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Ann Romney Diagnosed with Early-Stage Cancer

Ann Romney, the wife of former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, announced today that she was diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer and underwent a lumpectomy to remove the affected tissue.

Posted on December 5, 2008 at 12:39 PM ET | Comments (0)

Mitt Romney Takes on Detroit

The race for 2012 is already on in the Republican Party, and today failed 2008 contender Mitt Romney appeared to take a stand sure to complicate any future presidential bid. In an op-ed bluntly titled, "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt," the former Massachusetts governor argued against the automobile salaries and pension systems that have for decades helped define the good life in industrial Michigan, where Romney won the GOP primary this winter and where his father was once governor.

Posted on November 19, 2008 at 07:58 PM ET | Comments (37)

Romney: McCain Still Outside the Conservative Mainstream

In an interview this afternoon, the one-time McCain rival said he stands by his assessment of McCain's conservative credentials.

Posted on September 4, 2008 at 07:05 PM ET | Comments (17)

GOP Rallying the Rascals in Mo.

Romney and Huckabee stump with McCain and Palin in the home of the River City Rascals.

Posted on August 31, 2008 at 08:03 PM ET | Comments (27)

McCain Veep Watchers on High Alert

Speculation about who Sen. John McCain will pick as his vice presidential running mate reached a fever pitch today as all signs pointed to an answer within hours.

Posted on August 28, 2008 at 01:40 PM ET | Comments (286)

Huck vs. Mitt -- Again

Are we about to get Round 2 of the Huckabee-Romney slugfest?

Posted on August 14, 2008 at 01:59 PM ET | Comments (86)

In Romney Territory, a McCain Pitch

Can Mitt Romney act as a rainmaker for John McCain in Colorado and Utah?--Alec MacGillis

Posted on March 27, 2008 at 03:40 PM ET | Comments (18)

Obama Picks Up Support from Romney Backer

Barack Obama picks up support from an unlikely quarter. --Robert Barnes

Posted on March 24, 2008 at 07:53 PM ET | Comments (88)

Romney Endorses Former Rival McCain

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (R) glances toward Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) during the CNN/Los...

Posted on February 14, 2008 at 05:36 PM ET | Comments (122)

A Parting Gift for Romney

Mitt Romney told conservatives at CPAC Thursday that he was dropping out of the race. Today, those same conservatives chose Romney as their choice for the Republican nomination.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on February 9, 2008 at 05:16 PM ET | Comments (26)

Romney and the Gramm-o-meter

With Mitt Romney officially out of the race, it's time for Republican strategist Alex Vogel to weigh in with his final Gramm-o-meter for the former Massachusetts governor.--Jonathan Weisman

Posted on February 9, 2008 at 11:55 AM ET | Comments (4)

Life in the Bubble: Condi vs. Romney

It's known as "the bubble." This is the strange netherworld occupied by senior U.S. officials and their staffs -- or presidential candidates and their staffs -- and the reporters who follow them around. We fly in the same plane, land several times a day in a variety of locations and are generally ignorant of the world outside the little aluminum tube that ferries us from place to place. Life is a jet-lagged blur. --Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 7, 2008 at 05:41 PM ET | Comments (2)

Romney Ends Presidential Bid

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Posted on February 7, 2008 at 01:06 PM ET | Comments (3)

Sources: Romney to Exit the Race

Republican presidential hopeful former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney arrives in the parking lot of his...

