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Romney: Big Business 'Doing Fine'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During a fundraising swing through Minnesota on Thursday, Mitt Romney offered an assessment of the business landscape that complicates t...

Amanda Terkel

McCain Defends Paul Ryan's (Scant) Private-Sector Experience

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of Mitt Romney's top pitches to the American public in his bid for president is the private-sector experience he says is needed to t...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Misleading Obama Comments Exposed

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

Now that Obama's campaign for reelection is in full swing, the president hasn't been shy about touting his own record or about attacking that of his r...

Obama's Bad Week

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics
Eric Yaverbaum

Modern communications media have given us the 24/7 news cycle and our technologies have given each of us the power to become our own cable channels and news publishers. But I wonder what we are doing to our national discourse in an age that celebrates "gaffes and gotchas."

WATCH: O'Reilly, Williams' Heated Clash

Posted 06.12.2012 | Media

Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and Juan Williams clashed with one another during a discussion on President Obama's remark that the private sector was doing "...

Gaffes for Everybody

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Silver Linings?

Mike Lux | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

Everyone pretty much agrees that last week was Obama's roughest week yet in this campaign. But I see some potential silver linings in the mess that was last week, one of which may well be seen after this election as the most important messaging turning point in this campaign.

Krugman: Obama 'Screwed Up' 'Doing Fine' Line

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Princeton Professor and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman said President Barack Obama erred by saying Friday that the private sector is "doing fin...

Mitch McConnell's Tax-Cut Doublespeak

Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

Slate's Dave Weigel noticed a paradox at the heart of a statement Senator Mitch McConnell released Friday afternoon. McConnell was responding to P...

Obama Walks Back 'Doing Fine'

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama, seeking to clarify comments about the strength of the U.S. economy, said later Friday it is "absolutely clear" t...

Obama: 'The Private Sector Is Doing Fine'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama said the private sector is "doing fine" Friday, citing the slowdown in state and local government hiring, and calling on congre...

Obama Calls For More Private Sector Hiring

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and CHRIS RUGABER | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Flanked by business executives, President Barack Obama urged employers Wednesday to create jobs in the U.S. rather than ship them o...