Mitt Romney

  • September 5, 2012  

    Did President Barack Obama bailout the U.S. auto industry or did he rescue it? Michigan Sen. Carl Levin and Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan talk to Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill about that “tough political call,” how they feel it has benefitted their states and how they perceive the Republican response to that move. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2012    

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivered his Republican presidential nomination acceptance speech Thursday night, the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Before Romney took the stage, convention goers listened to speeches from former House Speaker and … Continue reading

  • August 31, 2012   BY  

    The final day of the Republican National Convention featured many speakers who highlighted aspects of Mitt Romney as a husband, father, friend and businessman, not the politician. It also featured Romney delivering his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination for president. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2012    

    Photo of Mitt Romney by Mallory Benedict/ PBS NewsHour. TAMPA, Fla. | The delegates in the convention hall here seemed plenty pleased as thousands of balloons descended from the ceiling. But Mitt Romney wasn’t really talking to them. At the … Continue reading

  • August 31, 2012  

    Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan headed back onto the campaign trail after the Republican National Convention came to a close. Romney continued to woo voters who voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and Ryan stayed on the attack, aggressively pointing out what he sees as the failed efforts of President Obama. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2012  

    In 2008, Virginia went from an historically “red” state to “blue” when a majority of voters voted for President Obama. In 2012, the race in this state is too close to call. Ray Suarez talks to six undecided Virginians for reaction to Mitt Romney’s speech at the 2012 RNC and asks what will be the tipping point for their vote. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2012  

    Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks digest the top political news of the week, namely the 2012 Republican National Convention. They discuss the tone of RNC political rhetoric and how it targeted small business, the lack of any mention of the military in Romney’s speech and Clint Eastwood’s appearance. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012    

    Mitt Romney watches the convention on TV with his grandchildren from a suite in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images. TAMPA, Fla. | Mitt Romney has given plenty of speeches, stretching from the … Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012  

    When it comes to governance, U.S. presidents’ styles have ranged from gruff to charming, comedic to academic. Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill try to dissect Mitt Romney’s potential presidential governance style with the help of former Utah Gov. Michael Leavitt and Tom Stemberg, co-founder of the office supply chain Staples. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2012  

    Jeffrey Brown recaps speeches by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, standouts from day three of the Republican convention. Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh in on Mitt Romney’s need to show off his authenticity and on Paul Ryan’s factual errors. Continue reading