Topic: Mitt Romney
The outspoken former Israeli spy chief is a lens on internal Israeli debates that are often overlooked in the US.
06/22/2011 11:05 am
Jon Meade Huntsman Jr. wants his boss's job. President Obama’s former China ambassador declared his candidacy for the presidency on June 21. Dubbed “the Republican Democrats fear most,” the tall, handsome, cerebral former governor of Utah often draws comparisons to Mr. Obama, the very man he’s struggling to distance himself from. Will that, and his centrist views and Mormon faith, keep him on the margins of the Republican field?
06/21/2011 03:11 pm
Did organizers of the Republican Leadership Conference give an Obama impersonator the hook because of racially insensitive jokes or because he was making digs at GOP candidates? Hard to say. But the RLC should have known what was coming.
06/20/2011 06:23 pm
Texas Gov. Rick Perry probably still has a few weeks to decide whether he wants to run for president. Several factors give him more leeway that other candidates might have had.
06/20/2011 01:11 pm
Republican presidential candidates steer away from anything suggesting government action on climate change, some – Pawlenty and Gingrich – reversing earlier positions. Romney says the problem is real, but offers no solutions. That alone has raised conservative ire.
06/19/2011 05:20 pm
On a variety of fronts, fatherhood, manhood, and even boyhood seem to be under strain or attack. On Father's Day 2011, maybe the guys could use an extra hug of appreciation.
06/19/2011 12:09 pm
Probably neither President Obama nor Speaker John Boehner will win, if you’re talking about golf per se. But the golf summit is about political gamesmanship, as well.
06/17/2011 03:53 pm
With Congress looking for ways to cut spending, the Afghanistan war is increasingly in the sights of federal budget cutters. Washington is taking sides on the scheduled drawdown of US troops.
06/16/2011 07:01 pm
Jon Huntsman, set to announce his presidential bid on Tuesday, will skip the Iowa caucuses and is little-known in New Hampshire, the first primary state. His biggest hurdle: Mitt Romney.
06/16/2011 10:12 am
Newsweek's Washington Bureau Chief warns that Rep. Michele Bachmann should not be underestimated as a presidential contender in the 2012 race.
06/15/2011 09:51 am