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Zach Carter

Romney Admits Cayman Islands Accounts Used To 'Not Be Subject To Taxes' | Zach Carter | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some tax experts are alarmed by Mitt Romney's apparent admission that Bain Capital set up offshore accounts in the Cayman Islands to hel...

Abby Huntsman

Bain Sources Say Mitt Romney Never Expected To Release Returns | Abby Huntsman | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has been determined to resist releasing his tax returns at least since his bid for Massachusetts governor in 2002 and has be...

Romney and Bain Didn't Become Successful "On Their Own" Either!

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Romney is taking advantage of the government's "free stuff," too, and has been profiting from it handsomely for a long, long time -- even as he rails about the "free stuff" that the government provides other people.

New Look Is The 'Bane' Of Romney's Existence

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 07.21.2012 | Comedy

Everyone knows that this whole Bain Capital mess has Mitt Romney's presidential campaign a little tongue-tied, but the former Massachusetts governor l...

When Did Republicans Become Wimps?

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

This has been a heady week for Democrats. We're used to flinching when Republicans walk by us in the lunchroom. We're used to negotiating the terms of our own beating and calling it a success.

Michael Calderone

CNN Analyst Reveals Bain Ties | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.19.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- CNN senior political analyst David Gergen defended Mitt Romney this week against the Obama campaign's charges that the presumptive Republi...

Boehner: Obama 'Doesn't Give A Damn' About The Middle Class

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says President Barack Obama doesn't care about the middle class. The Ohio Republican told reporte...

What Dark Knight Rises and the CFPB's First Anniversary Have in Common

Adam Levin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

Batman just wants to do his job of protecting Gotham from crime. And the CFPB wants to do its job of protecting consumers from financial predators. Perhaps as the Dark Knight Rises to defeat the princes of evil, American voters should finally stand up to this army of darkness.

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Takes On Limbaugh

Posted 07.18.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow tore into Rush Limbaugh on her MSNBC show Monday after the conservative talk show host suggested that the upcoming Batman movie "The Dar...

David Brooks Thinks Romney's a "Modern Capitalist." He's Right.

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

David Brooks says Obama's attacks on Romney's business record are "about capitalism." That's like saying an arrest for vehicular homicide is "about driving."

So Did Mitt Romney Really 'Create Jobs' at Staples?

Dave Johnson | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

Did Mitt Romney really "create 100,000 jobs" with Staples? Simple answer: only if no one else was selling office supplies, stationery, etc. before Staples came along.

Laid-Off Bain Employees Lash Out At Romney's Record

Cole Stangler | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

In a Tuesday afternoon conference call organized by Barack Obama's presidential campaign, employees of two companies formerly owned by Bain Capital bl...

Follow the Leader: Since When Is Focusing on Your Opponent's Business Record 'Swift Boating?'

Dee Evans | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Dee Evans

Why is it that when Republicans focused half of 2008 on what church President Obama attended it was called "going on offense" but when Democrats focus on Mitt Romney's "business experience," it's "negative campaigning" and he's being "swift boated"?

Is Shamu a Republican?

David Kirby | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
David Kirby

There are close ties between the entertainment parks' owner, venture capital firm The Blackstone Group, and Mitt Romney's campaign.

Romney's Bain Pain Not His First

Craig Crawford | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Craig Crawford

Mitt has had nearly 20 years to figure out an effective answer to attacks on his days as a leveraged buyout artist, so maybe there just isn't one. In...

WATCH: Colbert Goes After Romney's Big Bain Problem

Posted 07.17.2012 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert is back after a two week hiatus, and not a moment too soon. Mitt Romney has led a fairly disastrous campaign as of late, and Stephen s...

Zombies Beware! Republicans Don't Want You to Vote

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

The GOP likes to conjure up images of the dearly departed to convince the rest of us that untold numbers of live voters are using their identities to illegally cast their ballots and sway elections to the detriment of everyone. Except the evidence proves that's not what is happening.

WATCH: Stewart Rips Romney's Tax Return Defense

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 09.16.2012 | Comedy

"The Daily Show" returned from a two week hiatus Monday night, and could not have come back at a time more ripe for comedy. Presidential hopeful Mitt ...

Mitt Romney Trails President Obama With Women Voters In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- To see the most important impact of the Democrats' attacks on Mitt Romney's career at Bain Capital, look no further than how the presump...

Is Romney Playing Rope-a-Dope or Is There Really No There There?

David Paul | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
David Paul

The American worker has been lied to for decades. Election year after election year, politicians pronounce the American worker the best in the world, as if this was meaningful. Rarely does a politician speak the truth: for decades now, American workers have been thrown to the wolves.

Cheaters Prosper But Shouldn't Be President

Greg Palmer | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Greg Palmer

The more we learn about Mitt Romney, the less savory he seems, which is tough for a guy who's got the personality and charisma of slab of concrete. A ...

Team Obama Should Thank Karl Rove

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The team of people working diligently to re-elect Barack Obama should really, right about now, be sending a big "thank you" note to none other than Karl Rove -- for providing them the playbook they are now using to maximum effect on Mitt Romney.

Hillary Clinton: Using Me In Attack Ads Is A 'Waste Of Money' For The Romney Campaign

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that Mitt Romney's campaign is squandering funds by including her in attack ads against former opponent...

Is Storytelling the Secret Weapon of the 2012 Race?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Barack Obama's campaign has given us all a crash course on the ills of Bain, but hasn't given us an alternative narrative of the kind of capitalism that should define the nation as we emerge from the financial crisis -- if, in fact, we ever do.

At Stake: The Future of America's Middle Class

Mike Lux | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

This election is about Mitt vs. the middle class. And after the election, we need to build a movement of, by, and for that middle class so that no politician will ever again so blatantly run on a platform to destroy it.