Posted on February 7, 2008 at 12:19 PM ET | Comments (13)

Romney's Blitzkrieg Flop

For those keeping score, Romney's 48-hour campaign blitz before Super Tuesday was an abysmal failure. --Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 6, 2008 at 05:12 PM ET | Comments (8)

Romney's Expenses Per Delegate Top $1M

Republican campaign operatives call it the Gramm-o-meter, the money a candidate spends per delegate won, in honor of Phil Gramm, the former Texas senator who spent $25 million and won just 10 delegates, or $2.5 million per. --Jonathan Wiesman

Posted on February 6, 2008 at 12:53 AM ET | Comments (0)

TN: Fox News Says It's Huckabee

With more than half the votes counted, Mike Huckabee was leading with 37 percent of the vote. --Krissah Williams

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 11:44 PM ET | Comments (0)

MN: AP, CNN Project Romney Win

The Associated Press and CNN are projecting Mitt Romney as the winner over John McCain, Mike Huckabee and Ron Paul and Alan Keyes in Minnesota, giving the former Massachusetts governor an important win for his struggling campaign.--Christopher Lee

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 11:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

NY: McCain Swamps Romney

Exit polls showed McCain won New York by outpacing Romney by a wide margin among Republicans, even while lagging behind Romney among "very conservative" GOP voters by 20 percentage points. --Spencer Hsu

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 09:51 PM ET | Comments (0)

At Romney's Party, Waiting for More Victory

Mitt Romney's "victory party," being held at the Boston convention center, is still awaiting its second win.--Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 09:49 PM ET | Comments (0)

NJ: Garden State Goes for McCain

Exit polls showed McCain drawing strong support among moderates and independents. He even ran well among evangelical voters, with only conservative voters reported to be backing Romney. --Joby Warrick

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 08:17 PM ET | Comments (0)

AK: Could Ron Paul Win?

Ron Paul will not merely do well in Alaska's GOP presidential caucuses, his supporters say. They believe the Texas congressman and well-known libertarian can top the field. --Christopher Lee

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 06:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

First Stop at Home for Romney: The Voting Booth

After a whirlwind 48 hours crisscrossing the country in search of votes, Mitt Romney returned to his home in this tony suburb of Boston to cast a ballot for himself.--Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 03:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

WV: Huckabee Wins

Mike Huckabee won the race for West Virginia's 18 at-large delegates today in that state's first "GOP Presidential Convention," a caucus-like affair in Charleston that assigns the bigger half of the state's 30 delegates. --Rick Weiss

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 03:05 PM ET | Comments (0)

MO: Weather May Affect Voting

State election officials are expecting a large turnout, but the weather may hinder some voters. --Rob Stein

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 02:22 PM ET | Comments (0)

GA: 200 Complaints Before Noon

Long lines greeted Georgia voters at the polls this morning in one of the tightest state primaries in recent memory. --Darryl Fears

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 01:20 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Clarifies Dole Comments

CHARLESTON, W.V. -- Gov. Mitt Romney sought today to clarify his comments on 1996 GOP presidential nominee Robert J. Dole, saying "I would love to have Bob Dole's support" and that he respected him as a war hero and "fine man."--Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 12:51 PM ET | Comments (0)

TN: Heavy Rain, Heavy Turnout

Voting is steady, but heavy rain is falling and tornadoes may touch down in West Tennessee. --Krissah Williams

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 12:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

MN: Dems Buzzing Before Caucus Starts

Minnesota's Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party presidential caucuses don't start until this evening, but excitement and buzz is building already among the party faithful. The Republican caucus vote here is nonbinding--GOP delegates will be selected at the state party convention in May. --Christopher J. Lee

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 12:14 PM ET | Comments (0)

NJ: Gov. Corzine Waits to Vote

Gov. Jon Corzine's is delayed in casting his vote when two voting machines malfunction. --Joby Warrick

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 12:06 PM ET | Comments (0)

NY: Clinton, McCain Start Early

Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) voted near her home in Chappaqua, N.Y. and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) rallied at Rockefeller Center with former mayor Rudy Giuliani. --Spencer S. Hsu

Posted on February 5, 2008 at 11:20 AM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Dismisses Obama's Crowds

"If you are the antiwar candidate, 'just pull our troops out, don't care about what happens to the future of a country like Iraq,' you are always going to get the antiwar crowd, just like Howard Dean did," Romney told reporters traveling on his plane as he flew here from Oklahoma City for a rally and news conference. --Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 4, 2008 at 11:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

