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Romney Accepts Melissa Harris-Perry's Apology

Mitt Romney on Sunday said he accepts the apology of MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry, who induced cringes during a December 30 segment in which guests mocked Romney's African-American grandson.Appearing on Fox News Sunday, the former Massachusetts...Show More Summary

MSNBC Panel Makes Fun of Romney's Black Adopted Grandchild

As part of its year-in-review show, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry welcomed a panel of comedians to ridicule Mitt Romney, his family, and their adopted black grandson. One panelist poked fun at Kieran Romney's appearance compared withShow More Summary

‘Humanize’ This

Below, Andrew Johnson links to a video about Mitt Romney, and quotes someone as saying that this video “is more humanizing than anything Romney’s campaign did for him.”Quite possibly, my least favorite word in American politics today...Show More Summary

Mitt Puts Romney in a Different Light

Netflix released a trailer for its new original documentary Mitt, which followed the Romney campaign over the course of six years. The trailer opens by showing the family realizing he lost on the night of the 2012 election.Over the course...Show More Summary

Could Cuccinelli Have Won Emphasizing the Late-Term Abortion Issue?

The digital divide of the 2012 presidential campaign -- exemplified by Mitt Romney's infamous ORCA data-base failure -- has prompted Republicans to become much more tech savvy. But Democrats haven't stood still and apparently have aShow More Summary

GOP Candidate Looks Strong as San Diego Mayoral Race Heads to Runoff

San Diego, the eighth largest city in the country, used to be solidly Republican based on its military heritage, retiree population, and its many suburban strongholds. But it has been moving left. Barack Obama trounced Mitt Romney by 25 points among city voters in last year's presidential election. Show More Summary

Romney: Obamacare Rotting Away President's Second Term

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney charged on Sunday that President Obama's signature law, the Affordable Care Act, is now threatening to undermine his second term. Despite the president's repeated claims that "If you...Show More Summary

Trump on Romney Campaign: 'I Don't Know What the Hell Happened'

Ames, Iowa -- Donald Trump delivered a blistering attack on Mitt Romney's campaign today.“I don’t know what the hell happened with his campaign," Trump said in a speech at The Family Leader Summit. "I just don’t get it. That was an election...Show More Summary

Dem Invokes Romney in Farm-Bill Debate: 'You All Do Not Care About the 47 Percent'

A Democratic representative condemned Republicans for separating food stamps from the farm bill by recalling Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comment this afternoon. "This is a shame," Corrine Brown of Florida shouted on the House floor. "Mitt Romney was right: You all do not care about the 47 percent. Show More Summary

Romney Returns to New Hampshire

He's back: WOLFEBORO, N.H. —Mitt Romney will headline a fundraiser for the New Hampshire Republican Party next month, in what is believe to be his first political fundraiser since last year's presidential campaign, WMUR Political Scoop has learned. Romney will attend a fundraiser somewhere in the Lakes Region on Aug. Show More Summary

Tennessee Man Accused of Trying to Blackmail Mitt Romney . . . for Bitcoins

Michael M. Brown of Franklin, Tenn., faces a federal indictment for fraud and extortion after allegedly attempting to blackmail Mitt Romney during last year's presidential election campaign. According to a Department of Justice press...Show More Summary

Romney's Revenge

You know, I think I owe Mitt Romney an apology. He said over and over again during the debates “ Our plan was a state solution to a state problem" and therefore wouldn't work on the national level. I always took this for a dodge, a way to cloak his natural technocratic instincts with states' rights platitudes. Show More Summary

Republicans and the Young

Over at Bloomberg View, I write about a new report on why young people voted so heavily for Obama. Mitt Romney... won among voters over the age of 30, but lost younger voters by 23 points. That statistic has gotten a lot of attention from Republicans, especially since they have now lost young voters in three presidential elections in a row. Show More Summary

Romney: Immigration Debate ‘Keeps Hispanic Voters from Voting Republican’

Mitt Romney urged Republican lawmakers to get immigration reform done, but said he didn't agree with the Gang of Eight's current plan. "This can't go on, being kicked down the road," Romney said on The Kudlow Report last night, "andShow More Summary

Romney: 'I've Got No Problems with Chris'

"I've got no problems with Chris." That was Mitt Romney's answer to CNBC's Larry Kudlow, when asked on Thursday night whether the New Jersey governor's work with President Obama has soured him on the Garden Stater. "I have no ill will for Chris Christie," Romney said. Show More Summary

The Politics of Self-Deportation

No one issue or blunder caused the 2012 Republican nominee to go down in defeat. But any reasonable accounting of Mitt Romney's loss would put the issue of immigration -- legal and illegal -- front and center. Hispanic Americans voted for Barack Obama in overwhelming numbers. Show More Summary

Ann Romney: We’re ‘Partial to Paul Ryan’ in 2016

It's not a formal endorsement, but according to Ann Romney, the Romneys already have a favorite potential candidate for 2016: Mitt's former running mate. "There are some great candidates out there," Romney said on This Morning today....Show More Summary

IRS Employees Back Obama

On the homepage, I report that IRS employees donated nearly twice as much to President Obama’s campaign as they did to Mitt Romney’s in the previous election cycle: President Barack Obama received more than twice as much in campaignShow More Summary

re: Stu Stevens: ‘High Percentage of People’ ‘Thought Romney Was a Catholic Against Contraception’

The Obama administration didn’t just capitalize on the “war on women” narrative that insisted that Mitt Romney defending religious freedom had to do with a lust for confiscating women’s contraception, they created it with their friends at Planned Parenthood and the rest of the abortion industry, along with willing partners in the media. Show More Summary

Stu Stevens: ‘People That Don't Like Donald Trump Aren’t Going to Vote for Mitt Romney

Donald Trump’s endorsement of Mitt Romney had no effect on the election, according to top Romney strategist Stuart Stevens. Trump, who had gained notoriety for his “birther” investigations, endorsed Romney last February in Las Vegas....Show More Summary

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