Posts tagged ‘Mitt Romney’

November 5, 2012

Barone: Romney Will Win 315 Electoral Votes

Michael Barone, the seasoned precinct-by-precinct analyst who has anchored Fox News election coverage for years, has made a bold prediction: not only will Mitt Romney win the presidency on Tuesday, he will win it in a landslide. Barone says that Romney will win Indiana, North Carolina, Florida, and Virginia, of course. But then he calls the following states for Romney:  Read more:

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October 31, 2012

Romney proves his mettle as a candidate

By Christian Heinze – 10/30/12 07:35 PM ET

 

There’s very little that conservatives and the mainstream media can agree on, but in April of this year, they were united on one front — that Mitt Romney was a weak nominee whose political flaws were so numerous that it was only a question of how President Obama would destroy him.

But with less than a week until the election, Romney has again united conservatives and the mainstream media — this time, out of mutual surprise over just how good a candidate he’s proven to be.  More… 

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October 19, 2012

Mitt Does Standup (video)

Reposted from Citizen Pamphleteer

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October 14, 2012

Romney in Lebanon, Ohio (video)

UPDATE: Here’s a photo of the crowd in Lebanon, Ohio estimated at around 11,000 people: 

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October 14, 2012

Behind the cameras on the campaign trail (video)

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October 12, 2012

Romney ahead in four new national polls

Mitt Romney leads President Obama in four new national polls released Thursday, an indication of sustained momentum for the GOP challenger one week after his debate victory.

Romney leads by 3 percentage points in the latest Reuters-Ispsos and UPI-CVoter polls. He has 47 percent support compared Obama’s 44 percent in the former, and 49 percent to 46 percent lead in the latter. 

 Both of those polls are of likely voters, but Romney’s leads are within the margins of error.  More…

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October 5, 2012

NRA endorses Romney as ‘only hope’ for firearms freedom

 The National Rifle Association (NRA) endorsed Mitt Romney for president late Thursday. NRA Executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and NRA Political Victory Fund chairman Chris Cox will formally announce the endorsement at a Romney rally in Virginia later Thursday evening. Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will also be on hand. “In this election, there is no debate,” LaPierre said in a statement. “There is only one choice – only one hope – to save our firearms freedom and our way of life.”  More…

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October 3, 2012

What Romney Must Do Tonight! Dick Morris Video

October 1, 2012

Massive Crowd Turns Out For Romney Rally In Ohio (video)

Proof that the MSM is lying about the huge support Mitt Romney is receiving in the battleground states like Ohio.

Provided by WesternJournalism.com

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September 29, 2012

Romney “Spot-On” In CNN Hostile Interview (video)

From WesternJournalism.com

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September 18, 2012

Video: Republican Mitt Romney lambastes 2-state solution

By JPOST.COM STAFF/09/18/2012 16:02

US Republican presidential candidate filmed at fundraising dinner saying Palestinians “have no interest whatsoever in establishing peace,” adding Iran would use nuclear capability to blackmail US.

Mitt Romney delivers speech in JerusalemPhoto: Jason Reed / Reuters

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney questioned the feasibility of the establishment of a Palestinian state in the West Bank, according to video footage published Tuesday by US magazine Mother Jones.

“I’m torn by two perspectives in this regard,” Romney said at a $50,000-per-plate fundraising dinner on May 17. “One is the one which I’ve had for some time, which is that the Palestinians have no interest whatsoever in establishing peace, and that the pathway to peace is almost unthinkable to accomplish.”  More…

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August 29, 2012

Ann Romney Nails It! Dick Morris video

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August 24, 2012

Romney would replace Bernanke

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Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event at Watson Truck and Supply in Hobbs, New Mexico. Source: AFP

REPUBLICAN presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he would replace Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke if he wins election to the White House in November.

Romney told Fox Business television that he wanted someone to lead the US central bank who is more in tune with his own economic thinking.

“I would like to select… a new person to that chairman’s position, someone who shared my economic views, someone that I thought was sympathetic to the needs of our nation,” Romney told the broadcaster in an interview.

