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Entries by Jason Cherkis from 07/2012

A Thousand Cuts: Austerity Measures Devastate Communities Around The World

Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In early 2011, Elizabeth Miller, a bus driver for the Port Authority in Pittsburgh, received notice that she would be laid off in 60 day...

Mitt Romney's Own 2002 Testimony Undermines Bain Departure Claim

Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's repeated claim that he played no part in executive decision-making related to Bain Capital after 1999 is false, according ...

A Thousand Cuts: Austerity Measures Devastate Communities Around The World

Posted 07.13.2012 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON -- In early 2011, Elizabeth Miller, a bus driver for the Port Authority in Pittsburgh, received notice that she would be laid off in 60 day...

Mitt Romney's Signature Appears On Bain SEC Filings During Time He Said He Left Bain

Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Between 1999 and 2001, Mitt Romney, then the CEO of Bain Capital, signed at least six documents that the private equity firm filed with ...

Mitt Romney's Bain Involvement Suggested By 1999 California Filing

Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Add another document to the pile, this one from California's secretary of state. In a filing dated July 21, 1999, GOP presidential ho...

Bain Capital Created 'Demoralizing' Culture of Layoffs At Florida Plant

Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Dade Behring started cutting employees under Bain Capital's management in the late '90s, Cindy Hewitt was on the front lines. As a ...

Mitt Romney Registered As Lobbyist For Salt Lake City Olympics

Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney loves to talk about his role salvaging the 2002 scandal-tarnished Winter Olympics in Salt La...