Post Politics: Mitt Romney


Posted at 09:19 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Despite venue switch, Romney and Christie net $1 million for RGA at Boston fundraiser

Mitt Romney and Chris Christie raise seven figures for RGA from Boston donors.

By Wesley Lowery  |  09:19 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, Mitt Romney

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 02/27/2014

As Romney fundraises with Chris Christie, some Boston donors still wary of NJ gov

Some still angry about 2012 and others concerned by scandals, Romney donors unsure if they’ll cut checks for Christie in 2016

By Wesley Lowery  |  08:35 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Chris Christie, Mitt Romney

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 01/05/2014

Mitt Romney accepts apology of MSNBC’s Harris-Perry

No hard feelings, said the 2012 Republican White House nominee.

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:04 AM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney

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 11:47 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Romney backs Idaho congressman facing tea party challenge

Idaho has a large Mormon population -- Simpson and Romney are both Mormon -- and Romney easily won its GOP caucuses

By Aaron Blake  |  11:47 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2014, Mitt Romney

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Mitt Romney building a house in Utah

Mitt Romney is building a new house in Utah, returning to the state where he helped lead the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics.

By Aaron Blake  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Mitt Romney to appear on Leno's 'The Tonight Show' next week

Mitt Romney, who has kept a low profile since failing in his quest for the White House, plans to resurface next week to ham it up with Jay Leno.

By Philip Rucker  |  05:16 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Romney: We screwed up, guys

Twitter has seized upon a quote from Romney that came shortly after his Benghazi statement.

By Maura Judkis  |  10:58 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  romney; mitt romney; we screwed up guys; twitter election reactions;

Posted at 12:18 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Maryland legalizes same-sex marriage

Maryland voters approve gay marriage,

By Allen McDuffee  |  12:18 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012, gay marriage, maryland, mitt romney

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Vote for your favorite Election Day cartoon

Over at Comic Riffs, we’re asking you to cast (yet another) ballot: What’s your favorite Election Day cartoon?

By goldsteinj  |  05:46 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, cartoons, election 2012, mitt romney

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Ann Romney invokes Barbara Bush in pitch to women

The would-be first lady cited the words of a former first lady Wednesday.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  05:12 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ann Romney, Barbara Bush, Cindy McCain, mitt romney

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 11:17 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Mitt Romney squeezes in one more debate rehearsal in Ohio

With his running mate set to take the stage in Kentucky tonight, Mitt Romney is squeezing in one more debate prep session this morning before flying to North Carolina.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  11:17 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  asheville, mitt romney, nc, paul ryan, paul ryan joe biden debate

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Mitt Romney will stop mentioning ex-Navy SEAL killed in Libya in speeches

Mitt Romney plans to no longer make mention of an ex-Navy SEAL killed in the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya last month during his campaign speeches, according to aides.

By Ed O'Keefe and Rachel Weiner  |  02:11 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, mitt romney glen doherty, ohio

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Mitt Romney: Syria involvement doesn’t mean bombs, troops

Any U.S. involvement in the ongoing conflict in Syria should focus on identifying "reasonable and responsible people" who could lead a new government and any American role in the situation "doesn't mean sending troops or dropping bombs," Mitt Romney said Wednesday.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  01:39 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chris christie, mitt romney, rob portman, romney, romney ohio, syria

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Mitt Romney continues attack on Obama’s foreign policy

Mitt Romney casts Obama as weak on foreign policy

By Philip Rucker  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, election 2012, Mitt Romney, U.S. foreign policy

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Obama calls Romney to congratulate him on securing GOP nomination

“President Obama said that he looked forward to an important and healthy debate about America’s future.”

By David Nakamura and Felicia Sonmez  |  03:30 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Mitt Romney

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Rod Paige, other Bush administration appointees named to Mitt Romney’s education advisory group

Mitt Romney announces a team of education policy advisers that includes former education secretary Rod Paige and other top Bush appointees.

By Philip Rucker  |  12:44 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education, Mitt Romney

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 05/21/2012

President Obama’s schedule for May 21: NATO summit and a visit to Joplin

Here’s your look at President Obama’s schedule for May 21, from the White House Press office.

By Natalie Jennings  |  08:41 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Mitt Romney

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney each give $75,000 to Romney Victory Fund

The amounts are the maximum that outside individuals are allowed to contribute to Mitt Romney’s campaign, the RNC and four state-level committees.

