Mitt Romney

  • March 19, 2012  

    In other news Monday, Mitt Romney centered his attacks on President Obama in Springfield, Ill. The economy is improving, he said, but current policies have prevented a stronger comeback. Also, Apple, the world’s most valuable company, announced it will pay out dividends of roughly $10 per share over one year. Continue reading

  • March 16, 2012    

    Mitt Romney released a new television ad Friday in Illinois hammering Rick Santorum as an “economic lightweight.” You can watch the ad here or below: The new spot comes ahead of Tuesday’s primary in the Land of Lincoln, where 69 … Continue reading

  • March 16, 2012  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top political news including the political implications of civilian killings in Afghanistan, Newt Gingrich’s chances of survival in the GOP race and the very public resignation by a Goldman Sachs executive. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2012    

    Rick Santorum addresses supporters in Lafayette, La., after winning Tuesday’s Alabama and Mississippi primaries. Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images. In the battle for the hearts and minds of Republican voters, it appears that the hearts won out on Tuesday. “The … Continue reading

  • March 14, 2012  

    After Rick Santorum picked up wins Tuesday in Mississippi and Alabama, the Republican presidential race turned their focus on him and Mitt Romney. Ray Suarez reports then Judy Woodruff speaks with political editor Christina Bellantoni and Patchwork Nation’s Dante Chinni about the paths ahead for the four GOP candidates. Continue reading

  • March 13, 2012  

    In other news Tuesday, Republican hopeful Rick Santorum hoped to win primaries in both Alabama and Mississippi to help close some of the delegate advantage held by Mitt Romney. Also, the U.S., Japan and the EU filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over China’s curbs on exporting rare earth metals. Continue reading

  • March 13, 2012  

    Ray Suarez discusses what’s behind rising gas prices and what could help bring them back down with the American Enterprise Institute’s Kenneth Green and Daniel Weiss of the Center for American Progress. Continue reading

  • March 12, 2012    

    Rick Santorum greets supporters during a rally Saturday in Springfield, Mo. Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images. In the fight for delegates, the weekend resulted in a split decision for Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Santorum captured 33 of the 40 … Continue reading

  • March 12, 2012  

    As the GOP campaigns crossed the South on Monday, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum focused on their delegate counts while Newt Gingrich focused on rising gas prices. Judy Woodruff, political columnist Steve Flowers and Mississippi State University’s Sid Salter discuss the candidates’ strategies to win over voters on Tuesday. Continue reading

  • March 9, 2012    

    Supporters of Mitt Romney in Boston celebrate on Super Tuesday. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. When the news cycle is dominated by questions of when — not if — your rivals should exit the race, it’s probably been a good … Continue reading