Mitt Romney

With A Blue Wave Coming, Another Trump Republican Bites The Dust As Sen. Orrin Hatch Retires

With A Blue Wave Coming, Another Trump Republican Bites The Dust As Sen. Orrin Hatch Retires

One of the few allies that Trump has in the Senate, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has announced his retirement.

6 years ago

Another Republican Bites The Dust As Orrin Hatch Plots His Retirement

Sen. Orrin Hatch is reportedly planning to retire before the end of his term, and Mitt Romney is going to…

7 years ago

In A Hilarious Twist, Mitt Romney Wants To Run For Senate To Troll Donald Trump

Utah Republicans are trying to convince 83-year-old Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire so that they can run Trump critic Mitt…

7 years ago

Ana Navarro Destroys Trump’s Secretary of State Brouhaha With Single Tweet

"Let's stop obsessing over who'll be Secretary of State. We don't need one. Our Twitterer-in-Chief can set foreign policy in…

7 years ago

Trump Sources Say Kellyanne Conway ‘Went Rogue’ Attacking Mitt Romney

Trump is 'furious' at Conway's comments on Sunday suggesting he "betrayed his supporters by even considering Mitt Romney for a…

7 years ago

National Review Writer Claims Dems Sentimentalize Past Republicans. No, We Don’t

It is troubling that Republicans insist on projecting: making their problems a liberal or progressive problem. Like being blamed for…

8 years ago

Donald Trump Whined the Emmys Were Rigged Too – Three Years in a Row

"The Emmys are all politics, that's why, despite nominations, The Apprentice never won--even though it should have many times over"

8 years ago

A Disgusted Mitt Romney Slams Trump for Demeaning Women and Corrupting America’s Image

Romney could barely contain his disgust over Donald Trump's comments, tweeting, "Hitting on married women? Condoning assault? Such vile degradations…

8 years ago

Hillary Clinton Shuts Down Trump For Not Naming Any Female Cabinet Choices

In less than 140 characters, Clinton destroyed Trump.

8 years ago

Four Years Later, Republicans Hope Benghazi Sticks To A Different Democratic Opponent

The GOP spent the first night of the RNC recycling one if its favorite (and discredited) attack lines of the…

8 years ago

Next Stop, The Twilight Zone: Romney Says Trump Disqualified For Not Releasing Tax Returns

Mitt Romney of all people is claiming that Donald Trump has disqualified himself from the presidency by refusing to release…

8 years ago

In Salt Lake City, Trump Calls Romney a Choke Artist, Questions His Mormonism

"I have many friends that live in Salt Lake City...Mitt Romney is not one of them. Did he choke?...Are you…

8 years ago

Paul Krugman Calls Romney vs. Trump a Collision of Fallacies

In 2012, Mitt Romney was making almost the exact same economic proposals he is now accusing Donald Trump of making…

8 years ago

Donald Trump Comes Unglued And Accuses Mitt Romney Of Ruining His Living Room Carpet

Donald Trump responded to Mitt Romney calling him a phony by claiming that Mitt Romney ruined his living room carpet…

8 years ago

Mitt Romney Poised to ‘Eviscerate’ Trump – But Trump Strikes First

Trump says, "Looks like two-time failed candidate Mitt Romney is going to be telling Republicans how to get elected. Not…

8 years ago

In A Desperate Effort To Stop The Crazy, Republicans May Draft Mitt Romney

Republicans are so desperate to stop the insanity that they are seriously considering drafting Mitt Romney to run against Trump…

9 years ago

Mitt Romney Takes Credit for ObamaCare, But Only If You Like It

Three years after he ran for president by promising to repeal Obamacare, Republican Mitt Romney finally admitted that his Massachusetts…

9 years ago

Desperate Republicans May Dig Up Mitt Romney To Run Against Donald Trump

In what would be the most unlikable primary election in the history of the United States, Mitt Romney's supporters are…

9 years ago

Even Mitt Romney Says South Carolina Needs to Take Down the Confederate Flag

In the face of the stunning cowardice of almost all of the Republicans running for president in 2016, we get…

9 years ago

Jeb Bush Morphs Into Mitt Romney And Tells The American People To Get Over His Bushness

At a roundtable in New Hampshire, former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) announced that his last name is not his problem,…

9 years ago

Bluegrass Poll Reveals Kentucky Would Be A Tossup Between Hillary And Rand Paul

Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul are tied at 45 percent each in a recent poll of Kentucky voters.

