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Romney Claims Deficit High Ground vs. Perry

I recently wrote about the deficit-busting implications of Rick Perry’s tax plan, and his surprising indifference to them. On Thursday, Mitt Romney’s campaign...

Mitt Romney’s Return to Negativeland

Romney campaign strategist Stuart Stevens wrote a fine book about his work for George W. Bush on the 2000 presidential campaign, and he aptly describes the...

Mitt Romney’s About-Face on Women’s Health

A few weeks ago — before Mississippi voters rejected a ballot measure to declare a fertilized egg a person — Mitt Romney told Mike Huckabee on Fox News that he...

Mitt Romney’s Toughest Crowd… Fox News?

In this week’s print TIME, Joe Klein has a cover story on Mitt Romney’s inability to close the deal with Republican primary voters. For months, the polling...

Mitt Romney Faces the ‘Values Voters’

Mitt Romney faced a tepid reception when he spoke at the Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C., on Saturday morning. Perhaps the crowd was still coming down...

Chris Christie to Endorse Mitt Romney

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will endorse Mitt Romney’s presidential bid on Tuesday afternoon in New Hampshire, the latest jolt of momentum for a campaign...

A Young Mitt Romney’s Other Mission: Romance

In this week's cover story, Jon Meacham looks at how Romney's identity was shaped by his Mormon roots. To illustrate this formative time in the presidential...

Mitt Romney’s Health Reform Speech

Halperin reports the putative Republican frontrunner will address his Achilles’ heel Thursday in Michigan. Sort of: Complete with PowerPoint presentation,...

Debate Prep: Mitt Romney, Leading From Off Stage

Mitt Romney won’t be at the first 2012 presidential debate Thursday night, even though he is the closest thing to the field’s frontrunner. “It’s still early, the...

2%

According to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll, the percentage of Americans who think former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney’s real first name is Mittens. It’s...

Romney Frees McCain for New Fight

When Mitt Romney stepped forward to announce his endorsement of former rival John McCain, the former Massachusetts governor started out with a playful...