Eric Fehrnstrom

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Healthcare Act with the U.S. Capitol in the background, on June 28, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Aide: Romney Doesn’t See Health Care Mandate As Tax

A top adviser says Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney doesn’t see the health care mandate as a tax but as a penalty or a fee or even a fine.


Mitt Romney is about to formalize his status as the GOP's presidential nominee after today's Texas primary. (credit: Getty Images)

Romney Ready For GOP Bid After Texas Primary

Mitt Romney is poised to clinch the Republican presidential nomination after Tuesday’s Texas GOP primary.


Mitt Romney has a chance to learn from his primary mistakes in the upcoming general election against President Barack Obama. (credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images)

Primary Stumbles Warnings For Romney Versus Obama

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s urgent task: Learn the lessons of a primary season peppered with tactical and communications errors that cost time and money while reinforcing doubts about him.