Articles in Category: 'Mitt Romney'

By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 17, 2011 3:55 AM

Napoleon is supposed to have said that the quality he most valued in his generals was luck. In the current race for the Republican presidential nomination, Napoleon's favorite would clearly be Mitt Romney.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 27, 2011 3:55 AM

At the moment, national polls show Herman Cain leading or tied for the lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 23, 2011 3:55 AM
LACONIA, N.H. -- Three weeks out from the New Hampshire primary, and voters in the Granite State don't seem to have settled firmly on one of the Republican presidential candidates.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 5, 2012 3:55 AM
Elections are contests held during a moment in time between candidates who have records stretching back, often far back, into the past. So there is always a tension between the man (or woman) who is running and the moment.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: November 14, 2011 3:55 AM

It irritates members of both groups when I note the similarities of the tea party movement that swept the nation in the 2010 election and the peace movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 12, 2012 3:55 AM
To win just under 40 percent of the vote in a primary with five active candidates is pretty impressive, even for a candidate like Mitt Romney, who started off with significant advantages in New Hampshire.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 5, 2011 3:55 AM
Here are a couple of things to keep in mind about Newt Gingrich, as he leads in polls for the Republican presidential nomination nationally and in Iowa and South Carolina, and may be threatening Mitt Romney's lead in New Hampshire.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 15, 2011 3:55 AM
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- "We're not going to lose in New Hampshire." So says Mitt Romney's state coordinator, Jason McBride.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 9, 2012 3:55 AM
The Republican presidential candidates, except for Ron Paul, haven't been paying much attention to young voters in the primaries and caucuses so far. But any Republican nominee -- which is to say probably Mitt Romney, or maybe Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum -- had better be paying attention to them in the summer and fall.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: November 17, 2011 3:55 AM

In an almost miraculous twist to the Republican presidential contest, Mitt Romney is converting Christian conservatives to his side in Florida. It's an eye-popping development since many on the religious right consider Romney neither Christian nor particularly conservative.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 3, 2012 3:55 AM
Remember when former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty about-faced on a promise not to throw elbows during the 2012 GOP Presidential Primary campaign?
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 2, 2012 3:55 AM
Mitt Romney's impressive victory Tuesday makes it very likely that we will look back on the Florida primary as the contest that determined the 2012 Republican nomination.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 8, 2011 3:55 AM

By refusing to accept tax increases in a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Republicans are behaving like "fanatics," writes David Brooks of The New York Times.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: September 13, 2011 3:55 AM
Social Security is a "Ponzi scheme for these young people," said Gov. Rick Perry in his first debate as a presidential candidate. "The idea ... that the current program is going to be there for them is a lie."
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: October 11, 2011 3:55 AM

Is a religious war breaking out in the Republican Party?

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: November 15, 2011 3:55 AM

Is a vote for the Republican Party in 2012 a vote for war?

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: January 17, 2012 3:55 AM
"They're vultures that are sitting out there on the tree limb, waiting for a company to get sick, and then they swoop in ... eat the carcass ... and ... leave the skeleton."
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 9, 2012 3:55 AM
A presidential campaign exposes candidates' strengths and weaknesses. The strengths they're eager to tell you about. So let's look at the weaknesses.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: January 2, 2012 3:55 AM
Election year has finally arrived, well after the beginning of a turbulent and unpredictable election season, and voting begins on Tuesday in the Iowa Republicans caucuses.
 
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