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Romney Private Equity

Private-Equity Executive: Romney's Candidacy 'Lacks All Credibility'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business

Just because Mitt Romney ran a private equity firm doesn't mean he's qualified to be president. That's what guys like Vice President Joe Biden and Los...

Job Creation Depends Upon Business And Government Cooperation

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 08.24.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

From the crude characterizations echoing from the campaign trail, it often seems as if American business and government are confined to separate and h...

Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and The Truth About Private Equity

Edward L. Dandridge | Posted 08.07.2012 | Black Voices
Edward L. Dandridge

When employed correctly, private equity plays a productive role in driving economic growth and innovation essential to our recovery. Despite what you see on television and read in the news, neither Mitt Romney nor Bain Capital represents the entire private equity industry.

Private Equity Firms: What Are They Good For?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

2012-05-25-Screenshot20120525at9.21.00AM.pngPrivate equity firms are not net job creators and they sure don't need the crazily huge distortionary tax break that they get.

Sam Stein

As Gingrich Attacked Romney On Bain, Obama-Allied Super PAC Took Notes | Sam Stein | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The first sustained attacks against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney over his tenure at the helm of Bain Capital to...

Mitt Romney, Bain Capital, and Tony Soprano

Michael Takiff | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Michael Takiff

We know Mitt Romney believes in one thing: making money. We also know that he made tons of it -- not all his fortune, but not a trivial portion of it, either -- by immoral means.

Evaluating the Merits of Private Equity

Chris Ladd | Posted 03.21.2012 | Business
Chris Ladd

The fact that Republicans are debating (or almost sort-of debating) the merits of certain business practices is a ground-breaking development all by itself.

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...

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...