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Discovering Why Mitt Romney Lies So Much

Eliot Daley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Eliot Daley

Mitt. Oh, Mitt. Whatever became of you, anyhow? Please tell us that what we see in you today is not really who you are. Blame it on your advisers or your campaign staff or your speechwriters, if you must. Heck, say you were brainwashed. Say anything.

Romney Plan Doesn't Add Up

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Mitt Romney's proposed cap on itemizing tax deductions could not on its own raise enough new government tax revenue t...

Did Mitt Lie? The Real Evidence

Monica Bauer | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Monica Bauer

We know that politicians are prone to promises, and to pie fights over said promises. So, let's go to the videotape, shall we?

Presidential Debate Foreshadows a Lack of Progress

Divya Mehta | Posted 12.09.2012 | Teen
Divya Mehta

Viewers will wait anxiously for the next presidential debate on October 16. We hope that Romney will return with more specific and honest policies, and that Obama will return with more passion and aggression.

A Little Late For A Pivot, Isn't It Mitt?

The New Republic | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Since the conventions, Romney has been trying to shed his image as a conservative extremist—by disavowing harsher elements of Paul Ryan’s budget, ...

Zach Carter

Robert Gibbs: Mitt Romney's Budget Math Is 'Absolutely Crazy' | Zach Carter | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs on Sunday lit into Mitt Romney's recent debate performance, calling the Republican presidentia...

Matt Sledge

Romney Website Silent On Closing Tax Loopholes | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

Wondering which loopholes for the rich Mitt Romney would close to pay for a $5 trillion tax cut? Don't go to his website. A Romney budget, the webs...

Mitt Romney's Middle-Class Tax Cut Promise Contradicts Recent Claim

Posted 10.04.2012 | Business

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney contradicted his recent statements when he said he would push for middle-class tax relief during the first...

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.

The Truth About Tax Cuts For The Rich

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

A new study by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service has found that over the past 65 years, tax cuts for the rich have not led to economic gr...

Washington Post Mocks Mitt Romney's Tax Plan

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.19.2012 | Media

The Washington Post's editorial board mocked Mitt Romney's tax plan on Sunday. "Mitt Romney, the presumed Republican nominee for president, promise...

Tax Study Authors Don't Budge After Romney Calls Their Work 'Garbage'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

The authors of a study analyzing Mitt Romney's tax plan are standing by their findings after the presumptive GOP nominee called their work "garbage." ...

Hey Mitt: Don't Mess With My PBS

Chris C. Anderson | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
Chris C. Anderson

Mitt, if you're elected and you lay one finger, just one finger on my PBS, there will be hell to pay.

Study Sheds New Light On Potential Effect Of Romney Tax Plan

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's pitch to slash taxes by 20 percent acros...

Why We Have to Raise Taxes on the Rich and End the Bush Tax Cuts for the Wealthy (and Bill Clinton Agrees)

Robert Reich | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

2012-06-06-RBReich.jpg In reality, Romney and the GOP are pushing an agenda that has nothing whatever to do with reducing the budget deficit. If they were serious about deficit reduction they wouldn't demand tax cuts for the very wealthy.

DNC Video Hits Romney For Saying He'd 'Get Rid Of' Planned Parenthood

Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday released a new video that attacks Mitt Romney for proposing to "get rid of" Planned Parenthood in order...

Mitt Romney: 'I'm Not Looking To Put Money In People's Pockets'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

If you're looking for some extra spending money, don't ask Mitt Romney. The GOP candidate-- who once had a hard time finding a bill in his wallet t...

Mitt Romney Rips Tax Cut Deal

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Death and taxes, it is said, are life's only two certainties. But in the wake of President Obama's tax compromise with congressional Republicans, only...