Mitt Romney

  • May 29, 2012  

    Mitt Romney was 58 delegates away from clinching the Republican nomination at the start of Tuesday, as Texas Republicans headed to vote in a primary likely to wrap up the GOP presidential race. Margaret Warner and The Boston Globe’s Michael Kranish discuss Romney’s path — from a failed 1994 Senate run to his current campaign. Continue reading

  • May 29, 2012  

    In Colorado, where Hispanics make up 20 percent of the population, presidential campaigning is increasingly being done in Spanish. And while immigration may not be the most important issue for Latino voters, it certainly is a defining one, according to Stanford University political scientist Gary Segura. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2012  

    As Americans across the globe remembered generations of the nation’s fallen this Memorial Day, President Obama and Mitt Romney joined the observances — taking time out from the campaign to praise the contributions of the country’s servicemembers. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2012  

    With just over five months until Election Day, Judy Woodruff talks with Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg Political Report and NewsHour political editor Christina Bellantoni about where things stand in eight key swing states. Continue reading

  • May 25, 2012  

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus, sitting in for Mark Shields, discuss the week’s top news including Europe’s ongoing debt crisis, debate over Mitt Romney’s role at Bain Capital and a Congressional Budget Office warning about political decisions that could trigger another recession. Continue reading

  • May 22, 2012  

    Following President Obama’s lead, Vice President Joe Biden joined the fray Tuesday in questioning Mitt Romney’s role at Bain Capital. Judy Woodruff hosts a debate on political strategy and private-sector experience between former Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo., and former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat. Continue reading

  • May 18, 2012  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top political news including a recent Obama campaign video that tries to debunk Mitt Romney’s job creation claims, JPMorgan Chase losses and the expected renewal of the debt ceiling debate. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2012  

    As part of an ongoing series on how candidates use social media this election season, Ray Suarez and journalists Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz of Daily-Download.com discuss how President Obama and Mitt Romney use YouTube to bypass the “gatekeepers,” or mainstream media, and get constituents to watch their campaign videos. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2012  

    In other news Thursday, questions kept coming about the future of the eurozone. By all accounts, money was flowing out of Greece where far-left leaders are agitating to break a bailout agreement and end austerity measures. Also, a fight over solar panels flared into the open between the U.S. and China. Continue reading

  • May 16, 2012  

    Battle lines were being drawn again Wednesday for a new fight over raising the U.S. borrowing limit, foreshadowing a replay of last year’s stalemate. Judy Woodruff, Todd Zwillich of “The Takeaway” and Roll Call’s Steve Dennis discuss the renewed war of words and how a new debt battle might shape the presidential campaign. Continue reading