How a backstage prayer in Cleveland and a new leader in the Vatican set the budget-slashing congressman on a mission to help the poor. "My bet is that he's on Pope Francis' team."
In 2011, Mormonism was called an "outsider faith." Today, it's more a part of the national conversation than it was before. What the "Mormon moment" means for the church a year after Romney.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint was a category on Wednesday's episode of Jeopardy, and everyone answered the questions right.
The former Republican presidential candidate delivered this eerily accurate warning last year. The video surfaced Tuesday night during a Fox News interview.
They cooked a family recipe and played the Newlyweds game. Ann's celebrity crush is Rob Lowe.
From Russia to Mali to Detroit, Romney's biggest fans say they've been vindicated. "Obviously, it would have been nice if any of these incidents would have occurred during the campaign."
"I got my chance," Mitt tells Fox. "I took my message to the American people. I wasn't successful." After two attempts at the White House, there won't be a third.
From dishing to the "Latina Oprah," to nixing a Pawlenty/bin Laden joke on the eve of the terrorist's assassination, here are some of the juiciest tidbits in my new book, The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies.
Former policy aide Gabriel Schoenfeld's new book, A Bad Day on the Romney Campaign: An Insider's Account, blames Romney's staff for his defeat. Romney aides have dismissed the account, saying Schoenfeld was not as high up in the organization as he claims and that "he just has stuff he wants to get off his chest. Sigh. Welcome to ebooks."
"If I was a Democratic hot-shot politician, I would primary her so fast," says Stu Stevens. Hickenlooper 2016?
CNN Panelist Calls Mitt Romney A "Religious Fanatic" For Encouraging Mormon Graduates To Have Families
Romney was criticized on CNN after talking to graduates at a predominantly Mormon university about the importance of marriage and family.
He also has a Facebook profile full of photos of him posing with almost every Republican politician from the 2012 election cycle.
American Bridge's tome. "I don't think there's been a knockout blow," says his biographer.
The social network's case study touts Romney's Twitter presence as a model for future campaigns. There's just one minor problem.
Reince Priebus tries to woo black voters with a "listening session" at a black Brooklyn mega-church. At the strip mall across the street, shoppers are still talking about that rich, white guy who ran for president.
"The entire Republican party has spent four years making a huge mistake really retreating from its historic role as the main advocate of sound national security policies."
2016's intellectual Rick Perry tries to mark his territory.
The Republican was mocked for bringing it up during a debate.
The next Secretary of State is surprisingly candid in his Twitter feed. Some shameless Mitt Romney takedowns.
Jimmy Carter's grandson turns his big scoop into a career. He's already taken down another Republican with a hidden-camera video.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was in the spotlight all year long. Will it ever be as cool to be a Mormon as it was in 2012?
In an ongoing dispute, editors have informed American Express that they are contesting charges from the campaign trail.
Gun control legislation wasn't a priority for Obama on the stump.
While listening to the Glenn Beck radio program, sometimes it's hard to tell if you're hearing a news segment or the most sophisticated form of product placement known to man.
A rush to make up after a bitter election. “A tactical shift," says an executive.
The former President candidate attended the fight between Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas Saturday night. "Hello Manny. I ran for president. I lost."
Potential 2016 candidates make a move.
The message: "We do care about people, not just the wealthy,” says an aide. It's all about the children!
At Harvard, GOP staffers sit at Axelrod's feet. "We weren't even running in the same race."
Romney was reportedly shocked that his internal numbers were proven wrong on Election Day. Left out of that narrative: Alex Gage's maps.
Mitt Romney had a super-awkward handshake with President Obama and then everyone on the Internet booted up Photoshop...
The pair dined over "white turkey chili and Southwestern grilled chicken salad," the White House said.
The defeated Republican nominee for president casually resurfaces on Facebook the day after Thanksgiving. "Much to be thankful for this year."
Meet Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the No. 4 in the House Republican leadership and a strong voice for women in her party. In college, she couldn't hold hands.