The news that Rand Paul will headline the Republican Party of Iowa's "Lincoln Dinner" in May is the latest sign that the Kentucky Senator is an all-but-announced candidate for the GOP's presidential race.Read full article >>
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One of the most important things to understand about a presidential race -- and this goes for both parties -- is that there are a limited number of lanes for the potential candidates to run in.
The jockeying to fill those lanes is what the candidates -- and their political operations -- devote their time to in the several years before anyone outside of people (read: weirdos) like the Fix are paying attention. (We've often compared the presidential race to an iceberg; the part you see above the water is only a tiny portion of the whole thing.)Read full article >>
Ann Romney insisted in an interview with Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace over the weekend that the media was to blame for her husband's loss in the presidential race last fall.
While the media is a convenient (and common) scapegoat, Ann Romney is simply wrong when she says: "I believe it was the media's fault as well, is that he was not giv[en] -- being given a fair shake, that people weren't allowed to see him for who he was."Read full article >>
Mitt Romney said in an interview airing Sunday that he doesn't blame New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) or Hurricane Sandy for his loss in the 2012 presidential race.
In his first public interview since the election, on "Fox News Sunday," Romney instead blamed his own "47 percent" comments and his failure to connect with minority voters.Read full article >>
Mitt Romney, in an exclusive interview with "Fox News Sunday," said the end of the 2012 presidential race was like getting off a roller coaster.
He may have all but disappeared from the national stage, but Mitt Romney has not lost much support since losing the presidential race.
In a new GWU/Politico survey, Romney and his former running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), are both viewed favorably by exactly 47 percent of likely voters. (In this case, that means those likely to vote in the 2014 midterm elections).Read full article >>
No discussion about the 2016 presidential race would be complete without mentioning New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). His poll numbers are sky-high, and he presides over a populous state with a deep donor pool and the nation's largest media market. He's also the son of legendary former governor (and oft-talked about presidential candidate) Mario Cuomo.Read full article >>
A new batch of photos posted to the White House Flickr page includes this one by White House photographer Pete Souza of President Obama taking Mitt Romney's call to concede the presidential race on election night.Read full article >>
The Obama campaign got a lot of things right in the 2012 election. One thing they didn't get right: that it wouldn't be a billion-dollar campaign.
The Obama and Romney campaigns and allied committees both cracked $1 billion in reports filed late Thursday with the Federal Election Commission, making 2012 the most expensive presidential race on record.Read full article >>