Articles in Category: 'Mitt Romney'

By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 15, 2012 3:55 AM

When a politician is in trouble, he usually falls back on what he knows best -- the world he saw around him when he entered into political awareness as a young adult.

 
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By: George Will | Posted: October 13, 2012 3:55 AM
DALLAS -- If in four weeks a president-elect Mitt Romney is seeking a Treasury secretary, he should look here, to Richard Fisher, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
 
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By: Mona Charen | Posted: October 12, 2012 3:55 AM
If Mitt Romney is elected and secures Republican control of both houses of Congress, the U.S. could be poised for a vertiginous economic snapback.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: October 10, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- It was the biggest rout since Agincourt. If you insist, since the Carter-Reagan debate.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 8, 2012 3:55 AM
Wednesday night's presidential debate in which Mitt Romney shellacked Barack Obama attracted the biggest audience since the debate between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan seven days before the 1980 election.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: October 6, 2012 3:55 AM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Contrary to conventional wisdom that debates are rarely, if ever, game-changers, the first presidential debate was a demolition derby.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: October 5, 2012 3:55 AM
Mitt Romney, as was clear to all who watched the first presidential debate, channeled Ronald Reagan right down to the glistening hair and respectful smiling face that listened as his opponent tap-danced and stutter-stepped his way to a resounding thumping in the contest.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 4, 2012 3:55 AM
Mitt Romney was 13 years old and Barack Obama had not been born when an energetic-looking John Kennedy, 43, and a tired-looking Richard Nixon, 47, walked into the WBBM-TV studio in Chicago for the first general election debate between presidential candidates.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: October 1, 2012 3:55 AM
As a recovering pollster (I worked for Democratic pollster Peter Hart from 1974 to 1981), let me weigh in on the controversy over whether the polls are accurate.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: September 29, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- The spectacles we persist in dignifying as presidential "debates" -- two-minute regurgitations of rehearsed responses -- often subtract from the nation's understanding.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: September 28, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- In mid-September 2008, Lehman Brothers collapsed and the bottom fell out of the financial system.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: September 27, 2012 3:55 AM
In 2008, voters under 30 preferred Barack Obama over John McCain by a 66 percent to 32 percent margin. Among older voters, Obama led McCain by 50 percent to 49 percent.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: September 21, 2012 3:55 AM
Mitt Romney has conceded that his thoughts, expressed at that Boca Raton, Fla., fundraiser, were "not elegantly" stated. Those mocking him might concede he has tabled one of the mega-issues of our time.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: September 20, 2012 3:55 AM
Perhaps the most significant and disappointing theme that has run through not only my decades in politics, but my years afterward as a pollster and analyst, has been the GOP's increasing tendency to shy away from anyone or anything that is bold or unique.
 
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