On Friday a Missouri jury awarded $13 million dollars in punitive damages to a single mother who had been deceived by for-profit Vatterott College....
Wife of 2012 GOP presidential nominee complained to local council about public notices.
Kid Rock was perhaps Mitt Romney's most surprisingly outspoken celebrity supporter in 2012 and today he went on Fox News with Megyn Kelly to share some of his political views. Rock said he'd "never met a more decent human being in his life" than Romney but at the same time urged politicians and the media to move away from their divisive view of the country.
(CNN) – In interviews, Ann Romney has said she and husband Mitt are finished with presidential politics. But the wife of last year's GOP presidential nominee isn't going completely quiet. During Tuesday evening's city council meeting in San Diego, Mrs. Romney stepped to the microphone during a public comment period to voice concern over the […]
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), a leading anti-immigrant activist who urged Mitt Romney to embrace a "self-deportation" policy, appeared on Glenn Beck's show yesterday and compared immigration-reform advocates to the KKK.
"What we're seeing taking place in Syria is heartbreaking," President Obama said during a debate with Mitt Romney last October, "and hat's why we are going to do everything we can to make sure that we are helping the opposition." Senior Editor Jacob Sullum says hat line was a warning—not only about escalating U.S. Show More Summary
Could John McCain or Mitt Romney have gotten away with what President Barack Obama is doing? Where Democrats once feverishly denounced the actions of George W. Bush, they are now eerily silent when their own candidate behaves in much the same way as his predecessor.
Greg Mankiw is standing up for the uptrodden. The former economic adviser to President George W. Bush and wannabe president Mitt Romney has a new paper, called “Defending The One Percent,” arguing that income inequality is not as terrible a thing as liberals make it out to be. And even if it is, fixing inequality [...]
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
Greg Mankiw, the former economic adviser to Mitt Romney, is out with a new paper that aims to "defend the 1 percent" and the status quo of income equality in the United States. In the 23-page paper, Mankiw attempts to tackle the question of whether more redistribution is needed to spread income gains more equally. Show More Summary
This article was originally published on AlterNet. In the aftermath of President Obama’s electoral romp over Mitt Romney, the media and pundits have paid much attention to the demographics that propelled him to victory, especially women, Hispanics and young voters. But there’s one more group which played an underappreciated yet crucial role in his reelection, [...]
Rick Santorum gives a good speech: >Rick Santorum: Why Mitt Romney didn’t win: One after another, [the speakers the Romney Campaign highlighted at the convention] talked about the business they had built. But not a single—not a single —factory worker went out there. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - The top Republican Party official on Saturday urged conservatives to unite behind his plan to revitalize the party and deliver electoral success in the upcoming midterm and presidential elections. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said the party must avoid the situation of 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, where he was […]
All Things Democrat: Rick Santorum explains why Mitt Romney wasn’t able to come from behind. BlueOregon: Six months after the bloodbath at a local shopping mall, the Multnomah County GOP is raffling off an AR-15 assault rifle. Techdirt:...Show More Summary
Updated 9:15 p.m., Friday, 6/14 (CNN) – Real-estate mogul Donald Trump said Friday night that Mitt Romney's team asked him to appear in a "commercial" for the campaign last year–but it never saw the light of day. The video, he said, was supposed to run during the Republican National Convention and featured Trump sitting in […]
(CNN) – Real-estate mogul Donald Trump said Friday night that Mitt Romney's team asked him to appear in a television ad for the campaign last year–but the commercial never aired. The ad, he said, featured Trump sitting in his office with an actor who looked like President Obama. After telling the faux president "what a […]
This seems to be the week for Republican candidates to advance theories for why Mitt Romney lost to Barack Obama last year. We have Rick Santorum saying that the problem was that Mitt Romney didn’t play “you didn’t build that” … Continue reading ?
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Friday that he and Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney lost in part in the 2012 election because they "had to argue against the promise and rhetoric of President Barack Obama" before some of the policies were implemented, but now Americans can witness what Obama's polices are like "in practice" in his second term.
Paul Ryan and his fellow 47 percenter, Mitt Romney Paul Ryan on Friday morning, addressing the conservative Faith & Freedom™ "Road to the Majority" conference: “The left likes to think that we are the fringe. Guess what? You and I, we are the mainstream,” he said. Show More Summary