Tag Archives: 2012 Presidential Race

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt Romney for President’ chant again

By: Cheryl K. Chumley  The Washinton Times Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. […]

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Obama’s approval drops as Americans take a dimmer view of his economic policies

By Jon Cohen and Karen Tumulty, The afterglow of President Obama’s reelection and inauguration appears to have vanished as increasingly negative views among Americans about his stewardship of the economy have forced his public approval rating back down to the 50 percent mark, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. In December, just after […]

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Sensing weakness, Karl Rove’s critics pounce

By MAGGIE HABERMAN      POLITICO For the first time in a dozen years, Karl Rove’s critics smell blood. After his electoral wipeout in November — and motivated by years of resentment that’s spilling over — Rove’s credibility within his own party is at an all-time low. His ability to sell donors on his new endeavor, the […]

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Mitt Romney: ‘I’m not going away’

By ANNA PALMER Mitt Romney’s campaign ended, but he’s not getting out of politics. Romney told top Washington bundlers, donors and senior campaign leadership in a meeting Friday morning that he would help out GOP candidates for governor in 2013, during the upcoming midterm elections and the 2016 presidential race, according to two people who […]

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The Superb Mitt Romney

By: Jay Nordlinger    NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE About 20 years ago, I often said, “You can say anything about Clarence Thomas. No matter how vile, false, or even racist, you can say it about Thomas, and get away with it. The culture permits it. It’s open season on Clarence Thomas.” Many years later, I said something […]

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Barack Obama, Mitt Romney both topped $1 billion in 2012

  By KENNETH P. VOGEL, DAVE LEVINTHAL and TARINI PARTI POLITICO Obama: $1.123 billion vs. Romney: $1.019 billion. That’s the final fundraising tally in the most expensive presidential election ever, according to reports filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission by the rival campaigns and party committees. And that doesn’t include an explosion of late […]

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Mitt Romney Lands A Job, Returns To Marriott Board

  BY Laura Matthews | December 04 2012 11:20 AM Mitt Romney returned to normal life Monday, rejoining the board of directors of hotel chain Marriott International Inc. (NYSE:MAR) from where he resigned prior to making his presidential bid. Marriott announced Romney’s return on Monday, the same day he began his board term. The former […]

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Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio’s makeovers

By MIKE ALLEN and JIM VANDEHEI   Marco Rubio doesn’t want to be the “Hispanic candidate.” Paul Ryan doesn’t want to be the “austerity guy.” Both want to run for president, or keep the option wide open. So each is trying to change his own image — and with it, the Republican Party’s — starting […]

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The GOP Turnout Myth

  To win future elections, Republicans will need more than better get-out-the-vote software.   By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL To win the next presidential race, the GOP will have to understand what went wrong in 2012. To do that, they’ve got to come to grips with what did, and did not, happen with turnout. Even as […]

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Senor rips GOP officials on about-face

By KEVIN ROBILLARD   A top adviser to Mitt Romney’s failed presidential campaign on Wednesday slammed Republican officials for turning on their standard-bearer after angling for Cabinet posts only a few days earlier.   “It is stunning,” former Romney campaign official Dan Senor said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”   “The Friday night before the election, […]

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