Mitt Romney

Did powerful Egyptian illegally donate to Romney?

By Dave Levinthal

FEC questions former GOP presidential nominee about contributions from Egyptian billionaire.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Oklahoma":

"… Republican Senatorial Committee and Republican state parties from Vermont, Oklahoma, Massachusetts and Idaho. Through June 30, Romney Victory Inc. reported h …"

Top 5 super PAC donors by industry

Investing, casinos top list thanks to billionaires' donations.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Responsive Politics":

"… lders.Source: Center for Public Integrity analysis of data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics, Federal Election Commission.*Totals through Oct. 17, 2012.  …"

Pro-Romney super PAC donor part of Olympic scandal

By Michael Beckel

Donation to pro-Romney super PAC comes from company touched by scandal in 2002 Salt Lake games.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Restore Our Future":

"… ic Games for three decades, is one of more than 100 companies to donate to Restore Our Future, the main super PAC backing Romney’s presidency. It donated $100,000 to …"

"… and chairman Sead Dizdarevic and his wife Margaret each donated $50,000 to Restore Our Future in January. And Jet Set Sports President Mark Lewis is working in his home …"

"… d the Romney campaign did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Restore Our Future spokeswoman Brittany Gross said the group does not discuss its donors. …"

Romney visits food bank in fire-stricken Colorado

By The Associated Press

Mitt Romney visits food bank in southern Colorado, visits with fire victims

Scandalized DOE loan program has Romney connection

By Michael Beckel

Scandalized federal loan program was lobbied by Romney fundraiser.

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Petroleum Institute":

"… lients include PhRMA, drug-maker Pfizer, Chevron, Visa, US Airways and the American Petroleum Institute. The other is T. Martin Fiorentino, Jr., of the Fiorentino Group, who has …"

2010 census was successful; old-fashioned methodology seen as future problem

By Laurel Adams

With a price tag of $13 billion, the 2010 census was the costliest in the nation’s history. A report by the Government Accountability Office

Sniffing around Bo Obama’s legality

By Josh Israel

Much of Washington let out a collective ‘aww’ yesterday, as the First Family introduced Bo Obama — a Portugese water dog — to the world. The

Excerpts from this story referencing "president":

"… when president Obama leaves the White House, does the dog have to go to a presidential library? Surely you were wondering the same thing.While generally large …"

"… als are considered “gifts to the people” and become U.S. property, the president has wide discretion to accept domestic gifts as long as they are disclosed …"

"… eight years.And FYI, gifts from foreign officials may also be kept by the president as long as they don’t exceed $335 in value. So the Obamas can hang onto …"