February 5th, 2014
06:43 PM ET
2 months ago

Romney on 2016: 'The answer is no'

(CNN) – Mitt Romney stressed he is not going to run for president in 2016, despite recent speculation that there could be support for a third Romney run.

"The answer is no, I'm not running for president in 2016. It's time for someone else to take that responsibility and I'll be supporting our nominee," Romney said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."
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Filed under: 2016 • Mitt Romney • TV-The Situation Room
February 5th, 2014
06:09 PM ET
2 months ago

Romney: I would go to the Olympics and take family

(CNN) - Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who ran the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, said Wednesday he would feel secure enough in traveling to Sochi if his calendar allowed it.

"For those of us who love the Olympics and love the experience and want to see the athletes compete, it's something I would feel safe in doing, I'd take my family to do," the former Massachusetts governor said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."

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Filed under: Mitt Romney • Olympics • Russia
February 2nd, 2014
06:18 PM ET
2 months ago

Inside Politics: Why is Mitt Romney at the Super Bowl?

(CNN) - Reporters share with John King what's in their notebooks, including why Mitt Romney is making an appearance at the Super Bowl.


Filed under: Inside Politics • Mitt Romney
Crist controversy resurfaces in new Netflix film
January 21st, 2014
02:15 PM ET
3 months ago

Crist controversy resurfaces in new Netflix film

Washington (CNN) – A buzzy new political documentary coming to Netflix won't do much to heal Charlie Crist's reputation as an unprincipled, say-anything politician.

“Mitt,” debuting on Netflix this Friday, chronicles Mitt Romney’s two campaigns for the White House with intimate behind-the-scenes footage and candid interviews with the candidate and his family.

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Filed under: Charlie Crist • Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney dances Gangnam style
January 14th, 2014
11:22 AM ET
3 months ago

Mitt Romney dances Gangnam style

(CNN) – Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney stepped out of character this weekend, hopping on stage at a concert in Arizona and attempting the Gangnam style dance move.

Performer Alex Boye, British-born and a Mormon, coaxed the former Massachusetts governor into the spotlight for an impromptu dance lesson at a regional conference for young adults in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Arizona over the weekend.

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Napolitano, Romney weigh in on safety, politics of Winter Olympics
January 5th, 2014
06:08 PM ET
3 months ago

Napolitano, Romney weigh in on safety, politics of Winter Olympics

Washington (CNN) - The head of the U.S. delegation to the upcoming Olympic Winter Games said the United States will work closely with host country Russia to ensure security, especially in light of the two recent terrorist bombings there.

“We want the Games to be safe, and we want it to be about the athletes,” said Janet Napolitano on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. Napolitano recently left her post as secretary of Homeland Security and was chosen by President Barack Obama to lead the Olympic delegation.

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Filed under: Janet Napolitano • Mitt Romney • Olympics
Romney bashes Obama for 'deceptive' healthcare promises
January 5th, 2014
11:52 AM ET
3 months ago

Romney bashes Obama for 'deceptive' healthcare promises

Washington (CNN) - Mitt Romney said Sunday he believes President Barack Obama obscured the truth when he pledged citizens could keep their insurance plans if they liked it under his new health care law.

"He told people, 'You can keep the insurance you have, if you like it,'” Romney told Fox News' Chris Wallace. "That was not honest. That was deceptive."

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Filed under: Health care • Healthcare • Mitt Romney • Obama administration
January 5th, 2014
10:21 AM ET
3 months ago

Romney accepts MSNBC host's apology

Washington (CNN) - Mitt Romney took a conciliatory tone Sunday when asked about an MSNBC panel mocking a family holiday card that showed him holding his adopted black grandchild, saying it is time to move on.

"People make mistakes and the folks at MSNBC made a big mistake and they apologized for it," Romney said Sunday in an interview on Fox News Sunday. "They apologized for it. That's all we can ask for."

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Filed under: Mitt Romney
January 4th, 2014
01:21 PM ET
3 months ago

MSNBC host offers tearful apology to Romneys

Updated 1:49 p.m., 1/4/2014

(CNN) - MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry made a tearful apology to Mitt Romney’s family on her show Saturday, after she and a panel poked fun at a photo of the former Republican presidential candidate with his wife and 21 grandchildren by zeroing in on his adopted African-American grandson.

"Whatever the intent was, the reality is that the segment proceeded in a way that was offensive, and showing the photo in that context, of that segment, was poor judgment. So without reservation or qualification, I apologize to the Romney family," said the anchor at the open of her show, "Melissa Harris-Perry."
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Filed under: Mitt Romney • MSNBC
December 30th, 2013
05:27 PM ET
4 months ago

MSNBC host apologizes after panel makes fun of Romney photo with black grandchild

Updated 2:48 p.m. ET, 12/31/2013

(CNN) - An MSNBC host apologized Tuesday morning after she and panelists on her weekend program faced criticism for poking fun at a photo of Mitt Romney, his wife and their nearly two dozen grandchildren, zeroing in on the Romneys' recently adopted African-American grandchild, Kieran.

"I am sorry. Without reservation or qualification. I apologize to the Romney family. #MHPapology," Melissa Harris-Perry wrote on Twitter. Her statements were also posted on MSNBC's website.
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