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#Mitt Romney

# mitt-romney - Friday 12 October, 2012

US 2012: If you missed the debate, this is the only moment you have to see

US Vice President Joe Biden and his Republican opponent Paul Ryan went head-to-head during last night’s vice presidential debate.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad Yellow Peril This post contains videos

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

# mitt-romney - Monday 8 October, 2012

Romney says risk in Middle East has increased under Obama

In a wide-ranging foreign policy speech, Mitt Romney argued the case for supporting countries who would arm Syria’s rebels.

Obama mocks his own debate fiasco

The US president took a shot at his own performance against Mitt Romney (in a very backhanded fashion).

# mitt-romney - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?

Video: Romney and Obama first debate songified

The Colorado clash gets a melody and some beats – and some serious noddy-dog action.

# mitt-romney - Friday 5 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Why is Snoop Dogg voting for Obama and not Romney? US 2012

Why is Snoop Dogg voting for Obama and not Romney?

It has to do with dancing horses, basketball and Beyonce.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 4 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him Big Bird This post contains videos This post contains images

Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him

The Sesame Street character’s future came under threat during the US presidential debate last night and the internet sure wasn’t happy about it…

Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate

Straw polls show two-thirds of people saying Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama – the highest post-debate record ever.

VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate US 2012 This post contains videos

VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate

The US President and his Republican rival went head-to-head at the University of Denver last night.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates You're No Jack Kennedy This post contains videos

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates

Obama and Romney will go head to head for the first time in a presidential debate tonight – but here’s 5 stand-out moments from previous presidential races.

# mitt-romney - Friday 28 September, 2012

VIDEO: Democrats mash up Mitt Romney's new campaign ad US 2012 This post contains videos

VIDEO: Democrats mash up Mitt Romney's new campaign ad

Video response to Republican candidate’s new strategy uses Romney video against him.

# mitt-romney - Monday 24 September, 2012

Lisa McInerney: Should we forgive Chris Brown?

As the pop star heads to Dublin for a gig later this year, should we remain hostile to him over his brutality towards Rihanna or let him get on with it?

# mitt-romney - Sunday 23 September, 2012

A cow, a goat, a sheep, a flower: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

A cow, a goat, a sheep, a flower: The week in quotes

“There are 47 per cent who are with him, who are dependent on government, who believe they are victims.”

# mitt-romney - Friday 21 September, 2012

Romney releases more tax returns, paid 14.1 per cent tax rate last year

The Republican candidate for the US presidency also promised to release a summary of the taxes he paid between 1990 and 2009.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Redistribution of wealth 'a foreign concept', says Mitt Romney

The Republican candidate for US president says seeking the spread of wealth has made government become too big and too expensive.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings? Caught Rapid This post contains videos

Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings?

Mitt Romney’s been caught rapid dismissing 47 per cent of American voters. Who else didn’t know the mic was on?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

Romney stands over comments that Obama voters are 'dependants' US 2012 This post contains videos

Romney stands over comments that Obama voters are 'dependants'

In a secretly-filmed video, Mitt Romney criticises an entitlement culture among those who did not pay federal income taxes.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 16 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge 7 musicians who’ve told politicians to get their ‘mitts’ off their tunes Cease And Desist This post contains videos

7 musicians who’ve told politicians to get their ‘mitts’ off their tunes

Thin Lizzy have told Mitt Romney to stop using ‘The Boys are Back in Town’. What other musicians have put the foot down when it comes to politicians?

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary

Relatives gathered as they do every year at the site of the World Trade Center attacks as the US president made a low-key appearance at the Pentagon which was also attacked.

# mitt-romney - Monday 10 September, 2012

Obama beats Romney in August fundraising donations

Obama scooped $114 million in funding, while Romney was slightly behind on $111 million.

# mitt-romney - Saturday 8 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers Prime Numbers

Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers

How much is Ireland’s stash of Paralympic medals worth? And how much does the ‘typical’ debs cost?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are 9 things to know as you start your day…

# mitt-romney - Friday 7 September, 2012

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair

The actor tells his local paper why he used a chair as a prop in his controversial Republican convention speech: “Some fella kept asking me if I wanted to sit down.”

US unemployment rate drops but just 92,000 jobs created in August

The latest jobs figures are not likely to boost Barack Obama’s re-election hopes ahead of the November vote.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

He's her man: First Lady praises husband Barack Obama during prime-time speech

The self-described “mom in chief” didn’t play dirty, not mentioning rival Mitt Romney once. Others at the DNC weren’t so kind.

Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency

The Republican candidate for president is using the 22-year-old aircraft that Bono and co used for a bit of, ahem, ‘Elevation’ during their 360° tour from 2009 to 2011.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track Not Happy This post contains videos

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track

Philomena Lynott has objected to the Romney campaign’s use of ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’ during the Republican National Convention last week.

# mitt-romney - Friday 31 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know this Friday…

# mitt-romney - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Ryan launches "scathing attack" on Obama's economic record USA

Ryan launches "scathing attack" on Obama's economic record

Last night at the Republican Convention Ryan held up Mitt Romney as “the man for the job” of next US President.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama

All the primaries came down to this: Mitt Romney 2,061; Ron Paul 190; others 3.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know this morning.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida USA2012 This post contains images

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida

Mitt Romney will take to the stage at the Republican National Convention in Florida to receive the official presidential candidate nomination from his party.

# mitt-romney - Monday 27 August, 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions US 2012 This post contains videos

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions

The Republican National Convention gets under way in Tampa, Florida this week as Mitt Romney accepts the party’s nomination for the presidency. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…

# mitt-romney - Sunday 26 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Bizarre meat portraits of Obama and Romney Meat Heads This post contains images

Bizarre meat portraits of Obama and Romney

Artist makes the ultimeat tribute to Barack Obameat and Meat Romney. What’s your beef with that?

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong

The US president, and the man who first joined him on the moon, pay tribute to the late astronaut.