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Romney Retools Pitch To Poor, Middle Class

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

* Republican tries to turn missteps to advantage * Trails Obama by 5 points in Reuters/Ipsos poll * Republicans fear can...

Many Are Like Romney -- 'Not Concerned' About Very Poor

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Rev. Jesse Jackson

We need targeted intervention by our federal government to provide jobs for our people -- an FDR-like program that hires our youth, our returning soldiers, our chronically unemployed.

Friday Talking Points -- Poor Mitt?

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Mitt Romney, frontrunner for the Republican nomination, announced he wasn't too worried about poor people. Maybe it would be fun to see Romney debate Joe Biden, just because nobody would know what to expect from either of them.

Caring About the Poor

Mark Moore | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Mark Moore

"I'm not concerned about the very poor," is sure to dog Romney throughout the campaign. But as he continues to explain what he meant, I hope he takes the opportunity to think about the "very poor." And I hope he is concerned. We all should be.

Five Disturbing Things About Mitt Romney's "I'm Not Concerned About the Very Poor" Comments

Matt Bieber | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Matt Bieber

Yup, not a typo. Romney made those remarks in an interview with Soledad O'Brien Wednesday morning. After all, he said, "We have a very ample safety net and we can talk about whether it needs to be strengthened or whether there are holes in it."

Governor Romney and Concern for the Poor

Jared Bernstein | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Though Romney recognized that "... we have food stamps, we have Medicaid, we have housing vouchers... " he neglected to make the following four points.