Mitt Romney

  • April 20, 2012   BY Christina Bellantoni and Terence Burlij  

    Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign stop Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C. Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images. It’s a big day for Mitt Romney, who will be embraced by GOP establishment figures during the Republican National Committee’s meeting of state chairmen … Continue reading

  • April 20, 2012  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top political news including President Obama’s and Mitt Romney’s differing “big visions” for the country, how the campaigns are working on appealing to Latino voters plus Republicans’ and Democrats’ standing with the U.S. electorate. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2012  

    As part of our ongoing series on how the presidential campaign plays out in social media and on the Web, Jeffrey Brown and journalists Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz of daily-download.com discuss how Google searches have changed the way President Obama and Mitt Romney target different demographics. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2012  

    In other news Wednesday, the Syrian military escalated attacks on rebel areas despite government claims that it’s adhering to a cease-fire. The attacks drew a rebuke from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Also, at least 22 soldiers died in growing border fighting between Sudan and South Sudan in East Africa. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2012  

    President Obama and Mitt Romney are battling for support from voters in the nation’s fastest-growing demographic: Latinos, who account for more than 16 percent of the population. Gwen Ifill discusses campaign efforts with Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and Bettina Inclan, director of Hispanic outreach for the RNC. Continue reading

  • April 13, 2012  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top news including Rick Santorum’s exit from the GOP race and what that means for Mitt Romney, plus Sen. Richard Lugar’s tough re-election campaign, President Obama’s push for the “Buffett Rule” and Hilary Rosen’s swipe at Ann Romney. Continue reading

  • April 12, 2012  

    In other news Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden attacked Mitt Romney’s opposition to the “Buffett Rule” while Romney’s wife, Ann, challenged a Democratic consultant’s criticism of her status as a stay-at-home mother. Also, Egyptian lawmakers advanced a bill banning officials who worked under Hosni Mubarak from seeking office. Continue reading

  • April 11, 2012   BY Christina Bellantoni  

    Mitt Romney campaigns Tuesday at R.C. Fabricators in Wilmington, Del. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Rick Santorum’s exit from the presidential primary race made the next 140 days a whole lot easier for Mitt Romney. All signs pointed to the … Continue reading

  • April 11, 2012  

    A day after Rick Santorum’s exit from the GOP race, Mitt Romney attacked President Obama on spending and big government, while the president ignored the blows and argued again for raising taxes on the rich, accusing Republicans of having the wrong priorities. Judy Woodruff reports on the campaigns’ general election strategies. Continue reading

  • April 10, 2012  

    “While this presidential race for us is over,” Rick Santorum said Tuesday in Gettysburg, Pa., announcing his campaign’s suspension, “we are not done fighting.” Judy Woodruff, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Jim O’Toole and USA Today’s Susan Page discuss his political future and what comes next in the race for the White House. Continue reading