8:32 AM, Nov 14, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Robert Robb writes:
Romney's principal issues were the economy and fixing the finances of the federal government. He failed to make a convincing case that he would do a better job with either.
8:05 AM, Nov 9, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
At Real Clear Politics, Tom Bevan and Carl Cannon rightly note that “[Mitt] Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan cheered fiscal and social conservatives within the Republican Party and provided a much needed shot in the arm for Romney’s campaign.”
2:00 PM, Nov 8, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Bill Kristol, with Mara Liasson, A.B. Stoddard, and Charles Krauthammer, last night on Fox News:
And here's the Internet-only aftershow:
5:20 PM, Nov 7, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
The Republican party’s brutal defeat in yesterday’s presidential and Senate races offers at least one clear, abiding lesson: Republicans can’t win without making their case.
9:31 AM, Nov 7, 2012 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
Two thoughts for those TWS readers who—for some reason!—may be a bit down in the dumps, and especially for those who may have spent considerable time and effort trying to secure a better outcome on Election Day 2012.
"The people have spoken, the bastards."
3:15 AM, Nov 7, 2012 • By FRED BARNES
Republicans never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. In 2010, they failed to win the Senate when it was theirs for the taking. Now they’ve lost the White House to President Obama, despite his poor record and the likelihood things won’t get any better in his second term. And they failed again to capture the Senate, though a takeover was initially thought to be a cinch.
1:14 AM, Nov 7, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Mitt Romney delivered the following concession speech to supporters in Boston:
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you, my friends. Thank you so very much.
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
I have just called President Obama to congratulate him on his victory. His supporters and his campaign also deserve congratulations.
11:16 PM, Nov 6, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
NBC News projects President Barack Obama will be reelected:
UPDATE: The AP agrees:
9:54 PM, Nov 6, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Fox News projects Barack Obama the winner of the swing-state of New Hampshire.
9:19 PM, Nov 6, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Fox News projects Barack Obama will win Pennsylvania. Mitt Romney's campaign gave a late push there, but it appears not to have paid off.