Mitt Romney

  • January 16, 2012  

    Monday marked the end of the campaign trail for presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman. The former Utah governor’s announcement narrowed the GOP field to five just days before the South Carolina primary. Judy Woodruff discusses the current state of play with NewsHour political editor Christina Bellantoni and USA Today’s Susan Page. Continue reading

  • January 13, 2012    

    Mitt Romney greets supporters at a campaign rally Thursday at the West Palm Beach, Fla., Convention Center. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images. Mitt Romney is not going to let one of his old jobs stand in the way of what … Continue reading

  • January 13, 2012  

    As Republican presidential contenders gauge how to slow Mitt Romney’s momentum, social conservative leaders plan to meet in Texas this weekend to discuss the possibility of uniting behind someone other than the former Massachusetts governor. Judy Woodruff has an update on the campaign ahead of South Carolina’s primary. Continue reading

  • January 13, 2012  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top political news, including the state of the GOP campaign, the effectiveness of Mitt Romney’s defense of his record at Bain Capital, Ron Paul’s young supporters, campaign financing and President Obama’s re-election warchest. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2012  

    In other news Thursday, on the campaign trail, the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said it was foolish for Republicans to attack Mitt Romney’s record as a venture capitalist. Also, several sites in and around Haiti’s capital held memorial services in remembrance of the earthquake that killed 316,000 people two years ago. Continue reading

  • January 11, 2012    

    Overnight, Mitt Romney drew much closer to grabbing the GOP brass ring for 2012. He made history by becoming the first Republican non-incumbent to win both the Iowa caucuses (albeit by .0065 percent of the vote) and the New Hampshire … Continue reading

  • January 11, 2012    

    Mitt Romney had a lot of advantages going into New Hampshire — from residency to voter demographics — and in the end it all showed up on Tuesday night. The former Massachusetts governor won nine of the state’s 10 counties. … Continue reading

  • January 11, 2012    

    Mitt Romney celebrates his New Hampshire primary victory with supporters in Manchester. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Mitt Romney made history. The former Massachusetts governor is the first non-incumbent Republican in modern times to win nominating contests in both Iowa … Continue reading

  • January 11, 2012  

    The race for the Republican presidential nomination turned to South Carolina Wednesday, where the field of presidential hopefuls took aim at frontrunner Mitt Romney. Gwen Ifill discusses the politics of the Palmetto State with Reid Wilson of National Journal’s Hotline and Clemson University’s David Woodard. Continue reading

  • January 11, 2012  

    Mitt Romney’s tenure at one of the world’s largest private investment firms, Bain Capital, has emerged as a major campaign issue this election season. Judy Woodruff discusses the company’s hiring statistics and Romney’s role with The Boston Globe’s Beth Healy and Fortune Magazine’s Dan Primack. Continue reading