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#Mitt Romney

# mitt-romney - Friday 27 January, 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate US 2012 This post contains videos

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate

Romney called on Gingrich to apologise for a controversial ad on immigration and mocked his desire to put a human colony on the moon.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American The Taxman This post contains videos

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American

One of the frontrunners for the Republican nomination for the US presidency has released his tax returns and they make for interesting reading…

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

In today’s 9 at 9: The Government tries to cut cost of bank rescue package; Dublin bins situation escalates; double car bombing in Iraq.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary

In an upset victory, Gingrich won 40 per cent of the vote in last night’s South Carolina primary, well ahead of second-placed Mitt Romney.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# mitt-romney - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?

So we’ve been through Iowa and New Hampshire, with three dropouts. So what’s next on the road to the Road to the White House?

# mitt-romney - Friday 20 January, 2012

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote US 2012 This post contains videos

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote

The final debate ahead of the South Carolina primary vote on Saturday took place last night with polls showing frontrunner Mitt Romney is under pressure.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

The Texas governor is the latest to drop out of the race for the White House, giving his backing to Newt Gingrich.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?

The pair were separated by just eight votes after an initial count earlier this month.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate US 2012 This post contains videos

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate

The battle to be the Republican nominee reaches the conservative state of South Carolina where the first of two pre-primary debates took place overnight.

# mitt-romney - Monday 16 January, 2012

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign

The former diplomat blames in-party mudslinging as he backs Romney – less than a week after calling him “unelectable”.

Jon Huntsman to drop out of Republican Party's White House race

The former governor of Utah is due to make an announcement later today confirming his support for leading candidate Mitt Romney.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Mitt Romney claims comfortable victory in New Hampshire primary New Hampshire This post contains images

Mitt Romney claims comfortable victory in New Hampshire primary

In photos: The race for the Republican Party nomination rolls on…

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure

Voters are heading to the polls in the first presidential primary of the campaign to win the Republican nomination.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?

Neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum in Iowa, what now for the former governor of Massachusetts and the other candidates hoping to face Barack Obama in the autumn?

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off Caucus This post contains images

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off

Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…

Mitt Romney secures Iowa win in tight GOP presidential contest

“Game on,” says second-placed Rick Santorum.

Tied: Small number of votes separate Santorum and Romney in Iowa

The first test of strength for the men and woman hoping to take on Barack Obama in the autumn got underway in the rural state of Iowa overnight

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president US 2012 This post contains videos

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president

Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…

Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa

Conservative candidate Rick Santorum is surging as the first votes are cast in the contest to take on Barack Obama.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state

Gingrich failed to qualify for his state’s Super Tuesday primary ballot.

# mitt-romney - Friday 16 December, 2011

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote Final Countdown This post contains videos

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote

Poll frontrunners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney saw their conservative credentials questioned in a fairly low-key affair unlike previous debates.

South Carolina governor to endorse Mitt Romney US

South Carolina governor to endorse Mitt Romney

The endorsement of Nikki Haley will provide Romney with a significant boost in the State, where his rival Ndewt Gingrich is currently leading in thepolls.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 11 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: ‘No referendum’ on EU deal; why some people want Ireland to change time zone; and how not to flee from the police…

Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet Wanna Bet? This post contains videos

Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet

Mitt Romney was challenged by Texan evangelist Rick Perry during last night’s Republican debate – and responded with a big-money offer…

# mitt-romney - Monday 21 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate Emotional Times This post contains videos

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate

It was emotional times as half of the candidates looking to be the next US president shed tears at a debate held over the weekend…

# mitt-romney - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Is waterboarding a form of torture? GOP presidential candidates aren't sure

The GOP members battling it out for the presidential nomination were at loggerheads last night about foreign policy, foreign aid and whether waterboarding is a form of torture.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far Vegas Showdown This post contains videos

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far

There were fiery exchanges over big conservative issues like immigration and one candidate’s tax overhaul plan.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 29 September, 2011

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run Chris Christie This post contains videos

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run

The popular New Jersey governor faces increasing calls to enter the race although he has previously been categorical in his stance that he won’t be running.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida Republicans This post contains videos

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida

The latest frontrunner, Texas governor Rick Perry, came under attack from rivals wary of his healthy poll numbers.

# mitt-romney - Friday 26 August, 2011

Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture US Election 2012 This post contains a poll

Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture

David Limbaugh, author of a book savaging Barack Obama’s record, tweets a photograph apparently attacking his lack of military service.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa Election 2012 This post contains videos

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa

Michele Bachman has taken the top spot in the Iowa popularity contest, with Ron Paul in second place. Meanwhile Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared his intention to run.

# mitt-romney - Friday 12 August, 2011

Pawlenty and Bachmann lead sparring in Republicans' Iowa debate Republican Party This post contains videos

Pawlenty and Bachmann lead sparring in Republicans' Iowa debate

Eight candidates, all vying to be the candidate who takes on Barack Obama in 2012, face off ahead of a key straw poll.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 11 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Tough jail sentences for looters, Republican election hopefuls gear up for debate in the US, €50,000 on urinals for men caught short in Dublin, and U2 featuring… Jedward?

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team

Rick Perry has previously campaigned for Democrat Al Gore, but is now the ‘rightwing’ governor of Texas. He’s thought to be an ideal Tea Party candidate.

# mitt-romney - Monday 20 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference Not Obama This post contains videos

Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference

The impersonator Reggie Brown went down a storm at first, but was then ushered off stage. See why.

# mitt-romney - Saturday 18 June, 2011

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Republican hopefuls attack Obama's record in first major debate

Seven candidates for the Republican presidential display little hostility for each other, but plenty for the president.

# mitt-romney - Monday 6 June, 2011

"I'm running for president": Santorum the latest Republican candidate to enter White House race

Former senator Rick Santorum wants to protect American freedoms and says he’s ready to lead.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Mitt Romney declares bid for US presidency

Former Massachusetts Governor has announced his intention to run for president, but looks likely to be facing at least two other high-profile candidates for the nomination…