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Obama Auto Bailout

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?

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...

Obama's Battleground Boost Driven By Auto Industry Rebound

Bloomberg | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

Chrysler Group LLC is hiring more than 1,100 new workers at its sprawling Toledo, Ohio, manufacturing complex. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is looking for hun...

Critical Decision Could Lead To Obama Win In Key State

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — President Barack Obama's decision to help America's automakers could end up being what helps drive him back into the White Hou...

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...

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...

WATCH: Obama Touts Auto Industry Comeback

AP | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is hailing the rebound of the U.S. auto industry, pointing to progress since his administration rescued Gene...

Obama Defends Auto Bailout: 'We Bet On American Workers'

Reuters | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought on Saturday to sustain momentum from Vice President Joe Biden's strong debate showing b...

Fact-Checking Obama's Auto Bailout Claims

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business

In his formal acceptance of the Democratic presidential nomination last night, President Barack Obama celebrated his administration’s efforts to get...

Dave Jamieson

Auto Worker At DNC: Obama 'Saved Our Community'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Reminding viewers once again of the successful rescue of the auto industry, Democrats trotted out a group of everyday "American her...

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...

U.S. Auto Bailout Will Cost BILLIONS More Than Previously Thought

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department has said the auto industry bailout will cost taxpayers $3.4 billion more than previously...

Sharon Silke Carty

Three Automakers See Surprising Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business

Things are looking up for the auto industry: Just three years after the car industry's future seemed bleak and unredeemable, signs of a comeback are a...

Obama Campaign Tries To Beat Romney On Bailout

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.12.2012 | Detroit

The Obama campaign says that the federal government's decision to save the automotive industry has had an impact in Michigan that has rippled out far ...

Obama Campaign Releases Three New Ads On The Economy, Auto Industry

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has released three new ads as part of the $25 million airwave campaign it is launching this May. The spo...

WATCH: Maddow Calls Out Mitt Romney

Posted 05.09.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow let Mitt Romney have it on her MSNBC show Tuesday night after the GOP candidate said he would "take a lot of credit" for the auto indust...

Top Romney Aide: Auto Bailout Was Mitt's Idea

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics

Top Mitt Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom claimed that President Obama's auto bailout was the GOP presidential hopeful's idea. Fehrnstrom said Obama...

Ann Romney Fires Back At Bill Clinton

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

Ann Romney struck back at former President Bill Clinton's contention that George Romney must be "turning over in his grave" over Mitt Romney's opposit...

Bill Clinton: Romney's Father Must Be 'Turning Over In His Grave'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton chastised Mitt Romney for opposing the U.S. auto bailout on Thursday, saying the Republican presidential hopeful's late ...

Sam Stein

Obama To Autoworkers: Republicans Think 'You're Some Greedy Special Interest'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- By virtue of the fact that a Republican presidential primary has waged in Michigan these past few weeks, the candidates have made ...

Now Hiring: Big 3 Detroit Automakers Rebuild Workforce To Keep Up With Demand

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 04.28.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Auto sales are growing so fast that Detroit can barely keep up. Three years after the U.S. auto industry nearly collapsed, sales of c...

Simone Landon

LOOK: Auto Workers Protest Romney, Praise Obama In Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 02.24.2012 | Detroit

Around 250 auto workers and supporters marched in Detroit Friday to send a message to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney: "Don't bet agains...

Santorum, Obama Struggle To Tell It Straight

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD and TOM KRISHER | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Michigan has become squirm central for Republican presidential candidates who are trying to explain their opposition to the auto ba...

The GOP Death March

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The Republicans have become so consumed by the intensity of their obsession against the president and their pure lust for power that they stand for nothing, and offer nothing to voters, except the intensity of their ideologies, hatreds and dislikes.