Jeb Bush wants to define who and what he is as a candidate for president before the Democrats define him. He saw the mistake made by Mitt Romney and doesn’t want to repeat it, as CNN Politics has reported, that Romney advisers “admitted...Show More Summary
On his mind are the past fortunes of Mitt Romney and George W. Bush when they hit New Hampshire, and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s approach in this key state
Despite the fact that he was the last man standing before Mitt Romney took the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, Rick Santorum may not qualify for the first GOP debate on Fox News this August. That's because Fox has said that it will limit the contenders to the top 10 finishers “in an average of the five most recent national polls.”
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) As the Republican presidential primary gets into gear, the candidates are having to get themselves in line with what Republican primary voters want to hear—even if it means saying things that will hurt them in a general election. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- In the summer of 2011, as then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry was preparing to announce his run for the Republican presidential nomination, top aides to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney set about figuring out how to beat him. They found a potential weak spot: immigration. Show More Summary
By Richard Barry Just as we saw Mitt Romney do a 180 on policies he had previously championed in order to appeal to the "activist base" of the Republican Party, I have to wonder if Jeb Bush is similarly conflicted, at least in terms of what he thinks and what he has to say. Show More Summary
After two unsuccessful attempts, Mitt Romney says he's over running for president. The former Massachusetts governor, who first sought the Oval Office in 2008 before winning the Republican nomination in 2012, spoke with "Extra's" Mario...Show More Summary
Here are some must-read stories from Wonk Wire: Can Republicans Avoid Romney’s Tax Proposal Problem? Obamacare Subsidies Were Meant For All States Do Wealthy Countries Need Big Government Is Fox News Hurting the Republican Party? The Untested Electability of an [...]
By Andrew Lisa, Contributor From H. Ross Perot to Mitt Romney, high achievers from the corporate world sometimes base presidential runs almost solely on their business acumen and success in the private sector. But as voters tend to remind them, great CEOs and great presidents are two different types of people. Show More Summary
Ideas have consequences and a recent idea that is already generating major consequences in the political world is "reform conservatism." Its primary electoral aim is to apply the lesson of Mitt Romney's 2012 "shellacking" to help the GOP once again become the majority party. Show More Summary
This was pretty much confirmed in 2012 when he went on a one-man jihad against Mitt Romney by badgering his about birth control during one of the GOP debates. If ABC wants to maintain any shred of credibility this clown … Continued
When it comes to the countless lies of this administration (and that of the next one under Hillary Clinton) one has to just throw in the flag. Days after Seymour Hersh exposed the biggest lie of Obama's first term, a lie which we learned...Show More Summary
North Carolina is arguably a purple state. Obama 2008, Romney 2012. Most of the state nowadays is solidly red thanks to gerrymandering. That means that, despite this political landscape, the population is not solidly red. In fact, according...Show More Summary
Imagine this scenario, you receive an RFP from a vendor that is known to have an internal policy requiring that they obtain three bids. If you don’t know who is their preferred vendor, then it’s probably not you. What should you do when your organization is not the preferred vendor in the RFP process?
Time is literally not on the side of Republicans, according to a “back of the napkin” analysis published by Politico on Monday, which estimated that nearly 3 million GOP voters who supported Mitt Romney in 2012 will be dead before the 2016 presidential election. “Since the average...
Mitt Romney's long-awaited charity boxing match with Evander Holyfield finally went down over the weekend, which meant the world got more of a look at the former presidential candidate's shirtless body than we ever thought was possible. One person who didn't mind so much was The View host Nicolle Wallace.
Mitt Romney encouraged graduates at Saint Anselm College in Goffstown, New Hampshire, on Sunday to "live a large life." Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate, was quick to note that living a large life didn't mean getting rich and famous, however. Show More Summary
While Jeb Bush implodes, Mitt Romney has been quietly working behind the scenes to burnish his "cool" creds. The fight with Holyfield over the weekend -- all for charity, of course -- while his America Rising PAC is out there raising some big bucks. Show More Summary
Some current assessments by Republicans of Mitt Romney's 2012 campaign, either retrospectively or in real time, were pointed, and now these politicians themselves are going through some rough patches.
Shocking news! Perpetual loser Mitt Romney, who swears he’s done losing presidential elections but we’re not sure we believe him because he is Mitt Romney and he loves losing and we love watching him lose, did not win his charity pretend boxing match against actual boxer Evander Holyfield. Show More Summary