Articles in Category: 'Mitt Romney'

By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 13, 2012 3:55 AM
Rick Santorum won big victories in three small contests in the Republican presidential race last Tuesday. In doing so, he reshaped the oft-reshaped nomination battle once again.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: February 13, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's recent losses to Rick Santorum in Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota revealed a truism that Romney might want to study -- but not too much!
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: October 22, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The operative maxim in cable television can be summed up as follows: Is it good teevee?

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: June 11, 2011 3:55 AM

NEW YORK -- Here we go all over again. Read my lips and bring ‘em on. It's the economy, stupid. Gotcha!

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: November 21, 2011 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- The headline on Democratic strategist Paul Begala's recent Newsweek essay dodged subtlety: "The Stupid Party."

"Republicans used to admire intelligence. But now they're dumbing themselves down," was the subhead.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: November 23, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Another debate, another installment of "The Dating Game." Will the eventual winner be contestant Number One, Two ... Eight?

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: November 30, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- When the Democratic National Committee circulates an ad attacking Mitt Romney even before the Iowa caucuses -- and long before his presidential nomination is clear -- one can be fairly certain that Romney is considered the greatest threat to a second Obama term.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: December 21, 2011 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Callista Gingrich has done something she might come to regret -- succumbed to the Twitter fairy and opened the door to unwelcome scrutiny.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: January 4, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- The great thing about Iowa is that no matter who the voters select in their neighborhood huddles, it doesn't really matter.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: August 27, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry's rapid lead over previous Republican front-runner Mitt Romney was predictable.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 4, 2011 3:55 AM

"Leading from behind." That's what an unnamed White House aide told the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza that Barack Obama was doing on Libya.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 11, 2011 3:55 AM

Why Iowa? It was the 29th state to be admitted to the Union, it is the 30th state in population, it has given the nation Grant Wood's "American Gothic" and Meredith Willson's "The Music Man."

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 13, 2011 3:55 AM

Never before has there been a televised presidential candidates debate so short a time before the Iowa Republicans' Ames straw poll.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 16, 2011 3:55 AM

Barack Obama did not watch the Republican presidential candidates' debate in Manchester, N.H., on Monday night, we are told. He was busy addressing a campaign fundraising event in Miami.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: September 8, 2011 3:55 AM
The race for the Republican presidential nomination finally seems to be gelling.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: September 26, 2011 3:55 AM

The Republicans' presidential debate Thursday night, sponsored by Fox News and Google, gave primary voters and caucus-goers at least one good reason to reject every candidate on the stage.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: December 19, 2011 3:55 AM
It's highly unusual in a presidential debate for two Republican candidates -- the two leading in current national polls -- to heap praise on a liberal Democratic senator.
 
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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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