9 years ago

Fox Dredges Up Compulsive Liar Mitt Romney To Claim That Hillary Clinton Is Untrustworthy

Fox News Sunday turned to a man who lied his way through an entire presidential campaign while refusing to release…

9 years ago

Religious Right: GOP Will Never Win Presidency if They Soften Gay Rights Stance

The Religious Right thinks, despite all the evidence, that doubling down on anti-gay bigotry will have better results than Indiana

9 years ago

Scott Walker’s Romneyesque Pandering Demonstrates His Lack Of Leadership Qualities

Walker has morphed into a candidate so feckless, that the 2012 version of Mitt Romney looks like a profile in…

9 years ago

Chris Christie’s New Campaign Strategy? Run On Slashing Social Security and Medicare

On Friday, Robert Costa at The Washington Post reported that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie disclosed his 2016 platform to…

9 years ago

Bombastic Tea Party Loon Joe Walsh Eyes Illinois Senate Race

Former Congressional Representative Joe Walsh (R) says he is "very seriously considering challenging" Illinois Senator Mark Kirk (R).

9 years ago

Texas Bill Would Let Teachers Shoot And Kill Kids To Protect School Property

The Teacher's Protection Act would authorize school teachers to use deadly force against students, in order to protect school property.

9 years ago

Democrat Praises Romney For Finally Saying Something People Want To Hear: He’s Not Running

Democrats are praising Mitt Romney for going away. Former Rep. John Dingell said that Romney has finally said something that…

9 years ago

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Emerges As The Republican Candidate To Fear Most

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker impressed the crowds at the Iowa Freedom Summit. Democrats cannot afford to underestimate him.

9 years ago

Delusional Donald Trump Says He Would Have Beaten Obama In 2012

Shameless self-promoter Donald Trump is once again trying to draw attention to himself, claiming he would have beaten Obama in…

9 years ago

Washington Post/ABC Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Crushing Every Potential GOP Candidate

Hillary Clinton enjoys double digit leads over five prominent Republican contenders, according to the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll.

9 years ago

Mitt Romney Thinks Acting Like He Cares Will Get Him Elected in 2016

"If you show up at churches and at minority communities it shows you care much more broadly. And that's something…

9 years ago

Obama’s Tax Plan Forces Republicans To Choose Main Street Or Wall Street

President Obama's proposal to give middle class and working class Americans a tax break has the GOP on the defensive.

9 years ago

Romney 3.0 Crashes And Burns As Mitt Unleashes Bitter Whiny Tirade At Obama

Mitt 3.0 is Mitt 2.0, but with some more carefully chosen words meant to appeal to the 47%. He came…

9 years ago

A Mitt Romney-Jeb Bush Brawl Will Divide The GOP Establishment And Help The Tea Party

The GOP is poised for an epic clash of plutocrats that is likely to split establishment donors and benefit the…

9 years ago

Rudy Giuliani Says Mitt Romney Could Have Won In 2012 If He’d “Made Benghazi A Bigger Issue”

During an appearance on Fox & Friends Thursday morning, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani claimed that 2012 Republican…

9 years ago

2014 Finishes With Best Job Growth Since 1999 As Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.6%

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released December's job numbers and revealed that the strong growth we had seen…

9 years ago

Republican Congressman Michael Grimm To Resign From Office After Felony Conviction

New York Republican Congressman Michael Grimm is resigning, after pleading guilty to felony tax evasion.

