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Mitt Romney Denounces Donald Trump, But It’s Likely To Amount To Much Ado About Nothing

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Mitt Romney came out with a blistering speech denouncing Donald Trump, but it’s unlikely to have much of an impact on the race.

Republican Candidates Are Dodging The Issue On The Confederate Flag

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With notable exceptions, most of the Republican candidates for President are refusing to take a stand on the propriety of South Carolina flying the Confederate Flag. That’s called cowardice.

Mitt Romney To Fight Evander Holyfield For Charity


With future Presidential ambitions apparently out of the picture, Mitt Romney appears to be moving on to a new career: Forget about Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, the real fight of the century is scheduled for May 15 when Mitt Romney enters the ring to battle Evander Holyfield in Salt Lake City. Yes, you read […]

Romney Leads GOP Pack In Yet Another Poll


A new Fox News Poll continues the trend showing Mitt Romney leading the field of prospective 2016  candidates: Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remain the front-runners for their respective party’s presidential nominations. In addition, Romney performs best against Clinton among the Republicans tested in hypothetical head-to-head matchups, coming […]

Hillary Clinton Leads Potential Republican Rivals By Double Digits

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Advantage: Hillary.

Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush Top List Of Preferred Candidates Among Republicans

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The Tea Party may be the most vocal wing of the GOP but most Republicans seems to favor candidates that aren’t quite so right wing.

Mitt Romney Touts Anti-Poverty Platform

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Mitt Romney certainly seems to be running for president again. And he’s now on at least his third reinvention.

Mitt Romney Tells Donors He Is “Seriously Considering” Running For President In 2016


He’s tan. He’s rested. And, apparently, he’s ready. Mitt Romney seems very interested in 2016 all of a sudden.

GOP’s Big Donors Seek To Narrow The 2016 Field, But They Have Less Control Than They Think

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The GOP donor class would like the 2016 race to be short and sweet, but that’s unlikely to happen.

Romney Campaign Required Campaign Tweets To Be Approved By 22 People

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Clearly, the Romney campaign didn’t get the point of social media.

Romney Continues To Lead In Polls Of 2016 GOP Candidates, Leading Hillary In Head-To-Head Match


The numbers don’t lie, Mitt Romney remains popular among Republican voters.

Is “Meh, Romney 2016” For Real?


When push comes to shove, top Republicans may still try to make Mitt Romney happen.

Ann Romney Says No To A Third Romney Run


Mitt Romney 2016? Not as far as his wife is concerned.

That Des Moines Register 2016 Poll? Yea, It’s Largely Meaningless


It’s way too early, folks.

Mitt Romney 2016? Maybe More Likely Than We’ve Been Thinking


While it still seems unlikely that he’ll run, Mitt Romney does seem to be leaving the door open to a third run at the White House.

House Republicans Are Dooming Their 2016 Nominee With Latino Voters


Republicans in the House seem determined to make life difficult for whomever wins the GOP nomination in 2016

Mitt’s Still The Man In New Hampshire


New Hampshire Republicans still like Mitt Romney.

Republicans Seek Way Forward By Talking To Guy Who Lost The Last Election


Some Republicans apparently think the key to their future lies in the past.

Mitt Romney 2016: The Third Time’s The Charm?


Romney 2016? Anything’s possible, but probably not.

Your Low Class Cable News Moment Of The Day, MSNBC Edition


I’m not usually a person to go for the latest cable news outrage, but something currently making its way around the blogosphere strikes me as having gone way, way over the top: A Romney family photo featuring Mitt Romney and his grandson Kieran Romney that flew under the radar of most media outlets made a “photos […]

Some Guy Lost Millions On Intrade Betting Mitt Romney Would Win


In the weeks before the 2012 election, someone made a multi-million dollar bet that Mitt Romney would win: One trader lost at least $4 million betting on former presidential candidate Mitt Romney through Intrade, possibly to make it appear he was faring better against President Barack Obama in the waning days and hours of the […]

