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Romney announces that adopted black grandson has Gaelic name meaning ‘black’

On Twitter, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced the adoption of his “22nd grandchild,” Kieran James Romney, who is the second twenty-second grandchild he’s acquired in two months. The child, adopted by his son Ben and wife Andelynne, is black. The circumstances of his adoption are unknown. Critics have…

Tennessee man charged with attempting to extort $1 million from Romney

By Douwe Miedema WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Tennessee man was charged with attempting to extort $1 million during last year’s election by threatening to release former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s tax returns that he falsely claimed he had stolen, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Michael Mancil Brown,…

Tagg Romney considering run for Kerry’s Senate seat

Tagg Romney, the son of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, is mulling a run for the Massachusetts Senate seat recently vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry. The Boston Herald on Monday reported that Republicans were pushing Tagg and his mother, Ann, to consider a campaign for the Senate…

Romney to AIPAC: I recognize ‘the zealot refrain of dominion’ in Iran

Republican presidential presidential candidate Mitt Romney is warning a pro-Israel lobbying group that President Barack Obama has “dawdled” while “the only thing respected by thugs and tyrants” in the Middle East was military power. On Tuesday, attendees at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) repeatedly cheered loudly for the…

Mitt Romney casted as ‘The Artist’

In the spirit of The Oscars, The Chris Matthews Show decided this weekend to humorously cast GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney as “The Artist.” The 70 second parody trailer features the characteristics of the Academy Award nominated silent film, and factors in Romney aesthetically looking the part of president until…

Elie Wiesel calls out Romney on Mormon church’s proxy baptisms

Elie Wiesel, the renowed Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner, is requesting that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney urge the Mormon church to abandon the practice of posthumous baptisms of non-Mormons. In an interview with The Huffington Post Tuesday, Wiesel addressed the issue after learning that his own name…

Romney tells gay veteran he’ll repeal same-sex marriage

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney had an interesting exchange with a gay veteran at a New Hampshire diner Monday morning. According to The Boston Globe, 63-year-old Vietnam vet Bob Garon asked the former Massachusetts if he would support a repeal of the state allowing same sex marriage. “I believe marriage…

Dems launch scathing new ad highlighting Romney’s flip-flops

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) released another scathing ad attacking GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, targeting for a second time this fall the candidate’s changing positions on political issues. The newest ad comes in two versions, with a 30 second one airing in key swing states Virginia, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pittsburgh…

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