9 years ago

GOP House Leader Was Honored Guest Speaker At White Supremacist Conference

This week it was revealed that the third ranking Republican in the House of Representatives is guilty of pandering to…

9 years ago

Thanks, Obama! Economy Surges Forward As GDP Growth Fastest In More Than A Decade

The federal government reported Friday that real GDP growth rose by 5.0% for the third quarter of 2014, marking the…

9 years ago

Republican Rebranding Fails As Mitt Romney And Jeb Bush Lead GOP Field

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that Mitt Romney leads the pack of GOP hopefuls for 2016, with Jeb…

9 years ago

Like A Spoiled Child, Mitt Romney Is Threatening To Run For President Until He Wins

Mitt Romney feels there isn't anyone he can't beat in the2016 field, and he refuses to defer to Jeb Bush,…

9 years ago

Rick Perry Getting Ready to Inflict Himself on America in 2016

Rick Perry is putting together a 2016 run that is certain to fail as spectacularly as his ill-fated 2012 run

9 years ago

Jon Stewart: Bobby Jindal Bashing Obama Is “Like Watching A Non-Jedi Try A Jedi Mind Trick”

Jon Stewart took both Bobby Jindal and Mitt Romney to school over their complaints regarding President Obama's upcoming executive orders…

10 years ago

Mitt Romney Accuses President Obama Of Violating The Principles Of The Constitution

Mitt Romney is accusing President Obama of violating the Constitution in order to cover up for the fact that Republicans…

10 years ago

Mitt Romney Tells The Ultimate Lie: Democrats Are The Real Party Of No

Mitt Romney can't stop lying. On Fox News Sunday, Romney claimed that if Republicans win the Senate they will prove…

10 years ago

Election Day Reality: The Republicans Have Got Nothing, and They Know It

Not a lot of voters will fit in that tiny little GOP tent set up deep in the heart of…

10 years ago

Right-Wing Media Will Blame Obama For Rising Gas Prices But Stay Silent When Prices Drop

During President Obama's tenure in the Oval Office, conservative pundits and Republican politicians have continuously blamed him anytime the price…

10 years ago

Nondisparagement Clauses and the Path to GOP Corporatist Tyranny

If our elected government is replaced by a board of directors, is it far-fetched to think corporate nondisparagement clauses might…

10 years ago

Joni Ernst’s Campaign Is Clueless As They Have Two-Time Loser Mitt Romney Stumping For Her

Two-time failed Presidential candidate Mitt Romney hit the campaign trail for GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst in Iowa Sunday night.

10 years ago

GOP Privatization Would Substitute an Un-Electable Board of Directors for Democracy

Privatization is stripping powers from electable government, and handing it to the unelectable public - in other words, for profit…

10 years ago

Mitt Romney Claims That He Would Be a Better President Than Obama Or Hillary Clinton

Mitt Romney arrogantly suggested on Fox News Sunday that he would be a better president than President Obama or Hillary…

10 years ago

Mitt for President – He’s Got Your Position Covered

If he runs, you simply have to vote for my man Mitt, because whatever your position, Mitt shares it.

10 years ago

New Poll Shows That Hillary Clinton Would Crush Mitt Romney in 2016

A new CNN poll smashed Mitt Romney's delusions that he could defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by showing that voters…

10 years ago

GOP Wants Mitt Back: 70% Of Republican Voters Are Open to Voting For Romney in 2016

The idea that Mitt Romney may run for president again in 2016 is getting closer to becoming a reality as…

10 years ago

Paul, Santorum, Perry, Romney: Republicans Offer No Imagination for 2016

As Charlie Brown despairs from time to time, "Good Grief" or if times get truly stressful, "OH, Good Grief." From…

10 years ago

Kansas Ready To Dump GOP Governor As Democrat Is Up 6 Points On Sam Brownback

Democrat Paul Davis leads Republican Sam Brownback 47-41 in the latest poll, as voters express their dismay with Brownback's policies.

10 years ago

Another Red State Democrat Calls On Elizabeth Warren To Bring Home A Victory

West Virginia Senate candidate Natalie Tennant plans to campaign with Elizabeth Warren in July.