Joe Biden 2012: If Romney Wins, We’ll Go To War In Syria

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Our Vice-President demonstrates his uncanny skills as a prognosticator:  WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Two months before the 2012 presidential election, Vice President Biden warned on the campaign trail that Mitt Romney wanted to go to war with Syria. The video, which was posted by BuzzFeed, was of Biden speaking to supporters at a rally in York, Pa. on […]

Romney Was Initially Against Running In 2012


According to a new book, Mitt Romney was against the idea of running for President again in 2012: WASHINGTON — Over the Christmas break of 2010, Mitt Romney and his family took an internal poll on whether he should run for president once more. Twelve family members cast ballots. Ten said no. One of the […]

The Donald Trump Romney Campaign Video You Nearly Saw

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If you thought that Clint Eastwood’s monologue to an empty chair at the Republican National Convention was bizarre, there was almost an appearance at the RNC that would have likely made Eastwood seem positively Shakespearean by comparison: Real-estate mogul Donald Trump said Friday night that Mitt Romney’s team asked him to appear in a “commercial” […]

Mitt Romney: I Wish Sandy Hadn’t Happened When It Did


Mitt Romney has mostly been out of the public eye since losing the election, but he’s been giving interviews this week, and it’s clear that he still retains the ability to say exactly the wrong thing: Mitt Romney said he wishes Hurricane Sandy hadn’t wreaked havoc on the East Coast a week before the election, […]

Mitt Romney Stepping Back Into Political Arena


Mitt Romney returns from the political graveyard.

Gingrich And Santorum Talked About “Stop Romney” Unity Ticket


Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum apparently talked about uniting to stop Romney during the 2012 Republican primaries.

Mitt Romney Still Doesn’t Get It


Mitt Romney gave his first interview since losing the Presidential election to Fox’s Chris Wallace yesterday, and when it comes to the subject of why he lost the election, it’s fairly clear that he still doesn’t get it: Mitt Romney stood by his belief that President Obama was aided in his re-election by giving gifts […]

The Election Wasn’t As Close As We First Thought

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With the votes now finally nearly completely counted, it turns out that President Obama’s victory wasn’t as close as it seemed on Election Night: On election night, President Obama’s victory margin seemed fairly narrow – just slightly more than 2 percentage points. White House aides anxiously waited to see if Obama would surpass the 2.46-percentage-point […]

Mitt Romney Goes To The Fights


The post-campaign Mitt Romney is living an interesting life: For sheer happy weirdness, nothing quite rivals the surreal encounters that occur at a major boxing match. Saturday night, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, as Manny Pacquiao readied himself in a dressing room for his fourth mega-fight with legendary Mexican foe Juan […]

Romney And Obama To Meet For Lunch On Thursday


Oh to be a fly on the wall for this meeting: WASHINGTON — Defeated Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will have lunch with President Barack Obama at the White House tomorrow, the administration announced Wednesday. The meeting, in the Private Dining Room on the Residence level of the Executive Mansion, will be closed to reporters […]

Romney’s Final Share Of The Vote? 47%


Sometimes, you just have to appreciate the irony: Call it irony or call it coincidence: Mitt Romney’s share of the popular vote in the 2012 presidential race is very likely to be 47 percent. Romney’s campaign, of course, was doomed in large part by comments made on a hidden camera in which he suggested that 47 percent […]

Unskewed Polls Guy Now Claiming Election Was Stolen

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Dean “Unskewed Polls” Chambers is back, and he’s as deluded as ever.

Republicans Pile On Romney For “Gift” Remarks


Top Republicans on today’s morning news shows were unrelenting in their criticism of the man who, up until just 12 days ago, was the de facto leader of their party: If Mitt Romney has any friends left in the Republican Party, they’re in hiding. On the Sunday talk shows, senior Republicans, former Romney surrogates and […]

The Incredible Shrinking Mitt Romney


Less than two weeks after he lost the election, the GOP is acting as if Mitt Romney never existed.