A Small Number of Sooners For Romney

The aircraft hangar was vast. The crowd in Oklahoma City for a Mitt Romney rally was not.--Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 4, 2008 at 06:45 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Promises Super Tuesday Surprise

The pundits may have counted him out, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney sounds like a man who plans to keep going, no matter what happens at the polls on Super Tuesday.--Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 4, 2008 at 02:47 PM ET | Comments (87)

Hoping for a Two-Man Race With McCain

At Nashville's storied Pancake Pantry, Romney called himself the one true conservative in the race and urged supporters to help make it a two-person race against McCain.--Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 4, 2008 at 10:24 AM ET | Comments (6)

Patriot Loss Clears Romney from the Room

Mitt Romney is on the prowl for an upset on Super Tuesday against the heavily favored John McCain. But that didn't lessen the sting of Sunday night's football upset of his hometown team. --Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 3, 2008 at 11:02 PM ET | Comments (21)

Romney's Monday-Night Plans Up in the Air

By Glenn Kessler ST. LOUIS -- Mitt Romney upended his Super Tuesday travel schedule tonight,...

Posted on February 3, 2008 at 10:22 PM ET | Comments (10)

Romney Wishes Tom Brady Luck

Former governor Mitt Romney won't be in Massachusetts to cheer on the home team. But he did trade e-mails with Tom Brady, the star quarterback of the New England Patriots. --Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 3, 2008 at 05:11 PM ET | Comments (2)

Romney Woos Illinois Conservatives

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. -- DuPage County is about as solidly Republican a county as can be found in the United States. The Chicago suburb has produced reliable conservatives like Rep. Henry Hyde and former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, and is now the kind of place where Mitt Romney is making his last stand. --Glenn Kessler

Posted on February 3, 2008 at 04:58 PM ET | Comments (7)

Huckabee Questions Romney's...Maturity

How racy is too racy for a Republican presidential candidate? How about the word "puberty?" --Michael D. Shear

Posted on February 1, 2008 at 06:29 PM ET | Comments (39)

A Warehouse Rally, a Blast at McCain

Romney continued to blast McCain for what he said are knowingly false assertions about Romney's statements. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 31, 2008 at 05:13 PM ET | Comments (12)

Mitt Romney Concedes

"Almost, but not quite," former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney declared to a crowded ballroom of his supporters after his loss to Arizona Sen. John McCain in Florida. --Perry Bacon Jr.

Posted on January 29, 2008 at 09:56 PM ET | Comments (0)

Criss-Crossing the Sunshine State With Romney

The Washington Post's Perry Bacon Jr. is on the campaign trail with Republican Mitt Romney in Florida.

Posted on January 28, 2008 at 11:54 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney, Remembering Gordon Hinckley

On the eve of a key primary here, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney brought up a topic he has usually avoided: his Mormon faith. --Perry Bacon Jr.

Posted on January 28, 2008 at 09:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

GOP Hopefuls Court Cuban American Vote

Arizona Sen. John McCain today picked up the endorsement of Florida Sen. Mel Martinez, a Cuban American who may help sway that key voting block here, on a day when all four of the leading GOP candidates courted Latino voters ahead of Tuesday's primary. --Perry Bacon Jr.

Posted on January 25, 2008 at 03:15 PM ET | Comments (1)

Giuliani Shifts Emphasis to Economy

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Rudolph Giuliani, the man missing from the opening rounds of the...