10 years ago

Romney Returns: Big Money Republicans Working On a Deal To Make Mitt The 2016 Nominee

It is being reported that Mitt Romney wants to be the 2016 Republican nominee, and the millionaires and billionaires who…

10 years ago

GOP Carpetbagger Scott Brown Trails Democratic Incumbent By Double Digits In Senate Race

A new poll released Thursday by Suffolk University and the Boston Herald shows that Republican Scott Brown trails Sen. Jeanne…

10 years ago

While Lying Through His Teeth Mitt Romney Calls Hillary Clinton Clueless

Mitt Romney can't stop lying. On Meet The Press, Romney called Hillary Clinton clueless, while basing his claim on some…

10 years ago

Racist Police Commissioner Who Called President Obama The N-Word Has Resigned

CNN is reporting that Robert Copeland, a police commissioner in New Hampshire who unapologetically used a racial slur when referring…

10 years ago

Even Mitt Romney Knows Republicans Are Wrong to Use Monica Against Hillary Clinton

Mitt Romney schooled David Gregory after the host asked him if we should judge Hillary on her husband's record -…

10 years ago

Chris Christie Says Income Equality is Mediocrity – Doesn’t Know Sh*t from Shinola

"You want income equality? That's mediocrity." That's Chris Christie being pragmatic

10 years ago

Sarah Palin Gets Dose Of Reality As Hillary Clinton Leads By 27 Points In 2016 Matchup

A poll released by McClatchy-Marist on Wednesday shows that former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds a…

10 years ago

Why Aren’t More Republican Politicians Following Charlie Crist’s Example?

The real question as I see it does not revolve around why Crist fled into the more inclusive arms of…

10 years ago

Rand Paul Says Earrings and Tattoos Will Save Texas for GOP

Rand Paul believes that if the Republican Party gets hip by embracing tattoos and earrings, they can appeal to more…

10 years ago

Compulsive Liar Mitt Romney Says Chris Christie Is Telling The Truth

Compulsive liar Mitt Romney was on CNN today standing up for Chris Christie and telling the world that just like…

10 years ago

Alaska Voters Reject Sarah Palin and Every Other Republican for US Senate

  A newly released Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey from Alaska reveals how badly tarnished the GOP brand is even…

10 years ago

Which Republican Congressperson Should Bill Maher Target To Flip A District Blue?

Earlier this week, Bill Maher and the producers of his cable talk panel show, Real Time With Bill Maher, revealed…

10 years ago

‘New’ Republican Healthcare Plan Sticks It To Everyone Except Insurance Companies

The Republicans "new" plan to replace the ACA brings back everything that was wrong with the old system and they…

10 years ago

A Bitter and Jealous Mitt Romney Claims Putin Has Outperformed President Obama

In an interview with NBC News, Mitt Romney showed that he can't stop being bitter about losing the 2012 election…

10 years ago

Huge Victory For Voting Rights As Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

On Friday morning, Judge Bernard McGinley ruled that Pennsylvania's restrictive voter ID law, that was passed in 2012, is unconstitutional…

10 years ago

Things Go Horribly Wrong For Fox News When They Try to Use Mitt Romney to Smear MSNBC

It was a classic Fox fail on Fox News Sunday as Chris Wallace tried everything he could think of to…

10 years ago

While Lying About Obamacare Mitt Romney Calls President Obama a Dishonest Liar

Mitt Romney resurfaced on Fox News Sunday to call President Obama a dishonest and deceptive liar. The absurdity was compounded…

10 years ago

Taking Back the House, Vol. 23: Duncan D. Hunter and California’s 50th District

This is the twenty-third edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. The purpose of…

11 years ago

Taking Back the House, Vol. 21: Gary Miller and California’s 31st District

This is the twenty-first edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. The purpose of…

11 years ago

The Folks Who Gave us Rand Paul Think Chris Christie Won’t Hold Up to Scrutiny

The party that has offered us every kook who walks in off the street would really like to wish away…

11 years ago

The GOP’s Benghazi Hoax Exposed

The Republican Party refuses to let go of their manufactured Benghazi scandal narrative. We saw just the other day that…

11 years ago

Sleazy Mortgage Lenders Almost Destroy the Economy, Steal Billions and Stay Out of Prison

When the housing bubble hit and threatened the American economy, many low-level lenders went to jail, but not their bank…

11 years ago

Stuff Rich People Say: Austerity Admissions and Banker Bonuses

Rich people should talk more openly, more often. It would make a progressive agenda a whole lot more achievable.

