October 7, 2012 Gov. Mitt Romney started his campaign calling for big tax breaks for the middle class. Over time his goals for those breaks have expanded to maintaining the government's flow of income and creating jobs. In the end, will a middle-class tax cut still be possible?
October 6, 2012 Mitt Romney said during Wednesday's debate that pre-existing conditions would be covered under his health care plan. But the Republican presidential candidate's plan wouldn't guarantee that people who don't have coverage now will be able to buy it.
October 5, 2012 His controversial comments didn't come up in Wednesday night's debate. Thursday night on Fox News Channel, the Republican presidential nominee said his "whole campaign is about the 100 percent."
October 4, 2012 President Obama did some truth-stretching as well, say the nonpartisan watchdogs who parse candidates' words.
October 4, 2012 In Virginia, the consensus of a small group of undecided voters was that Republican Mitt Romney won the debate, putting together a more "focused and sincere" performance," while President Obama "seemed to be struggling to make his point."
September 27, 2012 The newly unearthed video of Mitt Romney in 1985 explaining how Bain Capital hoped to "harvest" the firms it invested in seemed at odds with the Republican presidential nominee's suggestion on the campaign trail that creating jobs was a major aim in those days.
September 26, 2012 Nevada political scientist Eric Herzik, who twice voted for Romney in caucuses, told NPR's Don Gonyea that Mitt Romney isn't doing as well in the state as might have been expected, despite Nevada's nation-leading unemployment rate. He's failed to personally connect with voters and hasn't given enough details about his economic proposals, Herzik says.
September 25, 2012 Helping people in the Middle East and elsewhere to find work "transforms minds from fantasy and fanaticism to reality and grounding," the GOP presidential nominee said.
September 24, 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney tried to raise doubts about President Obama's handling of foreign policy. The Obama campaign responded by accusing Romney of trying to politically exploit the deaths of four Americans in Libya.
September 22, 2012 The campaign still has a chance to brush off recent stumbles, according to political strategist Steve Schmidt. He says Mitt Romney's team needs to refocus and make its case more effectively, with the upcoming debates as a key platform.
September 21, 2012 Mitt Romney's release Friday of his 2011 tax return and a summary of his tax rate over 20 years gave friends and foes alike something to grab hold of. But not all his allies greeted the move.
September 19, 2012 The GOP presidential nominee was asked about his remarks about the "47 percent" of voters who support Obama. His answer showed that his approach to the issue continues to evolve. Romney also articulated his position on the economy and immigration.