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The Daily Szep -- Romney Jobs Picture

Paul Szep | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Paul Szep


Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Campaign Muddles Response To Lilly Ledbetter Act Question Again | Sam Stein | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thursday morning brought additional confusion over what Mitt Romney would have done had the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act come to his des...

Presidential Debate Fight For 'Binders Of Women' Voters: Countdown Day 20

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- If you're an undecided or still "persuadable" female voter in a swing state, last night's debate was all about -- and for -- you. ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Adviser On Lilly Ledbetter Act: 'He Was Opposed To It At The Time' [UPDATE] | Sam Stein | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Had Mitt Romney been president in 2009, he would not have signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law, a top adviser to the Re...

Mitt Romney Misleads On '12 Million New Jobs' Claim

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney continued to push the claim that his jobs plan will create 12 million jobs during Tuesday's presidential...

Mitt Romney's Jobs Claim Doesn't Hold Up

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

Mitt Romney has repeatedly claimed that, if elected, he would create 12 million jobs. But the studies that his campaign cites don't exactly prove that...

The Truth About Jobs: Why Both Sides Are Wrong

Stacy Johnson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Money
Stacy Johnson

Barack Obama says the recovery is underway, and all our economy needs is a little stimulus. Mitt Romney says what this country needs is a president with experience in creating jobs. The truth is that neither camp is admitting the truth.

Uncomfortable Tension for Small Business

Anne Zink | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business
Anne Zink

Regardless of who wins the presidential election, entrepreneurship will pick up. But growth will be highly controlled unless government starts to recognize the financial realities of small business.

Mitt Romney's Obamacare Jobs Claim Contradicts Romneycare Reality

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.04.2012 | Business

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney repeated charges that President Barack Obama's health care law will kill jobs -- a claim at odds with Cong...

General Election Kicks Into High Gear

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

By Jeff Mason and Sam Youngman IOWA CITY, Iowa/NASHUA, N.H., Sept 7 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama charged back onto the campaign ...

Mitt Romney Talks About 'Hangover'

Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the latest disappointing jobs report shows President Barack Obama's policies are no...

Romney Campaign, Ohio Governor Differ On State's Economy

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

The Romney campaign blasted out an email to reporters on Monday declaring that in the critical "swing states," voters were doing worse under the presi...

Sam Stein

GOP Groups Worry Party Platform's Focus On Social Issues Will Harm Romney | Sam Stein | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 election was not supposed to play out like this. The Tea Party, with its obsessive focus on the debt, was ascending. Mitt Ro...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Economic Advisers Draft White Paper To Back Up Job Creation Predictions | Jon Ward | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign released a paper by four of its top economic advisers on Thursday to back up its assertion that Romney's tax refo...

Dear Mitt, We Are Not Who You Think We Are: Romney's Warped View of the Middle Class

Paolo Romanacci | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Paolo Romanacci

How could Mitt Romney know what working Americans really want or need? His entire life he has been surrounded by tycoons, oligarchs and plutocrats who all share his philosophy about life.

The Question Project: What Obama and Romney Should Tell Us About Job Creation

Scott Bittle | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business
Scott Bittle

You can select a candidate in a dozen different ways: by their party, looks, commercials, endorsements or just as an expression of naked self-interest. But only questions force the candidates to justify themselves to us as custodians of the American dream.

For Romney, Tally Of Past Job Creation Proves Vexing

The Wall Street Journal | Mark Maremont | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

How many jobs did Mitt Romney help create at Bain Capital ?...

Romney Leans On Republican Governor To Downplay Good Economic News

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- There has always been friction between Mitt Romney and certain Republican governors over how best to frame the state of the economy. While...

Mitt Romney's Job-less Plan

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

While Romney and tea party Republicans are busy scoring cheap political points by demonizing workers, they've failed to support key pieces of the American Jobs Act, which would boost hiring in the public sector, a critical component of ensuring that our economic recovery continues.

Romney Adviser Defends Jobs Record

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney top adviser Eric Fehrnstrom repeated the questionable claim that Romney had created over 100,000 jobs at Bain Capital while defending the ...

The View From the Rooftops

Mitch Feierstein | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business
Mitch Feierstein

Shareholders need to take a hit. That way, the ground will be cleared for better managed companies and stockholders will be reminded about the responsibilities of ownership. And central bankers should take responsibility too.

Sam Stein

Romney Says Obama Should Have Historically Rare Metric For Job Growth | Sam Stein | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Friday's news of yet another month of tepid job growth in April provided Mitt Romney with an opening both to criticize the president's p...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Won't Repeal The Lilly Ledbetter Act, Campaign Confirms | Sam Stein | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As president, Mitt Romney would not repeal the Lilly Ledbetter Act, which provides women with more legal channels through which to pursu...

Sam Stein

Obama Is Aggressor In War On Women, Romney Campaign Says | Sam Stein | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign declared during a conference call with reporters Tuesday that if there is a war on women, the major blow was Pres...

Romney Created Low-Paying Retail Jobs While At Bain

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

On the campaign trail, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney often touts his role at the private equity firm Bain Capital in helping found Sta...