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Mitt Romney Libya

The Curious Case of How Libya Became an Election Issue

Ira Chernus | Posted 12.30.2012 | World
Ira Chernus

Who lost Libya? Indeed, who lost the entire Middle East? Those are the questions lurking behind the endless stream of headlines about "Benghazi-gate." Here's the question we should really ask, though.

Joshua Hersh

Mitt Romney Made A Deliberate Choice To Avoid Libya

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Mitt Romney's decision not to press President Barack Obama on his administration's failures in Libya was a conscious choice by the...

Jennifer Bendery

WATCH: Romney Completely Avoids Libya At Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took the first question in Monday night's debate -- whether or not the administration bungled its response...

Report: Romney Left Insensitive Messages For Gold Star Mother After Her Son's Death

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

During an appearance on "The View" last week, Ann Romney stated that her husband Mitt Romney attended the funerals of every fallen soldier from Massac...

Joshua Hersh

Foreign Policy Debate: On Libya, Middle East, Obama Faces Tough Questions And Few Easy Answers

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | World

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A few weeks ago, a former CIA analyst and a national security adviser to the campaign of President Barack Obama lost a debate...

On Libya Response, Obama Tells Jon Stewart: 'We Weren't Confused'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama rejected allegations of confusion within his administration following the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya while ...

American Crossroads Attacks Obama Over Libya Response In New Web Video

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

American Crossroads, the conservative super PAC backed by Karl Rove, released a new web video Thursday targeting President Barack Obama for his admini...

WATCH: Candy Crowley Fact Checks Mitt Romney On Libya

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.17.2012 | Media

Presidential debate moderator Candy Crowley fact checked Mitt Romney after the Republican presidential candidate charged that President Obama failed t...

Romney Adviser Says Governor Will Push Obama To 'Man Up' On Libya

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is prepared to push President Barack Obama to "man up" and answer for his administration's handling of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Li...

Sabrina Siddiqui

David Axelrod, Beau Biden Hit Back At Libya Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign faced yet another tough morning of questioning Sunday over last month's attacks on the U.S. consulate in Libya, which...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitt Romney Hits Back At Obama Campaign Over Libya: 'This Is A Serious Issue'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney assailed President Barack Obama and his reelection campaign Thursday for failing to r...

The Darkest of All Lies

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

According to his story, Mitt Romney had the chance opportunity to meet and even the time to "learn about" a very special former U.S. Navy SEAL who was one of the four Americans killed in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

Obama Campaign Attacks Romney On Libya, Overseas Gaffes, Ahead Of Foreign Policy Speech

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign issued a new attack on what it calls Mitt Romney's "failures on foreign policy" on Monday, the same day t...

Joshua Hersh

Obama Adviser Slams Romney For Arab Spring Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Colin Kahl, a top foreign policy adviser to President Barack Obama's campaign, defended Tuesday the president's handling of the Arab Spr...

Mitt Romney Attacks Obama For 'Bumps In The Road' Comment

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney went after President Barack Obama on Monday for his remarks on CBS' "60 Minutes" that recent events in the...

Citizen's Book Club: What Romney Could Learn From George Washington

Lex Paulson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Lex Paulson

As he neared his third and final retirement after 45 years of service, George Washington drafted the letter we know as his "Farewell Address," a letter from which Mitt Romney could take two important lessons.

WATCH: Colbert Rips Romney's Tone-Deaf Response To Libya

Posted 09.18.2012 | Comedy

Poor Stephen Colbert. He has so many opinions to bestow upon Americans, but every few months Comedy Central forces him to take time off. But as soon a...

MoveOn Hits Mitt Romney On Libya Response

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Progressive group MoveOn.org will run a full-page ad this week criticizing GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney for his response to the killing of fou...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Nicks His Leadership Cred: The Real Damage From Last Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney faces challenges in convincing undecided voters that his policies would help the middle class, and that he can relate to the...

Jennifer Bendery

John McCain: Libya Attacks On U.S. Officials Were Planned By Terrorists

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he suspects last week's attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya were planned in advance and...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week saw the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that resulted in the death of four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. It also saw Mitt Romney's reaction to the tragic events, which was to the 2012 campaign what John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin was to 2008 -- the kind of desperate act that makes even one's allies worry about their candidate's fitness to lead. It's a bell that cannot be unrung. The week also brought word that over 46 million Americans remained below the poverty line last year, while a new study found that poverty is "nearly invisible in U.S. media coverage of the 2012 election." When you have 46 million people living in poverty and neither the candidates nor the media want to talk about it, you know the American Dream is in serious trouble.

Romney Campaign In Crisis After Libya Disaster

New York Magazine | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics

One day this spring, over lunch in Chicago, David Axelrod offered up a concise summary of Team Obama's prevailing view about the race ahead against Mi...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Social Conservatives Embrace Romney For 'No Apologies'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Social conservatives on Friday wholeheartedly embraced Mitt Romney’s "no apologies" response to the attacks on U.S. diplomatic mission...

'Innocence Of Muslims' Proves That Literally Anyone Can Make A Movie These Days

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Independent film isn't what it used to be. Declining production costs and ever-proliferating distribution options have encouraged everyone from the U.S. Navy to fringe religious groups to dabble in filmmaking, with results that range from unsettling to explosive.

Romney Tries To Defend Embassy Lies

New York Magazine | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney created his most recent campaign shitstorm by launching an attack that was, simultaneously, an absurdly disingenuous argument built upon a...