Mitt Romney will talk about his time as a Mormon bishop at the Republican convention this week when he accepts the party’s presidential nomination, as he works to persuade voters he is sympathetic to average Americans’ concerns.
Mitt Romney, trailing in the latest national polls as the presidential campaign enters a critical phase, boards a bus tomorrow for a four-state swing aimed at taking the fight directly into areas Barack Obama won in 2008.
As he moves closer to clinching the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney is facing fresh doubts about his commitment to core party principles after a top aide’s televised gaffe amplified critics’ charges that he is a political shape-shifter.
Mitt Romney is prepared to select his vice presidential running mate as soon as this week, weighing whether to accelerate his timetable as he pushes to deflect attacks on his business record and wealth.
A misstep by a top adviser to Mitt Romney threatened to overshadow the Republican presidential candidate’s victory in the Illinois primary and a coveted endorsement from former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
Mitt Romney, who a top aide predicted months ago would get an Etch-A-Sketch-clean slate for the general election, is broadening his message and moderating his tone to reach out to swing voters in the run-up to the first in a series of presidential debates this month.
Mitt Romney’s private-equity background is threatening to overshadow the policies he is pitching to voters, complicating the Republican’s efforts to present himself as a positive alternative to President Barack Obama.