By Dan Eggen  |  04:43 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Campaign finance

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Romney: Gay couples should have right to adopt

“In my state, individuals of the same sex are able to adopt children. In my view, that’s something which people have the right to do,” Romney tells Fox Business Network.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:29 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MItt Romney

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Romney in Omaha doesn’t comment on gay marriage, high school pranks — sticks to energy, moms

The presumptive GOP presidential nominee avoided discussing either his high school “hijinks” or President Obama’s decision on same-sex marriage.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  04:37 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Nebraska

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Romney reaching to gain ground in fundraising race (Thursday’s Trail Mix)

Mitt Romney was Oklahoma City on Wednesday to raise money at the home of billionaire oil tycoon Harold Hamm.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:40 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Romney in Colorado oil field calls Obama energy policies ‘out of date’

Visiting a Colorado oil field, Romney told supporters that he would lower energy costs and create more jobs in oil, gas and coal production.

By Philip Rucker  |  01:52 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Colorado, oil industry, energy

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Mitt Romney: Jobs report ‘terrible and very disappointing’

While the country added 115,000 jobs in April, Romney said Friday that in a “normal recovery,” each month would bring some 500,000 new jobs.

By Philip Rucker  |  10:23 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Monthly jobs report, Unemploymeht

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Va. GOP chair: Obama ‘calculating Chicago political operator’ — no disrespect meant to city

Under questioning from a Chicago reporter, Virginia GOP Chairman Pat Mullins emphasized that he meant no insult to Chicagoans.

By  |  12:25 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Chicago, Republican National Committee, Virginia Republican Party

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 05/02/2012

In Virginia visit, Romney says Obama policies are ‘backbreaking’ for small businesses

Mitt Romney says the Obama team is “the most anti-small business administration I’ve seen probably since Carter.

By Philip Rucker  |  01:18 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Virginia

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Mitt Romney: ‘Any thinking American’ would have ordered Osama bin Laden killing

Mitt Romney today accused President Obama of politicizing the one-year anniversary of the killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

By  |  02:13 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Osama bin Laden

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Romney: ‘Even Jimmy Carter’ would have ordered Osama bin Laden killing

Romney suggested Monday that any president would have ordered the mission to kill Osama bin Laden.

By Philip Rucker  |  12:56 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Osama bin Laden, Jimmy Carter

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Romney aide: Obama’s campaign like ‘gyrating, intermittent lawn sprinklers’

The memo from Mitt Romney’s campaign manager comes as the former Mass. governor kicks off a campaign swing at an Ohio university.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:20 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, presidential election

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Scott Brown’s tax returns: A headache for Mitt Romney?

The same advisers that counseled Romney not to release several years of tax returns are advising Scott Brown to do just the opposite.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:21 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Congressional races

Posted at 10:08 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Ann Romney again defends stay-at-home moms during speech at GOP event in Connecticut

“Some people think that I didn’t work, but those are the things that I was pretty busy doing,” she said.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  10:08 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Ann Romney, Women

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Analysis: What issues are Obama and Romney tweeting about?

We analyzed the candidates’ past 200 tweets to determine what subjects they’re tweeting about the most.

By Mark S. Luckie  |  04:06 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Twitter

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Mitt Romney punts on Marco Rubio’s DREAM Act; talks French vacation

The GOP frontrunner did not weigh in on Rubio’s plan for an alternative DREAM Act for undocumented immigrants.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  03:16 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Veepstakes, Marco Rubio, Immigration

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Romney backs extension of low student loan interest rate

Announcement comes as a report shows half of recent graduates are jobless or underemployed.

By Felicia Sonmez and Rosalind S. Helderman  |  02:46 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Economy

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Romney says Obama is ‘a president who by his own measure has failed’

On the eve of the Keystone State’s GOP primary, Romney delivered a withering critique of Obama’s leadership on energy and the economy

By Felicia Sonmez  |  10:55 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  election-2012 | Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Economy

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Giuliani endorses Mitt Romney, shelving animosity

The former New York mayor said his one-time political foe has won the Republican nomination “fair and square.”

By Philip Rucker  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012

As illegal immigration debate heats up, Marco Rubio hits the trail with Mitt Romney

The Florida senator and potential VP pick will be campaigning with Romney in Pennsylvania Monday afternoon as the illegal immigration debate heats up.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney, Veepstakes

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Romney defends father against Schweitzer’s ‘polygamy’ comment

Responding to Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s comment that Mitt Romney’s family came from a polygamy commune, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee defended his father.

By Kenneth W. Smith Jr.  |  07:45 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Brian Schweitzer, Mormonism

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Romney assumes mantle of Republican standard bearer

Romney frames the general election contest against President Obama even as he avoids laying direct claim to the Republican nomination.

By Philip Rucker  |  05:29 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  election-2012 | Tags:  Mitt Romney

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Mitt Romney responds to Obama’s ‘silver spoon’ swipe

Romney accused the president of “attacking people” when he should be “attacking problems.”

