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Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Mitt Romney Robocall Hits Obama's 'Revenge' Remark

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has been going after President Barack Obama's remark that "voting is the best revenge," frequently bringing it up in the final week of the...

A Conservative's Take: Top 10 Reasons Why Romney Lost

John Ziegler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
John Ziegler

Before the votes are even counted, I am willing to confidently stick with my earlier prediction that Barack Obama will win this election. With that said, here is the first autopsy of the Romney campaign from a hardcore conservative.

Amanda Terkel

Paul Ryan To Social Conservatives: 'Religious Freedom' At Risk If Obama Is Reelected | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) used some of the precious remaining hours of the 2012 campaign to reach out to social conservative voters in a t...

Romney Campaigns In Final Push

Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

By NANCY BENAC, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney pulled the plug on his first presidential run on Feb. 7, 2008, and immediately serv...

Sam Stein

Romney Campaign, Allies Unleash Torrent Of Anti-Obama Robocalls | Sam Stein | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Mitt Romney campaign and allied groups have released a series of automated phone calls to close out the presidential election, accus...

Romney Campaign, Karl Rove Already Framing Hurricane Sandy For Election Day Defeat

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

Three days remain until Election Day, but Mitt Romney's campaign has suggested that Hurricane Sandy would be to blame for a possible defeat. Citin...

Romney Robocall Warns Christians Obama Threatens 'Our Religious Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign, in a last-minute robocall, warns voters that President Barack Obama is hostile to the Christian faith. The ro...

Sabrina Siddiqui

After 18 Months Of Campaigning, Romney Sees Victory | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WEST CHESTER, Ohio -- It's been a long, hard-fought 18 months since Mitt Romney announced his candidacy for president. In that time, the Republican pr...

LISTEN: Clint Eastwood Robocalls Voters

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Actor Clint Eastwood has recorded a new robocall for Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS group, in which he tells voters it's time to fire President Barack Oba...

Amanda Terkel

Romney Campaign Plans Massive, State-Of-The-Art Poll Monitoring Effort | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has been quietly assembling a massive, technologically sophisticated poll monitoring program that st...

Candidates Resume Attacks After Reprieve During Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

The reprieve from partisan sniping between the presidential candidates during Hurricane Sandy ended on Thursday, as Mitt Romney gave a barn-burner stu...

Moneyball for Votes

Jason Putorti | Posted 12.31.2012 | San Francisco
Jason Putorti

Because the ratio of representatives-to-voters is so out of whack, intermediaries have become necessary: unions, lobbyists, special-interest groups, SuperPACs. But social media can break the stranglehold of big money and mass media on our elections.

Donald Trump To Make Robo-Calls, Campaign Stops For Mitt Romney Before Election

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Donald Trump has been called in to campaign for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, making robo-calls for use in key swing states as well as ...

Romney's Cudgel: The Myth of Business Relevance

Ken Allen | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Ken Allen

How many voters who have no faith in anything Romney says assert that they will vote for him because his business experience may help him lead the country out of the economic doldrums?

Romney Super PAC Runs Ads In Obama-Leaning States

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Restore Our Future, the super PAC supporting Mitt Romney, launched new ad buys in Minnesota and New Mexico on Wednesday in Republicans' latest effort ...

Jon Ward

Three Days In October: How The Debates Changed The Race | Jon Ward | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

The night before the first debate in Denver, I ran into Kevin Madden, the 40-year-old, square-jawed senior aide to GOP presidential candidate Mitt Rom...

A Silver Lining for the GOP if Romney Loses

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Doug Ibendahl

What I do disagree with is pretending that any of us have the slightest idea what Romney would actually do as president. I don't think he knows. He certainly hasn't told us.

Mitt's a Moving Target

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Now he says he supports funding FEMA. (Are we surprised? We are not surprised.)...

Norm Coleman: Court Under Mitt Romney Wouldn't Reverse Roe v. Wade

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Norm Coleman, a former Republican senator from Minnesota and a top surrogate for Mitt Romney, told a group of Jewish voters in Ohio on Monday that Roe...

Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan Cancel Campaign Events Due To Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have canceled their campaign events scheduled for Monday evening in Wisconsin and Florida, as well as all scheduled events o...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Campaign Hits Back Against Romney Momentum In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The importance of Wisconsin and its 10 electoral votes has been made clear in this last week of campaigning, with President Barack Obama...

New York Times Endorses President Obama's Reelection

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama picked up the endorsement of The New York Times on Saturday, a decision the paper's editorial board said was due to administrat...

Obama Campaign Makes Closing Argument Against Mitt Romney In New Swing State Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign packed its closing argument against a Mitt Romney presidency into a new television ad released in critical battleground states on S...

JACKPOT: Romney Campaign Spends Jaw-Dropping Sum On Firms Tied To Top Staffers

Los Angeles Times | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney's campaign has directed $134.2 million to political firms with business ties to his senior staff, spotlighting the tightkni...