November 7th, 2012
09:00 AM ET

Romney concedes election

Republican Mitt Romney concedes defeat in the 2012 election, saying "I pray that the president will be successful."

Filed under: 2012 Election • Mitt Romney
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  1. Rachel

    The problem with the Republican party is that in order to gain their nomination, a candidate has to lean to the right and align with conservatives even if they don't believe it. Then to gain support from their own registered voters, independents, and even try to appeal to Democrats, they then have to lean back to the middle while also bringing in a conservative running mate. It doesn't work! I would hope that perhaps they will figure this out and fix what is getting worse in a party that has some positives and potential. Personal religious views should not be forced on a nation, and controlling their own party through large sums of money, such as through the Super Pacs isn't working! It was sad to see how one-sided their views were and how they were trying to scare voters into voting that way through misleading one-sided information. Very disappointed to see the anger out there today from those that voted for Romney. I would hope they would have a little class. I also don't appreciate being called stupid for voting for Obama, as well as being lumped into those feeding off the system, when my family is in a higher tax bracket, and yes I am white. I saw one post that accused women of voting for Obama solely for personal female issues and putting that ahead of this country.

    Perhaps a smart move by Obama right now might be to consider a way to bring Romney into his circle and offer him a role in helping to balance the budget and perhaps help fix the flaws in Obama care. This country needs to heal and to do so means working together as one nation for the good of this country. Both sides have strengths and weaknesses. If they could come together to make things better rather than a "My Way or the Highway" attitude, just imagine what could be accomplished.

    November 7, 2012 at 12:19 pm |