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#Mitt Romney

# mitt-romney - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong
# Man On The Moon
# Man On The Moon

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong

Aug 26th 2012, 10:12 AM 4,583 Views 24 Comments

The US president, and the man who first joined him on the moon, pay tribute to the late astronaut.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Mitt Romney says Todd Akin should drop out of Senate race
# Legitimate Rape
# Legitimate Rape

Mitt Romney says Todd Akin should drop out of Senate race

Aug 22nd 2012, 9:38 AM 2,666 Views 17 Comments

The Missouri congressman and US senate hopeful is under pressure after comments he made about “legitimate rape”.

# mitt-romney - Friday 17 August, 2012

Mitt Romney says he paid 13 per cent tax rate
# Us Presidential Campaign
# Us Presidential Campaign

Mitt Romney says he paid 13 per cent tax rate

Aug 17th 2012, 10:09 AM 4,053 Views 26 Comments

The average effective federal tax rate for American taxpayers is 11 per cent.

# mitt-romney - Monday 13 August, 2012

Obama: Paul Ryan is the "ideological leader" of Republicans
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

Obama: Paul Ryan is the "ideological leader" of Republicans

Aug 13th 2012, 2:50 PM 4,640 Views 23 Comments

Speaking about Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick for the first time, Obama praised Ryan as a decent family man.

So was US vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan popular in school?
# Veep
From The Daily Edge
# Veep

So was US vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan popular in school?

Aug 13th 2012, 11:09 AM 6,845 Views 28 Comments

Let’s see what it says in his yearbook.

# mitt-romney - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 5,334 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The underground sect which has never been exposed to Craig Doyle – and would you trust NAMA to mind your children?

Romney announces Irish-American congressman Ryan as VP pick
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney announces Irish-American congressman Ryan as VP pick

Aug 11th 2012, 2:11 PM 9,014 Views 73 Comments

Wisconsin representative Paul Ryan, 42, led the Republican charge in last year’s talks on raising the US’s legal debt ceiling.

# mitt-romney - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Clint Eastwood and Jenna Jameson endorse Mitt Romney
# Mixed Bag
From The Daily Edge
# Mixed Bag

Clint Eastwood and Jenna Jameson endorse Mitt Romney

Aug 4th 2012, 4:26 PM 6,617 Views 24 Comments

Barack Obama can console himself with the fact that he still has George Clooney’s support. That counts for something, right?

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Poll: who do you want as the next president of the USA?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: who do you want as the next president of the USA?

Aug 1st 2012, 9:41 AM 11,159 Views 165 Comments

Romney or Obama?

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Another awkward moment for Romney as aide tells reporters to 'kiss my ass'
# RomneyShambles
From The Daily Edge
# RomneyShambles

Another awkward moment for Romney as aide tells reporters to 'kiss my ass'

Jul 31st 2012, 2:59 PM 8,878 Views 49 Comments

At a Holy site in Poland. Oh.

# mitt-romney - Saturday 28 July, 2012

100 days ahead of vote: Obama ahead but vulnerable
# US
# US

100 days ahead of vote: Obama ahead but vulnerable

Jul 28th 2012, 5:57 PM 3,870 Views 67 Comments

President Barack Obama appears to have a slight edge over Republican rival Mitt Romney – but issue of the economy continues to curb his popularity.

# mitt-romney - Friday 27 July, 2012

Pics, videos: The gaffes which have marred Mitt Romney's London visit
# RomneyShambles
From The Daily Edge
# RomneyShambles

Pics, videos: The gaffes which have marred Mitt Romney's London visit

Jul 27th 2012, 12:12 PM 13,583 Views 54 Comments

Insults, revealing state secrets and being mocked by Boris Johnson. Hopefully Enda will have some words of comfort for poor old Mitt Romney.

Taoiseach to meet Team Ireland, the Queen, and Romney in London
# Travelling Taoiseach
# Travelling Taoiseach

Taoiseach to meet Team Ireland, the Queen, and Romney in London

Jul 27th 2012, 6:15 AM 2,926 Views 18 Comments

Enda Kenny will be a busy man today in advance of the Olympics 2012 opening ceremony.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Olympic date: Enda Kenny set to meet Mitt Romney
# Meet And Greet
# Meet And Greet

Olympic date: Enda Kenny set to meet Mitt Romney

Jul 24th 2012, 4:31 PM 4,024 Views 23 Comments

Arrangements are being finalised for Friday’s meeting.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Nauseating and conspiracies: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Nauseating and conspiracies: The week in quotes

Jul 22nd 2012, 7:00 PM 5,717 Views 0 Comments

“I think throwing out conspiracies like a man standing at the bar in a pub is quite unacceptable.”

# mitt-romney - Friday 20 July, 2012

Obama, Romney suspending campaigning after Colorado cinema massacre
# Colorado
# Colorado

Obama, Romney suspending campaigning after Colorado cinema massacre

Jul 20th 2012, 6:15 PM 3,748 Views 3 Comments

The Democratic and Republican candidates both called off campaign rallies after the deaths of 12 cinemagoers in Aurora.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Romney won't publish tax details - fearing 'distortion' from Democrats
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney won't publish tax details - fearing 'distortion' from Democrats

Jul 17th 2012, 9:37 PM 4,381 Views 29 Comments

Mitt Romney says releasing any further tax records would simply give Democrats fuel to try and attack him further.

# mitt-romney - Monday 16 July, 2012

Obama says no apology to Romney over Bain attacks
# Not Sorry
# Not Sorry

Obama says no apology to Romney over Bain attacks

Jul 16th 2012, 6:10 PM 4,219 Views 10 Comments

Romney has faced questions over the fortune he earned at Bain Capital and when exactly he departed from his job at the company.

