Post Politics: Campaign 2012


Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/18/2013

Netflix releases Romney documentary trailer (Video)

The film is titled “Mitt.“

By Aaron Blake  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, Mitt Romney

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Majority of youngest voters would recall Obama

Fifty-two percent of 18-to-24-year olds would recall Obama.

By Aaron Blake  |  12:16 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, White House

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Schumer: I offered Scott Brown a pass in 2012

Schumer said he told Brown he wouldn’t go after him if he supported the so-called “Disclose Act.” Brown voted against it.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, Scott Brown

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Ex-Rep. McCotter accuses former aide of ‘sabotage’

McCotter, a longshot 2012 presidential candidate, was forced into retirement last year after his ballot petitions were found to be littered with problems.

By Aaron Blake  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, Congress

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Christie says VP vetting leaks a ‘complete violation of trust’

“Mitt called me right away, and I could tell he was really embarrassed and outraged about it,” Christie said.

By Aaron Blake  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, Campaign 2013, Chris Christie

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Mandel faces questions about use of campaign vehicle

Ohio state Treasurer Josh Mandel (R) may have violated campaign finance law by using a vehicle owned by his 2012 Senate campaign.

By Aaron Blake  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Mitt Romney to headline first fundraiser since election

Mitt Romney is continuing his transition back into the political sphere with his first fundraising appearance since the 2012 election.

By Rachel Weiner  |  12:08 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 07/02/2013

Balz book: Romney considered scrapping bid in spring of 2011

A new book by The Washington Post's Dan Balz reveals that Romney once had doubts about running.

By Sean Sullivan  |  03:10 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Romney economic adviser defends the 1 percent

One of Romney's top economic aides is embracing the segmenting of Americans by percentages and argues that the 1 percent merits protection too.

By Ruth Tam  |  01:57 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 05/09/2013

RNC cut Benghazi attack ad that never aired

Last fall, the Republican National Committee produced a striking Benghazi attack ad that never aired -- because Mitt Romney's campaign didn't want it to.

By Rachel Weiner  |  05:21 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Campaign 2012

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Nearly $5 million in debt, Gingrich launches debt-retirement effort

A new joint fundraising committee will both pay off Gingrich's nearly $5 million in debt and fund his political action committee.

By Aaron Blake  |  08:38 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 03/01/2013

$10 million corporate loan for Democratic convention won't be repaid

Duke Energy told the Charlotte Observer that the loan won't be repaid, meaning corporate money was officially used to fund the convention, contrary to the White House's goal.

By Aaron Blake  |  11:09 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Romney: Obama should stop 'berating' Republicans

"That causes the Republicans to retrench and to put up a wall and to fight back. It's a very natural human emotion," Romney says.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:29 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 10/20/2012

Ryan hits the campaign trail as Romney prepares for final debate

With their final debate two days away, President Obama and Mitt Romney are leaving to their running mates and spouses the task of wooing voters in battleground states this weekend.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  12:42 PM ET, 10/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 10:18 PM ET, 10/17/2012

At Biden rally, ‘malarkey’ catches on

At Biden rally, “malarkey” catches on

By Krissah Thompson  |  10:18 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, mitt romney, paul ryan, romney debate

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 10/13/2012

Romney stumps in Ohio amid post-debate glow

Romney, apparently identifying the presidential debates as his best forum for building support, offers standard zingers on the stump in Ohio.

By Jason Horowitz  |  03:29 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, mitt romney, romney debate, romney ohio

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 10/13/2012

Reporters barred from covering Paul Ryan exchange with homeless Ohioans

Paul Ryan visited a soup kitchen in Youngstown, Ohio, but reporters were not allowed to listen to his 'impromptu conversation' with some apparently homeless men.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:26 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, paul ryan, ryan ohio

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Shorthand

Summary of day's posts.

By Sean Sullivan  |  07:20 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 09/18/2012

CBC Chairman suggests Obama may get a pass from black community

Cleaver says black voters might give Obama a break.

By Sean Sullivan  |  07:15 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Romney draws attention to Obama ‘redistribution’ remark from 1998

Romney points to audio released online.

By Sean Sullivan  |  06:42 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Romney bio video hits the campaign trail

Video from convention being shown on campaign trail.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  05:10 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Romney on ’47 percent’ comment: We were ‘talking about a campaign’

Romney responds to fundraiser comments.

By Sean Sullivan  |  04:29 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Mitt Romney’s fundraiser comments: The complete video

Mother Jones posts complete video of the Romney fundraiser.

By Sean Sullivan  |  03:28 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Mitt Romney’s fundraising comments: Would mom approve?

