Don't expect to see the former candidate back in politics. But the board room, the Mormon Church, or philanthropy might be good bets.
If Mormons and social conservatives get jazzed enough about this election, they could swing crucial states to Mitt Romney.
The president is a nuanced, self-effacing coalition builder. That temperament works well in office but flops on the stump.
Though the $800 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is unpopular, the projects that made it up are actually well-liked.
Once upon a time, Obama, Biden, Romney, and Ryan were upbeat, well-liked problem solvers. Where did those guys go?
Notwithstanding Mitt Romney's struggles, businessmen can have smooth electoral sailing -- if they follow certain rules.
Forget Marco Rubio. The former Minnesota governor, passed over in 2008, would be a strong addition to the Romney ticket.
Her show of force at the state Democratic convention this weekend was reassuring for supporters rattled by a few rough weeks.
And Republicans' protestations ring false when their no-compromises attitude has helped to create a polarized atmosphere.
The Republican's best bet is to paint the president as out of touch, weak on foreign policy, and bad for women, but Obama is fighting back.
Since most of the law's most important provisions haven't taken effect yet, Republican complaints are premature at best and misleading at worst.
Time after time, the former Massachusetts governor finds ways to show just how more wealthy he is than the average voter.
The Republican front-runner has an impressive set of pecs, especially for a man his age. But privacy matters, even for candidates.
Conventional wisdom and the candidate himself see Mississippi and Alabama as tough for Romney, but don't count him out yet.
With his fifth straight primary or caucus victory, the former Massachusetts governor is looking like the inevitable nominee -- again.
By winning his home state, which had been billed as a must-win, and Arizona, he dodges a fierce round of second-guessing.
His 2008 call to 'let Detroit go bankrupt' put him on the defensive, and his more recent attempts to walk it back have only undermined him further.
They're stale, sometimes hypocritical, and could actually be counterproductive for the Republican Party.
A lower unemployment rate threatens the presumptive GOP nominee's plan to run against Obama's economic record.
A memo from the president's re-election team suggests he'd rather face the former speaker than Mitt Romney in a general election.