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Obama Super PAC: Romney's Agenda For Wealthy Hurting Him With Poor

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Framing the vote on Super Tuesday, the Obama-allied super PAC Priorities USA Action is out with a memo, more or less treating Mitt R...

Santorum On Romney: 'He's Not Someone You Can Trust'

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Rick Santorum said that Mitt Romney has misled voters about his position on a federal mandate for individuals to purchase health ins...

Jon Ward

Rick Santorum Tells Voters To Ask Of Candidates: 'Where's Their Soul?' | Jon Ward | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

MIAMISBURG, Ohio -- Rick Santorum sought Monday to stem the bleeding here in the Buckeye State, hoping to hang on to a lead over Mitt Romney that has ...

Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich React To Eric Cantor Snub

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich dismissed the endorsement of Mitt Romney by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), saying Monday morning that it j...

Mitt Romney - Candidate of the 99%

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.01.2012 | Comedy
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

I showed up in front of Romney's hotel in Fargo, North Dakota, this morning at 9 A.M and shook hands with the candidate. We loaded the family dog onto the bus's roof rack, and hit the road.

Romney Defended By Roy Blunt For His Botched Blunt Amendment Comment

The Huffington Post | Jen Bendery | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) defended Mitt Romney a day after he appeared to flip-flop in his support for Blunt's controversial amendment to a...

Mitt Romney Beats Rick Santorum In Michigan Delegate Race: 16-14

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

A Michigan Republican committee voted Thursday to award 16 of the state's 30 nominating delegates to the Republican National Convention to Mitt Romney...

Mitt Romney: 'I Have Worn A Garbage Bag For Rain Gear'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney may be a millionaire, but he wants voters to know that he is not above wearing a garbage bag for protection from the rain. On Sunday, R...

Mitt Romney On Alleged Pact With Ron Paul: 'Of Course Not'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was pressed Tuesday on the suspicion -- held by former Sen. Rick Santorum and various members of the political p...

Mitt Romney Admits Comments About His Wealth Hurt Campaign

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

At a press availability in Michigan on Tuesday morning, Mitt Romney admitted that his campaign has been wounded by some of his comments in recent days...

Romney Accuses Santorum Of 'Dirty Trick'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

The night before Michigan's Feb. 28 primary election, Mitt Romney accused rival Rick Santorum of "a dirty trick." "Senator Santorum did something t...

Consultants Benefit From Mitt Romney Campaign

The Washington Post | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

Spencer J. Zwick started his career a decade ago as Mitt Romney’s 22-year-old personal assistant at the Winter Games in Salt Lake City, then went on...

Mitt Romney Thinks Michigan Trees Are The Perfect Height

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's last few Michigan stump speeches have included an unusual plank -- his appreciation for the apparently perfect height of the state's tre...

Chris Christie Reveals The 'Dumbest Idea Anybody Ever Had'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

While many Republicans have insisted that the long, drawn-out nomination process for the Republican presidential contest in 2012 is a positive develop...

Mitt Romney Adviser: 'We're Going To Win Michigan'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

A few new polls were released on Thursday morning, showing Rick Santorum with a small lead in Michigan. The American Research Group had the former Pen...

'Seinfeld' Actor Responds To Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

In his opening statement at Wednesday night's CNN debate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney took inspiration from an unlikely source: "Seinfeld" c...

It's Not Envy, My Friend

Jim Worth | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

It's pity: pity of your desperation, of your personal purgatory over the issues, your lack of true understanding, of your feckless attempts at convincing the American people you're the answer to their struggles.

Conservatives vs. Liberals: More Than Politics

Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 04.09.2012 | Books
Thomas B. Edsall

The contest for power between Democrats and Republicans pits two antithetical value systems against each other; two conflicting concepts of freedom, liberty, fairness, right, and wrong; two mutually exclusive notions of the state, the individual, and the collective good.

Negative Campaigning: A Strategic Decision?

Annie Duke | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Annie Duke

Who you vote for in a presidential election should be based on who will do the best job for you in the long run. You are supposed to vote in your best interest, particularly your economic best interest. But voters don't do that.

Sam Stein

Darrell Issa, Romney Surrogate, Worried About Money Wasted In Primary Squabbles | Sam Stein | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- There are dual and somewhat contradictory expectations heading into Saturday evening's Nevada caucus. One is that Mitt Romney will ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Campaign Leaves Television Ads To Affiliated Super PAC | Sam Stein | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The rapid growth of super PACs has dramatically altered the world of campaign finance, providing wealthy donors with the ability to pair...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Assigns Five Aides To Help Unveil Tax Returns | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla -- Mitt Romney's campaign announced on Monday afternoon that it would hold a conference call the following morning to discuss the release ...

The End of Romney

John R. Talbott | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
John R. Talbott

By bastardizing the intent of IRA legislation meant to help working Americans save for retirement, Romney has succeeded in shielding $20 million to $100 million of his staggering personal wealth from all taxes to date, an effective tax rate of 0%.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Drowns Out South Carolina Competition With Robocall Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's presidential campaign is running a drown-out robocall campaign in South Carolina in hopes of closing out the Republican pr...

Will Romney Lie His Way to the White House?

Dean Baker | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business
Dean Baker

It would be helpful for the media to tell the public that the Republicans have nominated a candidate who doesn't think that he can win the presidency without creating complete fantasies to advance his campaign.