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Stories with person: Mitt Romney
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 1:49 pm

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Oct. 1

  • Ann Romney kicks off tour to promote book about MS 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 10:31 am

    SALT LAKE CITY - Ann Romney is going on a national tour to promote her book about living with multiple sclerosis.

  • Bush donors embrace new mantra: He's built to last story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 4:17 pm

    WASHINGTON - Jeb Bush's challenge in the first half of the year was daunting yet simple. To be considered a fundraising success, the Republican presidential candidate had to hit the magic number of $100 million, an ambitious goal set by some in his campaign. And he did.

  • Trump and Carson's attacks on Muslims worry some GOP elders 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 1:11 am

    WASHINGTON - The candidates atop the GOP presidential field are ramping up political attacks aimed at Muslims, a move designed to appeal to hardline conservatives. But party elders worry that escalating anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost Republicans the White House in 2016.

  • GOP candidates for governor raise more than $760K this year 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 6:54 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and Jonathan Johnson, his 2016 re-election challenger, have raised a combined $760,000 so far this year, according to state campaign finance reports filed Wednesday.

  • Clinton seeking to organize Latino voters ahead of primaries 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 3:51 am

    NEW YORK - Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is planning a major push to organize Latino voters ahead of the Nevada caucuses and early primary contests in Texas, Florida and Colorado, all with an eye toward connecting with Hispanics in the 2016 election.

  • GOP field: Tax cuts for all, don't worry about consequences story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 3:30 am

    DENVER - Republicans came into this presidential campaign with painful memories of how, in the last one, Democrats blasted Mitt Romney's tax plan as a giveaway to the rich. They've heard a new wing of conservative intellectuals urge them to focus on tax cuts to working-class Americans rather than the wealthy.

  • GOP religious conservatives channeling anger toward victory story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-27-15 5:11 am

    WASHINGTON - Religious activists in the Republican Party, bolstered by House Speaker John Boehner's sudden exit, say the next GOP presidential nominee must share their uncompromising stance on abortion rights, gay marriage and other priorities to get to the White House.

  • New Mexico GOP unveils plans to put state in play in 2016 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 5:20 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Republican Party unveiled plans Friday to build a grass-roots strategy it says will help the GOP presidential nominee and keep the state House under the party's control.

  • Analysis: For Walker, a cascade of troubles ends campaign story has video
    Updated: Sep-22-15 3:31 am

    WASHINGTON - For Scott Walker, it wasn't one thing that led to the demise of his presidential campaign. It was just about everything.

  • Trump joins other politicians confronted by touchy questions story has photos
    Updated: Sep-19-15 11:59 am

    ROCHESTER, New Hampshire - Political candidates are confronted with all sorts of questions and comments by the public and even supporters while campaigning, including plenty that are inaccurate and some that are sure to offend.

  • GOP Michigan Rep. Benishek will retire from House 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 2:54 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republican Rep. Dan Benishek said Tuesday that he will not seek re-election next year, a surprising announcement that could mean a competitive race for his Northern Michigan seat.

  • After Iran deal, Obama struggles to gain Israel's trust story has photos
    Updated: Sep-13-15 6:13 pm

    JERUSALEM - Seeking to sell his nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical Israeli public, President Barack Obama has repeatedly declared his deep affection for the Jewish state. But the feelings do not appear to be mutual.

  • GOP tax proposals tilt to rich despite populist rhetoric 
    Updated: Sep-13-15 8:00 am

    DENVER - Jeb Bush went to Detroit and talked about leveling the playing field. Marco Rubio wrote a book about helping the working class. Rand Paul is promising to expand the Republican Party beyond its traditional base.

  • Republican presidential candidates court Idaho's mega-donor 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 4:58 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho isn't known for attracting political powerhouses during presidential races. However, what it lacks in clout, it makes up for being home to one of the GOP's wealthiest donors.

  • Republican consultant pleads guilty in ethics case 
    Updated: Sep-08-15 5:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - A Republican consultant who worked with Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann and other top GOP candidates has pleaded guilty to lying to House ethics investigators about how much campaign work he did while being paid from a Georgia lawmaker's congressional account.