Posted on January 20, 2008 at 01:18 PM ET | Comments (0)

New Clarity, for Both Parties

The New Hampshire verdicts were reinforced Saturday in Nevada and South Carolina, bringing a degree of clarity to both parties' nomination fights.--David S. Broder

Posted on January 19, 2008 at 09:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Acknowledges Nevada Win

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Posted on January 19, 2008 at 05:29 PM ET | Comments (0)

Mormons, Party Regulars Fuel Romney Success

A quarter of GOP caucusgoers were Mormon, according to the network's poll, and they broke overwhelmingly for Romney, himself a Mormon.--Jon Cohen

Posted on January 19, 2008 at 02:03 PM ET | Comments (0)

Nevada Win in Cards for Romney

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has apparently won the lightly-contested Nevada caucus Saturday, winning his third presidential primary victory even as he watched Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee battle for first place in South Carolina.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 19, 2008 at 01:59 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney to Appear on Tonight Show

While his rivals courted voters in South Carolina, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney barnstormed across Nevada as he sought a victory on Saturday to provide momentum before Florida's contest at the end of the month. Friday afternoon, he planned to jet to Los Angeles to tape an appearance on the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 18, 2008 at 11:40 AM ET | Comments (0)

Lobbyist Backing McCain Reaches Out

One of John McCain's senior advisers made a sympathy call last night to one of Mitt Romney's senior advisers, a fellow lobbyist. --Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 18, 2008 at 10:54 AM ET | Comments (26)

Romney Homes In on Nevada

Mitt Romney headed to Las Vegas after briefly meeting with reporters in South Carolina, where aides said the campaign has not given up on making a decent showing. The former Massachusetts governor skipped out on the final day of campaigning in South Carolina, preferring to spend Friday as the only GOP candidate competing in the Nevada caucus. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 17, 2008 at 12:27 PM ET | Comments (20)

S.C. as Romney Country?

Romney, courting the "real conservative" vote in South Carolina.--Joel Achenbach

Posted on January 16, 2008 at 05:07 PM ET | Comments (35)

Romney's Delegate Strategy -- and the GOP's Embarrassment of Riches

Mitt Romney, appearing upbeat after his Michigan primary win last night, told reporters today he was confident he could secure the GOP nomination by focusing on states where he holds a strategic advantage over his rivals. --Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 16, 2008 at 03:19 PM ET | Comments (54)

McCain Team Critiques Romney Record

The morning after John McCain lost the Michigan primary to Mitt Romney, his team rolled out a new attack on the former Massachusetts governor, even likening him to John Kerry as a flip-flopper.--Howard Kurtz

Posted on January 16, 2008 at 01:43 PM ET | Comments (63)

Only One Bush on Romney's List of Heroes

When former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney paid tribute to his presidential heroes during his victory speech last night, he left out one prominent Republican: President Bush.--Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 16, 2008 at 10:37 AM ET | Comments (5)

At Romney Rally, Everybody Loves a Winner

Even a Democrat found himself swayed at the Mitt Romney victory party. --Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 15, 2008 at 10:57 PM ET | Comments (1)

Michigan: Romney's Victory Speech

For more than a week, Mitt Romney has been trying to lead crowds in a call-and-response routine in which they are meant to express outrage as he chronicles federal inaction on issues including immigration, health care and taxes. Tonight, with his victory in the Michigan primary, they finally got it. --Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 15, 2008 at 10:05 PM ET | Comments (4)

Romney Invokes Game Show Before Teens

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney invoked a decades-old game show today to urge a group of teenagers here to stay in school and avoid having children before marriage. --Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 14, 2008 at 02:33 PM ET | Comments (8)

With Talk of Cars, Romney Courts Michigan Voters

During a rally this afternoon before several hundred supporters at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Romney told the crowd that unlike policy makers who have ignored Michigan's economic plight, he could help "build a brighter, prosperous future" here by championing the auto industry. --Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 13, 2008 at 07:03 PM ET | Comments (0)

Clinton Says Obama Playing Racial Politics

By Zachary A. Goldfarb, The Talk Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton accused Sen. Barack Obama's presidential...

