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"… llars to win the White House in 2016, and by that measure, Republican Mitt Romney is off to a rough start. The 2012 Republican nominee is struggling to sec …"

"… er for Public Integrity in recent days attempted to contact roughly 90 top Romney fundraisers from his most recent presidential run, including every federal …"

"… 2016. Almost all say they are wrestling with conflicting loyalties to Romney, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and other potential Republican hopefuls such …"

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"… clusive, “off-the-record” retreat. GOP 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, House Budg …"

"… on, Pete Ricketts, is running for governor in Nebraska; and Spencer Zwick, Romney’s former finance director. At the retreat, guests could attend an array …"

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"… is campaign-finance scandal continuing.”As both Obama and GOP rival Mitt Romney raised hundreds of millions of dollars for their campaigns, long-time alli …"

"… weeney created the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action, while former Romney campaign advisers Carl Forti, Charles Spies and Larry McCarthy created the …"

"… fficials even appeared at fundraising events for the super PACs, including Romney himself.Meanwhile groups that didn’t disclose their donors — such as C …"

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"… d to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the …"

"… e to thousands of cheering supporters in his hometown of Chicago, praising Romney and declaring his optimism for the next four years. "While our road has be …"

"… United States of America, the best is yet to come," he said. Romney made a brief, graceful concession speech before a disappointed crowd in Bo …"

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"… ans in 2023 if Ryan’s plan became law.Insurers would fare better under a Romney-Ryan administration in another important way: Romney says he would restore …"

"… d fare better under a Romney-Ryan administration in another important way: Romney says he would restore the bonuses to Medicare Advantage plans that Obamaca …"

"… ses to Medicare Advantage plans that Obamacare would gradually eliminate.A Romney-Ryan victory likely would be the equivalent of winning the lottery for the …"

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"… tell us what the disclaimer at the end says, and we will check it out. …"

"… ide spenders are hoping to change that. “Genuinely Cares” from the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future and “Mitt and David” from the c …"

"… ads GPS tell the stories of two individuals who received support from Romney.They are a sharp departure from both groups’ standard attack ads. Restor …"

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"… ling the 1993 tax hike.– Eugene Kiely  …"

"… al Security benefits:Vice President Joe Biden told seniors in Florida that Romney’s tax plan “would raise taxes on your Social Security.” But that’s …"

"… raise taxes on your Social Security.” But that’s not part of Romney’s tax plan. It’s the Obama-Biden campaign’s latest misrepresentation …"

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"… a “gimmick.”Vice President Biden quoted GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney as saying “it’s not worth moving heaven and earth” to catch Osa …"

"… worth moving heaven and earth” to catch Osama bin Laden. Actually, Romney said he’d target more than just “one person.”The president said U.S. …"

"… year, behind Toyota and Volkswagen.Biden said “the experts” concluded Romney’s corporate tax plan would create 800,000 jobs in other countries. One e …"

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"… online advertisements attacking presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.The new ads, which focus …"

"… The ad will be distributed to 100,000 mailboxes and is intended to counter Romney’s campaign appearance at a coal facility in Ohio later in the week.In ad …"

"… ign appearance at a coal facility in Ohio later in the week.In addition to Romney and Ryan, the online ad, to be displayed on the website of the Las Vegas S …"

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"… th corporate lobbyists.  …"

"… s “America’s Comeback Team.”The “comeback” is not a reference to Romney’s recent slip in the polls, but to the assertion that the pair will retu …"

"… positivity, featuring a sunrise, uplifting music and inspiring quotes from Romney and Ryan during Saturday’s surprise announcement in Virginia.Romney made …"

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"… ee meeting of the state’s new voter ID law "which is going to allow Gov. Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania — done."His spokesman said Turzai meant …"

"… the law partisan and, echoing Turzai, said its purpose is “to elect Mitt Romney.”The News21 database shows one of the rare instances of voter-impersonat …"

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"… fare reform.”– Eugene Kiely, with Rina Moss, Factcheck.org  …"

"… t be paid beyond an allotted time, whether the recipient is working or not.Romney’s ad also distorts the facts when it says that under President Obama’s …"

"… have unilaterally changed the work-requirement rules. But Haskins said the Romney claim that Obama’s plan will “gut welfare reform” is “very mislead …"

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"… 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 …"

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"… team. It could also be described as a corporate sponsor of Republican Mitt Romney’s candidacy.It’s a sponsorship that comes with some unwelcome baggage …"

"… candidacy.It’s a sponsorship that comes with some unwelcome baggage for Romney. Jet Set’s founder was a major player in the scandal that surrounded the …"

"… ndal that surrounded the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic games — a mess that Romney has been credited with cleaning up. Jet Set Sports Holding, L.P., whi …"

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"… Priorities USA Action, a pro-President Barack Obama super PAC, released “Romney’s Gold” Wednesday, blasting the former Massachusetts governor’s tenu …"

"… l.The ad depicts footage from the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, which Mitt Romney has been credited with saving, and some creative narration describing the …"

"… ith which he has ties. (The opening ceremonies are Friday.)"There’s Mitt Romney, who ran the Salt Lake City Games, waving to China — home to a bill …"

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"… firm founded and headed by Ross Perot, Jr. — donated $100,000 to the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future on May 14, two weeks ahead of the Lone Star S …"

"… ay 14, two weeks ahead of the Lone Star State’s GOP presidential primary.Romney prevailed in that contest with more than two-thirds of the vote. (Rep. Ron …"