Does decades-old interview appear to contrast with Romney's comments at fundraiser?

By Sean Sullivan  |  03:10 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 09/18/2012

The magic number behind Obama’s surprising momentum in Ohio

Why 848,000 matters in Ohio.

By Sean Sullivan  |  02:35 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Obama campaign video responds to Romney’s 47 percent remark

The Obama campaign responds with a web video.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 09/18/2012

At Paul Ryan rally in N.H., some support for Romney’s ’47 percent’ remarks

Support for Romney's '47 percent' comment at Ryan rally.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  12:31 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 09/18/2012

White House spokesman on Romney videos: Presidents elected for ‘all the people,’ not just supporters

White House reacts to Romney video.

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:26 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Right-leaning pundits weigh in on Romney videos

How right-leaning pundits are reacting to Romney's missteps.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  11:48 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Durbin predicts Republicans will keep House majority

The Democratic senator thinks his party will pick up seats, but not enough to win the majority in the lower chamber.

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:10 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Ad watch: Mitt Romney reaches out to women

New Romney ad meant to attract women voters.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:18 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Mitt Romney at fundraiser: ‘Palestinians have no interest whatsoever in establishing peace’

Newly released video of Romney at private fundraiser includes foreign policy remarks.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  09:41 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Reports: Jimmy Carter’s grandson helped leak Romney fundraiser video

Former president's grandson in middle of video that has emerged as major topic in campaign.

By Sean Sullivan  |  07:54 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:10 PM ET, 09/17/2012

New poll finds Warren slightly ahead of Brown in Mass. Senate race

New poll finds Warren slightly ahead of Brown in Mass. Senate race

By Karen Tumulty  |  11:10 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Campaign 2012, Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts Senate race, Scott Brown

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Romney is going to get more specific

Romney campaign to provide more details about its proposals.

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:26 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Paul Ryan wants to dine with Aquinas and Lincoln

Who would Paul Ryan dine with?

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:51 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Billionaire Ricketts to spend $10 million for GOP

Wealthy investor planning expensive ad campaign to help GOP candidates.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:50 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Trouble at the top for Mitt Romney?

What will the political fallout be of the story detailing Romney's campaign troubles?

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Ad watch: Mitt Romney’s income and debt argument

Mitt Romney's answer to the "are you better off" question, in ad form.

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:01 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Standoff between Emanuel and Chicago teachers isn’t over

Chicago teachers strike continues.

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:25 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Ad watch: Mitt Romney courting middle class voters

GOP presidential nominee released new positive spot.

By Sean Sullivan  |  07:41 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Obama gets a lift … literally

President Obama got a big bear hug from a fan during a campaign stop in Florida.

By Matt DeLong  |  04:04 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012; ep, Florida, obama, Scott Van Duzer

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Clint Eastwood says empty chair idea hit him just before speech

Actor/director speaks out about convention speech.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:33 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Obama: ‘We need to create more jobs faster’

Stumping in New Hampshire, the president reacts to the August jobs report.

By David Nakamura  |  01:25 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Romney says he hasn’t neglected Afghanistan

Republican nominee responds to lingering criticism.

By Nia-Malika Henderson  |  12:46 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Obama, Romney in familiar territory Friday

Obama, Romney headed to Iowa and New Hampshire.

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:20 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 09/07/2012

White House: Jobs report ‘further evidence’ economy is recovering

White House reacts to August jobs report.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:05 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Romney on August jobs report: ‘this morning is the hangover’

GOP nominee reacts to employment numbers.

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:10 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 09/07/2012

A tough monthly jobs report?

Economy added 96,000 jobs.

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:05 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Romney launches ads in eight swing states saying Americans are not better off

Republican nominee launches new swing state ads.

By Sean Sullivan  |  07:40 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 10:01 PM ET, 09/06/2012

The Onion live-spoofs Joe Biden’s DNC speech

Short summary of story

By Matt DeLong  |  10:01 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012; ep

Posted at 08:54 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Motor City music guest-stars at the Democratic convention

Short summary of story

By Matt DeLong  |  08:54 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 07:57 PM ET, 09/06/2012

James Clyburn invokes JFK

Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), the third-ranking Democrat in the House, greeted the delegation from his neighboring home state before likening President Obama invoked of one of the great icons in his party’s history, President John F. Kennedy.

By Matt DeLong  |  07:57 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012; ep

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Arne Duncan’s daughter covering Democratic convention

Education secretary's daughter covering Charlotte convention.

