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#Mitt Romney

# mitt-romney - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Romney hits the road while Obama closes ranks ahead of second debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney hits the road while Obama closes ranks ahead of second debate

Oct 13th 2012, 12:19 PM 4,628 Views 15 Comments

Mitt Romney’s going to Ohio, Virginia and Iowa with a spring in his step; Barack Obama’s busy practising his lines.

# mitt-romney - Friday 12 October, 2012

US 2012: If you missed the debate, this is the only moment you have to see
# US 2012
# US 2012

US 2012: If you missed the debate, this is the only moment you have to see

Oct 12th 2012, 7:44 AM 12,260 Views 30 Comments

US Vice President Joe Biden and his Republican opponent Paul Ryan went head-to-head during last night’s vice presidential debate.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad
# Yellow Peril
# Yellow Peril

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

Oct 9th 2012, 9:30 PM 12,363 Views 12 Comments

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

# mitt-romney - Monday 8 October, 2012

Romney says risk in Middle East has increased under Obama
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney says risk in Middle East has increased under Obama

Oct 8th 2012, 6:41 PM 3,895 Views 40 Comments

In a wide-ranging foreign policy speech, Mitt Romney argued the case for supporting countries who would arm Syria’s rebels.

Obama mocks his own debate fiasco
# US 2012
# US 2012

Obama mocks his own debate fiasco

Oct 8th 2012, 4:35 PM 14,011 Views 16 Comments

The US president took a shot at his own performance against Mitt Romney (in a very backhanded fashion).

# mitt-romney - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Oct 6th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,474 Views 7 Comments

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost
# US 2012
# US 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

Oct 6th 2012, 5:13 PM 4,718 Views 27 Comments

It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?

Video: Romney and Obama first debate songified
# US 2012
# US 2012

Video: Romney and Obama first debate songified

Oct 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,562 Views 4 Comments

The Colorado clash gets a melody and some beats – and some serious noddy-dog action.

# mitt-romney - Friday 5 October, 2012

Why is Snoop Dogg voting for Obama and not Romney?
# US 2012
From The Daily Edge
# US 2012

Why is Snoop Dogg voting for Obama and not Romney?

Oct 5th 2012, 12:54 PM 12,844 Views 39 Comments

It has to do with dancing horses, basketball and Beyonce.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him
# Big Bird
From The Daily Edge
# Big Bird

Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him

Oct 4th 2012, 2:01 PM 10,282 Views 28 Comments

The Sesame Street character’s future came under threat during the US presidential debate last night and the internet sure wasn’t happy about it…

Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate

Oct 4th 2012, 8:07 AM 7,888 Views 65 Comments

Straw polls show two-thirds of people saying Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama – the highest post-debate record ever.

VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

VIDEO: Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney in the first US presidential debate

Oct 4th 2012, 7:35 AM 7,658 Views 35 Comments

The US President and his Republican rival went head-to-head at the University of Denver last night.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates
# You're No Jack Kennedy
# You're No Jack Kennedy

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates

Oct 3rd 2012, 6:45 AM 5,864 Views 9 Comments

Obama and Romney will go head to head for the first time in a presidential debate tonight – but here’s 5 stand-out moments from previous presidential races.

# mitt-romney - Friday 28 September, 2012

VIDEO: Democrats mash up Mitt Romney's new campaign ad
# US 2012
# US 2012

VIDEO: Democrats mash up Mitt Romney's new campaign ad

Sep 28th 2012, 10:44 AM 4,120 Views 16 Comments

Video response to Republican candidate’s new strategy uses Romney video against him.

# mitt-romney - Monday 24 September, 2012

Lisa McInerney: Should we forgive Chris Brown?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Should we forgive Chris Brown?

Sep 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 95 Views 85 Comments

As the pop star heads to Dublin for a gig later this year, should we remain hostile to him over his brutality towards Rihanna or let him get on with it?

# mitt-romney - Sunday 23 September, 2012

A cow, a goat, a sheep, a flower: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

A cow, a goat, a sheep, a flower: The week in quotes

Sep 23rd 2012, 7:00 PM 5,299 Views 0 Comments

“There are 47 per cent who are with him, who are dependent on government, who believe they are victims.”

# mitt-romney - Friday 21 September, 2012

Romney releases more tax returns, paid 14.1 per cent tax rate last year
# Tax Returns
# Tax Returns

Romney releases more tax returns, paid 14.1 per cent tax rate last year

Sep 21st 2012, 8:30 PM 7,907 Views 39 Comments

The Republican candidate for the US presidency also promised to release a summary of the taxes he paid between 1990 and 2009.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Redistribution of wealth 'a foreign concept', says Mitt Romney
# US 2012
# US 2012

Redistribution of wealth 'a foreign concept', says Mitt Romney

Sep 19th 2012, 8:13 AM 6,239 Views 59 Comments

The Republican candidate for US president says seeking the spread of wealth has made government become too big and too expensive.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings?
# Caught Rapid
From The Daily Edge
# Caught Rapid

Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings?

