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Mitt Romney

  1. conservatism
    No, Democrats Aren’t to Blame for GOP Voters Loving TrumpA myth that won’t die.
  2. tremendous content
    Mitt Romney’s Most Delightfully Awkward MomentsA salute to the retiring Utah senator, who was never afraid to share his passion for hot dogs, ironing himself, and trees that are the “right height.”
  3. the national interest
    Mitt Romney and the Doomed Nobility of Republican ModerationThe party’s last antiauthoritarian walks away.
  4. early and often
    Mitt Romney Is Retiring, Says Fellow Old Folks Biden and Trump Should TooThe GOP senator and hot-dog enthusiast said he would be in his mid-80s at the end of a second term and it’s “time for a new generation of leaders.”
  5. labor
    Who’s Afraid of Julie Su?Biden’s nominee for secretary of Labor has powerful enemies.
  6. the talented mr. santos
    Sinema Says George Santos Lied About Her Comforting Him After Romney SpatThe congressman said Kyrsten Sinema consoled him following Mitt Romney’s failed attempt to shame him. Her spokesperson says that’s “a lie.”
  7. stuck in the mittle
    Mitt Romney’s Tell-All Is Prince Harry’s Spare But for U.S. PoliticsA forthcoming biography will reveal Romney’s “devastating” firsthand view of major political figures. Or maybe it will just be boring.
  8. early and often
    Trump Ally Mike Lee Begs for Mitt Romney’s Endorsement on TV“Please get onboard,” the Republican asked Romney in an appeal on Fox News after the race for Utah senator got tighter than expected.
  9. the national interest
    Did Republicans Pick Trump Because Democrats Were Mean to Romney?No. No, they didn’t.
  10. the national interest
    The Anti-Abortion Movement Is Not Going to Start Caring About Families NowThe wan hope for a anti-abortion, pro-family right.
  11. ketanji brown jackson
    Jackson Gets Two More Republican Backers As Senate Votes NearLisa Murkowski’s support was no great surprise, but Mitt Romney’s was good news for the future justice.
  12. the national interest
    GOP Voting-Rights Opponents May Be Better Than Trumpists, But They’re Not GoodWhy Romney equates Biden’s voting-rights speech with Trumpism.
  13. that happened
    The Time Trump Held a White House Cabinet Casting CallDuring Trump’s wild search for staff five years ago, the right look was key, loyalty was optional, and there were wild cards (Ari Emanuel?) galore.
  14. the national interest
    Mitt Romney’s Nonsensical Defense of the FilibusterA point-by-point rebuttal.
  15. the national interest
    Anybody Fighting Joe Biden Now Is Helping Trump’s Next CoupAll Republican politics is now functionally authoritarian.
  16. voter suppression
    J.D. Vance: How About We Give Parents Extra Votes?The Senate candidate’s trollish proposal is just the flip side of Republicans’ usual thinking on voter suppression.
  17. maga
    Trump’s GOP Enemies Try 3 Strategies for SurvivalPaul Ryan, Mitt Romney, and Brian Kemp exhibit different ways Republican politicians are dealing with the Boss’s disdain.
  18. the national interest
    Why Should Black Protesters Trust a Senate That Underrepresents Them?Peaceful police reform means taking democratic reform seriously.
  19. vision 2020
    Yes, Geographical Polarization Was a Big Deal in 2016 and 2020New data shows that the suburban swings to the left and rural swings to the right are consistent with the intuitive trends in the last two elections.
  20. the republican party
    The GOP’s Establishment Is More Populist Than Its TrumpistsHouse Republicans are more staunchly pro-Trump — and anti-minimum-wage hikes – than Mitch McConnell is.
  21. the national interest
    Mitt Romney’s Former Aide Thinks He’s Gone Soft on the PoorWe handle problems all the time without dealing with their root causes.
  22. republicans
    Republican Impeachment Supporters Catch Hell Back HomeGoing against Donald Trump remains a deeply risky maneuver.
  23. impeachment trial
    Senate Acquits Trump; 7 Republicans Joined All 50 Democrats in ‘Guilty’ VoteMitch McConnell spoke after the verdict to denounce Trump’s conduct while insisting his trial was unconstitutional.
  24. conservatism
    5 Flaws in the Conservative Case Against Biden’s Child AllowanceThe American Enterprise Institute warns that if we rescue millions of kids from poverty, single moms will work one less hour a week.
  25. coronavirus stimulus
    The $3,000-Per-Child Benefit Is Gaining MomentumGOP Senator Mitt Romney and House Democrats have each proposed giving American parents and caretakers a previously impossible amount of direct aid.
  26. mitt romney
    Mitt Romney Wants to Give Your Baby $62,600The Utah senator’s proposal marks the end of the anti-welfare era in American politics.
  27. politics
    McConnell and Most Republican Senators Vote to Dismiss Trump’s ImpeachmentIt’s a sure sign there’s not remotely enough support to convict the ex-president.
  28. impeachment
    Are There Enough Senate Republican Votes to Convict Trump?With the MAGA base still strong and plenty of excuses for Republicans to say no, conviction faces steep odds.
  29. supreme court
    Game Over: Romney Says He’s Fine With Supreme Court Vote This YearThe confirmation of President Trump’s pick appears to be a foregone conclusion.
  30. poll position
    50 Days Out, Biden Doing Better in Polls Than Clinton, Obama, or KerryThe only candidate to overcome as big a disadvantage as Trump faces now is Obama in 2008, and all hell broke loose that fall.
  31. vision 2020
    Does Labor Day Mark the Beginning of the Real Presidential Race?Legend aside, most presidential races are largely decided before Labor Day, with partisan polarization and early voting contributing to that reality.
  32. 2020 elections
    Trump’s Candidate Bill Hagerty Wins Wild Tennessee Senate PrimaryA primary in which both candidates kept trying to outflank each other on the right was won by the original front-runner and Trump endorsee.
  33. obituaries
    RIP Herman Cain, Pizza Magnate and Proto-TrumpCain was a viable 2012 presidential candidate until sexual-misconduct allegations brought him down fast.
  34. vision 2020
    There’s Only One Way the ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ Matters“Enthusiasm” for a presidential general election candidate is usually exaggerated and often unimportant.
  35. vision 2020
    Team Trump Goes Negative on Biden Early and HeavilyTrump needs to make this a “contrast” election rather than a referendum on his presidency, fast.
  36. vision 2020
    The State of the Presidential Race, Six Months Before Election DayRecent presidential elections show the eventual winner ahead at this point, except for Trump himself in 2016.
  37. the national interest
    Trump Creates ‘Everybody But Mitt Romney’ Coronavirus CommitteeTrump still mad Mitt Romney thinks he abused his power for political ends. That’ll show him!
  38. vision 2020
    No, Utopian Centrism Will Not Save Us From the CoronavirusNew York Times columnist Thomas Friedman thinks America craves token bipartisanship and ideological incoherence. That ain’t right.
  39. coronavirus
    Mitt Romney: Give Every American Adult a Check for $1,000The Utah senator wants to “help ensure families and workers can meet their short-term obligations and increase spending in the economy.”
  40. the national interest
    Trump: If Romney Was Truly Religious, He’d Have Convicted Me on Both CountsWhere’s your messiah now, Romney?
  41. impeachment
    Trump World’s Backlash Toward Mitt Romney Has Begun, and It Will Never EndRomney’s standing as the first senator to convict a president of his own party will follow him for the rest of his career, for better or worse.
  42. impeachment season
    Mitt Stands AloneThe view from the Hill as the senator from Utah and former presidential candidate casts the lone GOP vote in a failed bid to convict Donald Trump.
  43. impeachment
    Senate Acquits Trump of Impeachment Charges, 52–48Mitt Romney’s “guilty” vote on the abuse of power article interrupted the party-line conclusion.
  44. the national interest
    Mitt Romney Declares Trump Guilty of Abuse of Power in Impeachment TrialThe vote to convict is officially bipartisan.
  45. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day 9 of the Trump Impeachment TrialLamar Alexander’s decision against hearing witnesses left Democrats pondering final steps before acquittal.
  46. 2020 elections
    Trump Pit Bull Doug Collins Jumps Into the Georgia Senate Race, Dividing the GOPAppointed GOP senator Kelly Loeffler has a 2020 opponent who is manifestly Trumpier than she is.
  47. impeachment
    For Republican Senators, Fealty to Trump Is the Only LawAppointed Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler shivs her old friend Mitt Romney in the name of the president over his call to hear John Bolton’s testimony.
  48. impeachment
    What We Know About Trump’s Senate Impeachment TrialImpeachment trial procedures are an amalgam of constitutional provisions, Senate rules, and ad hoc procedures controlled by Mitch McConnell’s GOP.
  49. nicknames
    Mitt Romney Is Pierre Delecto: A Brief Guide to Political PseudonymsPlenty of political figures, including Senator Mitt Romney and President Donald Trump, have been known to use ridiculous aliases.
  50. impeachment
    Kasich Comes Out for Trump ImpeachmentThe former governor and 2016 candidate, like Mitt Romney, used to be a classic hardcore conservative. The GOP has changed a lot.
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