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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "California":

"… fit, it is not required to disclose its donors; however, a court battle in California — the group has also been spending big on state-level ballot measures …"

"… ngeles Times.The original donors to Americans for Job Security are unknown.California’s Fair Practices Political Commission said the failure to disclose the t …"

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 "Romney":

"… pot says his wife contracted cancer and died “a short time after” Mitt Romney closed the steel plant that employed him and left “my family” without …"

"… coverage after that.And as we’ve reported before, when the plant closed Romney was running the 2002 Winter Olympics.It’s fair to argue that Romney bear …"

"… osed Romney was running the 2002 Winter Olympics.It’s fair to argue that Romney bears some responsibility for the plant’s closing — Bain Capital bough …"

"… , and die earlier than those who have coverage.We’ll also note that what Romney supporters object to most strenuously about this ad is opinion, not fact. …"

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 "cancer":

"… he private equity firm's buyout of a steel company to a woman's death from cancer.The ad features a former employee of a Bain-owned steel mill who says his …"

"… the hospital, he says, it was too late — she was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and died 22 days later.“I don’t think Mitt Romney realizes what he’s …"

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.

Donor profile: Harlan Crow

By Rachael Marcus

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012
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 "Barack Obama":

"… uage commercials. …"

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 "National Urban League":

"… Biden to address the group on Thursday. Obama is scheduled to address the National Urban League later this month. For the past year, Romney's campaign has s …"

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 "Kelly Ayotte":

"… his opponent — generates questions about GOP veep ambitions.Why did Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire walk in a July Fourth parade with Romney? Why did Gov. Bo …"

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

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "California":

"… You too can be a “Founding Member” of “Romney Victory” and enjoy a California retreat in June – but it will cost you at least $50,000, and you better …"

FACT CHECK: Latest attacks from Santorum evoke deja vu

By FactCheck.Org

Santorum campaign ad attacking Mitt Romney makes false claims, again

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Robert Arnott":

"… bsp;Obama in the general election.Among some of the other large donors was Robert Arnott, founder of Research Affiliates LLC, a global investment firm. He gav …"

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 …"

PAC profile: Endorse Liberty

By Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Paul

Excerpts from this story referencing "Google":

"… ty of Endorse Liberty’s expenditures went toward ads on websites such as Google, Facebook and StumbleUpon.com, according to Federal Election Commission re …"

"… ements:Parody videos on YouTubeThe group spent more than $1.4 million on a Google ad buy on Jan. 13.Last updated: Jan. 17, 2013 …"

PAC profile: Our Destiny

By Aaron Mehta

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Huntsman

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jon Huntsman":

"… tes.”Last Updated: Jan. 17, 2013 …"

"… cial and left to help raise funds for Our Destiny.Profile:Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman faced long odds to be the Republican nominee from the moment he jumped int …"

"… d was clearly a slap at Romney.By far, the top contributor to the pro-Jon Huntsman Jr. super PAC turned out to be Jon Huntsman Sr., who provided $2.2 mi …"

"… op contributor to the pro-Jon Huntsman Jr. super PAC turned out to be Jon Huntsman Sr., who provided $2.2 million to the group in an effort to put his s …"

FACT CHECK: Gingrich makes a French connection

By FactCheck.Org

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "president":

"… ations. The ad also correctly says Romney voted for a Democrat in the 1992 presidential primary. He has said that he voted for Paul Tsongas in the Democratic p …"

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 "treasurer":

"… nce report, so the donors have not been publicly identified. The group’s treasurer is Thomas Muir, an executive at the Huntsman Corp.The group’s first …"

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