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Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Bain Capital Filings Link Him To Politically Problematic Companies After 1999 | Sam Stein | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The question over when Mitt Romney officially left Bain Capital is obscuring a more substantive debate that relates to the presidential ...

Mitt: Obama Practice 'Stinks To High Heaven'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

WOLFEBORO, N.H. — Mitt Romney demanded Monday that President Barack Obama back away from his persistent attacks on Romney's record at Bain Capital, ...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Will Romney Produce Long-form Tax Returns From His Bain Years?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgIf a candidate's slogan is "Believe in America," shouldn't he invest in America? And will GOP governors really turn down 100 percent funding to cover free riders at hospitals?

Ask Mitt About Amnesty -- His Own

Paul Abrams | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

But, for an enterprising national reporter, the next time he/she gets to ask Romney a question, there is a better question, better because it is black-and-white and unspinnable: Did Romney get amnesty from the IRS on taxes owed on his Swiss Bank Account?

Elise Foley

Durbin: Romney Running From Bain 'Like A Scalded Cat' | Elise Foley | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Sunday joined the chorus of Democrats attacking Mitt Romney for his tenure at Bain Capital, saying the cand...

Elise Foley

Adviser Says Romney 'Retired Retroactively' From Bain Capital | Elise Foley | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney adviser Ed Gillespie said Sunday that the candidate "retired retroactively" from his job at Bain Capital, which Romney maint...

Howard Fineman

Mittsters Make Big Bain Mess | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It takes perverse talent to turn a two-day mini-story into a major three-week distraction. But that is precisely what Mitt Romney's camp...

Jason Cherkis

Mitt Romney's Own 2002 Testimony Undermines Bain Claim | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.13.2012 | 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 ...

Obama Campaign Attacks Bain Outsourcing In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

The attacks on Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain Capital may seem like the main line of argument emanating from the Obama campaign. But through the early s...

Attacks On Romney's Business Career Continue

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, released a new ad Thursday hammering presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney over hi...

How Romney’s Firm Got Rich While Companies It Owned Failed

The New York Times | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

Cambridge Industries, an automotive plastics supplier whose losses had been building for three consecutive years, finally filed for bankruptcy in May ...

Jason Cherkis

Women In 2002 Focus Group Found Mitt Romney 'Snobby' | Jason Cherkis | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the 2002 Massachusetts governor's race, a focus group of six women was convened to pick apart the campaigns of Democrat Shannon O'Bri...

Jon Ward

Democrats Pounce On Evidence That Attacks On Romney's Bain Career Are Working | Jon Ward | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

ST. LOUIS –- Democrats seized on a new poll of battleground states Thursday that indicated the Obama campaign's attacks on Mitt Romney's private eq...

Zach Carter

Mitt Romney's Financial Disclosure Shines Light On Lucrative Holdings | Zach Carter | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney released his personal financial disclosure form for 2011 late on Friday, publicly revealing a host of transactions involving...

Bill Clinton On Bain: 'This Is Good Work'

Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

During an appearance on CNN on Thursday night, Bill Clinton weighed in on presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's former private e...

Zach Carter

Democratic Governor Defends Bain As 'Perfectly Fine' | Zach Carter | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick ended up defending Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday during TV appearances in which the Democ...

Vague, Imprecise Romney Claim Could Be Problematic

Washington Post | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

Now that the “100,000 jobs created” talking-point has been discredited, we sense a new talking point developing in the Romney campaign — that 80...

Romney Economics: Cheat Main Street

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Bain's handling of Ampad illustrates how the rich extract money from these deals and leave behind wounded workers and Main Street shops.

Gingrich Defends Romney On Bain Despite Once Making Those Same Attacks

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich on Sunday defended Mitt Romney from attacks made on his record at Bain Capital. "Bain as an issue doesn't work because people look a...

Perry Sounds Warning Over Dems' Romney Attack

CNN | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics

"It didn't work then. It's not going to work now." Texas Gov. Rick Perry spoke from experience Friday when he argued the recent Democratic attacks ...

Strategy Against Rival Holds Major Pitfalls For Obama

The New York Times | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

Last week, a few dozen hedge fund and investment executives arrived at the Park Avenue home of Hamilton E. James, president of the private equity firm...

Do the Bain Hustle

Robert Scheer | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Obviously Barack Obama was right in criticizing Mitt Romney's stewardship of Bain Capital. How else to evaluate the business experience that Romney has made a central tenet of his campaign?

Romney Struggling To Respond Consistently To Attacks

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — The core of his presidential candidacy under attack, Mitt Romney has yet to shape a playbook to defend a quarter-century in the busin...

Friday Talking Points -- Good Enough for My Money

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It was a somewhat eclectic week in politics. The House -- in one of their rare moments when they actually meet and attempt to get something done -- passed a bunch of bills which have exactly zero chance of becoming law. Well, at least they had fun, right?

Governor Romney's Job Growth Record -- Worse than Obama and Carter's

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Mitt Romney is now comparing himself to President Jimmy Carter. But his job growth during his tenure as governor is less than 25 percent of President Carter's record. Still want to compare your jobs record to President Carter, Mitt?