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Electorate return Obama to White House

Electorate return Obama to White House

After a long, expensive and sometimes nasty presidential campaign, the U.S. voting public opted to go "Forward" with President Obama rather than heed Mitt Romney's call to "Believe in America."
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Understatement of the Week: Mitt Romney

Understatement of the week:
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Iconic Iacocca ironically endorses Romney

DETROIT, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Former Chrysler head Lee Iacocca, an iconic figure in Detroit's storied automotive past, endorsed Mitt Romney's presidential bid.
Obama pushes Romney on tax returns

Obama pushes Romney on tax returns

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Monday said his Republican rival should release more tax returns so people can see if he is playing by "the same rules."
Obama, Reid to Romney: Prove you paid 13%

Obama, Reid to Romney: Prove you paid 13%

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney has turned down an offer from the Obama campaign to back off its calls for more tax information if he will release five years of returns.

Parties to spend millions more in new ads

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Democratic and Republican advocacy groups say they will spend millions more dollars for political advertising set to air on U.S. stations in the next few days.
Reid: 'Romney is hiding something'

Reid: 'Romney is hiding something'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney "is hiding something" by not releasing his tax returns.
Poll: 18 percent would not vote Mormon

Poll: 18 percent would not vote Mormon

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- A recent Gallup poll indicates 18 percent of registered voters surveyed would not vote for a Mormon presidential candidate.

Dingell raps Romney for Chevy Volt remark

DETROIT, April 5 (UPI) -- A leading U.S. Democratic lawmaker assailed GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney for twice taking a shot at the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid electric car.
Santorum fends off rivals at GOP debate

Santorum fends off rivals at GOP debate

MESA, Ariz., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum told rival Mitt Romney, "You don't know what you're talking about," during a debate in Arizona Wednesday.
Santorum leading in Michigan poll

Santorum leading in Michigan poll

DETROIT, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A poll suggests Michigan Republican voters favor Pennsylvania's Rick Santorum over native son Mitt Romney.
Romney clarifies auto bailout opposition

Romney clarifies auto bailout opposition

DETROIT, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney clarified his position on the auto industry bailout Tuesday, saying without it "things there would be better."
Kid Rock's 'Born Free' new Romney theme

Kid Rock's 'Born Free' new Romney theme

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Kid Rock's anthem "Born Free" has been selected the theme song for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign, a Romney spokesman said.
Romney leads 2012 Michigan GOP poll

Romney leads 2012 Michigan GOP poll

EAST LANSING, Mich., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney, son of former Michigan Gov. George Romney, is the favorite of state Republican voters, a poll indicates.
Romney family home demolished

Romney family home demolished

DETROIT, June 9 (UPI) -- Bulldozers razed the historic but dilapidated Detroit childhood home of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney because it was an eyesore, neighbors say.

Poll: Romney leads in Michigan

DETROIT, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A Detroit Free Press poll indicates Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is headed for victory in Michigan's Tuesday primary.
Huckabee, McCain, Romney hit Michigan

Huckabee, McCain, Romney hit Michigan

DETROIT, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Three Republican presidential candidates spent Saturday in Michigan, drumming up votes in Tuesday's primary.

Romney stands by MLK claim

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney conceded he never saw his father march with Martin Luther King Jr., as he claimed in a debate this month.

Romney: Abortion views changed in 2004

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, in an interview with Time magazine, tries to explain his change of heart on abortion.

Romney: 'Not running for pastor in chief'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney says his Mormon beliefs would not handicap his run for the Republican presidential nomination.

Mass. Gov. Romney to seek second term

BOSTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a Republican thought to be interested in a run for president, said he will seek re-election to his current post in 2006.

Mass. senate votes to repeal 1913 law

BOSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- The Massachusetts Senate voted 28-3 to repeal a 1913 law Gov. Mitt Romney is using to prevent non-resident gay couples from marrying in the state.

Romney takes reigns in Mass.

BOSTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney, a rising star in Republican national circles, was inaugurated Thursday as governor of Massachusetts with a vow to meet the state's fiscal crisis "head on." New Mexico and Michigan inaugurated new governors on New Year's Day, while 20 other st
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UPI's Capital Comment for July 12, 2002

Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
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