Fifty days before the 2012 presidential election, Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comment about Americans who pay no income tax rocked the presidential race and arguably sank his candidacy. Both before and after Election Day, Romney struggled to explain the comment, emphasizing that he could have stated his proposals more eloquently but never really shaking his out-of-touch,...
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President Barack Obama’s job approval rating fell sharply over the past month – from 53 percent to 45 percent, according to a new CNN poll. Fifty-four percent of Americans disapprove of the job he’s doing, up from 45 percent, the survey found. And 61 percent disapprove of the way he’s handling government surveillance of Americans [...]
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While Scott Prouty’s name and face gets caught up in news headlines around the world, those who know the 38-year-old bartender say they are proud of him and they back his decision to reveal video of then-Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s remarks about “47 percent” of Americans.
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Mitt Romney must be thinking these days, “I missed it by six months.” Missed what? The Obama administration’s spying on Americans. One can only wonder what might have happened had all this stuff unfolded as the two candidates dashed for...
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For her first interview since the election, Ann Romney took to CBS This Morning on Thursday to reflect on her husband Mitt Romney's campaign as well as the current scandals facing the Obama administration. It's "deeply troubling," she contended - and illustrates a "breach of trust" between Americans and their government.
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Last week, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) caused a stir when he said that President Barack Obama would repeal the Second Amendment if he could, and the NRA recently used a Justice Department memo to claim that Obama knows "a gun ban will not work without mandatory gun confiscation." According to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll, Hatch and the NRA are not alone in their opinions on...
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One of the most memorable moments of Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign — and the one many have attributed to his eventual defeat — was the video from the private fundraiser in which he spoke about the "47 percent" of Americans. Several months later, the man behind the video (as he was bound to do sooner or later) is coming forward.
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Mitt Romney is planning to attend the interfaith service on Thursday in Boston to honor the victims of this week’s bombings, joining a host of other dignitaries that include Romney’s former rival, President Obama. Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee, was invited to attend the service by Governor Deval Patrick. It will be only...
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A senior White House adviser on Sunday defended President Obama’s forthcoming budget by saying it won’t be like the House Republican proposal – a rehash of the Romney plan that Americans have already rejected.
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One in four Americans suspect President Barack Obama may be the Antichrist, with 13 percent of Americans convinced that Obama is the Antichrist. The numbers come from Public Policy Polling, and suggest a substantial minority of Americans are...
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