"… -thirds of the vote. (Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, the only other serious rival Romney faced at the time finished a distant second with about 13 percent.)Questio …"

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"… n program that has created headaches for President Barack Obama has a Mitt Romney connection. Cathy Tripodi of FaegreBD Consulting lobbies on behalf of Abo …"

"… y that included an Obama bundler as an investor. Tripodi is a bundler for Romney. She raised $27,000 for the presumptive Republican nominee in April, accor …"

"… . Tripodi is one of 25 lobbyists who have raised more than $3 million for Romney’s campaign. Tripodi did not respond to requests for comment, and Steve …"

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"… ying the economic plight of women under the president.– Eugene Kiely …"

"… lower than the percentage of uninsured men, which was 17.9 percent in 2010.Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, recently appointed& …"

"… groups that aim to raise $240 million to help Republicans this fall.It was Romney who first attacked the president’s economic policies as a “war on wome …"

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"… etes Patients.” Health Affairs. Jan 2012.  …"

"… l services in some places, and “ultimately end Medicare as we know it.”Romney says that’s just “rhetorical excess” and accuses the president of …"

"… n budget in an April 3 speech to newspaper editors. A day later, Romney spoke to the same group of editors and was asked about the presi …"

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"… gn recycles a veritable “Best Of” list of misleading claims about Mitt Romney’s record and positions.Regular readers of FactCheck.org may recognize so …"

"… some claims as ones we have tagged as misleading, repeatedly. The ad says Romney’s health care law “included $50 abortions and killed thousands of jobs …"

"… are law “included $50 abortions and killed thousands of jobs.” It says Romney supported “job-killing cap and trade.” And it asks viewers to believe …"

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"… ompany” and “should qualify as a lobbyist.”– Robert Farley …"

"… a charge that Santorum is being untruthful about his lobbying history.The Romney campaign claims to have caught Santorum being “at odds with the facts” …"

"… t odds with the facts” when he told CNN, “I was not a lobbyist.” The Romney camp points to press reports that say Santorum was a lobbyist in Pennsylva …"

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"… akes money to make money. And supporters of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s presidential bid have shelled out more than $20,000 to hold fundraisin …"

"… ampaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.The pro-Romney super PAC called “Restore Our Future” has raised more than $36.8 milli …"

"… f 90210.Restore Our Future was founded by — and is run by — several of Romney’s former aides, including Carl Forti, Romney’s 2008 political director …"

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"… o this report. …"

"… anagers and executives from private equity companies such as Bain Capital, Romney's former employer.There were no seven-figure donations in January, but 25 …"

"… owned hoteliers J.W. and Richard Marriott, who are long-time supporters of Romney. Combined, the two gave  $500,000 to go with $500,000 they gave in 20 …"

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"… examine the individual parts of the overall record.”– Robert Farley …"

"… r states with a new TV ad making some misleading claims.The ad claims Mitt Romney turned around Massachusetts’ finances without raising taxes, when in fac …"

"… rnment “fees” when he was governor. It also rehashes a boast that Romney issued 800 vetoes, but fails to mention that more than 700 were overridden …"

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"… ate in January dipped to a three-year low of 8.3 percent, Republicans Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich threw a wet blanket on the announcement. Romney said the …"

"… ans Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich threw a wet blanket on the announcement. Romney said the “real unemployment rate” was actually 15 percent, and Gingric …"

"… Is the unemployment rate not the real unemployment rate?Neither Romney nor Gingrich put things quite right. But they are referring to legitimate …"

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"… illiam E. BuzenbergExecutive DirectorBain execs spent nearly $5 million on RomneyCurrent and former Bain executives and their relatives have given about $4. …"

"… latives have given about $4.7 million to organizations dedicated to making Romney the next president of the United States, according to a Center investigati …"

"… ccording to a Center investigation. Some Bain associates have been filling Romney’s campaign coffers since 2004 when the former Massachusetts governor had …"

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"… . …"

"… aign for president isn’t a corporation at all, but a former executive of Romney’s old employer, Bain & Co., and his wife, according to records.Super …"

"… a former executive of Bain & Co., the management consulting firm that Romney helmed during the early 1990s. Rogers worked for 16 years at Bain where he …"

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"… s none have a greater potential return than the one they have made in Mitt Romney.Current and former Bain executives and their relatives have given about $4 …"

"… latives have given about $4.7 million to organizations dedicated to making Romney the next president of the United States, according to a Center for Public …"

"… y haven’t just come around lately.Some Bain associates have been filling Romney’s campaign coffers since 2004 when the former Massachusetts governor had …"

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"… or role in elections this year.Aaron Mehta contributed to this report. …"

"… ent industry was far and away the most generous donor to the pro-Romney campaign. Donors included included several buddies from his old emplo …"

"… e the group $500,000.Restore Our Future was co-founded by Carl Forti, Romney’s 2008 political director. It also employs Charles Spies as treasurer,&n …"

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"… grich super PAC that takes the personal attacks to a new level, suggesting Romney was associated personally with “illegal activity” in a massive Medicar …"

"… illegal activity” in a massive Medicare fraud in the 1990s. The fact is Romney was never accused of wrongdoing in that case.Another ad from the same grou …"

"… used of wrongdoing in that case.Another ad from the same group claims that Romney “thinks judges can overrule parents on abortions.” But it rips Romney …"

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