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Mitt Romney's Very Bad Week

Richard Klass | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Richard Klass

Mitt Romney had a very bad week. The week revealed two issues that could not only damage his election chances but also derail his nomination.

Ryan Grim

VIDEO: Mitt Romney Defends Bain Capital Tenure, Tries Out 'Crony Capitalism' Charge | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney gave a sneak preview of a defense he plans to use against President Obama when it comes to the former governor's tenure at Bain Capital, a...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney, As Governor, Went After Corporations Seeking Tax Havens | Sam Stein | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with the need to replenish state coffers, then-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney chose on multiple occasions to target corporations t...

Romney's Offshore Investments Revealed

Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds millions of dollars in offshore investments, a new report from ABC News finds. While it is unclear whe...

Gingrich Lavished Praise On Private Equity When Paid To Deliver A Speech

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

Although he's attacked rival Mitt Romney for his time spent at private equity firm Bain Capital, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich prais...

Sam Stein

DGA Chair Martin O'Malley: Focus More On Mitt Romney As Governor, Less As Bain Corporate Raider | Sam Stein | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- At least one top Obama surrogate is pushing for the party to shift the balance of its attacks on Mitt Romney away from his days in...

Mr. Mittbot, You and Me

James Moore | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
James Moore

America has only two types of citizens: millionaires and those who shortly expect to be millionaires. The result is we admire money and project onto the wealthy characteristics they don't possess. And putting those people into the White House is a grave mistake.

Romney's Case for Bain

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

GOP presidential contenders Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich, GOP strategist Karl Rove, and a few other GOP stalwarts loudly claim that the Bain issue is a potential presidential game loser for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

Key Ally Ditches Perry

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WALTERBORO, S.C. — Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry refused Thursday to retreat from disparaging comments about rival Mitt Romney's ...

GOP Candidates' Attack May Fall Flat In Key Primary State

AP | By JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

LEXINGTON, S.C. -- At first glance, South Carolina seems like a place where attacks on Mitt Romney's experience at the helm of a venture capital firm ...

Jason Linkins

We Watch Newt's 'King Of Bain' Attack On Mitt So You Don't Have To | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich has fired many shots at Mitt Romney's political past in an attempt to tear him down. But what no one could have possibly expected, and what no one on the right could possibly have wanted, was for Gingrich to launch an all-out assault on Romney's Bain Capital roots, and eviscerate the candidate for being a predatory capitalist. But that is exactly what Gingrich has done, and done with astounding thoroughness, by acquiring the rights to a 28-minute attack documentary that's come to be known as King Of Bain. Made "by former Romney supporters," the result is a potent polemic that paints Romney as a dark-hearted, vicious-minded, boodle-craving technocrat-privateer.

Please Tell Romney We're Not Envious, We're Fed Up

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Romney, the people are not jealous of your mansions or boats. They are simply tired of income inequality, and tired of course of your condescending tone.

The Bain of Capitalism

Robert Reich | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

It's one thing to criticize Mitt Romney for being a businessman with the wrong values. It's quite another to accuse him and his former company, Bain Capital, of doing bad things.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Old Firm Touts Expertise In Outsourcing Jobs | Sam Stein | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Mitt Romney's calculation that under his stewardship, the private equity firm Bain Capital helped create more than 100,000 jobs ha...

Perry: Rival's Company Is 'Just Vultures'

AP | By BRIAN BAKST | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

FORT MILL, S.C. -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry is likening front-runner Mitt Romney's former private equity firm to "vultures" that rui...

Gingrich's Corporate Tie Complicates Attack

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has ramped up his attacks in recent days on Republican rival Mitt Romney over his tenure as co-founder and CEO of p...

Bain Focus Misses Larger Point: Bain Experience Did Not Help Romney Create Jobs as Governor

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Romney's entire premise that as a businessman, he knows how to create jobs as chief executive in government, is phony.

Romney's Central Claim Questioned

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has staked his presidential campaign on his time at the private equity firm Bain Capital, arguing that t...

Poll Reveals Obama's Strongest Challenger Has Key Vulnerability

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom, supported by polls, maintains that Mitt Romney would be a tougher opponent than Newt Gingrich against President Bar...

GOP Candidate's Lucrative Deal Raises Questions

The New York Times | Nicholas Confessore, Christopher Drew and Julie Creswell | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

Almost 13 years ago, Mitt Romney left Bain Capital, the successful private equity firm he had helped start, and moved to Utah to rescue the Salt Lake ...

Jason Linkins

GOP Elite Suddenly Terrified That Romney's Bain Capital History May Be A Liability | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

Back in 2008, Mitt Romney had some widely-known liabilities -- his lifetime of politically expedient flip-flopping topping a list that included "might...