STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Behind the Romney scenes
Some details just in about the Republican fundraiser in Mapleton tonight with Mitt Romney.
About 175 people attended the event, according to an estimate from Secretary of State Al Jaeger. He and the s... Posted on 6/22/10 at 3:25 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, defending his foreign policy record at a time of anti-American rage in the Muslim world, fired back at suggestions from Republican Mitt Romney that the president has been weak with allies and enemies alike.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
, September 23, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, who promised early in his campaign to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, says he would keep several important parts of the overhaul.
TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney said it is "sad" that President Barack Obama's campaign is trying to link him to Rep. Todd Akin's statements about abortion, as top Republicans preparing for the party's nominating convention urged the GOP presidential challenger to reach out to women and Hispanics.
By Brian Bakst, Associated Press
, August 26, 2012
Mitt Romney tightened his grip on the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night, sweeping primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington D.C., with time left over to swap charges with President Barack Obama.
MUSKEGON, Mich. — The standing-room-only crowd crammed into a Holiday Inn conference room in this industrial city roared with approval as Rick Santorum served up applause lines on why Michigan Republicans should choose him, not native-son Mitt Romney, as the GOP presidential nominee.
Kathy Barks Hoffman, Associated Press
, February 26, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Sunday that he will release his 2010 tax returns and 2011 estimates on Tuesday, acknowledging it was a mistake for his campaign not to have done so earlier.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Under heavy debate pressure from his rivals, Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney defended his record as a venture capitalist, insisted he bears no responsibility for attack ads aired by his allies and grudgingly said Monday night he might release his income tax returns this spring.
By David Espo, Associated Press
, January 16, 2012
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Mitt Romney swept into South Carolina on Wednesday in pursuit of a confirming victory in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, buoyed by a second straight electoral triumph, bulging campaign coffers and warm words from the state's pre-eminent practitioner of tea party politics.
By David Espo, Associated Press
, January 11, 2012
BETHLEHEM, N.H. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday spurned chief rival Newt Gingrich's challenge for a one-on-one debate ahead of the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses but dismissed the notion — suggested by the former House speaker — that he's afraid to participate in such a face-off.
By Kasie Hunt, The Associated Press
, December 22, 2011
DES MOINES, Iowa — Newt Gingrich tried to quiet unrelenting campaign criticism that he acknowledged had taken a toll as Mitt Romney stepped up insider attacks Saturday in hopes of regaining front-runner status with the first presidential vote less than two weeks away.
By Kasie Hunt and Philip Elliott, The Associated Press
, December 17, 2011
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