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Let's Sue the GOP

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Senate Republicans last week prevented repair of a law that 99.99 percent of Americans hate and condemn and would vote 50 times to repeal, given the chance. The GOP blocked a bill that would have ended tax breaks bestowed on corporations for offshoring factories and jobs.

Laid-Off Employee Of Bain-Owned Company To Attend SOTU

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

A laid-off employee from a company owned by Bain Capital will join Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) as her guest at the State of the Union address on Tuesda...

We Don't Want a Romney Economy

Gina Levy | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Gina Levy

Mitt Romney has repeatedly asserted that his experience as a successful businessman qualifies him to be president. The workers from the Sensata plant in Freeport, Ill., pop. 25,000, ardently disagree.

The ONE Video You Need to See Before You Vote

Elizabeth Parisian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Parisian

In the words of Sensata worker Dot Turner, who worked hard at the same job for 43 years and yet will likely spend Election Day filing for unemployment for the first time: "It's going take all of us as Americans to stand up and say, 'No more.'"

Two-Faced Romney

Camille Rivera | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

What makes Romney's most recent flip-flop so significant is that it shows us exactly how a Romney administration would handle a disaster situation in the United States -- haphazardly and from the sidelines.

Remember When Romney Cracked Down on Outsourcing? Me Neither

James P. Hoffa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

Millions of Americans need good-paying jobs. Unfortunately, Mitt Romney doesn't have a plan to create them. That's just what you'd expect from a man who made his fortune sending American jobs overseas and profitable companies into bankruptcy.

Gov. Romney: It's Time to Disclose or Divest

Tom Woodruff | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Tom Woodruff

What little we do know about Gov. Romney's investments gives us an idea of what a Romney economy would look like -- and it's not good for working people.

Romney Willing to Win Without Honor

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

What Americans want is a president like George Washington. Mitt Romney, by contrast, has shown he's willing to win without honor. He doesn't seem to know Americans won't elect a candidate they believe lacks nobility.

Why Voters Need to Know About #Sensata

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Dave Johnson

Right now a company named Sensata is moving equipment out of a factory in Freeport, Ill., and shipping it to a factory in China. Sensata will be layi...

Romney's Tax Plan and His Promise to Create U.S. Jobs: It's Impossible to Make Sensata Them

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Peter Smirniotopoulos

Sensata Technologies both underscores that Governor Romney is not qualified to be president by virtue of his business experience, while also exposing the complete fallacy of Romney's tax proposal.

Which Mitt Is It?

Sandi Bachom | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Sandi Bachom

Who are we to believe? Which Mitt is it? When I heard a busload of Bain Sensata workers, whose jobs had been outsourced to China were coming to New York City, I decided to find out for myself.

Mr. President, Finish by Highlighting Sensata

David Shuster | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
David Shuster

Mr. President, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain from following the lead of Cheri Bustos. In the Hofstra town hall debate last week, you referred indirectly to Bain Capital's reputation as a "pioneer in outsourcing."

Jason Cherkis

Bain-Owned Sensata Plant Threatens To Close In Face Of Worker Protests | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, officials from Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies threatened to shut down its north-central Illinois plant "immediately...

Ryan Grim

Maker Of '47 Percent' Video Weighs In On Final Debate | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- When Mitt Romney came to Boca Raton -- the site of tonight's debate -- last May, he regaled a private fundraiser with a tale from ...

Binders Full of Women: Mitt Romney the Job Cremator!

Sandi Bachom | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Sandi Bachom

A guy who will say "Binders full of women" will call you a 'girl' in the boardroom and ask you to get him a cup of coffee.

Sensata: The Reason Romney's Wrong for America

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Romney brags about being a businessman. That's what he is, all right, a used car salesman peddling America an economic lemon. The country can't afford four years under a President who claims he'll create 12 million jobs but won't lift a finger to save 170 in Freeport.

Christina Wilkie

WATCH: What Happens When You Ask Bain For Family Advice | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

"See what happens when you ask Bain for family advice?" That's the new tagline of a series of three satirical web videos released Thursday by Unit...

Dave Jamieson

Workers Losing Jobs Plead With Romney | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Six people were arrested Wednesday morning at a north central Illinois plant run by Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies, where 170 workers are set...

My Pain Is Mitt Romney's Gain: My Story as a Sensata Worker

Tom Gaulrapp | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business
Tom Gaulrapp

On Monday, November 5th Bain Capital is outsourcing my job to China. On Tuesday, November 6th I'm casting my vote against Mitt Romney.

Christina Wilkie

Ex-Bain Workers To Protest Romney At Debate | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON - Current and former workers at companies purchased by Bain Capital will protest the private equity group's practices outside the second pr...

Here Is What Is Happening With #Sensata

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

This is an opportunity for Romney to show the public that he actually means it when he says he wants to do something about companies sending jobs to China.

Is This Why Romney Won't Talk to Sensata Workers Whose Jobs Are Being Shipped to China?

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

On the campaign trail Romney says we shouldn't ship jobs to China and should "crack down" on China trade problems. But he refuses to help or even meet with the Sensata workers whose jobs are being shipped to China right now.

Dave Jamieson

Arrests Outside Bain-Owned Plant Being Closed | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Three people protesting the closure of an Illinois plant run by a Bain Capital-owned company were arrested on Monday after an encounter with a truck d...

Blocking Bain Trucks to Save Jobs in Freeport

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

Bain Capital is closing a Sensata factory in Freeport, Illinois, to move the jobs and work to China. The workers are camped out in a tent city they have named "Bainport." They are asking Mitt Romney to show that he means what he says about jobs and China by helping them keep their jobs.

Ryan Grim

Romney Enjoys Tax Break Off Bain-Owned Outsourcer | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sensata Technologies is a healthy manufacturing company that employs nearly 200 workers at a factory in northern Illinois. The company h...