“And I want to make sure that the Federal Reserve focuses on maintaining the monetary stability that leads to a strong dollar, and confidence that America is not going to go down the road that other nations have gone down to their peril.”  More…

August 17, 2012

Ryan’s Real Meaning to Romney! (video)

August 10, 2012

Expect Romney to Surprise With Running Mate Pick

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Mitt Romney talks with Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., and former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty backstage before the start of a campaign event at the Rochester Opera House in Rochester, N.H., Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012.

Every month at the Hotline, we publish our veepstakes rankings, the list of the most likely running mates to serve on Republican Mitt Romney’s presidential ticket. It’s preceded by a vigorous staff-wide debate on the merits of the numerous contenders. The process is hardly an exact science, but we use our best judgment, reporting, and intuition to make the final calls.  More…

February 6, 2012

Tea Party ‘Is Dead’: How the Movement Fizzled in 2012’s GOP Primaries

by Patricia Murphy Feb 6, 2012 4:45 AM EST
 

A giant killer in 2010, it never came off the sidelines in the 2012 primaries—and may end up with the nominee it loves least. Now a Tea Party leader tells Patricia Murphy the movement is “dead” and “gone.”

It was the great wildcard going into the 2012 election cycle. Republican Party insiders openly worried the Tea Party might knock off the establishment presidential candidate, just as it knocked out establishment picks in the chaotic 2010 congressional races. Party heavyweights wondered whom the upstart movement would get behind and whether Mitt Romney could even get through the early states, given the once-raging Tea Party elements in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina.  More…

February 1, 2012

Fla. Vote Winners Are Latino Dignity & Self-Deportation

 

By Roy Beck, Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 10:33 PM EST – posted on NumbersUSA

Offered a stark choice on the illegal immigration issue, Florida Latino Republicans today broke nearly 2-1 for the candidate with the firmest opposition to amnesty and the strongest support for enforcement. 

It was a strong rebuke of the majority of media commentators who insist that Latino-Americans can only be won by promising rewards for lawbreaking. It added a sign of much greater dignity in the rule of law for the Latino population than most in the media are willing to give it.

And it was a victory for the concept of self-deportation as an alternative to mass deportation and mass legalization. 

Nobody can say that Floridians — both Latino and non-Latino — weren’t provided a clear choice on the immigration issue.  Immigration may not have been a top issue for most of the voters but it was one of the most publicized parts of the debates and contest.

  • Newt Gingrich campaigned hard among Latino voters with his continuing call for legalization and work permits for many illegal aliens and his pounding criticism of his opponent as “anti-immigrant” for opposing legalization.
  • Mitt Romney in two debates continued his campaign-long opposition to long-term work permits and legalization of illegal aliens and created a national media sensation by talking about “self-deportation” as the top goal for the illegal population.

Florida Republicans went strongly for Romney (46% to 32%), but the Latinos among them went for the anti-amnesty, pro-self-deportation candidate by an even greater margin.  More…

January 30, 2012

Is the Tea Party Losing Its Grip on the GOP?

By Erin McPike – January 30, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Newt Gingrich’s fast Florida fade is the latest indication that the Tea Party is losing its grip on the GOP, with the establishment poised to triumph once again.

An official endorsement Saturday night from last year’s Tea Party standout, Herman Cain; an all-but-official backing from longtime Tea Party darling Sarah Palin; and the support of an increasing number of Tea Party officials around the country have not lifted Gingrich back over Mitt Romney in the Florida polls. That weakened clout has been accompanied by the Republican establishment’s full-throttle charge at Gingrich’s past — to great effect with the primary here just one day away.

It’s a stunning twist of fate for the GOP, which just 18 months ago was mired in intraparty battles that gave rise to the grass-roots movement, and which had been desperately seeking anyone but Mitt Romney in the presidential race to satisfy its hard-right turn. Still, if Romney wins here on Tuesday and goes on to clinch the nomination in the coming weeks or months, it may not settle the question of whether he has quieted the Tea Party faithful heading toward the general election.  More…
January 30, 2012

Race card

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Meet Kevin Jackson, the black Tea Party activist disgusted at the prejudices of Obama’s supporters

Kevin Jackson talks a lot of sense. He also says things that make you wonder if your ears are playing up. As the newest star of the Tea Party circuit gives you his views on Obama, Palin and David Cameron, you repeatedly ask yourself, ‘Did he just say what I think he said?’