By Lyndsey Layton  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Ad watch: Romney plays Clinton against Obama

GOP nominee tries to use top Obama surrogate against him.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:34 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Gabby Giffords to lead Pledge of Allegiance

Former congresswoman who nearly lost her life in a 2001 shooting will appear in Charlotte.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:16 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Paul Ryan hits Democrats on removal of ‘God’ from platform

Republican vice presidential nominee goes on offense on the campaign trail in Colorado.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:03 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Breaking up with Obama

New GOP ad portrays dinner break-up with the president.

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:35 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Obama’s staging considerations

A look at the relevance of the sites and settings of the president's events.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:55 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Michelle Obama will attend Finance Committee meeting

First lady to stop by meeting in Charlotte.

By Krissah Thompson  |  10:33 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Tom Brokaw taken to hospital in Charlotte

Longtime reporter felt 'light-headed.'

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:51 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Hillary Clinton watches Bill Clinton’s speech

Secretary of state watches from overseas.

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:27 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 09/06/2012

A flight change option in Charlotte

Airline offers ability to switch flights following decision to hold Thursday's convention events indoors.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  08:10 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Gabby Douglas to lead pledge of allegiance

Gabby Douglas will make an appearance in Charlotte.

By Sean Sullivan  |  02:07 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Scarlett Johansson vs. Clint Eastwood?

Report says actresses could appear at Democratic convention.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 09/05/2012

South Carolina Dem chair compares Haley to Hitler mistress

Another Democrat makes a Nazi reference this week.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:11 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Paul Ryan praises Bill Clinton

Stumping in Iowa, the Republican vice presidential nominee mentions the former president, who will speak at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  11:31 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Ad watch: American Crossroads hits Obama slogan

Republican-aligned non-profit group hits Obama with new $6.6 million ad buy.

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 09/05/2012

GOP cries foul on ‘severe weather’

A meteorologist reacts to the decision to move Thursday's events indoors.

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:06 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Weather concerns push Obama’s convention speech indoors

Speech moved from outdoor stadium.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:06 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Wasserman Schultz denies comment on Israeli ambassador

Audio appears to be at odds with DNC chair's comment.

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:56 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Coming up next in Charlotte…

Clinton, Warren headline night two at the DNC.

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:37 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Paul Ryan: Dem platform’s lack of God ‘peculiar’

GOP vice presidential nominee hits back at Democratic criticism.

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:26 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Julian Castro’s well-wishers

Keynote speaker stopped by fans after speech.

By Kevin Merida  |  08:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Dukakis: I know Mitt Romney…

Former presidential nominee weighs on GOP nominee's Bay State record.

By Sean Sullivan  |  02:09 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Gabrielle Giffords launches PAC

Democrat and Republican will serve as co-chairs.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Charlotte area storms possible on Thursday

Democratic officials watch weather in advance of Obama's speech.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:15 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Republicans on offense over ‘are you better off’ question

New sign at Ryan rally in Ohio.

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Schumer: Bloomberg unfair to Obama

New York senator disagrees with NYC mayor's take.

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:41 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Virgil Goode: A complication for Romney in Virginia?

Former congressman qualifies for ballot in commonwealth.

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Don’t let the bedbugs bite…

Concerns in Charlotte over the pests?

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:05 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Bill Clinton’s convention mission

Looking ahead to the former president's Wednesday speech.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:02 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Coming up next in Charlotte…

A rundown of Tuesday's top speakers.

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:47 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Democrats release party platform

Delegates set to vote on it Tuesday.

By Sean Sullivan  |  07:52 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 07:38 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Paul Ryan defends convention remarks: ‘Read the speech’

GOP vice presidential nominee responds to criticism.

By Sean Sullivan  |  07:38 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 09/03/2012

John Walsh apologizes for Scott Brown ‘honorary girl’ remark

Walsh apologizes for remark as Brown campaign calls for Warren to explain her own statement.

By Sean Sullivan  |  05:20 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Mapping out the Carolinas (by sauce)

A glance at sauce styles across the state that is hosting the Democratic convention.

By Sean Sullivan  |  04:21 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Paul Ryan criticizes Obama in North Carolina ahead of DNC

GOP vice presidential nominee stumps in North Carolina as Democratic convention is about to kick off.

By Sean Sullivan  |  04:05 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 09/03/2012

DNC 2012: What to expect this week

Looking ahead to the Democratic National Convention.

By Sean Sullivan  |  03:02 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Gallup: GOP convention had small impact on Romney support

Americans' likelihood of voting for Romney not changed much following GOP convention.

By Sean Sullivan  |  02:27 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Biden raps Romney over auto bailout in Michigan

Vice President mostly leaves praising of Obama administration to other surrogates.

