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Politics: 'The Real Romney' by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman

Politics: 'The Real Romney' by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman

When Mitt Romney was preparing to run in the Republican presidential primary in 2008, a campaign adviser summed up his problems: Mormon, Millionaire, Massachusetts.

Sunday, 28 October, 2012, 4:51pm

Stay-at-home mum Janna Ryan is no stranger to Washington power circles

Paul and Janna Ryan met while both worked in the US capital.Photo: EPA

Janna Ryan, thrust onto the national stage when her congressman husband Paul Ryan was named the Republican vice-presidential nominee, strikes an appealing image as a stay-at-home mum raising three young children in Wisconsin.

13 Aug 2012 - 9:14pm

Who said it?

A bad start does not imply a bad ending. When [Steve] Jobs was back at Apple it was a mess

Exco newcomer Franklin Lam Fan-keung on Leung Chun-ying's first days in office

It's beneath the dignity of the presidency and of his campaign

Mitt Romney reacting to attacks by Obama campaign team over his business record

15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I pushed the girl towards the guard rail by the pavement, but a tank ran over my legs and dragged me

Tiananmen activist Fang Zheng, on June 4, 1989

China is obviously growing very quickly, but ... their economy could see a reversal at any point

Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Will Romney grab the reins from Obama?

The US presidential race is on. With the end of the Republican presidential primary campaign and the withdrawal of Rick Santorum's candidacy, Mitt Romney is likely to be contesting the presidency against Barack Obama.

19 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I'm just a tennis athlete. I'm not here for the country. I am just doing my job to the best

Li Na, in comments that have angered her fans on the mainland

If you're the front runner and you keep coming in third, you're not much of a front runner

Newt Gingrich on rival Mitt Romney coming third in Alabama and Mississippi

15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Chief executive rivals to brief transport subsector

4 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

And without raising taxes, I will finally balance the budget

U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney

Mr Terry looks forward to the opportunity to clear his name

A lawyer for John Terry (above), after the England soccer captain denied in court racially abusing an opponent

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Indian court to hear Mumbai gunman's plea

31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

An evil, ruthless, manipulative, calculating and dangerous person... A slick and accomplished liar

District Court Judge Kevin Browne, as he jails blackmailer Ki Chun-yim (above)

Mitt, now is not the time, in a recession, to enter a trade war

Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman, responding to rival Mitt Romney's call to get tough on China

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

We are destroying the real and building up the fake

Premier Wen Jiabao, on the safeguarding of China's cultural traditions

I have no interest in starting a trade war with China, but I cannot accept our current trade surrender

Republican US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, unveiling his plan to create jobs

8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am


What the movers and shakers are reading

Belinda Luk Kwai-sim, senior vice-president, pensions and group business, Sun Life Hong Kong

3 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

whats on

August 24

'Using disruptive innovation to create new growth', organised by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, will feature Clayton Christensen, who will share his insights on the management of innovation and how to create profitable growth for business organisations.

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20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Mormon church set for move to swanky new HQ

If you have been wondering about that fancy-looking, coral-pink building on Gloucester Road in Wan Chai, then ponder no longer - the 13-floor edifice is to be the new Asian headquarters for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and it is just about ready.

17 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Deacons links up in Taipei

LAW firm Deacons, with Graham & James and Sly & Weigall, has opened an office in Taipei.

The office, operating as Deacons Graham & James, adds to the group's Asian network of Bangkok, Beijing, Hongkong, Jakarta and Tokyo.

19 Jan 1993 - 12:00am