I am interviewing Jackson, a Republican blogger and author of The Big Black Lie, a critique of liberal America, because I heard him on US television saying that voting for Obama was racist. ‘They wanted the black president,’ he told Fox News. ‘Racists that they are, they voted for the man because he’s black, not because he’s qualified.’  More…

January 30, 2012

Discussion of Gingrich and Romney

Kevin Jackson of The Black Sphere appears on BBC World to speak about American politics on behalf of TheTeaParty.net

January 23, 2012

The Best President Money Can Buy

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The Best President Money Can Buy

If Americans continue to “settle” for the most electable candidate, they will have to continue settling for having a bankster’s hand in their pockets.

As the American housing bubble collapse and financial meltdown accelerated in the fall of 2008, the political ruling class and their bankster masters put together a plan to save themselves from the crisis they created. They decided to scare everyone silly by claiming the banksters were too important to “fail,” and to loot the middle class to refill their coffers.  More…

January 19, 2012

Lessons In Capitalism (video)

January 19, 2012 by  

 

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Wayne Allyn RootWayne Allyn Root (W.A.R) is a former Presidential candidate and the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee. He is the ultimate capitalist evangelist: a blue-collar S.O.B. (son of a butcher) turned small businessman, home-school dad, and Tea Party citizen politician. Wayne is today a talk show host, best-selling author, columnist and TV/radio commentator on business, economics and politics. He is a regular guest on the Fox News channel, as well as hundreds of radio shows across the country. He serves as spokesman for Asset Strategies International, a global precious metals company; as well as Wealth Masters International, a global financial services company. He is also the producer of the highest rated television show on Travel Channel, “Ghost Adventures.” A graduate of Columbia University, he now resides proudly in Nevada, a State with zero personal and business income tax. His web site is ROOTforAmerica.com.

 
January 15, 2012

Will the Tea Party Swing the South Carolina Vote?

1:08 PM, Jan 13, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
Rasmussen polling shows Mitt Romney leading in South Carolina, while Newt Gingrich is in second place and closing. It’s also interesting, however, to note the Republican candidates’ respective levels of support among Tea Party and non-Tea Party voters in what will be the first Republican-leaning state to host a 2012 GOP primary.  More… 
January 14, 2012

Race for the Nomination

Ron Paul on Israel: Zionism is Based on Independence and Self-Reliance

150 social conservatives, activists vote to back Rick Santorum
By Bernie Becker

A group of conservative activists decided Saturday to throw its support behind Rick Santorum in the battle for the Republican presidential nomination.

Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council and a spokesman for the group of 150 activists, said that a “strong consensus” emerged for the former Pennsylvania senator after a three-ballot process.

Perkins said that Santorum got more than two-thirds support from the activists in the final ballot, in which he faced off against former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas also received considerable support from the group, Perkins added.  Read the story here.

The Hill: Romney to hammer Gingrich, Perry on immigration in SC
By Cameron Joseph
Mitt Romney plans to hammer Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry on immigration in a bid to win over conservative voters in South Carolina, where the GOP frontrunner has a narrow lead in polls.

The Hill: No joke? Stephen Colbert exploring a presidential run
By Jamie Klatell
Comedian Stephen Colbert is giving up control of his super PAC and forming an exploratory committee for a presidential run.

The Hill: Rick Perry in new ad: ‘I’m not about to quit’
By Jonathan Easley
In a new Rick Perry Web advertisement titled “Champion,” the Texas governor says he’s committed to staying in the GOP presidential race and is capable of staging a comeback.

Los Angeles Times: Mitt Romney no stranger to tax breaks, subsidies
By Matea Gold, Melanie Mason and Tom Hamburger
Bain Capital profited from a steel company that got them, and he used them to attract business when he governed Massachusetts.

The Washington Post: Santorum’s South Carolina team revels in momentum, fights to keep up
By Eli Saslow
His campaign workers are racing to keep pace with the momentum they’ve worked so hard to create.

Poll finds Romney surging nationally
By Jonathan Easley
Mitt Romney is pulling away from the pack and has reached his highest level of support nationally, according to Gallup’s daily tracking poll of registered Republicans.