Mitt Romney

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mitt Romney tightened his grip on the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night, winning the Maryland primary in a rout and bidding for victories in Wisconsin and Washington, D.C., with time left over to swap charges with President Barack Obama. SEE ALSO: What Black Movies Can Do Better The Maryland victory enabled Romney […]

LOS ANGELES — Former President George H.W. Bush plans to endorse Mitt Romney at an event Thursday in Houston. SEE ALSO: First Lady Attends Cherry Blossom Festival Romney spokeswoman Gail Gitcho says the two will appear together and speak to reporters. Formal backing from the 41st president is another sign that the Republican Party is […]

WASHINGTON — Fresh off a decisive victory in Illinois, Mitt Romney on Wednesday won critical establishment support from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as he looks to unite the Republican Party behind his candidacy. Romney said he’s “almost there” after pursuing the GOP nomination for six years, and there are fresh signs that big GOP […]

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Mitt Romney scored an overwhelming win Sunday in Puerto Rico’s Republican presidential primary, trouncing chief rival Rick Santorum on the Caribbean island even as the two rivals looked ahead to more competitive contests this week in Illinois and Louisiana. SEE ALSO: Southern Miss Apologizes For “Green Card” Chant The […]

Rev. O’Neal Dozier, an African-American pastor and honorary chairman for Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign, has called on Mitt Romney to renounce Mormonism because of its history of racism. The Mormon Church has had an issue with race as it banned African Americans from becoming priests in their church until 1978, based on The Book Of […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney’s Super Tuesday victories elicited a collective yawn from his party’s superdelegates. SEE ALSO: Need A Passport Photo? There’s An App For That! Since Tuesday’s voting, Romney has added only a single endorsement to his total among members of the Republican National Committee, the party leaders who automatically attend the national […]

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are trying to make the most of a mixed Super Tuesday, each claiming a measure of victory but unable to settle the most tumultuous race for the GOP presidential nomination in decades. Romney narrowly won in pivotal Ohio, seized a home-state victory in Massachusetts, triumphed in Idaho, Vermont […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney rolled to a double-digit victory in Washington state’s Republican presidential caucuses Saturday night, his fourth campaign triumph in a row and a fresh show of strength in the run-up to 10 Super Tuesday contests in all regions of the country. Rick Santorum and Ron Paul battled for second place, while […]

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney swept to victory in the Arizona primary and led Rick Santorum in a close, hard-fought contest in Michigan Tuesday night, bidding for a two-state sweep and fresh momentum in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Two other candidates, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, made little effort in either state, pointing […]

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has made a bold assertion regarding his bid for candidacy in the upcoming November election. Speaking to a largely empty Ford Field stadium crowd, the former Massachusetts governor paraded his qualifications in order to make his case as to why he should be the Republican nominee to challenge President Barack […]

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Primed for a fight, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum traded fiery accusations about health care, spending earmarks and federal bailouts Wednesday night in the 20th and possibly final debate of the roller-coaster race for the Republican presidential nomination. SEE ALSO: Young Muslim Woman Breaks Ground In Fencing, Olympics Santorum, surging in […]

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu built a reputation as a rising, conservative star by taking a hardline stance against illegal immigration, attacking the Obama administration and appearing alongside Sen. John McCain in a 2010 re-election ad in which McCain urged federal officials to just “complete the danged fence.” But, on Saturday, Babeu’s conservative image took […]