In the Loop: GOP


Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Rove warned the GOP about Latinos

The veteran operative is being blamed for wasting $400 million, but he did warn against angering Latino voters.

By Al Kamen  |  12:47 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Karl Rove, GOP, Romney, $400 million, Republicans, John Kerry, Bush, latinos, Heritage Action, Michael Needham, Ed Whelan, National Review Online, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 09/21/2012

GOP to yield on taxing the rich if Obama wins? Is the new iPhone worth getting? Wind power tax break is up for grabs (read-this roundup)

More on the iPhone 5 and wind power in the Loop’s read-this roundup

By Al Kamen  |  10:15 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  iPhone 5, review, Taxes, House, GOP, Republicans, Obama, re-elected, wind power, credits, Lori Montgomery, Paul Kane, Juliet Eilperin, Hayley Matsunaga, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Obama vacation? Loop contest reminder

Don’t forget to enter the In the Loop contest to advise on the best vacation spot this summer for the Obamas.

By Al Kamen  |  12:06 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Obama vacation, Martha's Vineyard, GOP convention, Bush, Clinton, Lake Erie, Cedar Point, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the loop

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Rick Santorum faces reality

The GOP presidential nomination race is over and, as we told you in mid-January, former governor Mitt Romney will face President Obama in the fall.

By Al Kamen  |  02:36 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, suspending, GOP, GOP race, President Obama, Mitt, Mitt Romney, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Mitt Romney aide’s ‘Etch A Sketch’ moment

Democrats quickly pounced on Romney campaign aide’s explanation of how the candidate would tack to the center after the primaries to appeal to moderates.

By Al Kamen  |  12:06 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Republican primaries, GOP primary, Eric Fehrnstrom, Etch A Sketch, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Forbes to Santorum: Stop talking about Satan

Publisher Steve Forbes, during a phone interview, reflects on the GOP candidates.

By Al Kamen  |  04:35 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Steve Forbes, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, GOP, Republican primary

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Michigan primary: Democratic mischief?

The critical Michigan GOP primary may be affected by Democrats voting against Romney.

By Al Kamen  |  12:01 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michigan Republican, Michigan primary, Santorum, Romney, John McCain, George W. Bush, Rick Snyder, Democrats, crossover voting, GOP, Daily Kos, Operation Hilarity

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 01/30/2012

Mitt Romney’s candidate jeans, the delegate dance, and Jeb Bush is funny (read-this roundup)

In this morning’s Loop roundup, we learn the calculation behind Mitt Romney’s jeans, explore the race for delegates, and discover Jeb Bush’s funnybone.

By Emily Heil  |  09:46 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, GOP campaign, presidential election