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Mitt Romney Private Equity

Sam Stein

Back To Bain: Obama-Backing Super PAC Re-Releases Romney Attack Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama-supporting super PAC Priorities USA Action is going back to Bain in a campaign-closing television ad campaign that attacks GOP...

Sam Stein

Steve Rattner: Mitt Romney Used 'Every Trick In The Book' To Avoid Tax Penalties | Sam Stein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Steve Rattner, President Barack Obama's former car czar, weighed in on Mitt Romney's tax returns Sunday, arguing that the presumptive Re...

He's Not One Of Us, Venture Capitalists Say

Reuters | Sarah McBride and Greg Roumeliotis | Posted 09.19.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - When staffers at the National Venture Capital Association see a report that refers to U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney's investment...

Romney's Former Industry Has An Image Problem

The Huffington Post | D.M. Levine | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

Try as it might, the private equity industry hasn't won the hearts and minds of average Americans. More than half of Americans say they have a neg...

Mitt and the 1%

Jared Bernstein | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Saying nothing about the quality of the candidate himself, I'm increasingly struck by the economic issues that Mitt Romney brings to the table. Because of his professional background, in no small part amplified by the caustic primary debates -- and OWS, and partisan dysfunction, and more -- the national echo chamber is filled with debates about the bloated income share of the top 1%, the favorable tax treatment of investment income over paychecks, and whether debt-leveraged private equity firms actually add net value to the economy.

Jon Ward

Rick Perry Says Mitt Romney Is 'Part Of Wall Street' | Jon Ward | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry took a shot at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's previous career in private equity, saying his rival i...