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Mitt Romney's Executive Actions That Never Were

The Republican candidate planned a series of orders far more sweeping that Obama's immigration push to thwart Obamacare. Where were the critics of presidential overreach then?

New Hampshire Republicans Want–Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney leads the pack in the Bloomberg Politics/St. Anselm New Hampshire Poll. If you eliminate Romney, Rand Paul and Chris Christie tie for the top spot with 16% from likely Republican New Hampshire voters. Romney, who has repeatedly said he has no plans to run for president a third time, leads the potential pack [...]

Mitt Romney Leads GOP New Hampshire 2016 Poll

Failed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is still earning high marks from New Hampshire Republican voters. A new Bloomberg Politics/Saint Anselm New Hampshire poll shows that Mitt Romney leads the 2016 field with 30 percent support. Show More Summary

Republicans Finally Admit There Is No Benghazi Scandal

For two years, ever since Mitt Romney screwed up his response to the Benghazi attacks in order to score campaign points, Republicans have been on an endless search for a grand conspiracy theory that explains how it all happened. Intelligence was ignored because it would have been inconvenient to the White House to acknowledge it. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney: Obama has to Realize He Lost the Midterms

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama is a sore loser, hinted Mitt Romney in his latest appearance on “Face the Nation” with Bob Schieffer. Mitt Romney ultimately lost his 2012 presidential bid to unseat Obama in the White House, but remains a powerful figure in the GOP. According to a RealClearPolitics video and transcript, Mitt Romney said […]

GAO Report on 'Supersize' IRAs

Following up on my previous posts: The Story Behind Mitt Romney's $100 Million IRA Romney-Sized IRAs Get Scrutiny as Government Studies Tax Breaks Congress, GAO Target ‘Supersize’ IRAs GAO, IRS Could Bolster Enforcement on Multimillion Dollar Accounts, but More Direction from Congress Is Needed (GAO-15-16): For tax year 2011 (the...

Why Scott Walker Might Be Our Next President

In 2012, I basically considered Mitt Romney a shoo-in for the Republican nomination. I figured that he'd hoover up most of the moderate votes—and despite all the breathless press accounts, moderates still account for at least half of GOP voters—plus a share of the tea partiers, and that was that. Show More Summary

Grubergate and the Romney Blowback [with comment by Paul]

(Steven Hayward) Talk of running Mitt Romney again in 2016 has died down in the aftermath of the mid-term election, where so many potential candidates look a lot stronger now, but the last nail in the coffin of a Romney repeat is his...Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Vets Moran: Are veterans 'takers too? Roughly 1.7 million American veterans relied on food stamps during the last year, nearly 20,000 of them in NJ. These, remember, are among the 47% of Americans Mitt Romney said were automatic Democratic...Show More Summary

Real reason for the Republican wave: Mitt Romney’s endorsements! (says Romney’s pals)

Mitt Romney's allies are contrasting his endorsement record to Hillary Clinton's. Is he serious?

Sharyl Attkisson says CBS News suppressed a clip of Obama refusing to call Benghazi a terrorist attack.

This clip — recorded in a Steve Kroft "60 Minutes" interview — was evidence of the precise point that Obama denied in the second debate with Mitt Romney, the moment when the debate moderator Candy Crowley stepped in to side with Obama. Show More Summary

Romney: Obama ‘Diminishing Himself and America’ with Letter to Iran

Joe Lieberman: “I hope Mitt Romney’s days in public service or national leadership are far from over.”

Haley Barbour Sort Of Apologizes After Calling Obama’s Policies ‘Tar Babies’

The term “Tar baby” can mean two very different things, and it’s best to avoid using the term especially when referring to a black person because it’s a racial slur. Mitt Romney learned that lesson, as did John McCain. And now Haley Barbour is learning that lesson and has issued a really crappy apology. Politico [...]

7 worst right-wing moments of the week — Geraldo rants about minority “thug ethic”

The Fox pundit takes things in a pretty racist direction, while Mitt Romney makes a funny joke (unintentionally)

Mitt Romney: Democrats Lost Midterm Elections Because They Weren’t ‘Proud’ Enough of Obama (Guest Voice)

Alright, folks, listen up because this is the only time I will likely say this: Mitt Romney is right. Mitt. Romney. Is. Right. As odd as that phrase sounds, in this case it is accurate. Oddly enough, Romney is one of the few Republicans who did not gloat, did not celebrate the new GOP majority [...]Show More Summary

Romney ‘Stunned’ Obama Would Reach Out To Iranian Leader

Mitt Romney can’t stop criticizing the man who beat him. “That the president would write a letter of this nature, in effect legitimizing a nation and a leadership that is violating international norms and is threatening the world, is so far beyond the pale, I was stunned. I was speechless,” Romney said according to Haaretz [...]

5 (New) Reasons Why Mitt Romney Should Enter the 2016 Race

Whether or not you voted for Romney in 2012 (and even whether you like Mitt personally or not), I believe he would make a remarkable president. As a friend and as a business associate I have known and worked with Mitt for more than a decade. Show More Summary

Right-wing chatter machine furious Obama failed to offer resignation after midterm election

Apparently, Pres. Obama should have offered the keys to Mitt Romney after Tuesday's election Based on the response to President Obama's post-election press conference by the right-wing chatter machine, it appears conservatives thinkShow More Summary

When Mitt Romney lost to Obama in 2012, commentators said the Republican Party was dead or ... or doomed to minority status for the next generation.

I don't think I'm misremembering, but I guess we were all supposed to have forgotten that by now. I wonder what equivalent nonsense I might be wasting my time consuming this morning.

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez Wins Big. Is She the GOP's Top Pick for Veep?

Heading into her 2014 reelection bid, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez was already a fixture on 2016 shortlists for vice president. No less a figure than Mitt Romney name-dropped her as presidential material. And after her easy victory...Show More Summary

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