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Rep. Paul Ryan elected new House speaker

...known for. He accepted hugs from Republicans and Democrats alike.Watching the vote from the visitors' gallery was Mitt Romney, the GOP's unsuccessful 2012 presidential nominee who vaulted Ryan, 45, to national prominence by selecting him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-29/rep-paul-ryan-elected-new-ho
Consultant pleads guilty in ethics case involving Paul Broun

WASHINGTON - A Republican consultant who worked with Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann and other top GOP candidates has pleaded guilty to lying to House ethics investigators about how much campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-08/consultant-pleads-guilty-ethi
Candidates 'interviewed' again in third debate, and Cruz wins out

...out.Republicans should nominate a person who can communicate and govern. After Sen. John McCain and former Gov. Mitt Romney, it's time to nominate a conservative candidate. Cruz has a proven record of being a consistent conservative who is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-11-07/candidates-inter
Utterly embarrassing

...narrative that ISIS is on the run.This chief executive has never let present-day realities shape his worldview. When Mitt Romney said in a 2012 presidential debate that Russia was our No. 1 geopolitical foe, Obama scoffed and said sarcastically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-09/utterly-embarrassing
No shutdown: House approves bill to keep government open

...Eight of the 20 Republican senators who opposed Wednesday's bill are up for re-election in states carried by Mitt Romney in 2012. Presidential aspirants Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Marco Rubio of Florida skipped the vote.Republicans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-30/no-shutdown-house-approves-b
With first debate, GOP looks to narrow vast candidate field

...favorite of the wealthy donors and business leaders that populate the establishment wing of the Republican Party. But like Mitt Romney, who filled that role in 2012 before ultimately claiming the nomination, Bush has struggled to break away from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-06/first-debate-gop-looks-narrow-v
Aiken County a popular stop for Republican candidates before South Carolina's early primary

...Nearly every GOP candidate stopped in Aiken during the 2012 primary season, including Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Ron Paul, Rick Perry and Michelle Bachmann.The 2008 Democratic race brought then U.S. Sens. Barack...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-18/aiken-county-popular-stop-repub
Charleston massacre, flag debate put Haley in 2016 political spotlight

...certainly was one for Gov. Haley," said Ted Newton, who helped the team that vetted vice presidential prospects for Mitt Romney in 2012.Newton praised Haley's "skill and grace" in recent weeks.Yet, he said, "The fact that she's in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-15/charleston-massacre-flag-debate-put
Huckabee says SC rebel flag not campaign issue

...debate in South Caro lina, saying it's an issue that should be decided by the state, not the federal government.Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012, raised the issue for the party's current presidential field when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-21/huckabee-says-sc-rebel-flag-n
Romney's call for SC Confederate flag removal sets off debate in GOP 2016 class

WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012, called Saturday for the immediate removal of the Confederate battle flag from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-20/romneys-call-sc-confederate-flag-re