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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....

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.

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."

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...

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.

Former Reagan Official Levels Harsh Charge At Romney's Bain Experience

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Bain Capital is a product of the Great Deformation. It has garnered fabulous winnings through leveraged speculation in financial markets that have bee...

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 ...

Bain Investments Conflict With Romney Message

The New York Times | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

The tale of Asimco Technologies, an auto parts manufacturer whose plants dot eastern China, would seem to underscore Mitt Romney's campaign-trail comp...

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...

Behind Romney & Bain's Offshore Strategy To Boost Profits

The New York Times | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

Buried deep in the tax returns released by Mitt Romney's presidential campaign are references to dozens of offshore holdings with names like Ursa Fund...

Chinese Firm Touted Itself As Low-Wage, Low-Tax Prior To Bain Investment

Boston Globe | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

Less than two weeks before an investment firm controlled by Mitt Romney decided to invest in a China-based home appliance company, the company put out...

Obama's Dumb Criticism of Romney on China Currency

Ian Fletcher | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Ian Fletcher

The Obama campaign's new ad calls Romney a phony because, in his days at Bain Capital, companies his firm controlled were involved in outsourcing American jobs. There are legitimate criticisms of Bain Capital to be made, but this isn't one of them.

Bain Capital Gives Millions To Democrats

| Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams Bain Capital, the private equity firm co-founded by Republican presidential nominee ...

Romney's Success at Bain Capital: The Business as Scam Model

Dean Baker | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business
Dean Baker

Bain Capital is not about producing wealth but rather about siphoning off wealth that was produced elsewhere in the economy. You cannot have an entire economy that is premised on the idea that it will siphon off wealth produced elsewhere.

Ryan Grim

Bain Capital Takes Center Stage At Republican Convention | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Bain is back. Mitt Romney initially launched his presidential campaign on a simple premise: During tough economic times, America nee...

Ryan Grim

Ann Romney's Bain Story Leaves Out Critical Details | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Ann Romney on Tuesday recounted her husband's life story in her prime time convention speech, describing his effort to launch Bain Capi...

Bain-Related Bankruptcy At Awkward Time For Romney

Posted 08.27.2012 | Business

Well, this could be a little bit awkward. A company owned by Bain Capital may file for bankruptcy this week, the very week that Bain’s former CE...

Massive Pile Of Bain Docs Released

Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

The website Gawker published online hundreds of pages of documents from investments made after Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain Capital on Thursday. Ro...

Pro-Obama Super PAC Revives Attacks On Romney And Bain Capital

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, renewed its attacks on Mitt Romney's record at private equity firm Bain Capital ...

Romney's Bain Claims Don't Hold Up

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has repeatedly insisted that he had no active role at Bain Capital after February 1999, when he left the private equity firm to take over ...

Mitt Romney Conspiracy Theories: Is He A Tax-Dodging Mexican Bully Bent On Turning U.S. Into Mormon Theocracy? | Posted 09.23.2012 | Weird News

Mitt Romney goes to great lengths to control the media portrayal of him. But that has only stoked conspiracy buffs to come up with bizarre theories...

Poll: Bain Attacks Spell Trouble For Romney

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics

* Some independents swayed by Obama attacks on Romney * More than half say debate on tax returns waste of time By Gabrie...