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Michael McAuliff

Orrin Hatch Says It's Really 51 Percent | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney got it wrong: It's not 47 percent of the nation that is not paying federal income taxes. "It's 51 percent!" Sen. Orrin Ha...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitt Romney's Show Of Compassion Toward Middle Class Leaves Ohio Voters Unconvinced | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

DAYTON, Ohio -- Kelly McCoy, a 40-year-old single mother of two, lives in a low-income neighborhood here. As she browses the aisles of Deals, a thrift...

Obama Campaign Ratchets Up '47 Percent' Attack

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign is making sure that every last voter has heard Mitt Romney's 47 percent comments, releasing a new ad on T...

Sabrina Siddiqui

'47 Percent' Remark Hurts Romney In Swing States | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new wave of polls offers a closer look at the political aftermath of Mitt Romney's comments on the "47 percent," with an overwhelming...

Mitt Romney Does Not Have the Right to Dismiss Us

Moby | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics

We are not an 'entitled' class, we are not 'dependent upon the federal government' and we do not consider ourselves 'victims.' We are the hundreds of millions of Americans who had the misfortune of not being born to millionaire parents.

O'Reilly Warns Romney: 'Snap Out Of It!'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.22.2012 | Media

Bill O'Reilly addressed one of Mitt Romney's biggest issues on Friday night. "The governor has not really been robust, he hasn't been Clint Eastwoo...

TELL US: Mitt Romney, Out Of Touch Candidate or Master Dog Whistler?

Posted 09.22.2012 | Black Voices

Mitt Romney has had a very tough week. From his comments about 47% of Americans not "taking responsibility for their lives," to his remarks about ...

Friday Fathers and the Return of the Grumpy Columnist

Christopher Caen | Posted 11.21.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

Every now and then something happens in the world that enrages me so much that in true Incredible Hulk-like fashion, I transform without any control over the process.

Ryan Grim

Another Clueless Romney Remark Emerges From Secret Video | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a less-examined portion of the recently revealed remarks Mitt Romney made during a private fundraiser in May, the presidential candid...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Campaign Pushes Back On Israel, Palestine Comments From Fundraiser Video | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Romney campaign sought to defend Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday over his controversial comments that a pea...

Ann Romney: Mitt's 47 Percent Comments 'Taken Out Of Context'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Ann Romney leaped to husband Mitt Romney's defense Tuesday, telling a Fox News affiliate that the Republican presidential nominee's controversial 47 p...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Leaders Slam Romney's 47 Percent Claims | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) hammered Mitt Romney's charge that 47 percent of Americans pay no taxes and think they are vi...

You Can Hate the Player... But Also Hate the Game: Mitt Romney's Gaffe Is a Symptom of a Much Larger Problem

Dan Treadway | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Dan Treadway

Lost in all this justifiable disappointment and anger over the things Romney said is a key question that should probably be more widely discussed: Why the hell is Mitt Romney having a campaign fundraiser with select individuals who can afford to pay $50,000 a plate?

Is Mitt in the 47 Percent? Did He Get Amnesty?

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Now that Mitt has trashed half the country for not paying taxes, we are entitled to know whether Mitt is in that half or not.The only way to do that is to do what his father told him: release 12 years of your tax returns.