Mitt Romney


Mon October 29, 2012
It's All Politics

Romney Retrospective: The Business Candidate, Still Working To Close The Deal

Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 6:17 pm

Mitt Romney greets supporters Sunday during a campaign rally in Findlay, Ohio.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

Looking at this year's Republican primary field, Sigmund Freud might have divided the candidates into superego and id.

The id is all about passion and zeal — and that defined most of Romney's challengers: Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, businessman Herman Cain, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich all made pulses race.

The superego is more measured.

This much smaller column consisted briefly of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, and more notably, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

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Mon October 29, 2012
It's All Politics

Obama And Romney Respond To Sandy With Election (And Katrina) In Mind

Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 1:48 pm

President Obama walks toward the White House on Monday after returning to Washington to monitor the government response to Hurricane Sandy.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the week before Election Day is certainly not turning out the way anyone expected, especially the presidential candidates.

President Obama and Mitt Romney found themselves ditching their schedules for the start of the week as they responded to exigencies created by the massive hurricane raking the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.

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Mon October 29, 2012
It's All Politics

Obama, Romney Take Breaks From Campaigning Amid Sandy

Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 12:28 pm

President Obama urged Americans in Sandy's path Monday to "please listen" to local officials, and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, urged help for those affected by the superstorm.

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Sat October 27, 2012
It's All Politics

Among Israelis, Romney Appears The Favorite

Originally published on Sun October 28, 2012 7:51 am

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney places a prayer note during a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem in July. Israel is one of the few foreign countries where residents have a clear preference for Romney over President Obama.
Charles Dharapak AP

Israelis view the American presidential election much the way they tend to view most issues: What does it mean for Israel?

And by a wide margin, Israelis seem to believe that Republican candidate Mitt Romney would be more attentive to Israel's interests than President Obama.

The Peace Index Poll, commissioned by Tel Aviv University and the Israel Democracy Institute, found that Romney was favored 2-to-1 by Israelis back in August.

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Wed October 24, 2012

In Denver, President Obama Rallies His Base

President Obama spoke at a large rally in Denver's City Park Wednesday afternoon.
Kirk Siegler KUNC

In the midst of a 48 hour tour through crucial swing states, President Obama brought his campaign back to Denver Wednesday where he urged supporters at City Park to cast their ballots early and knock on doors on his behalf. 

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