Posted on January 13, 2008 at 02:09 PM ET | Comments (0)

A Homestate's Skepticism

While former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is counting on his home state of Michigan to deliver him a key primary win next week, he faces fierce competition from both the left and the right in the form of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee. --Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 10, 2008 at 05:51 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Settles for Silver Again

Romney vows to press on and supporters, deflated, still stick by him.--Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 8, 2008 at 09:21 PM ET | Comments (31)

Excitement for Romney Despite Finish

When it comes to campaign accoutrements, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney can declare victory already.--Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 8, 2008 at 08:12 PM ET | Comments (13)

Romney Draws a Blank on Violence Against Women Act

During an "Ask Mitt Anything" forum at the Derry-Salem Elks Club here, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney demurred when an audience member asked him whether he would hold up reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act on the grounds that it kept men from visiting their children. "I'm not familiar with the Act," Romney replied. --Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 7, 2008 at 07:19 PM ET | Comments (32)

Romney's Fundraising Team Planned for Wins

Mitt Romney is in a tight race in New Hampshire. (Bloomberg News). By Matthew...

Posted on January 7, 2008 at 04:50 PM ET | Comments (14)

A Pet Project for Romney?

Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney faced a new question: as president, what would he do to combat the nation's burgeoning pet population?--Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 7, 2008 at 02:37 PM ET | Comments (19)

Romney Turns to Turnaround Pitch

One day before the New Hampshire primary, Mitt Romney will make a final, televised appeal to voters that he is the candidate best suited to bring change to Washington.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 7, 2008 at 11:14 AM ET | Comments (3)

Romney's Early Voting Victory -- in Wyoming

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney scored a victory tonight in an early-voting state, Wyoming, by picking up eight out of the state's 14 available delegates. --Juliet Eilperin

Posted on January 5, 2008 at 07:20 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney's New Role: Agent of Change

As he seeks to recover from his Iowa defeat, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has completely reinvented his stump speech, turning throw-away lines from his speeches of the past month into the central theme of his candidacy.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 5, 2008 at 01:58 PM ET | Comments (0)

'Thank You, Iowa'

Video of the candidate speeches after the Iowa caucuses.

Posted on January 4, 2008 at 11:03 AM ET | Comments (0)

In Search of Romney's Silver Lining

Romney team must figure out what to say after a very costly trouncing.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 4, 2008 at 07:31 AM ET | Comments (0)

Disappointed Romney Supporters Note 'Reagan Lost Iowa'

They packed into Mitt Romney's victory party, and were quickly disappointed. But the boisterous crowd was anything but defeated.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 4, 2008 at 12:03 AM ET | Comments (0)

Relaxed Romney Gets a Punch Line In

Don't count Mitt Romney out of the punch line primary yet.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 3, 2008 at 12:34 PM ET | Comments (5)

Romney's Attack Dog

Mailer from Mitt Romney for President sent to Iowan little dog owner. Obtained by...

Posted on January 2, 2008 at 07:52 PM ET | Comments (2)

Sweets and Pops on a Press Plane

Candy from candidates? --Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 2, 2008 at 06:44 PM ET | Comments (3)

Romney Contemplates the Race Beyond Iowa

With one day left before the Iowa caucus is over, Mitt Romney has already started looking past the state to his next big challenge: John McCain. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on January 2, 2008 at 04:12 PM ET | Comments (12)

Romney Accuses Huckabee of Being Soft on Meth

A mailer from the Romney campaign takes a hard line on an opponent.

Posted on December 29, 2007 at 05:24 PM ET | Comments (6)

Romney Rips McCain on Senate Record

Mitt Romney, who targeted Mike Huckabee in an earlier commercial, is now running the most negative campaign of any presidential candidate in either party. --Howard Kurtz

Posted on December 28, 2007 at 10:38 AM ET | Comments (52)

Romney Heads to Iowa, Noting Uncertainty in GOP Race

Romney bids N.H. supporters farewell as he decamps for final Iowa push.--Alec MacGillis

Posted on December 27, 2007 at 04:26 PM ET | Comments (12)

Romney Hits a Rough Patch on the Slopes

Romney, skiing in New Hampshire, is greeted by wary Massachusetts residents. --Alec MacGillis

Posted on December 26, 2007 at 07:56 PM ET | Comments (19)

