FULL SPEECH: Watch Mitt Romney’s major economic speech in Ames, Iowa

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered a major economic speech today in Ames, Iowa. Watch the full speech below:

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  • I added a second stream. So refresh if you don’t see it.

    • ladyjk

      Thanks for the stream. I live in CA but born and raised in Iowa. There is no hope for CA to ever see the light, but perhaps Iowa will turn this election.

      • proudhispanicconservative

        I feel for you, if we lose this election California will be the model that the US will follow under Obama.

        • ladyjk


        • PVG

          WE WILL NOT LOSE! The only hope CA has is for the GOP to win it all, and not bail out CA when we go broke!!!

      • Orangeone

        Keep the faith, CA has reached out to WI to try and control the gov’t unionized employees.

      • mediaaccess1

        I came from CA, now live in Oligarchy Hungary! Come here, see your future. – And Hungarians criticize the American school system. It’s as bewildering as this election.

      • jenn06

        I think Ca is going red…

  • proudhispanicconservative

    I am watching the father of Charlie Woods one of the navy seals, with Megyn Kelly, I am weeping, it is so sad, and it angers me so much, I hope that more americans are as outraged as I am.

    • marketcomp

      I know, phc! These SOB’s in the White House and the administration are just so heartless and insensitive it is unbelievable. And to hear what the VP said! I think Joe Biden has something medically wrong with his brain because lately when the spot light has been on him he is making some illogical and confused statements and not being able to sympathize with the parents shows the inability to understand grief and loss and that is unacceptable as a leader.

      • proudhispanicconservative

        Psychopaths do not have a heart, and do not have a soul, I pray to god this guy gets impeached, but my desires are met with the coward speaker of the house we have, and a media that is to blame for not reporting this (except fox) and it is unfortunate. It just came out that Hitlary asked for help, and it was denied from Obama.

        • marketcomp

          hpc this is not directed at you, my friend. But, I don’t give a rats ass what Hilary requested because Mr. Woods, the father of one of the navy seal diplomats killed , said that during the service when the bodies were return, Hilary said to the father, “I am sorry for your loss and we will get the person who made the video.” Now we have just learned that the video was not the cause and we also know that she knew that the attack was NOT because of the video, but a planned attack by a terrorist group! She is liar and so is the administration. She is trying to cover her own ass to set herself up for a presidential run in 2012. She is incompetent and a push over for Obama and her husband!

          • proudhispanicconservative

            Yes my friend she is as evil as they come, and must be hated with a passion, their try to cover for her will not work. I bet you that behind the scenes Romney has called the families of the fallen heroes on that day and he is not looking for attention.
            These people are what all of us hate about politicians today, the worst kind there is.

            • marketcomp

              Spot on, phc! I respect Romney because I beleive that he really has a servant’s heart and wants to be President for the right reasons. Plus he definitely has the resume and skills to get this country on a path to recovery.

          • Orangeone

            And the filmmarker is still in jail…or perhaps been turned over for the ransom. I hear Barky Boy has already borrowed millions from Bank of America, and then Holder turned around and sued BOA. Barky’s gotta get $$$$ from somewhere.

      • I think there’s something wrong with Hillary too. Supposedly, she giggled when talking about the situation a couple of days ago. They’re despicable.

        • Patriot077

          She also laughed when Gadaffi was dragged through the streets and murdered. “We came, we saw, he’s dead”. Hardee harr harr!

          • I wonder if she was crazy to begin with or got crazy working with O and Biden?

            • Patriot077

              Crazy or heartless? I think the latter. She’s been an Alinsky fan since her college days at least and wrote her thesis on him. She’s as poisonous as Ovomit.

              • I think “heartless” must be a requirement among the Alinsky fans.

    • I cried too. For his loss, and for the state of our country and the failure of Obama and the very real possibility there are enough stupid people and fraud for him to be re-elected.

    • colliemum

      Like you, that interview had me in tears.
      I think the outrage will grow during this evening and overnight, because people are sending the links and videos to all they can reach.

      This will become a storm, and the corrupt media will not be able to prevent that.

    • Orangeone

      I love that this father has stepped out to speak about his son’s heroic efforts. Stay tuned, Barky Boy will want to present medals to the families right before election day. I hope this father and the mother of the IT guy Smith slap him upside the head and refuse to take it from him.

  • Rshill7

    Did you read about the guy who saw and overheard Romney take about 15 steps beyond the crowd, stop, bow his head and say, and I paraphrase: “God, if this is what you really from me, provide the strength and wisdom and continue to lead the way.”

    I wish I had the exact words. This is pretty close as I remember hearing about it yesterday.

    • AbdulBX
      • Rshill7

        Yes! Thank you! I’ll quote from it now:

        “They can all kind of tell something is happening right then. It was described as something very peaceful and powerful that came over that backstage area for a moment. And the governor, he lowers his head and his eyes shut tight and you could see him take a slow deep breath and then he lets it out and says quietly, but just loud enough for some to hear, “Lord, if this is your will, please help to make me worthy. Please give me the strength Lord.” And then his eyes open up, and he’s back to smiling and laughing and shaking hands and being the candidate once again.”

