Mitt Romney

  • May 30, 2012  

    Mitt Romney’s win Tuesday in Texas effectively sets up a two-man contest for the White House. As President Obama and his Republican challenger look to corral votes and money, Judy Woodruff, The Washington Post’s Tom Hamburger and Politico’s Kenneth Vogel discuss the role of campaign finance and super PACs this election season. Continue reading

  • 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    

    In this week’s Political Checklist, Political Editor Christina Bellantoni chatted with senior correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff about Bain Capital and President Obama’s declaration that the election would be “about” Mitt Romney’s record at the private equity firm. Gwen … 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 21, 2012    

    President Barack Obama holds a press conference at the NATO Summit in Chicago on May 21. Photo by Mandel Nagan/AFP President Obama called Mitt Romney’s business experience at Bain Capital fair game Monday during a press conference at the conclusion … Continue reading

  • May 21, 2012    

    Mitt Romney campaigns in St. Petersburg, Fla., last week. Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images. Bain Capital has taken over dozens of companies in its 28-year history. Any of its actions that resulted in laid off workers — especially in a … Continue reading