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  • Romney: “It Will Be Very Difficult” For Party “To Be Put Back Together Again”

    10/14/2016 9:36:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | October 14, 2016 | Nathaniel Meyersohn, Intern
    After criticizing Trump’s comments on the lewd video released last week, the 2012 nominee did not say who he would vote for, but said he thinks Trump has “maybe a 25% chance” of winning. In a new interview, Mitt Romney says that he criticized Donald Trump’s 2005 comments about women last week because they were “so over the line” that they demanded an answer. “I felt that I had to say something again to simply point out to the women of America, and to the men of America,” Romney said in a podcast interview with Ashcroft in America posted on...
  • Mitt Romney Campaigns With John Kasich, Telling Ohioans ‘America’s Counting on You’

    03/14/2016 5:42:43 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 59 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/14/16 | Thomas Kaplan
    Mitt Romney, in his latest attempt to help stop Donald J. Trump, joined Gov. John Kasich of Ohio on the campaign trail on Monday as Mr. Kasich tries to pull out a victory in his home state. At an air museum between Akron and Canton, where Mr. Kasich’s campaign bus pulled in next to a World War II-era bomber, Mr. Romney highlighted Mr. Kasich’s experience in Congress and as Ohio’s governor. “Unlike the other people running, he has a real track record,” Mr. Romney said in introducing Mr. Kasich at the town hall style event. “He has the kind of...
  • Romney Loyalists Hyping Comeback: 'Republicans Are Dying to Be Associated with Him'

    08/03/2014 6:36:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 346 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | August 3, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Mitt Romney loyalists are trying to gin up the narrative that Republicans just can't get enough of Romney.“Democrats don’t want to be associated with Barack Obama right now, but Republicans are dying to be associated with Mitt Romney,” Spencer Zwick, "a longtime Romney confidant who chaired his national finance council," claimed to the Washington Post. The Chamber of Commerce, which has vowed to wage war on the Tea Party and push through amnesty legislation, glowingly praised Romney, alleging he would be in a "commanding position" if he entered the 2016 race. Romney is reportedly set to make trips to West...
  • Poll: If voters had known they’d lose insurance, Romney would have won

    11/25/2013 7:52:35 PM PST · by grundle · 68 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 22, 2013 | Alexis Levinson
    If voters had been aware last year that they might lose their health-care plans when Obamacare went into effect, Republican President Mitt Romney would be sitting in the White House today, according to a poll released Friday. A Wilson Perkins Allen Opinion Research survey conducted from Nov. 18-20 asked voters who supported President Barack Obama in 2012: “As you may know, millions of Americans have lost their insurance plans despite President Obama’s promise that, quote, ‘if you like your plan, you can keep it.’ If you knew in 2012 that this promise was not true, would you still have voted...
  • To You Romney Haters (VANITY)

    08/04/2012 7:03:03 PM PDT · by OSHA · 88 replies
    Vanity | ME
    Romney is as bad as obama. Romney is worse than obama. Romney is twice as bad as obama. We didn't choose Romney, THEY did and we are going to teach tham a lesson. We didn't choose McCain last time either. My vote is holy and pure and is only for those who are..............(new keyword) holyvoters
  • Barack Obama calls Mitt Romney 'George' in latest election gaffe

    06/05/2012 7:28:58 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 36 replies
    President Barack Obama mistakenly confused Mitt Romney with his father George on Monday at a fund-raiser in New York – the latest in a string of election gaffes from US presidential candidates.
  • Romney could pick VP early, and cash in often

    06/02/2012 8:00:39 PM PDT · by GOPsterinMA · 35 replies ^ | Jun 1, 2012 | Steve Holland
    ... The tradition is to announce the No. 2 around the time of the convention to inspire grassroots activists and seek maximum publicity for the final two-month push to the November 6 election. But in this case, the Romney team has discussed whether to announce the pick a few weeks earlier to generate buzz for his campaign during August and help raise campaign funds. ...
  • Gingrich: Campaign Will Continue Forward

