"Romney’s goal wasn’t job creation, as he claims. It was profit maximization," an Obama campaign spokesman told The Hill.
McMorris Rodgers was an early Romney backer and is the highest-ranking Republican woman in the House GOP leadership team.
Leavitt will head the "Readiness Project" to prepare for a possible Romney presidency, the campaign confirmed to The Hill.
The bulk of Romney’s assets are held in a blind trust under his name, and another under his wife's name.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) is seen as a leading contender to be Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick.
Johnson, the libertarian presidential nominee, filed the documents to qualify for matching federal funds on April 27. The former New Mexico governor initially ran as a GOP presidential hopeful, but switched to the third-party ticket in December and endorsed Ron Paul for the 2012 GOP Iowa caucuses.
Buddy Roemer, who initially ran as a Republican and then switched to the reform ticket, was the first candidate to qualify for funds in February 2012. Roemer dropped out of the race Thursday, citing his failure to qualify for the November ballot in any of the 50 states.
Donald Trump is ramping up his focus on the purported conspiracy before a fundraiser for Mitt Romney in Las Vegas.
Richard Grenell, an openly gay foreign policy expert, denied pressure from social conservatives led to his exit from Romney's campaign.
Vice President Joe Biden, in a deeply emotional speech Friday to the families of fallen U.S. troops, recalled sympathizing with those who commit suicide, noting he felt the same after his daughter and first wife were killed in a car accident.
“I probably shouldn’t say this with the press here, but no, but it’s more important. You’re more important. For the first time in my life, I understood how someone could consciously decide to commit suicide," he said.
"Not because they were deranged. Not because they were nuts. Because they had been to the top of the mountain, and they just knew in their heart they would never get there again," Biden said. "That there was never going to get — never going to be that way again.
"That's how an awful lot of you feel."
Obama slammed Romney's economic credentials at a campaign stop in Iowa