With Early Caucuses, Questions Abound

There is one question every presidential candidate would love to know the answer to this week: Is anybody in Iowa listening? --Dan Balz

Posted on December 26, 2007 at 01:38 PM ET | Comments (76)

A Final Pre-Christmas Push by GOP Field

The Republican presidential contest is in flux in New Hampshire, where former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney spent Sunday campaigning in an effort to stay ahead of a surging Arizona Sen. John McCain. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 23, 2007 at 06:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

This Time It's Personal

Is former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney feeling a bit queasy about his chances in Iowa or New Hampshire? His campaign says "no" but his latest television ad may suggest otherwise. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 21, 2007 at 06:53 PM ET | Comments (11)

Tancredo Leaves Race, Endorses Romney

Rep. Tom Tancredo bows out.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 20, 2007 at 03:39 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney the Elder and Martin Luther King Jr.

Press reports are questioning the truth of Romney's statement about his father's marching with the famous civil rights leader. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 20, 2007 at 12:31 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Appeals to Bush's Base

Romney is doing twice as well nationally among Republicans who "strongly" approve of Bush's performance as he does among those who only "somewhat" approve. --Peter Baker

Posted on December 20, 2007 at 10:27 AM ET | Comments (0)

On the Stump, Romney Defends Bush

By Michael D. Shear DAVENPORT, Iowa -- In his pursuit of ways to criticize Mike...

Posted on December 19, 2007 at 01:25 PM ET | Comments (6)

All Calm in Romney Land

Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 19, 2007 at 11:39 AM ET | Comments (46)

New Spot: Romney "Helped Save My Daughter"

Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 19, 2007 at 11:16 AM ET | Comments (15)

Romney Working The (Small) Crowd in S.C.

In a swing through South Carolina, Mitt Romney draws a modest crowd.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 19, 2007 at 10:13 AM ET | Comments (6)

Romney Assails Huckabee as "Too Liberal"

Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 18, 2007 at 04:21 PM ET | Comments (37)

Romney Claims NRA Endorsement He Didn't Receive

Under Tim Russert's grilling about guns, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney slips up. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 16, 2007 at 04:40 PM ET | Comments (48)

Romney Hits Huckabee for Criticizing Bush

Romney accused Huckabee of sounding more like a Democrat than a Republican. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 15, 2007 at 03:35 PM ET | Comments (31)

Romney Boasts of Healthcare Plan

His campaign has a new mailer on the issue. --Perry Bacon Jr.

Posted on December 12, 2007 at 07:10 PM ET | Comments (0)

Coming Soon, an End to Debate Season in Iowa

The GOP field holds its final debate in Iowa today. --Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 12, 2007 at 11:32 AM ET | Comments (3)

Giuliani Backers Attack 'Taxachusetts Romney'

Congressional backers of Rudy Giuliani launch a new attack on Mitt Romney in New Hampshire.--Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 12, 2007 at 10:05 AM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Goes Negative in Iowa Ad

Is Romney suddenly running scared?--Michael D. Shear

Posted on December 10, 2007 at 06:01 PM ET | Comments (0)

In His Father's Footsteps

Romney, running for (and with) dear old dad.

Posted on December 10, 2007 at 05:03 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Proposes Increased Military Budget

Former Massachusetts Gov.Mitt Romney said he would increase America's military budget between $50-60 billion a year.--David Broder

Posted on December 7, 2007 at 04:31 PM ET | Comments (8)

Romney Plans Speech on His Mormon Faith

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (R) has decided to give a speech directly addressing his...

Posted on December 2, 2007 at 05:17 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Embraces No Child Law

In New Hampshire, Romney stands up for mandatory testing standards. --Perry Bacon Jr.

Posted on November 26, 2007 at 09:47 AM ET | Comments (2)

Romney's New Entry in Immigration Fray

Mitt Romney's new immigration-focused ad.