    04/21/2012 2:46:22 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 47 replies ^ | Saturday, 21 Apr 2012 | Dave Eberhart
    GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Saturday that his cash-strapped campaign machine will march forward into North Carolina next week -- despite reports that stops in that state and elsewhere had been placed on indefinite hold, according to a report by Fox News. Filed federal reports indicated that the Gingrich campaign had $4.3 million in debt and has $1.22 million cash on hand. The campaign raised $1.6 million in March but spent $2.01 million, Fox News reported. Other public records revealed that Gingrich started the month of March with $1.55 million in debt and only $1.54 million in cash reserves....
  • Romney's Got a Delegate Problem

    04/20/2012 1:20:53 PM PDT · by jmstein7 · 37 replies
    For those of you who did not get or see the memo from Vince Haley, Mitt still has some major problems. Here is the Haley Memo, in relevant part: [H]ere is the crucial news about why --- with 17 states to go -- the Romney forces are worried, worried that the frontrunner's weakness is surfacing again in the Republican primaries. Here are two crucial news items causing Romneyites to worry. -- Despite much pressure from Romney forces, Colorado Republicans last weekend at their Denver convention surprised political observers by electing - and by a large margin -- more uncommitted than...
  • Did Romney 'win' in Iowa with 8 vote margin?

    01/04/2012 5:49:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/04/2012 | Thomas Lifson
    Mitt Romney Romney squeaked through last night with 8 vote margin over Santorum in Iowa. But at least three candidates have a plausible claim to have "won" the Iowa caucuses: 1. Mitt Romney, whose vote total of 30,015 votes exceeded that of Rick Santorum by 8 votes. 2. Rick Santorum, who rocketed from the bottom of the pack to the position of number one anyone-but-Romney candidate. 3. Ron Paul, who finished 3 percentage points behind Romney and Santorum, but whose organization reportedly instructed his well-organized supporters to stay late, and get themselves elected as delegates. Grace Wyler of Business Insider:...
  • Romney leads Paul in Des Moines Register Iowa Poll; Santorum surges

    12/31/2011 7:53:08 PM PST · by xjcsa · 30 replies
    Des Moines Register | December 31, 2011 | © 2012, Des Moines Register & Tribune Co.
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  • Mitt Romney and Ron Paul top new Iowa poll, but Rick Santorum has momentum

    12/31/2011 7:49:55 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 38 replies ^ | December 31, 2011 | Chris Moody
    Just saw the new poll from Iowa that shows the ultra liberal Willard Romney at 24 percent, leading as of right now. His lying attack ads on Gingrich, with an assist from Faux News have all but destroyed New Gingrich's chance of even placing in the top 3. Gingrich led two weeks ago, then came the lies from the father of homosexual marriage in America Romney. Never knew that Iowa republican voters were so liberal and so gullible as to believe this type of garbage, especially coming from the Amway salesman Romney. If Romney wins Iowa it means the state...
  • Why I Reluctantly Will Endorse Mitt Romney [Why we reluctantly will zot]

    12/30/2011 6:12:25 PM PST · by Neoavatara · 238 replies
    Neoavatara ^ | December 30, 2011 | Neoavatara
    My choice for President is Mitt Romney. I just shuddered at that statement. But there it is. There is the reality that 13 debates, months of bickering and intrigue, and countless discussions with conservative brethren have brought me. It is kind of a sad reality. Is this the best conservatives could do? So here has been my calculation for who I would support, from the beginning. First, the candidate must be electable and able to defeat Barack Obama, both electorally and intellectually. Second, they must broaden the base of the Republican Party, both on the conservative and moderate sides. Third,...
  • Romney on Gingrich: I don't know why he's so angry.... (He'd vote for Ron Paul)

    12/28/2011 9:24:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    CNN's The Situation Room ^ | December 28, 2011 | Wolf Blitzer
    CNN's Wolf Blitzer sat down with Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney to talk about a wide range of issues from Mrs. Romney’s health to who convinced Mitt Romney to run for president again. Highlights from the interview are after the jump. Please credit all usage of the interview to CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer EMBEDDABLE VIDEO: Romney: I would vote for Ron Paul EMBEDDABLE VIDEO: Romneys discuss their darkest hour Highlight: Romney on Newt Gingrich THIS IS A RUSH FDCH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED. M. ROMNEY:...
  • Mittens,Newt & the Paulster

