Romney, Obama drum up donations overseas
Mitt Romney and President Obama are stepping up efforts to raise funds from Americans living half a world away.
Romney voters motivated by opposition to Obama, poll shows
Mitt Romney is tied with President Obama, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, but the people who plan to vote for him are motivated more by their opposition to the president than by their support for the Republican challenger.
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Editorial cartoon: History haunts him
In this cartoon by The Boston Globe’s Dan Wasserman, Mitt Romney is still grappling with the health care law he supported as Massachusetts governor.
President Obama, Mitt Romney offer divergent views of ruling
The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on Thursday to uphold the country’s sweeping health care overhaul affected the presidential race almost immediately, with President Obama praising the decision as a landmark boon that will help all Americans and Mitt Romney pledging to make repeal his first priority as president.
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Mormons’ image campaign
- In the fall of 2008, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints convened focus groups across the country as part of a major market-research study to learn more about anti-Mormon sentiment in America. The result of the research was the “I’m a Mormon” ad campaign, a major rebranding effort.
GOP debaters target Obama, not Romney
- GOP presidential candidates assailed President Obama last night for his handling of the economy and his national health care overhaul, sparing early front-runner Mitt Romney from pointed criticism in the first significant debate of the 2012 nomination process.
Candidates bypass traditional media
- Tim Pawlenty announced he was forming a presidential exploratory committee via Facebook. President Obama announced he was seeking reelection to the highest office in the country via a YouTube video. Mitt Romney sent out his retort via Twitter.