# mitt-romney - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Romney slams 'false' attacks on job record
# USA
# USA

Romney slams 'false' attacks on job record

Jul 14th 2012, 2:39 PM 2,613 Views 5 Comments

Romney has angrily blasted what he called “false” attacks on his time at Bain Capital.

# mitt-romney - Monday 9 July, 2012

Romney raises $35m more than Obama in June
# Big Gap
# Big Gap

Romney raises $35m more than Obama in June

Jul 9th 2012, 5:38 PM 3,361 Views 35 Comments

Mitt Romney raised $106 million in June while Barack Obama raised $71 million.

# mitt-romney - Friday 6 July, 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'
# US 2012
# US 2012

US election: Romney and Republicans 'raised over $100m last month'

Jul 6th 2012, 2:16 PM 1,990 Views 12 Comments

Fundraising battle heats up between Romney and Obama…

# mitt-romney - Thursday 28 June, 2012

US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

US Supreme Court upholds most parts of Obama’s landmark healthcare law

Jun 28th 2012, 6:30 PM 4,804 Views 23 Comments

The decision is seen as a big victory for the Obama administration and will theoretically allow healthcare coverage for more than 30 million Americans.

New poll says Obama better than Romney… at dealing with alien invasion
# Aliens
From The Daily Edge
# Aliens

New poll says Obama better than Romney… at dealing with alien invasion

Jun 28th 2012, 11:39 AM 2,462 Views 12 Comments

36 per cent of American believe in UFOs – but only 2 per cent would try to harm an alien if they invaded.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 24 June, 2012

So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes

Jun 24th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,323 Views 1 Comment

“What we have found, in one word, is a disgrace.”

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Krugman: Elect Mitt Romney and the US will have an Irish recession
# US 2012
# US 2012

Krugman: Elect Mitt Romney and the US will have an Irish recession

Jun 20th 2012, 9:28 AM 3,981 Views 30 Comments

The Nobel laureate was warned against Mitt Romney’s economic policies, saving: “Ireland is America’s future”.

# mitt-romney - Friday 8 June, 2012

Obama to Europe: 'There are solutions to euro crisis'
# Economy
# Economy

Obama to Europe: 'There are solutions to euro crisis'

Jun 8th 2012, 8:58 PM 4,806 Views 19 Comments

The US president used a White House press conference to urge Greece to remain in the eurozone and have a pop at his country’s congress while he was at it.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Did Obama deliberately refer to his opponent as 'George Romney'?
# Like Father...
# Like Father...

Did Obama deliberately refer to his opponent as 'George Romney'?

Jun 5th 2012, 7:31 AM 4,249 Views 12 Comments

They do call him the ‘Teleprompter president’ – but Barack Obama raised a laugh while stumbling over the name of his rival.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 31 May, 2012

God Bless Amercia. Mitt Romney app gaffe has the Internet laughing
# Team Amercia
From The Daily Edge
# Team Amercia

God Bless Amercia. Mitt Romney app gaffe has the Internet laughing

May 31st 2012, 10:59 AM 9,124 Views 17 Comments

Late-night comedian Steven Colbert has even made up a national anthem for the new dream country.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Romney poised to clinch Republican Party nomination
# US2012
# US2012

Romney poised to clinch Republican Party nomination

May 29th 2012, 10:04 PM 1,939 Views 33 Comments

Winning today’s Texas primary will see the former governor of Massachusetts become his party’s candidate for the presidential election.

# mitt-romney - Monday 14 May, 2012

Ron Paul effectively ends presidential campaign
# US 2012
# US 2012

Ron Paul effectively ends presidential campaign

May 14th 2012, 9:49 PM 3,331 Views 39 Comments

The move leaves Mitt Romney without serious rivals in the contest for the Republican nomination.

# mitt-romney - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Romney denies deliberately bullying gay schoolmates
# Bullying
# Bullying

Romney denies deliberately bullying gay schoolmates

May 10th 2012, 10:01 PM 6,546 Views 51 Comments

The Republican presidential candidate apologised after reports he led a group who cut off a gay classmate’s long hair.

Video: How Obama went from supporting gay marriage... to supporting gay marriage
# Evolution
# Evolution

Video: How Obama went from supporting gay marriage... to supporting gay marriage

May 10th 2012, 8:45 AM 2,656 Views 17 Comments

The US president said his position had been ‘evolving’ over the years but 16 years ago he declared support for legalizing same-sex marriage.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Texas prisoner wins 40 per cent of ballot against Obama
# US Election
# US Election

Texas prisoner wins 40 per cent of ballot against Obama

May 9th 2012, 2:54 PM 6,833 Views 25 Comments

West Virginians signalled dissatisfaction with Obama in Democratic primary.

# mitt-romney - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Santorum tells supporters: Vote for Romney and defeat Obama
# US 2012
# US 2012

Santorum tells supporters: Vote for Romney and defeat Obama

May 8th 2012, 8:59 AM 1,181 Views 14 Comments

Defeated Republican primary candidate Rick Santorum tells his supporters to back the campaign of nominee Mitt Romney.

# mitt-romney - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained
# Explainer
# Explainer

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained

May 6th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,335 Views 3 Comments

Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? TheJournal.ie explains…

# mitt-romney - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Newt Gingrich bows out of US presidential campaign
# Newt Gingrich
# Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich bows out of US presidential campaign

May 3rd 2012, 8:11 AM 969 Views 9 Comments

Former House speaker called on Republican Party members to back Mitt Romney instead of “radical” Obama.

# mitt-romney - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'

May 2nd 2012, 8:20 AM 745 Views 8 Comments

The US president was speaking on the day he signed an agreement for the period after US forces withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014.