Posted on November 9, 2007 at 11:17 AM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Must Prove He's the Genuine Article

One Republican observer's take on the current field: the more he sees of Mitt Romney, the less he like him.

Posted on October 23, 2007 at 02:00 PM ET | Comments (43)

Romney and Women

Does history provide a clue on how Romney would he go about attacking a female opponent?

Posted on October 15, 2007 at 04:31 PM ET | Comments (5)

Romney's New Ad on Jihadism

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, says in a new television ad that "violent, radical Islamic fundamentalism" is "this century's nightmare, Jihadism."

Posted on October 12, 2007 at 04:25 PM ET | Comments (5)

Mashing Mitt Romney

The results are in from Romney's online video contest.

Posted on September 27, 2007 at 02:20 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney's Rush to Critique Clinton Missing The Facts

In the debate on health care, Republican presidential candidates prefer partisan sloganeering to honest discussion, with Mitt Romney the most egregious example.

Posted on September 18, 2007 at 01:25 PM ET | Comments (0)

St. Vincent's No Safe Harbor For Romney

The GOP hopeful set up shop to slam Hillary Clinton's health plan in front of the New York City hospital--and then was slammed by the hospital itself.

Posted on September 17, 2007 at 06:01 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney's Plan: Let States Decide

Mitt Romney says a national health care system is "bound to fail."

Posted on August 24, 2007 at 07:00 AM ET | Comments (7)

Romney's Flips Caught on Web

YouTube catalogs candidates' shifting positions.

Posted on August 23, 2007 at 12:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

Romney Hits Urban Immigration Sanctuaries

New Romney ad stokes immigration battle with Giuliani.

Posted on August 21, 2007 at 11:33 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Hardest Call

John McCain's latest book reads like an ode to what might have been.

Posted on August 14, 2007 at 05:16 PM ET | Comments (2)

Romney's a Secret Yankee And Other Tales of the Trust

George Pataki, then the N.Y. governor, lost a bet to Mitt Romney and donned...

Posted on August 14, 2007 at 01:14 PM ET | Comments (47)

Romney's Riches Finally Go Public

Romney has as much as $250 million, but where has it been invested? Campaign is finally poised to say.

Posted on August 13, 2007 at 10:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Mormon Factor

Part of the Romney outreach--to Mormons and everyone else--included Mitt Romney's son Josh's motor...

Posted on August 10, 2007 at 05:01 PM ET | Comments (0)

Post Talk: Huckabee Hits Romney Flips

In an interview with the Post's Dan Balz and Chris Cillizza, former Arkansas governor says Democrats would exploit Romney's "dramatic" shifts on issues.

Posted on August 9, 2007 at 01:46 PM ET | Comments (0)

Brownback Won't Let Up on Romney

New web video in Iowa the latest in Kansas Senator's effort to slow Romney before Saturday's straw poll.

Posted on August 8, 2007 at 05:04 PM ET | Comments (6)

"How 'Bout the USA?" Romney Is Asked In Emotional Exchange on Health Care

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Mitt Romney was about a minute into an answer about his...

Posted on August 3, 2007 at 06:00 AM ET | Comments (441)

Romney's Opens Checkbook for Troops

In New Hampshire, contributes to seven pro-troop groups and urges "surge" of support for servicemen.

Posted on August 1, 2007 at 04:39 PM ET | Comments (6)

Romney May Debate After All

Says he may attend forum if date can be changed.

Posted on July 28, 2007 at 02:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

Merci Beaucoup, M. Romney

For years, France has been a regular punching bag for Republican politicians, who mock...

Posted on July 25, 2007 at 03:13 PM ET | Comments (1)

Dept. of Self-Financing

Just how much of his personal fortune is Mitt Romney prepared to unload on his...

Posted on July 25, 2007 at 02:15 PM ET | Comments (0)

Karl Marx, Call Your Office

Much has been made about Republican Mitt Romney's 1950s persona -- his "holy cow" colloquialisms,...

Posted on July 24, 2007 at 07:40 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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