    12/29/2011 2:32:33 AM PST · by Mrs.ThurstonHowell · 34 replies
    today | self
    I'm not hot for Mittens or Newt and what is so silly crazy about the RonPaulster. I'm going to save space by reminding you of Howie Carr,Michael Savage, etc... who have been on the air this last week of December 2011. Why can't people see that the Paulster is a no go? He'll never be prez & Thanks God! He's really wacky. This whole scenario of Mittens,Newt & the Paulster reminds me of Ross Perot. So there, you have it- a middleman candidate who actually represents NOTHING but only to antagonize the devil out of the Republican Party. Truth be...
  • Mitt Romney Defends Romneycare: ‘Will Do What I Think Is Right For The People I Represent’

    12/28/2011 6:54:06 AM PST · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Mediaite ^ | December 28th, 2011 | Nando Di Fino
    GOP hopeful Mitt Romney made a guest appearance on Fox & Friends Wednesday morning, and hit on everything from his growing feud with Newt Gingrich to his record of conservatism as governor of Massachusetts. Romney added a bit of a soft touch on Gingrich’s inability to get on the ballot in Virginia by explaining why he compared Gingrich to Lucille Ball. “We all make mistakes and sometimes our campaigns can’t get things done quite right. I don’t compare those mistakes to Pearl Harbor. When I see mistakes, I try and find a little humor. In this case, Lucille Ball in...
  • Poll: Mitt Romney In Command In New Hampshire [Will Iowa Matter?]

    12/25/2011 2:56:37 PM PST · by Steelfish · 39 replies · 3+ views
    LATimes ^ | December 25, 2011 | Maeve Reston
    Poll: Mitt Romney In Command In New Hampshire By Maeve Reston December 25, 2011 Christmas brought good news for GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney, who is holding on to his double digit lead in the critical early primary state of New Hampshire. This morning’s Boston Globe poll shows the former Massachusetts governor leading the Republican field with 39% among voters likely to cast ballots in the Jan. 10 Republican primary. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who has led in some national polls, was tied with Texas Congressman Ron Paul in second place with 17%. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who...
  • Romney machine rights ship after Gingrich bump

    12/25/2011 1:49:26 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | December 24,2011 | Ros Krasny
    Romney's failure to move above the 25 percent mark in national opinion polls throughout the year is a problem. But if Gingrich's support collapses in Iowa, which holds its nominating contest on January 3, Romney could have a respectable showing and pick up momentum going into the January 10 New Hampshire primary. Texas Congressman Ron Paul holds a narrow lead over Romney in most Iowa polls, with Gingrich having slipped to third. "Wonder why Gingrich's numbers are falling in Iowa? Romney (and Super PACs supporting him) are outspending Gingrich 34:1 this week," noted the Democratic strategy firm Anzalone Liszt Research....
  • AP Interview: Romney says no to Gingrich debate

    12/22/2011 7:58:04 AM PST · by TBBT · 101 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 12/22/2011 | KASIE HUNT and STEVE PEOPLES
    BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) - Mitt Romney is telling The Associated Press that he won't agree to debate Newt Gingrich one on one. The former Massachusetts governor says in an AP interview that he's not declining his rival's debate challenge because he's afraid to square off against Gingrich, as the former House speaker has implied. Rather, Romney says he doesn't want to define the contest as a "two-man race." And he says that debating Gingrich alone would be disrespectful to other candidates. Romney also is continuing to distance himself from the Washington standoff over the payroll tax-cut extension. He suggests it's...
  • Mitt Romney’s New Hampshire Nightmare

    12/13/2011 3:47:24 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 12 replies
    Time ^ | December 13, 2011 | Michael Crowley
    There are growing signs that the Republican primary campaign might be a long and muddy slog, a slow grind to accumulate delegates that doesn’t produce a nominee until spring or even summer; a contest more in the World War I style of Obama v. Clinton 2008 than the D-Day landing of George W. Bush 2000. But there’s also a scenario in which, one month from now, Mitt Romney suffers a blow so damaging that he might never recover: defeat in New Hampshire. For much of this year, Mitt Romney’s status as default front-runner in the Republican nomination fight rested in...