11 years ago

Chris Christie Signs Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

By signing ban on gay conversion therapy for minors, Governor Chris Christie moves further from the lunatic Republican base

11 years ago

Edward Snowden Highlights the Peculiar Republican Obsession with Russia

Remember when Mitt Romney said that Russia is "without question our number one geopolitical foe"? Thanks in part to Edward…

11 years ago

Limbaugh Says GOP Wants New Base and that Obama Likes Scandals

Rush Limbaugh told Greta Van Susteren that the GOP hates the Tea Party and the Tea Party, feeling rejected, stayed…

11 years ago

New Book Claims Non-Existent Liberal Media Stole 2012 Election

This book describes the continued inability of the GOP to see their policies and not everyone else, are to blame…

11 years ago

E.W. Jackson Whines That Religious Tests Only Apply to People He Doesn’t Like

Virginia's GOP nominee for lieutenant governor feels he can say whatever he wants and you have absolutely no right to…

11 years ago

Mitt Romney Blames The IRS and Hurricane Sandy For His Loss to Obama

Mitt Romney is still clinging to his skewed polls and claiming that if Hurricane Sandy wouldn't have hit when it…

11 years ago

Insider: A Chain of Errors Led to Romney Looking ‘ill-informed and opportunistic’

A tell all book written by Gabriel Schoenfeld, who describes himself as a "senior adviser" to the Romney campaign who…

11 years ago

Obama Adviser Schools GOP: The President Won Re-election, Won’t Enact Romney Budget

President Obama's senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer was on ABC's 'This Week' Sunday, taking aim at the Republicans' attempt to force…

11 years ago

On the Edge of a Breakdown? Mitt Romney Thinks He Is Running For President at CPAC

Even though, he lost the election a confused Mitt Romney delivered his stump speech to CPAC.

11 years ago

Mitt Romney Blames Minorities For Costing Him The Election

On Fox News Sunday today, Mitt Romney blamed minorities for costing him the election, and poor people who like free…

11 years ago

Ann Romney Moans About Being a Nobody After Mitt Lost in 2012

Ann Romney compared the end of the 2012 Presidential campaign to serving in their church, 'And now all of a…

11 years ago

Conservative Cluelessness Seen Aboard Political Cruise

Mirroring their counterparts nationwide, conservatives on a post-election political cruise reveal they still don't understand their faults.

11 years ago

The Top Ten Smartest Democratic Quotes of 2012

If the Republicans fell all over themselves in 2012 to sound stupid, the Democrats were happy to help them along,…

11 years ago

The Top Ten Dumbest Republican Quotes of 2012

It was not easy to pare down to ten a list from literally hundreds of dumb Republican quote candidates, but…

11 years ago

Tea Party Fantasies of Sending Obama to Prison for Benghazi

Tea Partiers indulge in wild fantasies of sending President Obama to prison since they haven't managed to impeach him for…

11 years ago

The Romneys Take Their Ball and Go Home, Claiming Mitt Never Wanted to be President

The new meme to come out of the Romney family is that Mitt never wanted to be President anyway, so…

11 years ago

It Gets Worse for Mitt Romney as He is Named the Least Influential Person of 2012

Mitt Romney hasn't hit rock bottom yet. Since losing the election, Romney has gone from being one of two men…

11 years ago

Republicans Turn Charter School Officials Into the New Robber Barons

School privatization is the new Gold Rush. There is money to be made in them there hills. And charter schools…

12 years ago

Bizarre GOP Thanksgiving Pics Make America Ask, ‘What’s wrong with these people?’

Thanksgiving brought us John McCain's Old Man in the Tree and a leaning into Ann, uncombed Mitt in the sterile…

12 years ago