After Loss, G.O.P. Faces Struggle Over Party’s Direction
With their party
on the verge of losing the popular presidential vote for the fifth time in six elections, Republicans across the political spectrum anticipate a prolonged and probably divisive period of self-examination.
The coming debate will be centered on whether the party should keep pursuing the antigovernment focus that grew out of resistance to the health care law and won them the House in 2010, or whether it should focus on a strategy that recognizes the demographic tide running strongly against it.
Romney lines everybody up to give him stuff the Red Cross says it doesn't want
"Romney essentially favored privatizing disaster response." -
During a CNN debate at the height of the GOP primary, Mitt Romney was asked, in the context of the Joplin disaster and FEMA’s cash crunch, whether the agency should be shuttered so that states can individually take over responsibility for disaster response.
Chrysler: Romney is wrong, Jeep not leaving US for China -
Chrysler is not moving Jeep production from Ohio to China despite claims by Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, the auto company said.
During a campaign rally in Defiance, Ohio, on Thursday, Romney accused the Detroit-based automaker, one of the recipients of the Obama administration’s $80-billion bailout of the U.S. auto industry, of planning to shift production of its Jeep brand of cars overseas.
No, Mr. Romney: Jeep Is Not Moving All Its Factories to China
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a crowd in Defiance, Ohio, on Thursday that Chrysler was considering moving “all production” of its iconic Jeep lineup to China.
That’s the kind of line that you can expect to fire up a crowd on the campaign trail, especially a crowd in a town like Defiance, which is home to a General Motors (GM) factory.
There’s just one problem: It’s not true.
Romney adviser on list of lobbyists who fought efforts to lower gas prices