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Romney ridicules 'secretary of business' proposed by Obama

November 1, 2012 ROANOKE, Va. – After two days of canceled events and a break from direct attacks on President Obama, Mitt Romney returned on Thursday to his pre-hurricane campaign mode—slamming Obama for failed policies and his suggestion that the country should create a new Cabinet position for a secretary of Business. “I...

Romney to Obama: Serious questions about terrorist strike in Libya

October 11, 2012 ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Mitt Romney challenged President Obama on Thursday to explain why it took so long for the administration to conclude that the attack in Libya that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador, was a terrorist attack successfully carried out on the anniversary of September 11th. Romney raised...

Obama, Romney camps agree: The other guy is a great debater

September 28, 2012 Both the Obama and Romney campaigns are feverishly trying to lower expectations for their respective candidates before the first presidential debate in Denver on Wednesday. In a memo to Romney surrogates that was obtained by CBS News and National Journal, senior adviser Beth Myers called President Obama a “universally acclaimed...

Romney talks troops, Afghanistan at National Guard conference

September 12, 2012 RENO, Nev. – Mitt Romney paid tribute to the work of U.S. troops and veterans Tuesday in a speech that honored those affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks and focused on topics he was criticized for bypassing in his acceptance speech at the Republican convention. The GOP nominee declined to...

Romney: GOP involvement in 2011 debt deal was ‘mistake’

September 10, 2012 In comments that contrast with those of his running mate, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney told NBC News’ Meet the Press in an interview aired Sunday that Republican involvement in the 2011 bipartisan deal to extend the nation’s debt ceiling was “a mistake,” even though it averted a government default...

Romney leaves Tampa to seek veterans’ votes in Indiana

August 29, 2012 INDIANAPOLIS — Taking a brief break from the Republican National Convention, Mitt Romney on Wednesday touted his support of veterans’ issues at the American Legion here, saying it was important for him to deliver his remarks in person. “I consider any opportunity to address our nation’s veterans a privilege not...

Wedding party finds how hard it is to get near a presidential candidate

August 9, 2012 NEW YORK -- The opportunity to meet the man who may one day be the next president of the United States is often a thrilling -- even exhilarating -- experience. Take Mitt Romney. People often wait in long lines after his speeches, many bearing gifts, for the opportunity to simply...

Video: Romney spokesman tells reporters to 'shove it'

July 31, 2012 WARSAW, Poland -- A traveling press secretary for the Romney campaign had some choice words for the press corps on Tuesday in Warsaw, Poland, at one point telling reporters to “kiss my ass” and “shove it." As Mitt Romney was leaving a stop at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier,...

Romney all business about picking Cabinet

July 10, 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Monday that he would fill his Cabinet with people with private-sector experience, like himself, drawing a contrast with President Obama’s preference for Cabinet secretaries with government backgrounds. In an interview with nationally syndicated conservative talk-show host Michael Medved, Romney said, “It would be...

Romney hosts 'tryouts' for veep slot

June 19, 2012 FRANKENMUTH, Mich. – When Mitt Romney travels to Wisconsin, people tell him to choose the Badger State’s Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate. In Ohio, they urge him to pick their senator, Rob Portman. “I get a very biased audience depending on the state I’m in,” the...

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