Mitt Romney
Romney headlining Tillis fundraiser in Charlotte
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:27pm.

Mitt Romney is appearing at a fundraiser in Charlotte for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis. Tillis campaign spokesman Daniel Keylin said in an email that Romney was headlining the private event in Charlotte on Tuesday night.

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NC gives its 15 electoral votes to GOP's Romney
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 1:24pm.

video North Carolina is making its choices for president and vice president official. Fifteen Republicans meeting Monday in the old Capitol building in Raleigh picked as the state's presidential electors cast the state's 15 electoral votes for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.

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$2 billion price tag for presidential election
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 11:08am.

Campaign finance filings with the government now show that the cost of the 2012 U.S. presidential race has surpassed $2 billion, a new record.

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White House: Obama to meet Romney Thursday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/28/2012 - 11:32am.

The White House says President Barack Obama will meet privately Thursday with his vanquished rival Mitt Romney, their first face-to-face encounter since the election. Obama promised in his victory speech on Nov. 6 to engage with Romney and consider his ideas.

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Obama holds off Romney to win second term
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 8:00am.

At this hour, Barack Obama has won election as president. That's with 97 percent of the precincts reporting. Obama has won 307 electoral votes in 26 states and the District of Columbia. He is leading in 1 state for a total of 29 more electoral votes. Romney has won 216 electoral votes in 24 states. He is not currently leading in any state.

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NC goes red again for president with Romney
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 11:06pm.

Mitt Romney has turned North Carolina back to the Republicans. Romney won the state and its 15 electoral votes Tuesday, four years after President Barack Obama picked up a surprise win for the Democrats by 14,000 votes. The GOP had won every other presidential race in the state since 1980.

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Area kids pick Obama, Dalton
Submitted by Matt Ray on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 5:12pm.

Last week we told you about local students casting their own votes in the national Kids Voting program. Now the results are in.

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POLL: Romney rises in favorability; Obama's pushback is intensity
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 11/04/2012 - 6:04am.

After lagging for months at historic lows, Mitt Romney's personal popularity has advanced in the final weekend to its highest of the 2012 campaign, rivaling Barack Obama's. But Obama pushes back with greater enthusiasm among his supporters – and the race itself remains a tie.

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POLL: Romney leads in confidence on recovery, but Obama escapes most economic blame
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 8:16pm.

More likely voters think the economy would improve under Mitt Romney than under Barack Obama – but they disproportionately blame Obama's predecessor for its troubles in the first place, an example of the mixed sentiments that undergird the deadlocked 2012 election.

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Biden's wife among campaign visitors to NC
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 12:30pm.

The final days of the presidential campaign are bringing more of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney's surrogates to North Carolina.

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