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Romney Defends Record Against Obama Attacks

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney is defending his work at the private equity firm he co-founded and says it's part of why he's qualified to be president. R...

Bain Solution

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Top Romney Adviser Also Gives Big To Super PAC

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Oklahoma oil billionaire Harold Hamm didn't wait long to make a nearly $1 million donation to a group supporting Republican preside...

Romney Picks Up Surprising Lead In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has broken into a slight lead in Florida over President Barack Obama, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. The...

Romney's Women Go Unnamed

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mitt Romney's courtship of female voters in his typical campaign speech sounds a bit like a movie's casting call. Woman Whos...

Pro-Obama Super PAC: Mitt Romney 'Made Me Sick'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

Super PAC Priorities USA Action released a new ad on Tuesday continuing attacks on Mitt Romney's business record at private equity firm Bain Capital. ...

Romney Struggling To Respond Consistently To Attacks

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — The core of his presidential candidacy under attack, Mitt Romney has yet to shape a playbook to defend a quarter-century in the busin...

Romney Taking Unusual Step For Big Haul

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Chasing President Barack Obama's cash advantage, Republican challenger Mitt Romney expects to raise $10 million during a three-day fundrai...

Romney Adviser Defends Jobs Record

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney top adviser Eric Fehrnstrom repeated the questionable claim that Romney had created over 100,000 jobs at Bain Capital while defending the ...

Trump: I'd Let Romney 'Go At It' With Wright Attacks

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Real estate mogul and Mitt Romney supporter Donald Trump differed with the presumptive GOP nominee Monday on whether to use the words of President Bar...

Dick Cheney Teaming Up With GOP Hopeful

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is hosting a fundraiser for Mitt Romney this summer, reports the Wall Street Journal. The July 12 event will be h...

Scott Brown Runs Away From Romney

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- Massachusetts Republicans Mitt Romney and Scott Brown have a history of supporting each other throughout their political careers. But with ...

Key Romney Test Produced Mixed Results

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney was at his New Hampshire vacation home on a summer night in 2006 when 26 tons of concrete ceiling panels in one of Boston's ...

Lila Shapiro

A New Struggle For Gay Republicans | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.20.2012 | Gay Voices

Bill Jones is a 45-year-old gay Republican from Dallas. For the first time in his life, he's considering voting for a Democrat in a presidential elect...

Romney, GOP Govs Differ On Key Issue

AP | BOB LEWIS and PHILLIP RAWLS | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

DANVILLE, Va. -- In Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell runs TV ads hailing the state's business growth. Ohio Gov. John Kasich tells anyone who will listen t...

How Romney's Trying To Charm Reporters

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Mitt Romney is on a charm offensive. He took reporters' questions after a campaign rally Thursday instead of keeping them at...

WATCH: Romney Releases First Ad Of General Election

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney's first general-election TV commercial promises he would introduce tax cuts and approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline on...

More Indicators a Nasty, Say-Anything Republican Campaign Is Coming -- And See Updates

Dave Johnson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Dave Johnson

Republicans have a huge "noise machine" and they know how to use it. And they really, really don't care if they are telling the truth or not, they say what they need to say to win.

The Austerity Trap and the Jobs Deficit

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Before dealing with the "prairie fire" that threatens the nation, Romney and Republicans want to add fuel to the flames. Their first priority is spending more money on the military and collecting less money from the rich and the corporations.

Romney Camp Seeks Distance From Outrageous Attack

AP | BETH FOUHY and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mitt Romney swiftly and firmly distanced himself Thursday from a group exploring plans to target President Barack Obama's r...

Romney Announces Much Bigger Haul

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

The Mitt Romney campaign announced that it had raised over $40.1 million in April, significantly up from the $12.5 million the former Massachusetts go...

Romney Defends Bain While Attacking Obama Over Auto Bailout

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

After the Obama campaign and Priorities USA Action, a pro-Obama super PAC, targeted Mitt Romney this week over his tenure at Bain Capital, the former ...

Romney Avoids Mentioning Bush

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney managed to avoid mentioning George W. Bush's name during a speech Wednesday, instead referring to his recently ...

Vampires and Mattresses

Richard Klass | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Richard Klass

The current occupants of the White House and the Congress will have to reach an agreement to accomplish anything. And if that seems difficult now, it is likely to be near impossible after the election. Our economy is not in the sad shape of Greece, but our political system surely is.

Romney Not Going For Mass. Appeal

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

BELMONT, Mass. — Don't bet on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney winning his home state or even trying. "That's not been a topic of ...