Seeking to define himself to voters at long last, Romney showcases the two most complicated parts of his profile: Mormonism and Bain Capital.
The GOP also-ran's latest venture has him seeking a return to his roots as the party's resident educator-cum-traveling salesman.
At the Republican convention, the former secretary of state was graceful and serious. The vice-presidential nominee came off as callow and glib.
Ron Paul-supporting Republican delegates staged a protest march and walked out of the convention hall -- and Romney supporters wished them good riddance.
How Ryan, Scott Walker and Reince Priebus came out of the Badger State together to reshape American conservative politics.
In a night filled with edgy, resentful rhetoric, the nominee's wife spoke of love.
Mrs. Romney's personality isn't necessarily the sweet, nurturing, maternal caricature that's being portrayed.
Are the conventions just an expensive waste of time? Not to activists, undecided voters, and the history books.
Romney has steadfastly refused the calls for more information, which have come from many fellow Republicans as well as Democrats.
Campaigning in Michigan, the GOP nominee makes an ugly and politically ill-advised gesture toward the conspiracy theory surrounding the president's origins.
Remember Sharron Angle? Some of the things she said were just as out-there as "legitimate rape" -- and she almost beat Harry Reid in 2010.
The Missouri Republican's decision to stay in the race hurts the GOP at all levels, from Missouri to the national ticket.
Why should politicians respect one another when nobody respects politicians?
A Florida state senate candidate gets attacked over his support for driverless cars.
The specifics of the vice presidential nominee's budget proposals poll poorly, but most Americans still aren't familiar with them.
The candidate and his campaign employed an elaborate routine of subterfuge to ensure they would control the running-mate announcement.
The same conservative base that's thrilled to see Paul Ryan on the GOP ticket is in love with Ryan's budget proposals -- which Romney is already backing away from.
Under overcast skies in Virginia, the Wisconsin representative electrified the GOP ticket.
The Republican nominee plans to announce his running mate at a campaign stop in southeastern Virginia.
He's already promised to release another tax return before the election -- a guarantee that the issue will be reopened at an inopportune time.