| Oct 22, 2012
In 2007, I was finishing a book about my husband's race for the U.S. Senate in Ohio when my editor called with some changes.
In the book, I had rattled off quite a list of all the wrongs, perceived and otherwise, visited on us during the campaign. Unfair...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Ann Romney will be in West Michigan Monday.
The wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will start up north in Traverse City.
Then she'll attend a campaign event in Grand Rapids at the Kent Victory Center. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and...
| May 11, 2012
| 9:37 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Phillip Maxwell wishes he had done something to stop it.
Maxwell, a Michigan attorney, is still haunted by what he claims he witnessed on the campus of the state's elite Cranbrook School in 1965: a young Mitt Romney and a group of...
| May 13, 2012
I was talking to my mom the other day about her mother and her memories of childhood. My mom was born on the first day of spring in 1931. Her memories are dotted with many tough times of growing up in Dargan. She told me that being born during the...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:42 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A visit by former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and a video speech by presidential candidate Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, are aimed at building excitement among 2,500 Michigan Republicans gathering in Detroit for this weekend's state...
| May 19, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Waters’ column misrepresented Rosen’s comment
To the editor:
In response to Lloyd Waters’ smackdown of Hilary Rosen disguised as a Mother’s Day wish, once again Mr. Waters presents himself as a well-informed, educated source of...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:06 PM
I need to confess something:
I miss the Appliance Direct guy.
And David Maus.
I even miss seeing those disturbingly peppy dancers doing their cheesy choreography in front of the Fun Spot go-kart track.
I know these are commercials that usually make...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:12 AM
FAIRFAX, Va. -- As he made his closing appeal to voters on the final day before the election, Mitt Romney sounded as though, at any moment, he might burst into a song from the musical "Annie."
"Tomorrow's a moment to look into the future and imagine what...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 10:01 AM
TAMPA, Fla. – Noting concerns about Tropical Storm Isaac, Republican officials announced late Saturday they would be severely curtaining the scheduled Monday programming – a decision that left at least one local delegate with mixed feelings....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:49 PM
A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Mitt Romney arrived Tuesday at the condensed Republican National Convention in Tampa as organizers kept a nervous eye on Hurricane Isaac churning toward Louisiana's coast.
The storm caused a one-day delay in the convention agenda, but Republican...