        I so love that.

        • sDee

          Romney has a grim task ahead.

          • poljunkie

            I agree. If he is elected, and IF we manage to re-take the Senate – it is going to take a couple years to get back on course. MAYBE by the third/ fourth year we will begin to see real progress. BUT I dont think he will be blaming anyone and I think he will ring in optimism. I think we will see some changes begin to take place but the paperwork will be an epic fight – as the liberals will try to block everything.

            • I am I’m awe of R&R, and I know that they represent our best hope of getting out of this mire obama and his ilk have put us in, however; I worry about the refusal to play the blame game just a little. Clearly, even with a victory, we have a tough row to hoe for the next couple of years, I worry that his determination to refrain from playing the blame game will allow people to forget just who is responsible for such a large portion of this mess-and in the face of some hard, needful choices he will need to make for the country, will turn on him, depriving us of a second term with him at the helm, and possibly a term or two of Ryan.
              What do you think guys, will current supporters of RnR forget?

            • TonyToye

              I tell you what, if republicans holds the house and the senate, plus a Romney win (and it’s possible), I would shed tears of joy. I assure anyone in this tread, if Republicans govern conservatively and embraces conservative principle, I don’t see the American ppl ever electing a liberal or democrat to electoral office for that matter. Not after experiencing Obama, and seeing their true color/mandate.

            • Orangeone

              And the MSM will attack Romney daily

        • BlueGood

          WOW…i got a chill just reading this….incredible man, so humble and caring….such a contrast to O’Blamo…the Polar Opposite in fact!

      • proudhispanicconservative

        Love that story.

      • jim Asherman


        That is the stuff right there.
        Thanks for that !

        • Orangeone

          Watched that rally live on Scoop and it was very, very moving. I loved the “Democrats for Romney” patriots standing right behind him and both he and Paul Ryan recognized them!

      • 2besusie

        Thank you so much for that link, Abd.

        This story about Romney was a much needed lift today. I’ve spent much of the afternoon in anger and in tears after hearing the new revelations about Benghazi and the interviews with Charlie Woods on FOX. Reading this was like a balm for my soul.

  • odin147

    Great speech, it is what we do with what we inherit that seperates the men from the boys, the one is a boy, Mitt is a Man.

  • heshtesh

    Simple and to the point!

  • Is the speech happening now, I’m trying to watch it on the first stream but nothing shows up. I tried the second stream and CBS is airing what looks like a sad memorial service. Help?

  • wodiej

    great speech.


    …Ladies and Gentlemen the NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ,Mitt Romney .
    With out a doubt in my heart and soul an ADULT will once again reoccupy the OVAL OFFICE.”

  • deeme

    And they put a dunce cap on this reaganesque guy….They really are four year olds..Thanks Right Scoop…


    …11days America just 11 days till you can change the direction for your countries SURVIVAL.” (period)

  • Yvette47

    Wonderful & I believe he is 100% sincere.

  • TonyToye

    Now that’s a President… I do hope he follows-through on his promises:
    – Repeal Obamacare
    – Repeal DoddFrank
    – Get rid of Sarbanes-Oxley as he promised in the primary
    – Deep cuts to the EPA or roll-back most of its regulations

    Those are the major ones I know.

  • wodiej

    Pray for the restoration of our country.

  • WordsFailMe

    New Obamerrhoid ad show Romney in a dunce cap. The Maoist of red China, before they created starvation levels in China which added human flesh to a normally vegetarian diet,, loved to use DUNCE caps to humiliate non-conforming communists.

    This Chicago POS is doing the same thing.

    Finally we get transparency from Obamafool.


  • Freedomswatch

    I don’t understand why Iowans cling to Obama, is it the subsidies? Hope Romney can bring Iowa home, because if Ohio goes we must have Iowa, Wisconsin and Colorado.

  • Mitt is the one man we can count on to fulfill his promises. Like the lovely Ann Romney says, “He will not fail.” Mitt will be the president who will settle for nothing less than a prosperous, strong, and culturally strengthened America.

  • Luker410

    Sweeet Speech! Go Mitt Go!

  • Guest1776rcp

    I think Romney sealed the deal with the Independents and women today, its going to be a blowout.

  • Erc Seitz

    Romney IS our next President. God speed.

  • Orangeone

    Scoop, any chance you might find the Defiance OH concert with John Rich, Meat Loaf surprise visit and endorsement and speech? I heard it absolutely rocked OH.

  • The ad I want to see…

    Seed thoughts for future ads.

    Romney/Ryan for America rest and renewal.
    America is ready for R & R.
    After R & R America will be ready to go back to work

    R & R can definitely, uh, ‘transform’ America.


  • I got the sense of watching him walk away from this speech…
    that he already is the next president of the United States.
    It’s just a feeling that washed over me…
    I’ll truly be shocked if he loses.

  • PVG

    Commit to Mitt!!

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