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Denver : CO : USA | almost 2 years ago  
Internal problems plaguing the Romney campaign have come to the forefront, now that the candidates' chances of victory are fading. Some are saying even with a shake-up, it may...
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  • Let them eat cake! Mitt Romney cuts off his own head

    Submitted By: INVIGILATOR | almost 2 years ago
    Marie Antoinette famously said of the Paris poor 'Let them eat cake' and she finished up headless as the people rose up against the bourgeoisie and Madame Guillotine did her deeds. It seems that Mitt Romney is hell bound on cutting his own head off ...

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  • Team Romney rocked as key player walks

      The Independent | almost 2 years ago
    A top officer in the Mitt Romney presidential team abruptly abandoned ship yesterday offering fresh embarrassment for the Republican candidate and capping an awful 10 days of below-decks pandemonium and chaos. With less than 50 days left in the race,...
  • Romney Loses Ground in New State Polls

      Asian Wall Street Journal | almost 2 years ago
    Mitt Romney's path to the White House is getting ever narrower as a new round of polls shows him lagging in Iowa, Colorado and Wisconsinthree states where he had hoped to find new stepping stones to an Electoral College majority. In Iowa, President...
  • Republican Mitt Romney has $50.4 million for fall sprint, spent $66.4 ...

      Star Tribune | almost 2 years ago
    At the end of August, Republican Mitt Romney had about $50.4 million to spend on the final months of the campaign, though reports released Thursday showed he owed $15 million on a loan taken that month. Romney took out a $20 million loan in late...
  • Romney has $50.4 million for fall sprint

      Bogota Bulletin | almost 2 years ago
    Republican Mitt Romney has about $50.4 million to spend on the final weeks of the campaign, though he still has to pay back $15 million in debt. Romney on Thursday filed documents with the Federal Election Commission showing he raised about $66.6...
  • Tax penalty to hit nearly 6M uninsured people

      The Tribune | almost 2 years ago
    Romney victory wouldn't end health care fight Romney victory wouldn't end health care fight Republican nominee Mitt Romney has promised he will push for a repeal of "Obamacare" beginning on his first day in office if he wins the election. Obama and...
  • 4 Pinocchios for a truncated, 14-year-old Obama clip

      Washington Post | almost 2 years ago
    As we think about the policy research surrounding the issues that I just named policy research for the working poor, broadly defined I think that what we're gonna have to do is somehow  resuscitate the notion that government action can be effective...
  • Paul Ryan gives House Republicans a pep talk

      The Hill | almost 2 years ago
    Ryan projected optimism in the face of a slew of swing state and national polls showing President Obama leading Mitt Romney by several points. Lawmakers said the Wisconsin Republican made no direct mention of Romney's comments about the 47 percent of...
  • Romney hits Obama over 1998 "redistribution" comments

      Denver Post | almost 2 years ago
    Helderman The Washington Post After two politically treacherous days, Mitt Romney is trying to right-side his campaign by focusing on something President Barack Obama said 14 years ago. The Republican presidential candidate has been battered by...
  • The Caucus: A Closer Look at 'Redistribution'

      The New York Times | almost 2 years ago
    Archive Recent Posts September 19 It remains unclear precisely how Mitt Romney's views on redistribution differ from those of Barack Obama. September 19 In a new ad, the Romney campaign highlights economic statistics that, standing on their own,...
  • Ann Romney, Paul Ryan Spin Themselves Dizzy in Defending Romney

      The Progressive | almost 2 years ago
    Now Ann Romney and Paul Ryan are spinning themselves silly trying to clean up after him. Fox 31 , Ann Romney said her husband was absolutely not expressing disdain for the 47 percent. I know he cares, she said, stressing several times what a caring...
  • Doug Bandow: Washington's Mideast Follies

      HNN | almost 2 years ago
    Why do they hate us?   Yet some Washington policy makers never learn. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said the latest attacks on Americans resulted from a lack of U.S. leadership. GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan blamed...
  • Mitt Romney explains himself, and digs a deeper hole

      Seattle Times | almost 2 years ago
    The GOP presidential nominee's moment of candor at a May campaign fundraiser insulted millions of Americans. Contemptuous comments about all those folks he alleges pay no taxes revealed his detachment from the lives of people he would presume to lead.
  • Poll: Obama leads Romney in Wisconsin

      United Press International | almost 2 years ago
    President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, Sept. 18, 2012. Wis., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- More than half of likely Wisconsin voters would vote for President Barack Obama over Republican challenger Mitt Romney , a poll released Wednesday said.
  • Mitt Romney campaign needed $20 million loan to get through primary

      Boston Globe | almost 2 years ago
    The Romney campaign needed a $20 million loan last month to get through the primary season because the bulk of its remaining funds were earmarked for the general election and could not be spent until Romney accepted the Republican nomination on Aug.
  • Media analysis: negative TV coverage of Mitt Romney going up

      Los Angeles Times | almost 2 years ago
    The findings from Tuesday reflect a longer negative trend for Romney, with Boxfish finding Obama got 7% more positive comments over the last week, compared with Romney's 5% more negative remarks. Over the past month, comments on Obama tilted 3% to...
  • Romney tells donors: Obama can't help poor and middle-class

      Star Tribune | almost 2 years ago
    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says that only he is equipped to help poor and middle-class Americans. Romney aggressively attacked President Barack Obama's policies at an Atlanta fundraiser. He's warning that Obama is trying to change...
  • Hoyer: Romney's '47 percent' comments could help Dems's bid to re-take ...

