Mitt Romney Won’t Run in 2016 Presidential Election

The New York Times WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, told a group of supporters on Friday that he would not seek his party’s nomination for president in 2016. Mr. Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, shared his decision on a conference call with a small group of advisers. In a second call… More Mitt Romney Won’t Run in 2016 Presidential Election

10 things you need to know today: January 30, 2015

The Week 1.Obama calls for ending automatic spending limits in new budget President Obama is calling for a 7 percent increase in military and domestic spending in his new budget proposal, the White House said Thursday. The spending plan, to be unveiled Monday, calls for ending four-year-old congressionally mandated spending caps known as “sequestration” now that… More 10 things you need to know today: January 30, 2015

Obama Mocks Mitt Romney For Being ‘Suddenly Deeply Concerned About Poverty’

The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Thought the 2012 presidential campaign was over? Think again. President Barack Obama didn’t have much to say about Mitt Romney’s rekindled aspirations for the White House when he delivered a flat, “No comment,” earlier this month. But apparently he couldn’t resist much longer, following reports that the former GOP candidate… More Obama Mocks Mitt Romney For Being ‘Suddenly Deeply Concerned About Poverty’

Romney: Hillary fights for the rich and she’s out of touch with poor Americans, so elect me instead

Democratic Underground (via TPM) Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will attack former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the economy and foreign policy during a speech at Mississippi State University on Wednesday night. According to speech excerpts obtained by NBC, Romney, who has indicated if he decides to run for president again one of the… More Romney: Hillary fights for the rich and she’s out of touch with poor Americans, so elect me instead

“I’m normal, I promise!”: Mitt Romney’s unending quest to win over America

Salon Going into 2016, Mitt is “determined to re-brand himself as authentic” — which is indeed the very essence of Mitt If you’re looking for the very stuff of Willard Mitt “Mitt” Romney, the pure essence that lies at the center of his political soul, it can be found in the fourth paragraph of Tuesday’sWashington… More “I’m normal, I promise!”: Mitt Romney’s unending quest to win over America

10 things you need to know today – 1/26/2015

 The Week (Via my email.  There is no longer access to the online version without a subscription.) 1. Radical Greek anti-austerity party wins parliamentary election Greece’s radical left Syriza party, which is vowing to end the country’s tough austerity program, moved quickly to form a government Monday, a day after winning a decisive victory in… More 10 things you need to know today – 1/26/2015

Poll: Most Americans Now Consider Romney a Stalker (Humor)

The New Yorker ~ Borowitz Report In a possible setback for Mitt Romney’s latest Presidential ambitions, a new poll reveals that a majority of Americans now regard the former Massachusetts governor as a stalker. The poll results suggest that Romney’s presence in every Presidential campaign in recent memory has taken its toll on the American… More Poll: Most Americans Now Consider Romney a Stalker (Humor)

10 things you need to know today: January 10, 2015

The Week Three Paris terror suspects, four hostages dead following raids, prosecutors recommend felony charges against David Petraeus, and more 1. Three terror suspects, four hostages killed in France Near-simultaneous raids on Friday night ended two hostage situations stemming from Wednesday’s terrorist attack on Paris satirical publication Charlie Hebdo. Amedy Coulibaly, who shot a policewoman… More 10 things you need to know today: January 10, 2015

Everything Is Awesome!

Politico Magazine ~ Michael Grunwald Well, not everything. But America’s looking much better than you think Good news! The U.S. economy grew at a rollicking 5 percent rate in the third quarter. Oh, and it added 320,000 jobs in November, the best of its unprecedented 57 straight months of private-sector employment growth. Just in time… More Everything Is Awesome!