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Romney, Republicans outraise Obama, Democrats in May

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Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee report raising a combined $76.8 million in May.


Romney iPhone app misspells 'America'

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It's probably not the kind of thing voters will use to choose the leader of the free world.
But the Web was taking no shortage of presidential potshots Wednesday over Republican candidate Mitt Romney's new mobile app, which embarrassingly misspelled "America." Yes, Internet. Welcome to AMERCIA.


Romney clinches GOP nomination with Texas win

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Mitt Romney has clinched the Republican nomination for president with a win in the Texas primary....


Romney can seal Republican 2012 nomination in Texas

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Mitt Romney is likely to seal the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday with a big victory in Texas that may give him a burst of momentum in his November 6 showdown with President Barack Obama.


Search for Romney running mate in audition phase

Mitt Romney's vice presidential search has entered a new phase: auditions. As his campaign evaluates potential running mates, Republicans with a possible shot at the No. 2 spot on the presidential ticket are starting to engage in unofficial public tryouts for the traditional vice presidential role of attack dog.


Romney inches closer to GOP nomination for president with win in Kentucky primary

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Mitt Romney swept the Kentucky and Arkansas Republican presidential primaries Tuesday, inching closer to the GOP nomination he is certain to win. With no serious opposition left, the former Massachusetts governor easily won both contests. He won all 42 delegates at stake in Kentucky and at least 31 of the 33 delegates at stake in Arkansas.


Romney's Bain playbook unclear as attacks grow

The core of his presidential candidacy under attack, Mitt Romney has yet to shape a playbook to defend a quarter-century in the business world that created great riches for himself and great hardship, at times, for some American workers....


Gingrich's private ventures are going bankrupt

When he entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination in May 2011, Newt Gingrich was the prosperous head of a small empire commonly known as Newt Inc, which included both for-profit consultancies and nonprofit foundations. Altogether, these entwined ventures pulled in more than $110 million over the past decade. Now the vestiges of this empire are mired in debt, as is Gingrich's campaign fund.


Approach about faith questioned as Romney woos evangelicals

Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's commencement speech at Liberty University this weekend dealt with issues of faith and spirituality in a broad sense, an approach that raises questions about how far he needs to go in discussing his Mormon faith this election cycle.


Wooing evangelicals, Romney evokes faith and Christian traditions

Seeking to connect with the community of evangelicals that has been cold to his candidacy for many months, Mitt Romney delivered a commencement speech at Liberty University on Saturday that delved deeply into his faith while arguing that Christians of all different creeds could come together in the name of service.


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