DC Decoder Why are Mitt and Ann Romney back in the news?

Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, were lying low after the election loss last fall. But now they're giving interviews and talking about Obama's second term, Washington scandals, and an issues summit Mr. Romney is hosting next week at a Utah mountain resort.

By , Staff writer

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When Mitt Romney lost last November to President Obama, it seemed a safe bet that he and his wife, Ann, would fade from public view. On balance, Republicans weren’t all that impressed with Mr. Romney’s campaign or his political chops.