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A Big Job for Mitt Romney: Run Hurricane Sandy Clean-Up and Rebuilding

Paul Abrams | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

If he really did a good job 'turning around' the Salt Lake City Olympics, he is probably as good a choice as any to run this complex, massive operation

Mitt Romney's Say Anything Strategy

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

At this stage of the campaign, it no longer even makes sense to try judging Romney's candidacy by his views. He has too many irreconcilable differences with the truth for that -- and it's those differences that disqualify him from holding the highest elected office in the land.

Zach Carter

Torched: Committee Staff Disputes Whereabouts Of Bill Young's Gift Torch | Zach Carter | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than one month remaining before the 2012 elections, one of the strangest ethics imbroglios of the year remains unresolved: Tor...

Labor Day: Team America, Including Workers, Built That

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

President Obama made no claim that he built that by himself. On Labor Day, he recognizes the contributions union and non-union workers made to building this great country. All Americans built that.

Zach Carter

Torchgate: Did Mitt Romney Break Ethics Rule? | Zach Carter | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, Mitt Romney met with a few Republican politicians in the nation's capital, where he distributed ...

Mitt Romney's Big, Gay Olympics | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Mitt Romney has received plenty of plaudits for his takeover of the 2002 Winter Olympics, after the Salt Lake Organizing Committee (SLOC) became mired...

Pro-Romney Group Makes Big Move For Candidate

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — An independent group backing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is out with a new TV ad featuring a trio of former Olympic ath...

How Romney Steered A Key Deal To A Friend

Mother Jones | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

As Mitt Romney got ready to take his seat in London for the Olympics' opening ceremonies, the focus of the presidential campaign this week shifted foc...

The Olympic Truce: A Romantic, Alluring Olympic Tradition

Ellen Freudenheim | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Ellen Freudenheim

What a different world it might be today if the spirit of the Olympic Truce had been embraced, not diminished, in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, as an antidote to the Bush administration's race to war in Iraq.