Tagged: mitt romney

Arkansas Races Attract National Figures (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/24/2014 12:46 pm

The parade of national Republican Party figures through Arkansas touting the GOP's candidates underscores just how much the party is counting on a state that had once been considered a Democratic stronghold.

Mitt Romney Casts Cotton-Pryor Senate Race as Way to Fight Obama

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/21/2014 2:39 pm

Mitt Romney cast Arkansas' Senate race as a way to fight the agenda of the president who defeated him two years ago, as he campaigned Thursday on behalf of Congressman Tom Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.

Mitt Romney, Kevin McCarthy Praise Arkansas GOP Candidates

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/21/2014 9:19 am

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy praised their party's nominees for governor and Congress in Arkansas, as the state GOP enlisted the help of national figures to boost their campaigns.

Kevin McCarthy, Mitt Romney Campaign in Arkansas

by Associated Press 8/20/2014 11:29 am

U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is calling for the Keystone XL pipeline to move forward as he kicks off a series of campaign visits for congressional hopefuls in Arkansas.

Chris Christie, Mitt Romney to Stump for Asa Hutchinson

by Associated Press 7/21/2014 7:29 am

Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson is enlisting the help of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie next month.

The Bearable Likeness of Bush and Obama (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 2/26/2014 7:48 am

The U.S. faces a large federal budget deficit and a sizable public debt. With Republicans quick to lay blame on President Obama, the real history of our circumstance involves two presidencies operating in extraordinary times.

Electoral College Vote affirms Obama Re-Election

by Associated Press 12/18/2012 7:40 am

Tradition trumped suspense Monday as members of the Electoral College cast the official, final votes in the 2012 presidential election, a constitutional formality on President Barack Obama's march to a second term.

Arkansas' 6 Electoral College Voters Cast Ballots for Mitt Romney

by Associated Press 12/17/2012 10:57 am

Arkansas' six delegates to the Electoral College unanimously backed the Republican presidential and vice presidential nominees.

Mack McLarty: Have Bill Clinton, Mitt Romney Work Together on Fiscal Cliff

by Mark Carter 11/12/2012 10:36 am

In the Washington Post, Mack McLarty and Nelson Cunningham call for a Clinton-Romney Commission to address the fiscal cliff.

It’s the Trend Line, Stupid (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/12/2012 12:00 am

The pattern in last week’s election was this: Patterns matter. And politicians who can recognize and exploit patterns win.

Notes on Election Night in Arkansas (Analysis)

by Lance Turner 11/7/2012 10:13 am

Arkansans on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, filled each of its U.S. House seats with Republicans and gave the GOP its first majority in the state Legislature since Reconstruction.

Obama Dislike Fuels GOP Takeover in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/7/2012 7:29 am

President Barack Obama's unpopularity and the involvement of outside conservative groups helped Republicans in Arkansas achieve a prize that had eluded them for 138 years when they swept the state's U.S. House seats and wrested control of the state Senate in Tuesday's election.

As Obama Wins Re-election, Romney Out of Sight

by Associated Press 11/6/2012 11:14 pm

His reach for the presidency thwarted, Mitt Romney stayed out of sight late Tuesday as news organizations including The Associated Press announced that President Barack Obama had won a second term.

Republican Mitt Romney Wins Arkansas, 6 Electoral Votes

by Associated Press 11/6/2012 8:18 pm

The former Massachusetts governor won the majority of the vote in the presidential election in Arkansas. He had been widely expected to win the state, where President Barack Obama remains deeply unpopular.

AP Survey: Economic Ills May Defy Next President

by Associated Press 10/29/2012 11:48 am

Whoever wins the U.S. presidential election will likely struggle to manage the biggest economic threats he'll face. That's the cautionary message that emerges from the latest Associated Press Economy Survey.

Who's Winning, State by State, On the Electoral Map of the Presidential Race (AP Analysis)

by Associated Press 10/28/2012 2:41 pm

A look at the race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney for the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House.