, it might be instructive to take a look at his.

Labor Super PAC Makes Its First Anti-Romney Ad Buy

Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Workers' Voice, the super PAC of the AFL-CIO, announced on Monday that it was making a "hyper-targeted," half-million-dollar online ad buy aimed at pu...