By Krissah Thompson  |  01:37 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, ep

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Calif. Dem chair John Burton: GOP ‘big lie’ like Goebbels

John Burton makes comparison that attracts attention.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:11 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Obama’s refrain: GOP ideas are out of last century

President says GOP convention agenda is out of date.

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:53 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 09/03/2012

How big will Democrats go in Charlotte?

Democrats face balancing act in Charlotte.

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:59 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Obama’s Labor Day schedule: Ohio, then Louisiana

President headed to two states on this holiday.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:49 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Romney has slight lead in North Carolina, new poll shows

GOP nominee holds a slight advantage in key swing state.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:25 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 09/03/2012

‘You didn’t build that’: How Democrats are responding

Democrats respond to 'you didn't build that'

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:06 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 09/03/2012

‘Are Americans better off’: an adjustment to the answer?

Talking points appear to shift on key question.

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:18 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Ad watch: Obama’s pitch for the middle class

New Obama ad courts middle class support.

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:52 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Secret Service rental stolen ahead of Biden visit to Detroit

Vehicle with Secret Service property stolen, then recovered, in advance of vice president's visit to Detroit.

By Krissah Thompson  |  08:19 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Romney strategist: Clint Eastwood ‘did a little improv’

Aide to GOP presidential nominee reacts to speech.

By Philip Rucker  |  05:27 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Romney strategist: Clint Eastwood ‘did a little improv’

Aide to GOP presidential nominee reacts to speech.

By Philip Rucker  |  05:27 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 08/31/2012

How Obama (real and imaginary) responded to Clint Eastwood

The Twitter impact actor/director's convention speech.

By Sara Carothers  |  04:32 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 08/31/2012

How Obama (real and imaginary) responded to Clint Eastwood

The Twitter impact of the actor/director's convention speech.

By Sara Carothers  |  04:32 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Obama’s middle class pitch

President stresses focus on middle class.

By Sean Sullivan  |  03:31 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Harry Reid: Romney visit to La. is ‘hypocrisy’

Senate Majority Leader blasts Romney.

By Sean Sullivan  |  02:18 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Mitt Romney launches text-to-donate effort

Republican nominee's announcement follow similar effort by President Obama.

By Dan Eggen  |  12:56 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Paul Ryan’s nephew’s moment of pride

Vice presidential nominee's nephew says he felt proud to see his uncle on stage.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  12:52 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Clint Eastwood won’t be talking about convention speech, manager says

Following attention-grabbing speech, actor/director won't be talking.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:40 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Clint Eastwood won’t be talking about convention speech, manager says

Following attention-grabbing speech, actor/director won't be talking.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:40 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Biden hits back at GOP in Ohio

Vice president stumps in swing state.

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:14 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Romney: ‘Hold us accountable’

Presidential nominee holds rally in Florida Friday morning.

By Philip Rucker  |  11:04 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Foo Fighters, Mary J. Blige will perform at Democratic convention

Musical acts headline Charlotte convention.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:20 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Karl Rove jokes, ‘We should sink Todd Akin,’ report says

Former Bush aide wants congressman out of the Senate race.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:11 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Ann Romney: Clint Eastwood ‘did a unique thing’ last night

"He's a unique guy and he did a unique thing last night."

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:49 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Former Republican Chafee to address Democratic convention

Former Republican to address Charlotte convention.

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:10 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Mormon church keeps up active PR campaign

Of Mormonism and marketing.

By Sean Sullivan  |  04:37 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Pat Toomey: Paul Ryan’s speech ‘devastatingly effective’

Toomey praises Ryan

By Sean Sullivan  |  02:19 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Word association: Romney and Obama

How do convention attendees describe the presidential candidates?

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:19 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Romney aide defends Ryan

A top Romney aide elaborates on the VP nominee's remarks on a closed GM plant.

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:10 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Romney at St. Petersburg fundraiser

GOP nominee heads to fundraiser at Vinoy Reniassance.

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:05 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 08/30/2012

CNN camerawoman: I’m ‘not surprised’ by peanut-throwing

The camerawoman opens up about an incident in which she had nuts thrown at her.

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:38 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 08/30/2012

New campaign planes for Romney and Ryan

The GOP campaign will utilize new planes beginning on Friday.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:24 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Mormonism, back in the spotlight

Romney's religion receives renewed attention.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Democrats monitor weather ahead of Charlotte convention

Potential for rain/storms has caught the attention of planners.

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:50 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Michelle Obama: I’m not watching GOP convention, but you should

First Lady interviews with Letterman

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:18 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Jeb Bush: Romney’s Mormon faith won’t be an issue

Former governor discusses presidential campaign

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Past Obama voters reconsider

MOS interviews away from the convention

By Joel Achenbach  |  01:56 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Biden to Ohio on Friday

Biden headed to Ohio

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:28 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Mitt Romney’s sister defends his abortion stance

Romney's sister enters campaign mix

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:52 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Univision host suggests Romney could claim Mexican roots

Could Romney claim Mexican roots?

