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Mitt Romney’s Confusing Health Care Comments

Now that Barack Obama is enthusiastically campaigning on the Affordable Care Act—even proudly referring to it as Obamacare—Mitt Romney is trying to blunt...

How Mitt Romney’s Luck Ran Out

For a good long while, Mitt Romney was the luckiest man in politics. He joined the 2012 race as the default Republican front-runner after more formidable...

Mitt Romney’s Monetary Policy Mystery Continues

A while back I wrote about the opacity of Romney’s views on monetary policy, so it’s worth circling back around given that he touched on the issue briefly in his...

Romney Opens Up, but Not Completely

In Tampa on Thursday night, Mitt Romney delivered what was probably the best, most effective and most revealing speech of his life. But the bar for that...

Mitt Romney’s Foreign Policy Gamble

During the Republican primaries, Mitt Romney’s watchword was caution. But over the last two months, things have changed. The polls began to tilt against him in...

The Two Campaigns of Mitt Romney

Every campaign starts with a theory of the case. In 2004, George W. Bush’s advisers surmised a shaken country wanted a leader who had the strength to take tough...

Should Mitt Romney Embrace His Rich-Guy Image?

Evidently feeling that our political discourse is not silly enough yet, the kind folks at National Review have given us a cover story arguing that Mitt Romney...

The New John McCain, Just Like…Mitt Romney?

There’s no way to know what John McCain really thinks of Mitt Romney, who was enjoying draft deferments in France while McCain was an invited guest at the Hanoi...

Mitt Romney’s Commander in Chief Problem

For decades, Republican presidential candidates enjoyed a predictable advantage over Democrats on foreign policy. But not in 2012. An NBC News/Wall Street...