      The Hill | almost 2 years ago
    Hoyer, the House Democratic whip, said Romney's remarks could alienate on-the-fence voters in battleground districts, fueling Democrats' push to snatch the 25 seats they need to win back the lower chamber in November. "It's gotta help us in every...
  • Romney fights back in op-ed

      CNN | almost 2 years ago
    The column was published in the wake of Obama taking aim at Romney on a TV talk show. On the "Late Show With David Letterman" on Tuesday night, Obama said, "One of the things I learned as president is you represent the entire country...Romney's...
  • Romney to report campaign debt

      USA Today | almost 2 years ago
    Campaign reports to show Romney in debt Updated Mitt Romney took out a $20 million campaign loan in August and reportedly remains $11 million in debt. National Review Online was first to report that Romney moved "to increase cash flow" before he...
  • Barack Obama leads in three US swing states: Poll

      The Economic Times | almost 2 years ago
    US President Barack Obama is ahead in three key battleground states where he is also seen as the candidate best able to handle an international crisis, according to a new poll out Wednesday. The Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News poll --...
  • Obama leads Romney throughout Calif.

      SF Gate | almost 2 years ago
    The poll was conducted of 1,171 registered voters, including 891 likely voters. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.4 percentage points among registered voters, and plus or minus 4.3 percentage points among likely voters.
  • Romney camp used $20M loan to cope with summer cash flow woes

      Washington Post | almost 2 years ago
    The campaign has paid back $9 million of the loan so far, with $11 million remaining on the debt side of the ledger, the senior campaign official said. Federal Election Commission reports to be filed Thursday will show a debt of $15 million, which...
  • House GOP plays down Romney remark

      Politico | almost 2 years ago
    Congressional Republicans say they're not too worked up over Mitt Romney's 47 percent blowup, but the sentiment behind his comments reveals a much deeper problem: Republicans aren't closing the deal with the middle class. After a year of saying that...
  • Romney campaign took out $20-million loan, still owes $11 million

      Los Angeles Times | almost 2 years ago
    Hamstrung by campaign finance laws, the Mitt Romney campaign sought a $20-million loan last month, a campaign official confirmed Tuesday, of which $11 million still needs to be repaid. Romney's fundraising this summer has been prolific, stringing...
  • Ryan says Romney 'obviously inarticulate' in remark about Americans ...

      Star Tribune | almost 2 years ago
    Mitt Romney's running mate is calling the Republican presidential nominee "obviously inarticulate" when he remarked that nearly half of Americans believe they are victims and entitled to a range of government support...Romney has defended his remarks,...
  • Romney faces twofold challenge in getting campaign back on track

      Washington Post | almost 2 years ago
    But Romney's stumbles, if they continue, could jeopardize his party's prospects farther down the ballot. Already, the GOP is facing a steeper climb in its efforts to retake the Senate and the prospect of losing seats in the House. The latest...
  • Has Romney cooked his goose with 47% line?  

      NY Daily News | almost 2 years ago
    Mitt Romney 's string of self-inflicted setbacks has dragged on so long that it's becoming hard to remember when he actually had a great week on the campaign trail. Not much has gone right for the Republican nominee since he left for Europe in July...
  • Romney: 'Great divide' exists over tax philosophy

      The Tribune | almost 2 years ago
    Palestinians not interested in peace Romney: Palestinians not interested in peace Republican Mitt Romney faced a new challenge Tuesday for saying Palestinians "have no interest" in peace with Israel, comments captured on newly released videotape of...
  • Romney: Palestinians not interested in peace

      SF Gate | almost 2 years ago
    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says there's a "great divide" in the country between those who want to take wealth and pass it around and those who want to earn money for themselves. In an interview Tuesday with Fox News Channel , Romney...
  • Polls show a bounce – but the smart money has always been on Obama

      Venture Beat | almost 2 years ago
    Brent Stinski This post is written by Media Predict's Brent Stinski. Post-convention polls show a bounce for President Obama in the upcoming election, after a period of neck-and-neck jockeying that stretches back to June. But traditional polls,...
  • Mitt Romney Attempts To Explain Himself After Insulting 47% Of Americans

      Perez Hilton | almost 2 years ago
    Mitt Romney wasn't expecting any cameras during a private fundraiser dinner in Boca Raton, Florida on May 17, so he was finally able to be honest with supporters about his views and ideas for the United States of America...Not only did he generalize...
  • THE RACE: With race so close and both sides seeking breakout, debates could ...

