Articles Tagged 'Mitt Romney'

Backers: Romney more open to 2016 run

by BEN WHITE and MAGGIE HABERMAN |  |  published on December 12, 2014

For most of the past year, Mitt Romney supporters have publicly said he should consider running again. And for most of the past year, Romney has seemed uninterested.
Until recently.
While some people close to Romney insist he hasn’t moved from saying he has no plans to run, the 2012 Republican nominee has sounded at least open to the idea…

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Romney leads among likely 2016 Iowa Republican caucusgoers in new poll

Published on October 15, 2014

Iowa Republicans are hoping Mitt Romney will change his mind about running for president in 2016.
Despite the 2012 Republican nominee’s continued assertions that he…


Will Romney run? The 2016 rumor that won’t go away

by Carl Cameron,
Published on July 12, 2014

Think Mitt Romney won’t run again in 2016?
For those dismissing the possibility of the two-time presidential candidate launching another bid — and they may…


Mitt Romney Endorses Ex-Staffer’s House Bid

by Abby Livingston, Roll Call  |  published on May 28, 2014

Mitt Romney has endorsed former Bush administration aide Elise Stefanik’s bid for an open House seat less than a month before her competitive primary.
Stefanik worked on Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign assisting his running mate, Rep. Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., with debate preparations. Ryan endorsed Stefanik earlier this year.
“After working with Elise, I know she will make the 21st…


Tim Pawlenty cites John McCain, Mitt Romney in predicting Jeb Bush can win GOP nomination

by David Sherfinski-The Washington Times  |  published on April 30, 2014

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Wednesday he believes former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush can win the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, dismissing the notion that conservatives wouldn’t elect an “establishment” candidate by pointing to the party’s standard bearer the past two presidential cycles.
“See John McCain; see Mitt Romney,” Mr. Pawlenty, who ended his 2012 presidential campaign in the…


Romney blasts Obama, Hillary Clinton for ‘failed leadership’ in op-ed

by Kyle Balluck, The Hill
Published on March 18, 2014

Former Massachusetts governor and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is taking aim at President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for foreign policy…


Mitt Romney Endorses in House GOP Primary in Idaho

by Emily Cahn, Roll Call  |  published on November 19, 2013

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney endorsed Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, for re-election in the 2nd District on Monday, touting the congressman as a “true conservative” in a fundraising email.
Simpson, an eight-term Republican, is facing a primary challenge from tea-party-backed attorney Bryan Smith, who is receiving support from groups such as the Club for Growth and FreedomWorks.
The primary…

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Book: Christie Vetting Nightmare in ’12

by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, TIME
Published on November 4, 2013

The following is an excerpt from DOUBLE DOWN: Game Change 2012 to be published Tuesday, Nov. 5.
In conventional political terms, Mitt Romney’s challenge in…


Mitt Romney warns against government shutdown to defund Obamacare

by Seth McLaughlin-The Washington Times  |  published on August 7, 2013

Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, doesn’t support the breakaway group of conservatives who are open to forcing a government shutdown to cut off funding for Obamacare.
Speaking at a fundraiser in New Hampshire for the state GOP in Wolfeboro, Mr. Romney said he wants to get rid of Obamacare and “stripping it of funds has appeal.”
“But we…

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Romney’s ‘Self-Deport’ Option Could Be Part of House Immigration Plan

by David M. Drucker, Roll Call
Published on May 1, 2013

The House immigration working group is mulling a proposal that involves “self-deportation” as part of a strategy to make a comprehensive overhaul acceptable to conservatives.…