“Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year’s hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your tax returns before the primaries and avoid tough scrutiny later. But the top three Republicans leading in national polls don’t appear to [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year's hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Trump, who broke a promise in 2012 to disclose his returns if Obama produced his long-form birth...Show More Summary
To put Marco Rubio's plan for the economy in perspective, consider this: Even Mitt Romney thinks the central idea is "is a tax cut for fat cats."
I observed, brilliantly, that Mitt Romney couldn't get away with anything in the 2012 primaries. Even though he was pretty honest for a politician -- maybe because he was pretty honest for a politician -- every time he tried to...
What a difference four years makes. In 2012 Mitt Romney was the arguably weak, wishy-washy presidential candidate. Hence, the American people re-elected Barack Obama. Today with a terrifying field of Republican candidates Romney is starting to look really good. Show More Summary
Two of Mitt Romney’s closest advisers — including his national finance chairman — gave maximum donations to Chris Christie’s presidential campaign, after the New Jersey governor’s widely praised debate performance in New Hampshire, the Washington Post reports.
When you're a corporate behemoth trying to look hip, you bring Pharrell to your corporate campus, as Apple did last April. When you're trying to look all-American, you bring in Clint Eastwood, as the GOP did for Mitt Romney's nomination. And when you're a data nerd, you bring in Nate......
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Two of Mitt Romney’s closest advisers gave maximum donations to Chris Christie’s presidential campaign on Sunday, the day after the New Jersey governor’s widely praised debate performance in New Hampshire, according to two senior Republicans familiar with the gifts. Spencer Zwick, who served as national finance chairman of Romney’s 2008 and 2012 […]
If memory serves, the debates prior to the New Hampshire primary in 2008 were brutal attacks by the rest of the field on Mitt Romney. Rubio should expect similar treatment tonight, which may be one of the key tests of whether he has what it takes to be the party’s nominee. Show More Summary
It doesn’t take many mental contortions to figure out whom Mitt Romney would support in a three-way race between Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, and Sen. Marco Rubio. Obviously he would support none of them, because Romney is waiting for the three to end up in a deadlocked convention from which Romney emerges the consensus nominee. Show More Summary
As Cortney has already reported, there is controversy surrounding the decision from ABC News to exclude Carly Fiorina from the debate stage...
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took to Twitter Thursday to stand up for 2016 hopeful Carly Fiorina, urging ABC to include her in the next GOP debate. Romney tweeted that the only woman in the Republican race shouldn't be excluded. Hey @ABC: put @CarlyFiorina on the debate stage! She got more Iowa votes than John and Chris. Show More Summary
THEY TOLD ME IF I VOTED FOR MITT ROMNEY WE’D SEE STUFF LIKE THIS. AND THEY WERE RIGHT! Protect Your Womb From the Devil Drink: Let’s talk about the CDC’s bonkers new alcohol guidelines for women.
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Today's Boring Corrections "[T]he Republican base put up with George Bush the first, put up with Bob Dole, were deeply disappointed with the big-spending George W and…again by Mitt Romney and are now going to come loaded for bear for the race for 2016. Show More Summary
Four years ago during the final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney, Obama famously laughed off Romney's contention that the Navy had too few ships.
Rick Santorum is the latest Republican to end his campaign for the GOP nomination for president. Santorum like Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul, fared poorly in Iowa. The 2012 runner up to Mitt Romney was unable to rise above single digits and recapture the momentum he had last time around. Here’s more from USA Today: […]
Politico, Kasich :Romney or Bloomberg Could Fix IRS: Spit-balling about how to fix the IRS, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said an audience member’s suggestion to tap Mitt Romney to do it would be a “really interesting suggestion.” “A Mitt Romney or a Michael Bloomberg would be great,” he said, musing...
When George H. W. Bush feeling the pressure in New Hampshire in 1992, his campaign decided that he wasn’t giving the impression that he cared about ordinary folks. He had the problem Mitt Romney had: Pat Buchanan painted him as out of touch with real Americans. Show More Summary
While Sen. Rick Santorum eked out a win over Gov. Mitt Romney in the 2012 Republican Iowa Caucuses, he could not repeat his success. The former...
Following up on last week's post, Mitt Romney Calls On Presidential Candidates To Release Tax Returns: Wonder Whose Yuuuge Tax Returns He Has in Mind: Wall Street Journal, When Will Donald Trump’s Tax Returns Be Public?: Most of the 2016 candidates have made their tax returns public. When will the...