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Romney 2012

How 21% of Americans Will Hold the Election Hostage to Partisan Tools and Fools

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Stephen Robert Morse

We are the 79%. We are useless. We are slaves to the 21%, who live in "swing states" and whose votes matter most. Abolish the horribly antiquated Electoral College, and then the 79% will be free.

Ann Romney: No More Campaigns If We Lose

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's wife says her husband will not run again if this race doesn't turn out the way they...

Romney Rolls Out Video Featuring Women Of The 'Binders'

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Building on the story Mitt Romney told in Tuesday's debate about seeking qualified women for his Massachusetts cabinet, his campaign released a video ...

Joe Walsh Tells Supporters To Scare Employees Into Voting For Romney

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) encouraged supporters at a recent campaign event to scare their employees into voting for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romn...

Obama's Ads Much More Effective Than Romney's, Study Shows

The Atlantic | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

Day in and day out, in battleground states across the country, voters are seeing ads like the one above. The messages they're absorbing from this adve...

Romney's Entirely Untrue, Objectively False Statements

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

It's impossible to spend the larger part of six consecutive years campaigning for president of the United States of America without saying a lot. Some...

Back To Business

Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

NEDRA PICKLER AND JULIE PACE, The ASSOCIATED PRESS HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Fresh off an intently combative debate, President Barack Obama, Republican Mi...

Sam Stein

Marco Rubio Not Upset Deferred Action Would End Under Romney | Sam Stein | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Tuesday he was comfortable with Mitt Romney's decision to end President Obama's deferred action program upo...

Ryanomics: The Emperor Has No Clothes, and the People are Losing Their Shirts

N. E. Marsden | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
N. E. Marsden

Democracy is founded on the premise that we the people make good decisions. Yet history tells us that the people are easily duped.

An American Politics Without Vision

Curtis Gans | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
Curtis Gans

There are clear choices in the 2012 election, but precious little vision. Our political dialogue is about debt, deficits, taxes and emotionally felt peripheral issues. We don't talk any more about what would constitute a good and just society and how to achieve it.

Sam Stein

Romney And Allies Greatly Outpace Obama In Ad Spending As Election Closes | Sam Stein | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign and its Republican allies are set to outspend the president's campaign and allied Democratic groups by more than ...

Obama's Biggest Challenge: Optics

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Romney and Ryan look like what the sales associates on Mad Men could have successfully packaged as new and more "engaging." It seems to be having some partial success in presenting Obama and Biden as last year's "out of date" product.

The American Dream?

Bob McKinnon | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Bob McKinnon

Until we can have a deeper and more nuanced conversation about what makes the American Dream not just possible but probable, we will continue to hear mentions of things like Big Bird as political punch lines.

Palin Calls AP 'Absolute Jerks' For Running Romney Photo

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Appearing Thursday on Fox News, Sarah Palin expressed outrage at the mainstream media over the Associated Press's decision to run an unflattering phot...

Is Moral Consistency Something One Should Look for in a Candidate?

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

It is a sad state of affairs when the public accepts with a cavalier attitude the flip-flops on moral issues of candidates without questioning them in detail about their views and how they came about.

Which Romney Do You Believe?

Frank A. Weil | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

Let's give Romney the credit for a good showing in the debate. But, why are the pundits not questioning what a Romney in the Oval Office would really be thinking deep down?

Obama And Romney's Job Retraining Fail

ProPublica | Amy Goldstein | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

In February 2008, six days before he would win the Wisconsin presidential primary, Barack Obama traveled to a General Motors plant in Janesville, Wi...

Romney Asks Billy Graham For 'Prayer' During Meeting

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney met with Rev. Billy Graham Thursday, making an unscheduled stop at the 93-year-old ev...


Shan Wells | Posted 10.11.2012 | Denver
Shan Wells


Dems Perplexed, Annoyed By Obama's New Campaign Trail Jab

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

* Obama ad uses 'Sesame Street' character to mock Romney * Makers of the TV show want the commercial pulled * Romney cri...

Mitt Romney Won't Mention Glen Doherty, Slain Former Navy SEAL, After Mother's Complaint

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will no longer bring up Glen Doherty, a former Navy SEAL killed in the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consu...

'You Can't Handle The Truth'

Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

After a significant bump in recent rounds of polling, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney turned to a popular television show for his campaign's op...

Mitt Romney, From A Gay Man's Perspective

Scott Terry | Posted 12.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Scott Terry

The primary stumbling block between us is the fact that I am gay and Mitt is a Mormon. I know where his heart lies. I couldn't possibly vote for someone who might govern for his religion first and will never support my right to enjoy the freedoms that everyone in our country wishes for.

Romney Reacts To Obama's 'Big Bird' Offensive

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

VAN METER, Iowa — On a push to expose his softer side, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Tuesday revealed his intimate connection t...

Mitt Romney, Lies, and Videotape

David Leopold | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

Romney's "win" was the result of his willingness to brazenly ignore the truth and bully the moderator. Voters deserve a Mitt Romney who is honest about his beliefs and consistent on the issues. Unfortunately, that Mitt Romney doesn't seem to exist.