By Aaron Blake  |  12:27 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Romney to Indiana, then back to Tampa

Romney's travel plans

By Sean Sullivan  |  12:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Welcome to Camp Romneyville

Activists gather on sidelines of GOP convention

By Joel Achenbach  |  11:38 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Michelle Obama making TV stops

First Lady making TV appearances

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:04 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Is Clint Eastwood the GOP convention mystery speaker?

Eastwood headed to Tampa

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Like pickles and ice cream

Reactions to Tuesday's speeches

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:31 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Marco Rubio’s ‘unique’ approach

Rubio previews speech

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:14 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Wait, then wait some more

Inside the convention

By Joel Achenbach  |  09:04 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Paul Ryan’s pitch: It’s personal

Ryan's speech previewed

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:48 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Coming up next…

Up next at the convention

By Sean Sullivan  |  08:25 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Ron Paul makes floor appearance: ‘Let him speak!’

Paul makes appearance on convention floor

By Anne Kornblut  |  01:51 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Darrell Issa sees ‘second string’ media in Tampa

Issa says convention media is 'second string'

By Sean Sullivan  |  01:37 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Ken Cuccinelli’s suggestion for PBS

Cuccinelli jabs public broadcasting

By Laura Vozella  |  12:42 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Paul Ryan, wheels down in Tampa

Ryan arrives in Tampa

By Felicia Sonmez  |  12:23 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Romney speech should provide ‘clear vision,’ aide says

Romney aide previews speech

By Philip Rucker  |  11:54 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Ad watch: Romney says Hispanics are ‘hurting’

New Romney ad geared at Hispanic voters

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:35 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Sunny, with a chance of delays

Delays in entrance line at convention

By Aaron Blake  |  11:18 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Rob Portman: I was a tougher Obama

Portman weighs in on debate prep

By Sean Sullivan  |  11:02 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, RNClive, EP

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Back to school

Battle for the youth vote

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:27 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Romney adviser: Obama ‘in over his head’

Romney adviser: Obama 'in over his head'

By Aaron Blake  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Ann Romney will ‘talk from her heart,’ adviser says

Previewing Ann Romney's speech

By Aaron Blake  |  09:54 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Coming up next…

What's on tap Tuesday at the Republican National Convention.

By David A. Fahrenthold and Philip Rucker  |  09:24 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Black caucus members not happy with Artur Davis

CBC members criticize Artur Davis

By Sean Sullivan  |  09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 07:11 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Priorities USA ad: ‘Duped’ by Romney

Priorities USA ad hits Romney

By Sean Sullivan  |  07:11 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 10:37 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Mitt Romney goes on attack (Speech transcript, video)

Mitt Romney was relaxed and sunny as he laid into President Obama Tuesday night, fresh off his second big win in less than a week.

By Rachel Weiner  |  10:37 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, Rick Santorum

Posted at 10:26 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Rick Santorum: ‘Big things are adrift’ (Video, Speech transcript)

Rick Santorum gave a rambling, populist speech after losing the Illinois primary, one that showed he has no intention of dropping out of the race.

By Rachel Weiner  |  10:26 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, Rick Santorum

Posted at 11:25 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Mitt Romney’s Michigan victory speech: ‘We won by enough’

In his Michigan victory speech, Mitt Romney depicted himself as the underdog who prevailed against the odds.

By Rachel Weiner  |  11:25 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, Mitt Romney

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Rick Santorum’s Missouri victory speech: Full transcript

Rush transcript of former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum’s speech in Minnesota Tuesday night, after winning the Minnesota caucus and Missouri beauty-contest primary:

By Rachel Weiner  |  11:45 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Romney hammers Obama on economy, ignores jobs report

A better-than-expected jobs report did not stop the former Massachusetts governor from hammering the president on jobs in South Carolina.

By Rachel Weiner  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, Mitt Romney, John McCain

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 01/05/2012

McCain: ‘Stupid’ to dwell on past Romney criticism

Sen. John McCain said today that it was “foolishness, it’s stupid,” to dwell on his past criticisms of former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.

By Rachel Weiner  |  05:19 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, John McCain, Campaign 2012

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Ginger White details ‘casual affair’ with Cain on Good Morning America (video)

The woman who alleges a long affair with Herman Cain says he took her to the boxing match between Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield.

By Rachel Weiner  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Herman Cain, Campaign 2012