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Obama, Romney to Meet Thursday for Lunch

Posted November 28th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama plans to host former Republican candidate Mitt Romney for lunch on Thursday, their first extensive meeting since Mr. Obama defeated the former Massachusetts governor to gain re-election earlier this month. The White House says they will meet for a private lunch closed to the media. One topic of discussion may be […]

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Romney: Obama’s Government ‘Gifts’ to Voters Cost Him Election

Posted November 15th, 2012 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Defeated U.S. presidential contender Mitt Romney is telling his campaign donors that he lost last week’s national election because President Barack Obama showered “financial gifts” from the government on segments of the American electorate who then voted for him. In a post-election call to the donors Wednesday, the Republican challenger said the Democratic incumbent had […]

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Ann Romney’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A plane carrying the wife of U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney made an emergency landing Friday, after the cabin filled with smoke. Officials with the Romney campaign say Ann Romney was not injured in the incident and that everyone on board the plane is safe. It is not clear what caused the smoke. Ann […]

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Romney Says 2011 Income Totaled $13.7 Million

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Tax returns for U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann show the couple had $13.7 million in income last year. The returns, released by his campaign Friday, showed they paid more than $1.9 million in federal taxes, an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent. That is a lower rate than many Americans […]

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Romney Taunts China on Olympic Medal Count, Space Program

Posted August 14th, 2012 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney continued his tough talk on China Monday, mocking Beijing’s plans to send an unmanned rocket to the moon. At a campaign speech in Florida, Romney also boasted about the success of the U.S. Olympic team, which finished with 16 more medals than second-place China. “This is still the greatest […]

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Romney Closes Foreign Trip in Poland

Posted July 31st, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says that in a world with oppressive governments like Syria, Poland is “an example and protector of freedom.” Romney said Tuesday during a foreign policy speech in Warsaw that the United States and Poland face the future in solidarity. He praised the country’s economy, saying it has outperformed its […]

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Romney Closes Foreign Trip in Poland

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 9:35 pm (UTC-5)
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((writethru w/new info in grafs 1-3) U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will wrap up his foreign trip Tuesday with a major speech in Poland aimed at showing that he would be a stronger leader than President Barack Obama. Romney arrived in Poland’s Baltic port city of Gdansk Monday, after stops in Britain and Israel […]

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Romney Closes Foreign Trip in Poland

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in Poland, wrapping up a foreign trip that included stops in Israel and Britain. Romney met with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on Monday before his planned visit with former president Lech Walesa later in the day. Romney is also expected to attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Westerplatte […]

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Romney Closes Foreign Trip in Poland

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is traveling to Poland Monday, wrapping up a foreign trip that included stops in Israel and Britain. Romney is scheduled to hold talks with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and former president Lech Walesa during his two-day stay. Earlier Monday, the likely Republican Party candidate held a fundraiser with major […]

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Romney: US Has a Solemn Duty to Stop Iranian Nuclear Weapons

Posted July 29th, 2012 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the United States has a “solemn duty and moral imperative” to stop Iran from building nuclear weapons. Romney said during a visit to Israel Sunday that Iran is a country whose leaders have denied the Holocaust and say they want to wipe Israel off the map. He said the […]

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