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When Empire Turns on Itself

Dave Pruett | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Dave Pruett

Wall Street's methods and values are antithetical to the nation's long-term economic viability. The health of the economy should be measured by what it contributes to the well-being of individuals, families, and communities -- not the other way around.

Dave Jamieson

Workers Score Another Victory Against Bain Capital-Owned Company | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business

Giving a boost to a budding organizing campaign, workers at a Guitar Center store in Chicago voted to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store ...

Dave Jamieson

Pain Under Bain: Retailer's Pay Rates Fall After Buyout | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

Ernest Hampson has been working at Guitar Center for six years, not a brief span in the world of retail. During that time, the 26-year-old Brooklyn re...

Attack On Dem Echoes Romney's Bain Troubles

National Journal | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic front-runner in the Virginia gubernatorial race, once made an outlandish claim that would make Mitt Romney cringe....

Amanda Terkel

Obama Aide On What She Calls Romney's Big Mistake | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Stephanie Cutter still doesn't understand why Mitt Romney's campaign did not more forcefully defend its candidate's business experience....

Obama's Next 4 Years -- Back to the Future

Harlan Green | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Harlan Green

President Obama's victory means it's back to the future for economic as well as social policies. That is, if he doesn't give in to Boehner's House Republicans.

Which of These Stories Work for You? You Have Two Days to Decide

Norman Lear | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics
Norman Lear

I'm a story teller. And I keep thinking about the life stories of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. In some ways, both are right out of the American storybook. Of course, some of the details would indicate that the truth can be bent.

Why Voters Need to Know About #Sensata

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Dave Johnson

Right now a company named Sensata is moving equipment out of a factory in Freeport, Ill., and shipping it to a factory in China. Sensata will be layi...

Which Mitt Is It?

Sandi Bachom | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Sandi Bachom

Who are we to believe? Which Mitt is it? When I heard a busload of Bain Sensata workers, whose jobs had been outsourced to China were coming to New York City, I decided to find out for myself.

Mr. President, Finish by Highlighting Sensata

David Shuster | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
David Shuster

Mr. President, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain from following the lead of Cheri Bustos. In the Hofstra town hall debate last week, you referred indirectly to Bain Capital's reputation as a "pioneer in outsourcing."

Jason Cherkis

Bain-Owned Sensata Plant Threatens To Close In Face Of Worker Protests | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, officials from Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies threatened to shut down its north-central Illinois plant "immediately...

Priorities USA Bain Capital Ad Attacks Mitt Romney As Crossroads GPS Seeks To Humanize Candidate

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the super PAC backing President Barack Obama, released a new Bain Capital-centric ad Tuesday that targets Mitt Romney over the...

Why Obama 2.0 Is Good for Innovation

Bennet Kelley | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

This is an important election for all Americans, but especially for those of us in the tech community since decisions we make in November will impact the state of American innovation both in the short-term and for years to come.

Presidential Job Opening, Business Experience Not Required

Jodi Beggs | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Jodi Beggs

Perhaps running a government like a business isn't the best idea ever.

Binders Full of Women: Mitt Romney the Job Cremator!

Sandi Bachom | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Sandi Bachom

A guy who will say "Binders full of women" will call you a 'girl' in the boardroom and ask you to get him a cup of coffee.

Christina Wilkie

WATCH: What Happens When You Ask Bain For Family Advice | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

"See what happens when you ask Bain for family advice?" That's the new tagline of a series of three satirical web videos released Thursday by Unit...

Obama to Romney: A Nation Is Not Like a Company

Eliot Daley | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Eliot Daley

Left unchallenged, the apparent validity of Romney's assertions may well lead to his election as our next president. But there is a challenge to them that Obama can make when Romney predictably raises these points again in the next debate.

My Pain Is Mitt Romney's Gain: My Story as a Sensata Worker

Tom Gaulrapp | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business
Tom Gaulrapp

On Monday, November 5th Bain Capital is outsourcing my job to China. On Tuesday, November 6th I'm casting my vote against Mitt Romney.

Christina Wilkie

Ex-Bain Workers To Protest Romney At Debate | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON - Current and former workers at companies purchased by Bain Capital will protest the private equity group's practices outside the second pr...

Ex-Reagan Budget Director: 'Mitt Romney Was Not A Businessman'

Posted 10.17.2012 | Business

That Mitt Romney had a successful tenure as CEO of Bain Capital doesn’t mean he’ll be able to turn the economy around, according to an ex-Reagan b...

Can Obama Channel His Inner FDR?

Jane White | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
Jane White

We've got a malfunctioning economy, gigantic deficits, madness in the Middle East, and political communication is now defined by attack ads instead of conversations. We desperately need leadership.

Mitt Romney's Bain & Company Timeline: Let's Get It Straight, Shall We?

Jason Linkins | Posted 12.11.2012 | Media
Jason Linkins

Over at the Daily Beast, Megan McArdle responds to Zach Carter and Jason Cherkis' story about Bain & Company's well-documented efforts to open up the ...

Jason Linkins

The Looting Of Russia Was Just A Warm Up: Meet Your Future Leaders | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Jason Cherkis and Zach Carter have a humdinger out today that lays out Bain & Company's deep involvement with Big Tobacco in the early 1990s as it was...

Jason Cherkis

Cloud Of Smoke: Inside Romney's Work For Big Tobacco | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Soviet Union splintered in the early-1990s, Sushovan Ghosh packed his colleagues into a van and chugged across the collapsing nat...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Huntsman To Romney: 'Government Is Not A Business' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has built his candidacy for president on his experience in the private sector, constantly hailing his management skills as c...