Sep 18th 2012, 4:34 PM 7,254 Views 16 Comments

Mitt Romney’s been caught rapid dismissing 47 per cent of American voters. Who else didn’t know the mic was on?

Romney stands over comments that Obama voters are 'dependants'
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney stands over comments that Obama voters are 'dependants'

Sep 18th 2012, 8:11 AM 5,586 Views 79 Comments

In a secretly-filmed video, Mitt Romney criticises an entitlement culture among those who did not pay federal income taxes.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 16 September, 2012

7 musicians who’ve told politicians to get their ‘mitts’ off their tunes
# Cease And Desist
From The Daily Edge
# Cease And Desist

7 musicians who’ve told politicians to get their ‘mitts’ off their tunes

Sep 16th 2012, 4:30 PM 12,088 Views 8 Comments

Thin Lizzy have told Mitt Romney to stop using ‘The Boys are Back in Town’. What other musicians have put the foot down when it comes to politicians?

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary
# 9/11
# 9/11

Obama praises 9/11 unity on a low-key 11th anniversary

Sep 11th 2012, 6:24 PM 4,577 Views 35 Comments

Relatives gathered as they do every year at the site of the World Trade Center attacks as the US president made a low-key appearance at the Pentagon which was also attacked.

# mitt-romney - Monday 10 September, 2012

Obama beats Romney in August fundraising donations
# USA2012
# USA2012

Obama beats Romney in August fundraising donations

Sep 10th 2012, 2:59 PM 3,666 Views 23 Comments

Obama scooped $114 million in funding, while Romney was slightly behind on $111 million.

# mitt-romney - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
From The Daily Edge
# Prime Numbers

Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers

Sep 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,695 Views 1 Comment

How much is Ireland’s stash of Paralympic medals worth? And how much does the ‘typical’ debs cost?

# mitt-romney - Friday 7 September, 2012

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair
# Eastwooding
# Eastwooding

Clint Eastwood: Why I spoke to an empty chair

Sep 7th 2012, 8:45 PM 13,899 Views 35 Comments

The actor tells his local paper why he used a chair as a prop in his controversial Republican convention speech: “Some fella kept asking me if I wanted to sit down.”

US unemployment rate drops but just 92,000 jobs created in August
# US 2012
# US 2012

US unemployment rate drops but just 92,000 jobs created in August

Sep 7th 2012, 4:12 PM 2,898 Views 13 Comments

The latest jobs figures are not likely to boost Barack Obama’s re-election hopes ahead of the November vote.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

He's her man: First Lady praises husband Barack Obama during prime-time speech
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

He's her man: First Lady praises husband Barack Obama during prime-time speech

Sep 5th 2012, 7:47 AM 8,015 Views 55 Comments

The self-described “mom in chief” didn’t play dirty, not mentioning rival Mitt Romney once. Others at the DNC weren’t so kind.

Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency
# US 2012
# US 2012

Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency

Sep 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,995 Views 25 Comments

The Republican candidate for president is using the 22-year-old aircraft that Bono and co used for a bit of, ahem, ‘Elevation’ during their 360° tour from 2009 to 2011.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track
# Not Happy
From The Daily Edge
# Not Happy

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track

Sep 4th 2012, 7:50 PM 15,773 Views 55 Comments

Philomena Lynott has objected to the Romney campaign’s use of ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’ during the Republican National Convention last week.

# mitt-romney - Friday 31 August, 2012

# mitt-romney - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Ryan launches "scathing attack" on Obama's economic record
# USA
# USA

Ryan launches "scathing attack" on Obama's economic record

Aug 30th 2012, 7:31 AM 4,519 Views 44 Comments

Last night at the Republican Convention Ryan held up Mitt Romney as “the man for the job” of next US President.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Wednesday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Aug 29th 2012, 7:45 PM 7,196 Views 7 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama
# It's Official
# It's Official

Romney officially named as Republicans' candidate to take on Obama

Aug 29th 2012, 11:05 AM 2,582 Views 32 Comments

All the primaries came down to this: Mitt Romney 2,061; Ron Paul 190; others 3.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida
# USA2012
# USA2012

Republican National Convention gets underway in Florida

Aug 28th 2012, 4:39 PM 3,113 Views 13 Comments

Mitt Romney will take to the stage at the Republican National Convention in Florida to receive the official presidential candidate nomination from his party.

# mitt-romney - Monday 27 August, 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions
# US 2012
# US 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions

Aug 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,353 Views 10 Comments

The Republican National Convention gets under way in Tampa, Florida this week as Mitt Romney accepts the party’s nomination for the presidency. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…

# mitt-romney - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Bizarre meat portraits of Obama and Romney
# Meat Heads
From The Daily Edge
# Meat Heads

Bizarre meat portraits of Obama and Romney

Aug 26th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,484 Views 0 Comments

Artist makes the ultimeat tribute to Barack Obameat and Meat Romney. What’s your beef with that?