More Republicans Distance Themselves From Romney’s “Gift” Remarks


Republicans aren’t wasting any time distancing themselves from Mitt Romney’s statement to donors and supporters that President Obama won the election because of “gifts” he gave to particular voting blocs. First it was Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, now two more of Mitt Rommney’s most prominent surrogates are wasting no time in throwing their former nominee […]

Bobby Jindal Rejects Romney’s Assertion That “Gifts” Won Obama The Election


Mitt Romney’s theory that the President won the election because he promised “gifts” to a wide variety of interests groups is being panned by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal: LAS VEGAS — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal forcefully rejected Mitt Romney’s claim that he lost because of President Barack Obama’s “gifts” to minorities and young voters. Asked about the […]

Neither Mitt Romney Nor Paul Ryan Understand Why They Lost


Neither member of the Republican ticket seems to understand what really happened on Election Day.

Republicans Could Have Done A Lot Worse Than Mitt Romney


Mitt Romney wasn’t a perfect candidate, but he was much better than most of the 2012 Republican field.

Romney Got No Votes In 59 Philadelphia Precincts?


According to preliminary results, Mitt Romney got absolutely no votes in 59 of Philadelphia’s most heavily African-American precincts: It’s one thing for a Democratic presidential candidate to dominate a Democratic city like Philadelphia, but check out this head-spinning figure: In 59 voting divisions in the city, Mitt Romney received not one vote. Zero. Zilch. These […]

The Romney Campaign Was Full Of Poll Denialists

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If the Romney campaign looked shocked on Election Night, that’s because they didn’t believe the polls either.

Karl Rove: Obama Won Because Of Voter Supression


Karl Rove adds to the Republican theories of why Mitt Romney lost the election by accusing the President’s campaign of, wait for it, voter suppression: Mitt Romney lost the election because President Barack Obama engaged in voter suppression, according to Republican political strategist Karl Rove. “He succeeded by suppressing the vote,” Rove said in an interview […]

So Much For The Myth Of The Efficient, Organized Romney Campaign


The post at Ace Of Spades by someone who had volunteered as a poll watcher for the Romney campaign is really quite revealing. Rather than quoting it at length, I’ll just recommend reading the whole thing.

Romney Campaign Concedes Defeat In Florida


While it thankfully wasn’t necessary to a determination of the winner of the Electoral College this time around, as of today there still hasn’t been an official winner declared in Florida thanks largely to uncounted absentee ballots. Despite that, President Obama has a lead of roughly 50,000 votes and it was quite apparent as of […]

In 2012, Democrats Had The Advantage On Foreign Policy

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Without question, Barack Obama won the foreign policy debate in the 2012 campaign.

Shocker: Obama Won Cuban-Americans In Florida


The one group of  Florida voters that have been reliable Republican for decades have been Cuban-Americans. As other Latino groups drifted further and further into the Democratic column, this group remained loyal to the GOP thanks in no small part to decades of anti-Communism and the GOP’s strident tone and policies against the Castro regime […]

Conservatives Blaming Chris Christie For Romney’s Loss

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The ink is barely dry on Barack Obama’s victory and some conservatives are already focusing blame on the Governor of New Jersey.

Mitt Romney Wins Indiana, Flips First Obama 2008 State


As expected, Mitt Romney has won the state of Indiana, flipping the first state won by Barack Obama four years ago: INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 6 (UPI) – Indiana voters gave their state’s 11 presidential electoral votes to Republican Mitt Romney, NBC projected based on Tuesday’s early returns. NBC said the former Massachusetts governor led President Barack Obama […]

Hart’s Location: Obama 23 Romney 9 Johnson 2


Speaking of random folks in a sleepy hamlet to whom we pay way too much attention, the other small New Hampshire town that for some godforsaken reason votes at Midnight went decisively for President Obama: By tradition, the town of Hart’s Location, located in Carroll County, New Hampshire, is one of two locations that get […]

Nate Silver: Odds Of Obama Winning At 91%

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Well, to be precise, it’s 91.4% as of this moment: Given that Silver bases his model on poll results, and that all of the polls are pointing toward an Obama victory, this isn’t surprising at all. Now, the question is are the polls, and Silver’s model, correct? Or, is Romney going to essentially prove every […]

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