March 2, 2010 - Romney's book, "No Apology: The Case for American Greatness," is released.
April 11, 2011 - In a YouTube video, Romney announces that he's formed an exploratory committee in his second run for the White House.
June 2, 2011 - Romney officially announces his candidacy for president, from a family farm in Stratham, New Hampshire.
September 6, 2011 - Announces his job creation plan for America.
January 24, 2012 - Romney's campaign releases tax documents showing Romney made $42.7 million over the past two years and paid $6.2 million in taxes.
August 11, 2012 - Announces Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate.
August 30, 2012 - Gives his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.
September 16, 2012 - Video is released with Romney at a $50,000-a-plate fundraiser referring to 47% of the country as dependent on government assistance. "There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. All right, there are 47 percent who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it. That's an entitlement. And the government should give it to them. And they will vote for this president no matter what...These are people who pay no income tax."
September 21, 2012 - Releases his 2011 income tax return. The documents show Romney made $13.7 million and paid $1.94 million is taxes, a tax rate of 14.1%.
November 6, 2012 - Defeated in the general election by President Barack Obama. Romney wins 206 Electoral College votes to Obama's 332.
December 3, 2012 - Romney rejoins the board of directors of Marriott International, Inc.
March 2013-present - Chairman of the executive committee of Solamere Capital, an investment firm founded by his son, Tagg.