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Mitt Romney Auto Bailout

Jason Linkins

Politifact Awards 'Lie Of The Year' To Romney Jeep Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

We have come to the end of another year, and so it is once again time for PolitiFact to tell us what the 2012 "Lie Of The Year" is. For me, it's prett...

Was Romney Destined To Lose?

Justin Launer | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Justin Launer

America woke up last Wednesday to find its government essentially unchanged. After a campaign season that lasted for almost a year and a half and cam...

What Mitt Romney Could Never Overcome

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

DETROIT — Only a couple of weeks after Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, the man who would become his Republican challenger in the next e...

The Plain Truth on Auto Jobs

Scott Paul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Scott Paul

The implication made by the Romney ad plays on the fears of millions of American manufacturing workers who face the very real threat of having their jobs outsourced. These workers don't deserve pandering, nor do they deserve falsehoods.

Bonnie Kavoussi

'He Made His Fortune Off The Misfortune Of Others'

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business

The United Auto Workers (UAW), the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and other groups plan to file an ethics complaint against Mitt Romney...

Romney Caught Trying to Swiftboat Obama on the Auto Rescue

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jared Bernstein

What's particularly ridiculous about Romney's swiftboating is that he is criticizing Chrysler's global expansion. Since when do conservatives object to that? Is there anyone who believes for a nanosecond that expansion abroad by U.S. multinational's would be viewed critically by a Romney administration?

Game Changer in Ohio: Cars

Richard Trumka | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Richard Trumka

Nothing illustrates the choice between the two presidential candidates better than the 2009 rescue of the auto industry. And, despite Mitt Romney's efforts to distort the contrast with patently dishonest claims and a new TV ad, the auto rescue may turn out to be the deciding factor in the election.

Jason Linkins

Politico Wimps Out On Response To Romney's Fraudulent Jeep Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.29.2012 | Media

In case you missed me banging on about this on Twitter, here's an example of how not even Hurricane Sandy's fury can completely blow away "the stupid....

Obama Campaign Hits Back At Romney Jeep Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

As Mitt Romney's campaign faces criticism for airing a misleading ad about the auto industry, which suggests that Chrysler is moving production of Jee...

Sam Stein

Romney Campaign Defends Controversial Jeep Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Mitt Romney campaign is defending its controversial ad that misleads viewers into thinking that under President Barack Obama's watch...

Dave Jamieson

Romney Making 'Desperate' Play On Coal, Auto Industries: Union Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka assailed Mitt Romney on Monday for his campaign's recent criticism of President Barack Obama on coal an...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Releases Auto Ad That Misleads On Facts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Mitt Romney campaign, still attempting to turn the politics of the auto bailout in its favor, is out with a new television ad that ...

The Drowning Man

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

For everyone who thinks that this endless flailing against the sea of truth will end if Mitt Romney were to win the election and become president, guess again. It will never end.

Jon Ward

Romney Campaign Shapes New Auto Bailout Defense

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

CANTON, Ohio -– Mitt Romney's campaign sees a chance to reduce President Barack Obama's edge on the auto bailouts issue in a struggle for crucial vo...

Jennifer Granholm: Romney Stuck 'A Knife In Our Back' With Auto Bailout Opposition

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm upped the rhetorical ante against Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney in response to an eco...

Sam Stein

WATCH: Romney In '08: If You Write Automakers A Check, 'They're Going To Go Out Of Business'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's opposition to the loans President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama have extended to the auto industry has long be...

Why the Auto Bailout Could Win Obama the Election

Abby Huntsman | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics
Abby Huntsman

Perhaps nothing highlights the differences in voters' perceptions of each of the candidates better than their positions on the auto bailout.

Obama Campaign Releases Ohio-Centric Campaign Ad Touting Auto Bailout, Knocking Romney

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released a new Ohio-centric television ad Friday, touting his administration's bailout of the auto indust...

Romney Reportedly Earned Millions From Auto Bailout He Opposed

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney, who famously authored an op-ed in 2008 suggesting that the federal government should "let Detroit go bankrupt," has been on the defensive...

Dave Jamieson

Romney's Auto Rescue Spin 'Dishonest, Ridiculous,' Says Auto Union Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During one of the first exchanges of Tuesday night's debate, Mitt Romney tried to argue that the vision he had for Detroit's auto makers...

Romney, Obama Banned From Campaigning At Bailed-Out Automakers

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business

Aug 28 (Reuters) - General Motors Co and Chrysler Group LLC, U.S. automakers that received billions of dollars in government help to...

OOPS: Romney Ad Accusing Obama Of Failing Ohio Actually Shows Oklahoma

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Last week the campaign for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney released an advertisement accusing President Barack Obama of failing Ohio ...

Romney Clarifies Stance On Auto Bailout

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney clarified Tuesday that he would have been fine with the government bailing out the auto industry, but only after the embattled companies h...

GM Chief Says Romney Had 'Short-Sighted' View On Auto Bailout

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Speaking Monday on "CBS This Morning," General Motors CEO Dan Akerson said that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's stance against the ...

Obama Turns To 'Etch-A-Sketch' In Slamming Mitt

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) President Barack Obama says Mitt Romney is having an "Etch-A-Sketch moment" when he claims credit for the revival of the U.S....