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Romney supporters tell Occupy protesters to ‘get a job!’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney found himself being “mic checked” by Occupy Wall Street protesters Monday night at one of his last campaign rallies ahead of the Iowa caucuses. While speaking to to about 600 people in Clive, Romney was interrupted by protesters reportedly associated with the Occupy Wall Street…

Romney: ‘Big Bird is going to have advertisements’

If Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has his way then toddlers could be getting a dose of fast food advertising with their Bert and Ernie. During a campaign event in Clinton, Iowa Wednesday, the former Massachusetts governor told supporters that there were a number of things he would do to…

Romney claims that ‘you can get a photo ID free’ for voting

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney asserted Tuesday that photo IDs were free to all voters and that Attorney General Eric Holder had made a “very serious error” by blocking a South Carolina law that requires an ID to vote. In blocking the South Carolina law Friday, the Justice Department said…

Romney ‘promises’ student she will have job if he wins

Campaign promises are pretty standard this time of year, but this one may be going a little too far. At a campaign stop in Concord, New Hampshire Thursday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney promised one college student that she would definitely have a job if he wins next November —…

Romney on Irish Setter strapped to car roof: ‘Love my dog’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney offered no defense Wednesday when asked about a dog he had made ride on the roof of his station wagon during a family vacation. According to a 2007 Boston Globe profile of the candidate, Romney’s oldest son, Tagg, yelled, “Gross!” as he noticed a brown…

George H.W. Bush: ‘Romney is the best choice’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is getting an informal boost from the 41st president of the United States less than two weeks before the Iowa caucuses. Former President George H.W. Bush told the Houston Chronicle earlier this week that Romney was his man, citing the candidate’s “stability, experience, principles.” “I…

‘Middle class’ Romney tries to bet Perry $10,000

Most Americans these days can barely afford a friendly wager of $5 but Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has claimed he’s part of the middle class, tried to bet fellow-candidate Rick Perry $10,000 Saturday night. During ABC’s debate at Drake University in Iowa, Perry noted that Romney had suggested…

Undocumented immigrant booted from Romney event

A former Washington Post reporter, who says he’s also an undocumented immigrant, was kicked out of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s town hall event in Iowa Friday. Jose Antonio Vargas showed up at the Romney town hall in Cedar Rapids holding a sign that read, “I am an American w/o…

Romney: ‘I don’t have a political career’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has run for public office no less than four times over a period of almost 20 years, denied Wednesday that he had a “political career.” “I can tell you this: The best hope you have that I will be able to change Washington is…

Romney to skip Trump debate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Tuesday that he will not attend a controversial December 27 debate to be moderated by real estate magnate Donald Trump, as have candidates Ron Paul and former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman. Romney told Fox News’ Neil Cavuto that he will…

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