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Romney 2012

Romney, Santorum Battle To The End In Michigan Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND KASIE HUNT, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential rivals Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum collided Tuesday in a ran...

Romney Created Low-Paying Retail Jobs While At Bain

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

On the campaign trail, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney often touts his role at the private equity firm Bain Capital in helping found Sta...

David Brooks: GOP Primary 'A Series Of Heresy Trials'

New York Times | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics

Politicians do what they must to get re-elected. So it's not unexpected that Republican senators like Richard Lugar and Orrin Hatch would swing sharpl...

Romney Attacks Santorum On Key Issues Ahead Of Arizona, Michigan Primaries

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

ROCKFORD, Mich. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday predicted a Michigan victory as he claimed that Rick Santorum is ill-p...

AFSCME Hits Romney On Auto Bailout In New Ohio Ad

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

The powerful public sector union AFSCME is going up with another television advertisement that criticizes Mitt Romney for opposing the auto industry b...

Mitt Romney: My Friends Own NASCAR Teams

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

After spending much of the week in Michigan defending his opposition to the 2008 auto bailout, Mitt Romney got acquainted with a different side of the...

WATCH: Mitt Romney In... 'THE ARTIST'

Posted 02.26.2012 | Comedy

At this point, the chances of "The Artist" seeing a big win at the Oscars far outweighs that of Mitt Romney's hopes during the GOP race. But that isn'...

Romney Forced To Rethink Strategy As GOP Race Drags On

nytimes.com | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

TROY, Mich. -- Whether Mitt Romney wins or loses the Michigan and Arizona primaries on Tuesday, his advisers are warning donors and other supporters t...

How The 2012 Primary Has Revealed A GOP On The Verge Of Collapse

New York Magazine | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

The strangest primary season in memory reveals a GOP that's tearing itself apart....

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...

Romney's Detroit Speech Goes All Wrong

The Hill | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney spoke to several empty seats Friday in Detroit, in a speech that offered Democrats more fodder for their attacks and failed to deliver the...

Mitt Romney: 'Closet Keynesian'

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Speaking in Michigan, Mr. Romney was asked about deficit reduction, and he absent-mindedly said something completely reasonable: "If you just cut, if ...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Super PAC 'Has Clearly Violated The Law'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The main super PAC supporting Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has violated campaign finance law, a nonpartisan campaign finance watc...

How a Personal Brand Strategy Overhaul Can Help Mitt Romney Win the GOP Nomination

Carol Roth | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Carol Roth

The old adage is that people do business and want to associate with individuals that they know, like and trust. The problem for Mitt Romney is that Americans don't feel like they know him and therefore, it is hard for them to like and trust him.

National Debt Will Likely Swell Under Top GOP Hopefuls' Tax Plans

The Washington Post | Lori Montgomery | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The national debt is likely to balloon under tax policies championed by three of the four major Republican candidates for president, according to an i...

Mitt Romney: the Worst Presidential Candidate of All Time?

Joshua Franklin | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Joshua Franklin

I am not criticizing Romney-the-potential-president. I am criticizing Romney-the-candidate, especially his failure to capitalize on the near-perfect conditions for his run for the White House.

Back From Hiatus: Return of the GOP Debaters

Alan Schroeder | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

After nearly a month-long hiatus, the reality television series known as the GOP presidential primary debates returns to the small screen on Wednesday. As the players reassemble for their 20th debate of the season, what should viewers expect?

Romney Sharpens Attack On Top Rival

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

BOISE, Idaho — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday said Rick Santorum isn't a fiscal conservative, directly attacking his ri...

Sam Stein

In Michigan, Rick Santorum Goes All In

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum's presidential campaign and his allied super PAC are putting all their chips into Michigan in hopes that a win t...

The GOP Death March

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The Republicans have become so consumed by the intensity of their obsession against the president and their pure lust for power that they stand for nothing, and offer nothing to voters, except the intensity of their ideologies, hatreds and dislikes.

Gingrich Swipes Romney In Valentine's Day-Themed Attack

Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is celebrating Valentine's Day with a new attack targeting rival Mitt Romney for supposedly getting lo...

Defiant GOP Candidate Could Face Problems Ahead

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Despite criticism of Fannie Mae by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, his campaign accepted nearly $280,000 in donation...

Trump Uncertain On Romney's Path To Nomination

Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

Real estate mogul Donald Trump appeared to temper his expectations of Mitt Romney on Monday, saying the candidate he endorsed earlier this month could...

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.

Romney Aides Follow Obama's Lead

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senior campaign aides to Republican Mitt Romney will begin appearing at fundraising events for an independent political group suppo...