      Star Tribune | almost 2 years ago
    As Mitt Romney's campaign struggles to get past jarring distractions and back on message and President Barack Obama works to build on his small lead in polls, October's presidential debates are suddenly looming in importance. And both candidates have...
  • Ryan: safety net shouldn't encourage dependency

      SF Gate | almost 2 years ago
    N.H. (AP) Campaigning in New Hampshire, vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan says the Republican ticket will put Americans back to work rather than encourage their dependency on government. Ryan spoke in Dover Tuesday, a day after a hidden camera...
  • US Presidential Election: Mitt Romney in Secret Video Derides Obama Voters

      International Business Times | almost 2 years ago
    Reuters In a secret video that has surfaced, US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is seen as ridiculing those voting for Obama, saying nearly half believe they are victims. In an address to a small group of donors, Romney says: "There are...
  • Obama chides China for campaign wedge

      The Daily Telegraph | almost 2 years ago
    US President Barack Obama has lodged an unfair trade complaint against China and immediately used it as a wedge against Republican challenger Mitt Romney, whose beleaguered campaign has hit another pothole. Obama told voters in Ohio, where the auto...
  • Romney hopes to hit reset with new ads

      The Hill | almost 2 years ago
    The commercials come as the Romney campaign is looking to reset their focus on the economy a mission thrown into some doubt as disarray continues to grip the Republican effort. After a series of stories over the weekend depicting infighting and...
  • Romney gaffe 'writes off half the nation'

      Wellington Dominion | almost 2 years ago
    The video, taken secretly at a fundraising event for the former private-equity executive, was the latest setback for a campaign struggling with low poll numbers and reports of infighting. "There are 47 per cent who are with him, who are dependent...
  • Video captures Romney's thoughts on Obama voters

      The New Zealand Herald | almost 2 years ago
    He added that as a candidate for the White House, "my job is not to worry about those people.'' The video threatens to derail Romney's bid to win the White House, as a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll shows President Obama leading the former Massachusetts...
  • As Mitt Romney Woos Latinos, Obama's Team Derides A 'Makeover'

      National Public Radio | almost 2 years ago
    Mitt Romney made yet another attempt Monday to narrow President Obama's substantial polling lead over him with Latino voters. The Republican presidential nominee spoke at the Los Angeles convention of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce where he...
  • Romney campaign promises details, but not new ones

      USA Today | almost 2 years ago
    Gillespie said the effort includes new advertisements, speeches and messaging from Romney, his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan and key surrogates. "Polls show that voters now recognize that governor Romney has a plan to turn our economy around and they...
  • Ryan says nation needs Romney to trim spending

      Kansas City Star | almost 2 years ago
    Iowa Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is telling voters in Iowa that the nation needs Mitt Romney to reduce government spending.Vice President Joe Biden is in Iowa too, telling voters that Romney is "totally out of touch" with the...
  • Romney campaign promises new specifics, but he offers none

      Los Angeles Times | almost 2 years ago
    Romney was speaking at a fraught time in his campaign, amid questions about whether his economy-focused message is flailing and whether the candidate can recover after a series of missteps,  most recently an ill-timed and inaccurate response to...
  • Obama chides China, hopes to use as campaign wedge

      SF Gate | almost 2 years ago
    President Barack Obama lodged an unfair-trade complaint against China Monday and immediately used it as a wedge against Republican challenger Mitt Romney , whose beleaguered campaign is trying to regroup after a shaky few weeks. Obama told voters in...
  • Romney makes fresh appeal to Latino voters

      The Tribune | almost 2 years ago
    Where they stand on the issues Obama and Romney: Where they stand on the issues A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues, in brief: Obama, Romney to address Clinton...
  • AdWatch: New Romney ad outlines vision for economy but falls short on ...

      Star Tribune | almost 2 years ago
    The ad opens with an image of Mitt Romney holding a document, with a crowd and red, white and blue bunting in the background and the title, "The Romney Plan for a Stronger Middle Class." The camera then moves back and the image fades into a tight...
  • Romney campaign sharpens message amid talk of internal dissent

      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    Washington Romney campaign strategist Ed Gillespie said the change was driven because many voters were only now locking into the election. Photograph: Charles Dharapak/AP Mitt Romney 's campaign team is recalibrating its strategy amid signs of strife...
  • Why Romney and Ryan Are Going Down

      Truthdig | almost 2 years ago
    Sep 17, 2012 Unemployment is still above 8 percent, job gains aren't even keeping up with population growth, the economy is barely moving forward. And yet, according to most polls, the Romney-Ryan ticket is falling further and further behind...
  • Mitt Romney refocuses campaign on economy with two new TV ads

      Washington Post | almost 2 years ago
    Text Size The Washington Post After facing criticism last week for bungling his response to anti-U.S. protests in the Arab world, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is refocusing by talking primarily about the economy. In a series of...
  • Romney shifts message to challenge status quo

      SF Gate | almost 2 years ago
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is reshaping his message from an all-economic pitch to an all-out challenge to what he argues is a failed status quo, aides said, taking a risk with barely 50 days to go in the campaign. A top Romney...
  • Romney to court Hispanic voters

      USA Today | almost 2 years ago
    Romney to hit Obama on immigration in key speech Updated Mitt Romney will vow to "permanently" fix the nation's immigration system, as he courts Hispanic voters who are solidly behind President Obama...Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the GOP...


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