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Orrin Hatch: Mitt Romney told me himself — he’s not running for Senate

Nooooooooooo. The post Orrin Hatch: Mitt Romney told me himself — he’s not running for Senate appeared first on Hot Air.

Ailes and the Republican Party

Jack Shafer, writing at Politico, says that Ailes’s political impact has been overrated: In 2012, the Republican winner was the anti-Fox Mitt Romney. In 2016, it was Donald Trump, who became Fox’s man only after his nomination became inevitable. Despite the liberal caterwauling, Ailes never succeeded in remaking the Republican Party in his image. Show More Summary

Can Democrats in the South learn from John Bel Edwards?

WHEN John Bel Edwards won the governor's race in late 2015 it was the first time a Democrat had been elected to a statewide office in Louisiana since 2008. The vote fell between presidential elections of Mitt Romney and Donald Trump, but Democrats had long been on a losing streak in the South.

Assessing the tax dependence of US households

In the 2012 US presidential election, Mitt Romney famously asserted that 47% of the population were long-term dependents of the government – ‘takers’, not ‘givers’ to the system. This column examines this claim using long-spanning household-level data. Show More Summary

Double Standard? Slate Jabbed Romney For 2012 Speaking Fees; Defends Obama’s in 2017

4 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Slate took then-presidential candidate Mitt Romney to task in early 2012 over his claim that $360,000 in speaking fees in one year was "not very much." Five-plus years later, the liberal website is now brushing off the one-time, $400,000 speaking fee former President Barack Obama is receiving from investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald.

Democrat Jon Tester, a top GOP target, to appear with Mitt Romney

Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat facing re-election in heavily Republican Montana, will make a joint appearance with former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney next week in Washington, according to an … Click to Continue »

Trump Is Giving Us a Case of Romnesia

We have reached peak Mitt Romney nostalgia. This month, the former Republican nominee is being praised for long ago naming Russia “our number-one geopolitical foe,” a throwaway line that many considered at the time to be a campaign gaffe. Show More Summary

Romney’s Nephew to Run for Colorado Governor

Doug Robinson, who is Mitt Romney’s nephew, is running for governor of Colorado, the Denver Post reports. “The Denver investment banker declared his candidacy for the 2018 race in a letter sent to Republican activists and launched online advertisements directed to [...]

Democrats may finally break through in Texas, thanks to Trump

For a few election cycles now, Democrats have been vowing to put the largest, most important red state, Texas, in play. President Trump won the state by a not-very-close 9 points. Then again, Mitt Romney won it by about 16 points in 2012. Democrats still insist that as the state becomes more affluent, more diverse […]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals the Line 'Veep' Took From Mitt Romney

The actress plays former president Selina Meyer on the HBO political satire. read more

Bill Maher: Trump has ditched his few appealing ideas to become a ‘right-wing down-the-line asshole’

last monthNews : The Raw Story

One reason Donald Trump had broader electoral appeal than past Republican nominees such as Mitt Romney was that he broke with Republican orthodoxies on issues such as trade, entitlement reform, and the Iraq War. However, now that he has come to power, Trump has dropped his plans to call out China...

The Other Wingnut Who Wants Warren

Hey, you can’t blame ‘em for trying. The right-wing hatred for Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) increases on an exponential basis, and like longtime Mitt Romney pal John Kingston, that hatred has motivated another far-right Republican...Show More Summary

Guess the result of the Georgia special election (and win a prize)

For members of the Democratic Party, Georgia has not looked this peachy in years. Donald Trump’s margin of victory in the state was lower than both Mitt Romney’s and John McCain’s. And now a special election is suggesting at least one congressional district that has been red for a generation may be turning purple. Whether […]

Remember This? New York Times Ridiculed Idea that Russia was America’s Top Foe

Considering that the New York Times thinks itself to be a venerable and infallible journalistic institution, it seems that their editorial board has been proven wrong since 2012. Mitt Romney, the GOP challenger to Barack Obama, told the audience that Russia is America’s number one geopolitical foe. He was ridiculed for the remark, but today, […]

Why Trump is changing positions on foreign policy

As President Trump flip-flops on Russia, China and NATO, Dan Senor, former senior adviser to Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan in the 2012 presidential campaign, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss President Trump's lack of foreign policy world view.

Mitt Romney's Actual 'Binders Full of Women' Have Been Discovered

Romney's 'binders full of women" gaffe from 2012 is quaint in light of the Trump administration.

Mitt Romney’s ‘Binders Full Of Women’ Are Real And They’ve Finally Been Unearthed

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney sparked controversy in 2012 when during a debate with then-President Barack Obama, he referred to “binders full of women.” Now, it’s emerged that it wasn’t just a figure of speech and that the...Show More Summary

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