By Philip Rucker  |  10:42 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 04/17/2012

What will the president pay next Tax Day? (Tuesday’s Trail Mix video)

TRAIL MIX VIDEO | On Tax Day we take a look at Obama’s tax rate versus Romney’s.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  10:01 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trail Mix, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Romney taps aide Beth Myers to run search for VP running mate

Beth Myers, a confidante and longtime aide, served as chief of staff during Romney’s term as Massachusetts governor and managed his 2008 presidential campaign.

By Philip Rucker  |  10:18 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Veepstakes, Mitt Romney

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Congress and the campaign game (Monday’s Trail Mix video)

TRAIL MIX VIDEO | The Keystone pipeline takes center stage on Capitol Hill again as Congress reconvenes.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:08 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trail Mix, Economy, Congressional races, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 04/15/2012

Mitt Romney camp pounces on Axelrod for comments on economy

Mitt Romney’s camp seized on an interview in which Obama senior adviser David Axelrod appeared to suggest that the country’s economic recovery is not on the right path.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  11:53 AM ET, 04/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Economy

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 04/13/2012

John Thune to campaign for Romney in Colorado

Another potential VP choice hits the trail for the former Massachusetts governor.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:41 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Veepstakes

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 04/12/2012

Obama: ‘No tougher job than being a mom’

President Obama distanced himself Thursday from remarks by Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen, who created a firestorm when she belittled Ann Romney’s past as a stay-at-home mom.

By David Nakamura  |  05:52 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Bob McDonnell: Mitt Romney will win Virginia

The Virginia governor made a prediction that, come November, the Old Dominion will flip from blue to red.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:37 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Veepstakes

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/11/2012

The GOP race after Santorum (Wednesday’s Trail Mix video)

TRAIL MIX VIDEO | What happens to the former GOP contender’s delegates? We take a look.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trail Mix, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/09/2012

How much do the veepstakes matter? (Monday’s Trail Mix)

TRAIL MIX | Does a candidate’s choice of running mate make a difference in the fall? A 2010 Pew survey showed that only 41 percent of Americans could name the vice president.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trail Mix, Veepstakes, Mitt Romney

Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Obama to Romney: Release more tax returns

The president and his top aides took aim at Mitt Romney Thursday

By Philip Rucker  |  09:38 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, President Obama, presidential election, campaign finance

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

Santorum for veep? Not likely, says top Romney surrogate

John H. Sununu tells National Review Online that Santorum’s “softness under pressure” is a factor.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:35 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Veepstakes

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 03/31/2012

Romney questions Obama commitment to ‘American exceptionalism’

Mitt Romney again accused the president of promoting “a government-centered society” and questioned his commitment to American exceptionalism.

By Philip Rucker  |  02:50 PM ET, 03/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Wisconsin, Wisconsin primary

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 03/30/2012

Romney attacks ‘Barack Obama’s Government-Centered Society’ in Wisconsin speech

Speaking in Wisconsin, Mitt Romney delivers a passionate defense of America’s free enterprise system, which he said has been under attack by the Obama administration.

By Philip Rucker  |  04:40 PM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, economy, Wisconsin

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 03/30/2012

Romney under fire for PAC donation to anti-gay marriage group

A state PAC run by Mitt Romney gave $10,000 to a group that has come under scrutiny for plans to “drive a wedge” between African-Americans and gays, documents show.

By Dan Eggen  |  03:59 PM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Gay rights, Gay marriage

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Spotted: ‘Senator Marco Rubio Stands With Mitt’ web ad

Less than 12 hours after the rising GOP star announced his endorsement of Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor’s camp is up with a Web ad touting the move.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  11:06 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Marco Rubio

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 03/28/2012

George H.W. Bush to endorse Romney on Thursday

The former president becomes the latest establishment Republican to rally behind the GOP frontrunner.

By Philip Rucker and Felicia Sonmez  |  11:41 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, George H.S. Bush, Republican Party, presidential election

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Chris Christie to campaign for Romney in Illinois on Friday

The New Jersey governor will stump for the GOP frontrunner in a key primary state.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  05:55 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Chris Christie, Illinois, Illinois primary, presidential election, Republican Party

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Republican race is ‘between Mitt Romney and a deadlocked convention,’ Talent says

A top Romney surrogate, former Missouri senator Jim Talent, sketches out what he says is the Republican choice.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  04:20 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, presidential election, Republican Part

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 03/15/2012

One Illinois Republican voter’s journey to a presidential pick

Richard Waddell, a retired engineer and salesman of industrial storage equipment, is a former Romney supporter, who considered switching to the Gingrich camp for a while before going with his son’s pick — Santorum.

By Paul Kane  |  06:30 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Illinois Republican primary, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Barack Obama

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Santorum blasts Romney: ‘Who do you trust?’

