PARK CITY, Utah — Mitt Romney urged a gathering of political and business leaders to set aside partisan bickering and to seek solutions to the nation’s most pressing issues.
In 1967, a TV interviewer asked George Romney to explain why he supported the Vietnam War after a trip to that country in 1965 but opposed it two years later when he was running for president.
WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney, one of the wealthiest candidates ever to seek the presidency, paid nearly $2 million in federal taxes on the $13.7 million in income reported for himself and his wife last year, his U.S. returns showed Friday. That comes to an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent, low…
WASHINGTON — For the first time in a decade, the Sept. 11 attacks and the wars that resulted are not the focus of the presidential campaign.
COMMERCE, Mich. — During a homecoming rally in his boyhood state of Michigan on Friday, Mitt Romney thrust himself into a controversy over President Obama’s birthplace that has roiled at the fringe of his party, joking that “No one has ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that t…
NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — President Obama, in a strikingly personal appeal, renewed his call for an overhaul of America’s immigration laws before a supportive Latino audience Friday. He portrayed rival Mitt Romney as an obstacle to measures that would give young illegal immigrants a path to c…
WASHINGTON — Ann Romney fought back Thursday against a Democrat who suggested she’s no economic expert because she “hasn’t worked a day in her life.” Raising the five Romney sons, she said, was such a full-time job that her husband, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, considered i…
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mitt Romney tightened his grip on the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night, sweeping primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington D.C., with time left over to swap charges with President Barack Obama.
TAMPA, Fla. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney paid
about $3 million in federal income taxes in 2010, having earned
more than seven times that from his investments. Those earnings,
$21.7 million, put him among the wealthiest of American taxpayers.
Romney’s campaign said Tuesday …
PHOENIX -- A new statewide poll suggests that all of the
Republican contenders hoping to unseat Mitt Romney from his
front-runner status should not even bother spending their time and
money in Arizona.