November 14th, 2012
07:08 PM ET
2 years ago

Jindal slams Romney for 'gifts' comment about minorities, young voters

(CNN) – Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana fiercely shot back at Mitt Romney’s claim Wednesday that President Barack Obama outmatched the 2012 Republican presidential nominee by offering "gifts" to African-Americans, Hispanics and young voters.

“I absolutely reject that notion,” Jindal, who was a surrogate for Romney’s campaign, said at the Republican Governors Association conference in Las Vegas. “I think that's absolutely wrong.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Latinos • Mitt Romney • President Obama
Perry struggled with sleep disorder during campaign
September 23rd, 2012
05:06 PM ET
2 years ago

Perry struggled with sleep disorder during campaign

(CNN) – New behind-the-scenes details are emerging about Rick Perry's presidential campaign, one that started strong but shriveled after a series of surprising gaffes and misstatements.

A spokesperson with Perry's office confirmed an account in a new book that the Texas governor discovered he had "mild sleep apnea" during his White House bid.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rick Perry
Team Romney hits back on 'outsourcing' in new ad
July 12th, 2012
08:33 AM ET
2 years ago

Team Romney hits back on 'outsourcing' in new ad

(CNN) – Mitt Romney's campaign released a new television ad Thursday, accusing President Barack Obama of spreading "dishonest attacks" about the presumptive GOP presidential nominee.

"When a president doesn't tell the truth, how can we trust him to lead?" the ad's male narrator says.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Mitt Romney • President Obama
Pro-Obama super PAC brings back Bain
June 10th, 2012
05:17 PM ET
3 years ago

Pro-Obama super PAC brings back Bain

(CNN) – Priorities USA, a super PAC supporting the president's re-election campaign is bringing Bain Capital, Mitt Romney's former private equity firm, back into the spotlight this week with a new ad.

The 30-second spot, "Donnie," was released Sunday and features an interview with a former worker of GST Steel, a Kansas City company that went bankrupt and closed in 2001, eight years after it was purchased by Bain.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Priorities USA