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The Bartender Who Rescued America

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

By remaining anonymous until he went on MSNBC's Ed Show last week, Prouty ensured that the story would be about Romney, not about the motives of the man who made the tape.

Jason Cherkis

47 Percent Filmmaker Reveals Idenitity | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The man who changed the 2012 election is named Scott Prouty. The 38-year-old bartender at the Boca Raton, Fla., fundraiser that doomed Mit...

Jimmy Carter: Obama Thanked Grandson For '47 Percent' Tape

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Former president Jimmy Carter told CNN's Piers Morgan that President Obama personally thanked his grandson for his role in the release of the infamous...

Mitt Romney Talks Mormonism, Video Goes Viral

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

A video showing Mitt Romney discussing his Mormon faith has become a viral sensation in the days leading up to the election. The YouTube video, wh...

Ryan Grim

Leder Hosting Another Fundraiser For Romney | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Marc Leder owes Mitt Romney. The last time the private equity executive hosted a fundraiser for Romney, the former Massachusetts governor used the opp...

Rosie Perez Mocks Mitt Over Latino Remarks

Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Fresh off the heels of their viral video starring Samuel L. Jackson demanding voters to "wake the f*ck up," two pro-Obama super PACs have teamed up wi...

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?

Sam Stein

Romney To Soften Stance On Israel-Palestine Peace Process | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Days after Mitt Romney backed off his claim, made during a secretly recorded fundraiser, that 47 percent of Americans depend on the gove...

Romney: '47 Percent' Comments Were 'Just Completely Wrong'

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

FISHERSVILLE, Va. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has described his disparaging remarks about the 47 percent of Americans who don't p...

Mitt's 'Harvest' Comments: Typical MBA-Speak ... or an Omen of Alien Invasion?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

What does it mean for society when investors increasingly seek to "harvest" a company for a profitable sale? The human cost of these "harvests" is pervasive and terrible. But they're not inevitable, even in this corrupted democracy.

New Video Shows Romney Touting Bain 'Harvesting'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

While CEO of Bain Capital, Mitt Romney said the firm "harvested" the companies in which it invested to produce a "significant profit," according to a ...

On the 47 Percent, Romney's Actions Speak Louder Than His Words

Brian Jencunas | Posted 11.26.2012 | College
Brian Jencunas

Don't judge Mitt Romney by his words in Florida. Instead, judge his actions as Governor of Massachusetts. Governing is where you can see what a politician really believes, because then they are forced to make decisions between competing interest groups and competing priorities.

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...

In Video Veritas

Aemilia Scott | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy
Aemilia Scott

There is this myth of rugged individualism that comes from our nation's founding, except when our nation was founded it was made up of 99 percent poor, illiterate, desperate peasants, and one percent Founding Fathers.

Jeffrey Young

'You Jerk': 47 Percenter Single Mom With Kids On Medicaid Responds To Romney | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business

Gracie Fowler didn't earn enough money to pay income taxes last year. She won't make enough this year, either, and has turned to Medicaid to make sure...

WATCH: More Money, Less Democracy

Bill Moyers | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

If you had reported as long as some of us have on winner-take-all politics and the unenlightened assumptions of the moneyed class, you wouldn't find the remarks of Romney and his pals all that exceptional.

Romney Faces Threat Of GOP Abandonment

Salon | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

On Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” David Brooks and Joe Scarborough took turns criticizing Mitt Romney’s messaging and strategy. Bay Buchanan, who ...

Mitt Romney's Horror Movie: 'The Help.' And They're... Everywhere. So Who's Next: David Koch? Karl Rove?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

It's the most delicious irony. In that instantly famous video, Mitt Romney disdained America's government-dependent "victims" with their tiny incomes...

Team Obama Targets Romney On '47 Percent' Remarks

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama's campaign is launching its first television advertisement targeting Mitt Romney's comments about Americans who don'...

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.

David Brooks: Mitt Romney Is 'The Least Popular Candidate In History'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics

After a rocky week that saw plenty of conservatives break away from Mitt Romney, New York Times columnist David Brooks summed up the state of affairs ...

Joshua Hersh

Bill Clinton Says America Cannot Just Let Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Fester | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

Comparing the Israeli-Palestinian standoff in the Middle East to an "abscessed tooth," former President Bill Clinton told CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Sund...

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...

Jason Linkins

Mitt's A Real Nowhere Man: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Sept. 21 | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

At the Values Voter Summit this past weekend, GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan lit into President Barack Obama for his propensity for making ...

Jeffrey Young

'Please, Let Me Have That Problem,' Says 47 Percenter And Business Owner | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.21.2012 | Small Business

Doug Walter seems like just the sort of self-starting, up-by-the-bootstraps small-business owner with whom politicians like to have their pictures tak...