Mitt Romney

Filings reveal previously unknown Romney bundlers

By Michael Beckel

Nearly six-dozen lobbyists raised more than $17 million for the Republican presidential nominee in 2012.

Daily Disclosure: Last-minute efforts from a shadowy group favor Romney

By Rachael Marcus

Last-minute ad spending by outside groups favor the GOP challenger.

OPINION: Voices of the uninsured

By Wendell Potter

A flood of reaction to Mitt Romney's comments on getting care from the emergency room.

OPINION: Citizen$ United

By Rob Tornoe

A cartoon by Rob Tornoe

FACT CHECK: Is Romney to blame for cancer death?

By FactCheck.Org

Factcheck.org takes on a controversial new ad from the a pro-Obama super PAC

Excerpts from this story referencing "Asia":

"… id it certainly didn’t help. Others blamed the union or competition from Asia. In a 1999 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, t …"

"… stated, “Distressed economic conditions in other countries, particularly Asia, have resulted in record levels of imported steel products into the domest …"

Daily Disclosure: Man links wife's cancer death to Bain buyout

By Alexandra Duszak

A Democratic super PAC continues to hammer Romney's history with Bain Capital, this time over health insurance.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bain Capital":

"… ominee Mitt Romney, condemning his actions when he was chairman and CEO of Bain Capital and linking the private equity firm's buyout of a steel company to a woman …"

Former Olympians praise Romney in ad — and pony up contributions

By Michael Beckel

Super PAC ads backing Romney feature Kristi Yamaguchi, also a contributor to the candidate.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jimmy Shea":

"… ympics in figure skating, says in the ad.“Mitt gets things done,” adds Jimmy Shea, who won gold in the 2002 Olympics in skeleton, a racing event similar to …"

Donor profile: Harlan Crow

By Rachael Marcus

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012

Excerpts from this story referencing "Crow":

"… llion to American Crossroads (pro-Republican), all of which is from either Crow Holdings or HRC Family Branch Partnership $1.3 million to Restore Ou …"

"… to Restore Our Future (pro-Mitt Romney), including $650,000 from Crow Holdings and $500,000 from brother Trammell Crow $250,000 to FreedomWorks …"

"… , including $650,000 from Crow Holdings and $500,000 from brother Trammell Crow $250,000 to FreedomWorks for America (pro-conservative), all of which is …"

"… 0,000 to FreedomWorks for America (pro-conservative), all of which is from Crow Holdings $50,000 to Texas Conservatives Fund (pro-David Dewhurst), all of …"

Barack Obama

Obama spends nearly $100 million on campaign ads

By The Associated Press

Obama spends nearly $100 million on ads, early barrage seeks to define Romney as unfit

Excerpts from this story referencing "John Kerry":

"… strategist who was campaign manager for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry in 2004. According to strategists in both parties, focus gro …"

Mitt Romney

Romney faces NAACP, booed for hitting 'Obamacare'

By The Associated Press

Mitt Romney to make pitch to black voters at NAACP annual convention

Excerpts from this story referencing "Joe Biden":

"… t that year, Sen. John McCain. The president has dispatched Vice President Joe Biden to address the group on Thursday. Obama is scheduled to address the Nation …"

Romney visits food bank in fire-stricken Colorado

By The Associated Press

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

Veepstakes include leaks, lies, auditions

By The Associated Press

Leaks, lies, auditions and trial balloons are all part of the big veepstakes sideshow

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bobby Jindal":

"… te of New Hampshire walk in a July Fourth parade with Romney? Why did Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota turn up in Ohio and …"

Romney calls Obama's health care requirement a tax

By The Associated Press

Romney says Obama health care mandate is a tax, maintains that Mass. mandate is not a tax

Excerpts from this story referencing "Associated Press":

"… for fundraising events — and to resume his campaign schedule fulltime.___Associated Press photographer Charles Dharapak contributed to this report.___Follow Kasie H …"

Romney, GOP seek $50,000 for joint fundraising committee

By Peter H. Stone

Now that Mitt Romney has cinched the nomination, he joins forces with RNC, state parties to raise big bucks.

FACT CHECK: Latest attacks from Santorum evoke deja vu

By FactCheck.Org

Santorum campaign ad attacking Mitt Romney makes false claims, again

Excerpts from this story referencing "Rick Perry":

"… dealt with this issue when Texas governor and then-presidential candidate Rick Perry said in a September debate that the Massachusetts health care law killed 1 …"

Huntsman Sr. backed son's super PAC

By John Dunbar

The father of Jon Huntsman Jr. provided the lion's share of funding to super PAC backing son

PAC profile: Endorse Liberty

By Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Paul

Excerpts from this story referencing "Ron Paul":

"… t updated: Jan. 17, 2013 …"

"… urer and counsel): principal attorney at DB Capitol StrategiesProfile:This Ron Paul-supporting super PAC was started by three young businessmen and one s …"

"… and applied it to their endorsements of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul.Ladd Christensen, who, like Niederhauser and Harmon, is a Utah resident, h …"

PAC profile: Our Destiny

By Aaron Mehta

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Huntsman

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":

"… popular with the Republican base, and despite being a popular figure among Washington pundits, he never gained much traction. After a disappointing finish in th …"

PAC profile: Restore Our Future

By Rachael Marcus

Quick stats on 2012's top super PAC, supporting Mitt Romney

Excerpts from this story referencing "OdysseyRe":

"… ore Our Future received a $1 million contribution from reinsurance company OdysseyRe of Conn., a “wholly-owned subsidiary” of Canadian insurance and invest …"

"… ey at the Campaign Legal Center, told the Center for Public Integrity that OdysseyRe’s donation raised “some legal red flags."Restore our Future spent excl …"

FACT CHECK: Gingrich makes a French connection

By FactCheck.Org

Ad brings up a donation Romney gave to the Democratic party in 1992.

FACT CHECK: Super PAC polishes Jon Huntsman’s resume

By FactCheck.Org

Super PAC 'Our Destiny' makes errors in TV ad backing Jon Huntsman

Excerpts from this story referencing "the primary":

"… hina may help in the general election, but hurt him among conservatives in the primary. “Indeed, if nominated, Huntsman could have real appeal to the middle. B …"

Romney hosts fundraiser at La Jolla home that is a 'tear down' property

By Peter H. Stone

Is a $12 million oceanside property a tear down? Romney wants to quadruple size of house

Romney corrals hundreds of fundraisers to dial-for-dollars from Las Vegas

By Peter H. Stone

Fundraisers for Mitt Romney hope to raise up to $3 million in a one-day money marathon