Romney http://apr.org en Romney picks Ryan for VP http://apr.org/post/romney-picks-ryan-vp <p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Representative &nbsp;Paul Ryan to be his running mate. The candidate made his announcement to supporters via a phone app, saying -- quote -- &quot;Mitt&#39;s Choice for VP is Paul Ryan.&quot;</p><p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The GOP ticket appeared together at 9 A.M. Eastern in Norfolk, Va. Romney and Ryan are kicking off a four-day bus tour that will take them to as many states.</p><p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;At 42, Ryan is a generation younger than the 65-year-old Romney.</p> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 16:11:09 +0000 Stan Ingold 16075 at http://apr.org Romney picks Ryan for VP New Week, Same Argument: Romney, Obama & Who's Being Dishonest http://apr.org/post/new-week-same-argument-romney-obama-whos-being-dishonest President Obama and his campaign are being "dishonest" when they attack his record as a business executive, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said this morning on <em>Fox &amp; Friends</em> as a new week on the presidential campaign trail began where the last one left off.<p>We're basically <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/07/13/156753188/romney-no-role-whatsoever-in-management-of-bain-after-99" target="_blank">where we were on Friday</a>, when Romney said he "had no role whatsoever in the management of Bain Capital after February of 1999" and the Obama camp was ar Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:23:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 14650 at http://apr.org New Week, Same Argument: Romney, Obama & Who's Being Dishonest Romney Outraises Obama By $35 Million In June http://apr.org/post/romney-outraises-obama-35-million-june The latest fundraising numbers are in for the two presidential campaigns, and the amounts are eye-popping. President Obama and the Democratic Party raised $71 million, which is an enormous haul. But it was dwarfed by Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee, which together raised $106 million in the month of June.<p>For the second month in a row, Romney raised more money than Obama — $17 million more in May and $35 million more in June. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 08:43:00 +0000 Mara Liasson 14314 at http://apr.org Romney Outraises Obama In May http://apr.org/post/romney-outraises-obama-may Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And with no primary opponent to worry about, President Obama's campaign had nearly a full year's head start for fundraising over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. But as NPR's S.V. Date reports, the president's advantage is rapidly disappearing.<p>S.V. DATE, BYLINE: Just one month after the start of the general election campaign, Mr. Obama has seen his financial cushion sliced in half. An $80 million cash-on-hand lead at the end of April was down to $45 million at the end of May, according to new Federal Election Commission filings. Fri, 22 Jun 2012 08:54:00 +0000 editor 1236 at http://apr.org