George Romney

GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fact Check: Mitt Romney On His Dad Growing Up Poor

The father of the presumptive Republican nominee, George Romney, grew up in a family that suffered financial losses and enjoyed prosperity. The elder Romney pursued an upwardly mobile path to become chairman of American Motors Corp. before being elected governor of Michigan.


Mitt Romney is about to score an endorsement from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Source: Michigan Governor To Back Romney’s Bid

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder plans to endorse Mitt Romney’s presidential bid Thursday.


Newt Gingrich has ridiculed Mitt Romney's plan of self-deportation for illegal immigrants. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gingrich: Romney Self-Deportation Plan A Fantasy

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday ridiculed rival Mitt Romney’s call for self-deportation of illegal immigrants as an “Obama-level fantasy” that would be inhumane to long-established families living in America.