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The View From the Rooftops

Mitch Feierstein | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business
Mitch Feierstein

Shareholders need to take a hit. That way, the ground will be cleared for better managed companies and stockholders will be reminded about the responsibilities of ownership. And central bankers should take responsibility too.

Sam Stein

Romney Says Obama Should Have Historically Rare Metric For Job Growth | Sam Stein | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Friday's news of yet another month of tepid job growth in April provided Mitt Romney with an opening both to criticize the president's p...

The Moral Tax

Edward Flattau | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

From a moral standpoint, there is no question that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney should retract opposition to the Obama Administration's 61-cent federal excise tax increase on cigarettes.

Mike Wallace -- Media Man Putting News in Perspective

David Tereshchuk | Posted 07.03.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Among the many references during the ceremony to Mike's high-profile performance-skills in his long tenure at 60 Minutes, there was, thank God, some recognition that sheer journalism lay at the core of his work.

Michael Calderone

News Orgs Resist Romney Campaign Deciding Press Pool Members | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.02.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- News organizations pushed back Wednesday after Mitt Romney's campaign decided the website BuzzFeed should be excluded from a rotating pres...

Top Romney Surrogate Slams Afghanistan Withdrawal Timetable

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty, a top surrogate for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, criticized President Barack Obama on Wed...

Michael Calderone

Openly Gay Romney Spokesman Resigns After Two Weeks | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Richard Grenell, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's controversial choice for national security spokesman, is leaving the campaign less...

AFL-CIO Rolls Out New Romney Video, 'Meet Mr. 1 Percent'

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

Revealing some of its messaging strategies for the election, the AFL-CIO released a video Monday painting GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney as "Mr....

Michael Calderone

Inside The 2012 Twitter-Fueled News Cycle | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.27.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Pierre Prosper, a foreign policy adviser to presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, accused President Barack Obama Thursda...

Romney Campaign Spinning Numbers

Now with Alex | Joshua Chaffee | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

A Mitt Romney campaign announcement declaring its latest fundraising figures raised a few eyebrows on our team -- not because of the amount of money t...

What Romney's Choice Of A Gay Spokesman Means

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

A few weeks ago I noted that the president must distinguish himself further from Mitt Romney on the gay issue, given that Romney, wrapping up the primaries, would now be trying to blur the lines. Sure enough, the blurring began last week.

Sam Stein

Romney Fails To Turn Voter Contact Into Donor Cash | Sam Stein | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In many of the states in which he waged a vigorous primary campaign, Mitt Romney has failed to convert that direct contact with voters i...

INTERACTIVE: How Mitt Sees The U.S.

Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

Over the course of the 2012 campaign, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has proven himself a master of a routine political tactic: the pander. ...

Romney Responds To Obama's 'Silver Spoon' Comment

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney rejected a comment President Barack Obama made on Wednesday, telling Fox News Thursday morning that it was indicative of how the president...

Dog Wars Escalate With Obama Dog Meat Anecdote

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

For the first time, the Mitt Romney campaign is fighting back in the War on Dogs. The Daily Caller's Jim Treacher posted a blog item Tuesday with a...

Ted Nugent's Threat On Obama Draws Piddling Response From Romney Campaign

Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

Ted Nugent has reportedly won the attention of the Secret Service for saying at the National Rifle Association convention over the weekend that "If Ba...

Why Romney Is Old... Alone... Done For

Jason Stanford | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

If Romney sticks to the script he comes across like Romney the Robot, an automaton who will say anything because he doesn't really believe in anything other than closing the deal.

Santorum Mailer Calls Romney 'Frightening'

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum's 2012 bid for the Republican presidential nomination may have ended last week, but negative campaign mailers aimed at Mitt Romney are s...

Ryan Grim

'The Dignity Of Work:' Romney Wants Mothers Out Of The House Or They Lose Benefits | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Poor women who stay at home to raise their children should be given federal assistance for child care so that they can enter the job mar...

Political Mommy Wars? Here We Go Again!

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

This isn't about an inartful comment made by a talking head on a cable news show. The real issue is whether the Romney campaign wants to understand what women want to focus on in this election year.

Ryan Grim

Federal Government Disagrees With Ann Romney: Raising Children Not 'Work' | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ann Romney may believe that focusing exclusively on raising children counts as work, and the majority of Americans may agree with her, b...

'Dogs Against Romney' Brings Up Romney Supporter's 1959 Dog Incident

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Dogs Against Romney, the online protest group upset with how Mitt Romney treated his dog in 1983, wants the world to know the Mitt Romney campaign wil...

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney's Women Surrogate Problem | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In recent days, Mitt Romney's campaign has been trying to squash the perception that he's bad with the ladies. It's been bringing ou...

Lila Shapiro

Mitt Romney Endorsed By Anti-Gay Group, Backed By Its Leaders | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On Wednesday morning, the National Organization for Marriage endorsed Mitt Romney, suggesting a possible renewal of ties between the presumptive Repu...

Amanda Terkel

Romney-Backing Anti-Gay Marriage Group HACKED On Website, Social Media | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

WASHINGTON -- On the same morning that the National Organization for Marriage announced that it was endorsing Mitt Romney, the group dedicated to stop...