Rick Santorum wants a one-on-one battle against Mitt Romney for the GOP nod -- and he’s stepping up his attacks on the Republican frontrunner.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  05:35 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney: Kansas, Kansas politics, presidential election, Republican party

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Who’s winning the women’s vote? (Thursday’s Trail Mix)

TRAIL MIX | There wasn’t a big gender gap in Tuesday’s primaries, but if you dig a little deeper, there’s some bad news for Rick Santorum.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  08:48 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Super Tuesday, polls, Republican Party, Mitt Romney, presidentail election

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Santorum: Romney thinks he’s ‘ordained by God’ to win Republican nod

“If the governor thinks he’s now ordained by God to win, then let’s just have it out,” Rick Santorum said of Mitt Romney.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  05:44 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Kansas, Kansas politics, presidential election, Republican Party

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Romney focuses on Obama in Washington state caucus campaign

Buoyed by fresh polling results, Mitt Romney today looked past his GOP opponents and focused on President Obama.

By Philip Rucker  |  01:34 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, presidential campaign, Washington caucuses, Republican Party

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 09:08 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Michigan, Arizona primary day: Is Rick Santorum gaining on Mitt Romney?

It’s the final countdown.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:08 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential election, Michigan primary, Arizona primary, Republican Party, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Lamar Alexander endorses Mitt Romney

Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), one of the top Senate Republicans, has endorsed former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney for president.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lamar Alexander, Mitt Romney, presidential election, Election 2012, Republican Party

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Mitt Romney: Wife Ann drives ‘a couple of Cadillacs’

During a Friday speech in Detroit, Mitt Romney made another statement that could draw him some unwanted attention.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:14 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Ann Romney, Michigan, Michigan primary, Detroit, presidential election, Republican Party

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Today on the trail: Arizona CNN Republican debate and Rick Santorum’s opportunity

The next 24 hours could be the most decisive of former senator Rick Santorum’s political career.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:06 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich, presidential election, Election 2012, Arizona primary, Michigan primary

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine endorses Rick Santorum, rescinding support for Mitt Romney

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine had previously endorsed Mitt Romney, and is the most high profile defection from Romney’s campaign so far.

By Dan Balz and Rosalind S. Helderman  |  03:20 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ohio primary, super tuesday, mike dewine, mitt romney, rick santorum

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Today on the trail: Newt Gingrich returns to Georgia; Idaho gets love from Mitt Romney, Ron Paul

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich makes a campaign-trail return to his home state today, holding two events this evening in the Peach State ahead of its Super Tuesday primary.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:53 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential election, super tuesday, Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum

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

Romney: ‘War against Israel is a war against all democracies’

“The war against Israel is a war against all democracies, including our own,” Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney said.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:02 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Israel, Iran

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Mitt Romney mixes up Solyndra and Keystone pipeline

Mitt Romney had an “oops” moment in Atlanta.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:08 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Solyndra, Keystone pipeline, Mitt Romney, presidential election, Republican Party

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Mitt Romney is glitter bombed by gay rights activist, sings verse of ‘America the Beautiful’

Mitt Romney was glitter bombed, veered into a stand-up riff about his hair and belted out an entire verse of “America the Beautiful.”

By Philip Rucker  |  04:05 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, presidential election

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Florida GOP primary: What to watch for in the exit polls

The Post polling team has the details on what to keep your eye on tonight.

By Scott Clement  |  03:17 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  florida primary, exit polls, presidential election, mitt romney, newt gingrich

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 01/28/2012

John Voight, John McCain stump for Romney

With John McCain and actor Jon Voight pumping up the crowd, the candidate promises to “take back the White House.”

By Philip Rucker  |  11:58 AM ET, 01/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, florida primary, romney campaign

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Newt Gingrich: I’m shocked by Mitt Romney’s ‘total dishonesty’

Newt Gingrich called Mitt Romney’s comments at last night’s debate “the most blatantly dishonest performance by a presidential candidate I’ve ever seen,”

By Amy Gardner  |  02:21 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, election 2012, florida primary

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 03:46 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Romney vs. Huntsman on optics: Paging Fred Davis

By Nia-Malika Henderson  |  03:46 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jon Huntsman, Foreign Policy, Mitt Romney

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Romney reaches out to the middle class

Romney says the rich can take care of themselves; he’s the champion of the middle class

By Philip Rucker  |  02:21 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Republicans

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 10/10/2011

Rick Perry takes a swipe at Mitt Romney on health care

By Nia-Malika Henderson  |  11:12 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Ads, Rick Perry, Republicans

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 10/10/2011

The Democratic National Committee hits Mitt’s flips

By Nia-Malika Henderson  |  07:15 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney