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Mitt Romney

  1. 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.
  2. food
    Mitt Romney Thinks ‘Hot Dog’ Is a Food GroupThe senator has a questionable understanding of the food pyramid.
  3. 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.”
  4. the national interest
    Trump: If Romney Was Truly Religious, He’d Have Convicted Me on Both CountsWhere’s your messiah now, Romney?
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. impeachment
    Senate Acquits Trump of Impeachment Charges, 52–48Mitt Romney’s “guilty” vote on the abuse of power article interrupted the party-line conclusion.
  8. the national interest
    Mitt Romney Declares Trump Guilty of Abuse of Power in Impeachment TrialThe vote to convict is officially bipartisan.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. impeachment
    Somebody Explain to Trump That ‘Traitors’ Schiff and Pelosi Cannot Be ImpeachedTrump’s rage toward those pursuing his impeachment follows his M.O. of accusing his accusers of whatever he’s done, even if it’s unconstitutional.
  16. vision 2020
    What Will Republicans Do If Trump Goes Down?It’s unlikely, but if it happens, Republicans better hope Mike Pence survives the scandal, because there’s no obvious party savior otherwise.
  17. campaigns
    Polls Aren’t Perfect, But They’re More Accurate Than Lawn Signs and Crowd SizeWhen you read or hear a political journalist make election predictions based on crowd sizes or other anecdotal information, reach for your skepticism.
  18. vision 2020
    Is Joe Biden the Democrats’ Version of Mitt Romney?The comparison is tempting, but misleading.
  19. vision 2020
    Iowa State Fair Is for Fried Food and Politics23 presidential candidates are set to speak at the fair, which kicks off today, all trying to avoid gaffes and the consumption of perilous fair food.
  20. the national interest
    Leftists Have Turned Obama Into Mitt RomneyObama has been accused of redistributing wealth upward and undercutting Elizabeth Warren’s attacks on business. Both claims are false.
  21. vision 2020
    The States Trump Might Plausibly Aim to Flip in 2020There are no states that look like ripe fruit for Trump, though Minnesota, New Hampshire, Maine, Nevada, and maybe Virginia are possibilities.
  22. abortion
    Alabama’s Extreme Abortion Law Is Dividing RepublicansSuddenly Republicans are exposing their common extremism by arguing over rape exceptions to a total abortion ban.
  23. republicans
    GOP Extremism Was Powerful Before Trump, and It Will Outlive HimWe’ve forgotten how many radical causes the GOP embraced prior to 2016, and will likely embrace for some time.
  24. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Trump Is a Massive Failure — and Getting Exactly What He WantsAt the level of governance, he’s a catastrophe. But meanwhile he keeps tightening his grasp on the country.
  25. happy birthday mr. romney
    Mitt Romney Blows Out Birthday Candles One by OneThe senator, normal, is 72 years old today.
  26. false equivalence
    McCarthy Demands Democrats Treat Two Muslim Members As Bigots Like Steve KingIt’s a twofer for Republicans seeking to undermine Jewish Democratic allegiances while pleasing conservative evangelicals.
  27. racism
    Steve King Faces Rebuke, Just as the GOP Doesn’t Need Him AnymoreGOP leaders removed the Iowa representative from his seats in the Judiciary and Agriculture Committees for claiming white supremacy isn’t offensive.
  28. the national interest
    Trump Has Officially Made ‘Conservative Ethics’ an OxymoronRight-wing moral authorities declare the president’s character cannot be judged.
  29. 2020 elections
    Republicans Could Cancel Primaries to Protect Trump From a ChallengeIt’s unnecessary and unseemly, to be sure, but how many Republicans will openly complain about renominating Trump by acclamation?
  30. the national interest
    Entire Party Furious at Mitt Romney for Calling Trump a Terrible PersonIf Mitt Romney’s op-ed about Trump’s character didn’t matter, Republicans wouldn’t be so angry with him.
  31. vision 2020
    Mitt Romney Rips Trump’s Character in New Op-edRomney loves the tax cuts, but he hates Trump’s tweets.
  32. 2020 elections
    If Beto and Biden Got Together, Would the Age Gap Be a Problem?30 years separate the former veep and the Texas phenom. That might not be a good thing for either of them.
  33. 2020 presidential election
    Warning to Beto-Maniacs: Early Presidential Buzz Can Be an Omen or an IllusionBeto O’Rourke is looking very good as a 2020 presidential prospect. But others have looked just as good and have quickly flamed out or failed to run.
  34. 2020 elections
    A Biden-Romney Fantasy Ticket So Ain’t HappeningA Washington outsider revives the hoary fantasy of a centrist third party, but it has never made any sense.
  35. george h.w. bush
    The Bush Family’s Struggle to Keep Up With the Conservative MovementGeorge H.W. Bush and his sons George W. and Jeb tried to stay in step with the ever-rightward drift of the conservative movement. They failed.
  36. kris kobach
    Could Kris Kobach Be Trump’s Next DHS Secretary?Trump clearly wants to dump Kirstjen Nielsen. The fiery nativist from Kansas would test GOP loyalty, but would please the president.
  37. 2018 midterms
    Democrats Have a Latino Voting Problem. It’s Not New, But It’s Urgent.Latino turnout in midterms has been terrible, and Donald Trump alone may not change that.
  38. A Good Primary Night for ProgressivesLefties, Democratic women, and Donald J. Trump could all claim some victories in the June 26 primaries in six states.
  39. New York House Races Headline June 26 State PrimariesCompetitive House races in New York and gubernatorial contests in Colorado, Maryland, Oklahoma, and South Carolina are on the playbill for June 26.
  40. last night on late night
    Seth Rogen Rejected Paul Ryan’s Selfie Request in Front of His Kids“No way, man!”
  41. Mitt Romney Wrote in His Wife, Ann, for President in 2016He may have voted for a woman, but it wasn’t Hillary Clinton.
  42. l'amour
    Mitt Romney Says He Voted for His Wife for PresidentBrave.
  43. ok
    Mitt Romney: ‘My Favorite Meat Is Hot Dog’Finally, we have been blessed with the knowledge of Mitt Romney’s favorite and second-favorite meats.
  44. food politics
    Mitt Romney’s Favorite Meat Is ‘Hot Dog’Hamburger comes in at a controversial No. 2.
  45. Mitt Romney Taunts Opposing NBA Player As Only Mitt Romney Can DoSpike Lee, eat your heart out.
  46. stuck in the mittle
    Romney Loses Utah GOP Convention, Derailing Senate CoronationHe’s still expected to win in the fall, but now he’ll have to suffer the indignity of a primary battle.
  47. GOP Moneybags Foster Friess to Run for Governor of WyomingAfter contributing generously to candidates like Rick Santorum, Friess is ready to strut his own stuff.
  48. The Most Boring Man in Minnesota Is Running for Governor AgainAfter repeatedly whiffing in national politics, Tim Pawlenty is running for governor again.
  49. Yes, Romney the Presidential Candidate Was Right Wing on ImmigrationMitt Romney may be trying to pander to conservatives by talking tough on immigration. But that’s something he’s been doing for a long time.
  50. Utah GOP Passes New Rule That Could Eject Romney From BallotThis is probably less about the candidate than regular old party warfare.
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