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SeaWorld Appeals Verdict in Trainer's Death, Reopens Pool Where Killing Occurred

David Kirby | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green
David Kirby

In the highly-charged climate of 2012, SeaWorld Florida v. US Labor Secretary Solis heads to the Occupational Safety and Health Commission, whose three members are appointed by the President. It is up to the commissioners whether to review the ruling or not, making this political.

Obama Finds Bright Spot In Aisles Of Wal-Mart

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

* Ads attacking Romney record making mark with key swing voters * Romney must tell own story to "Wal-Mart Moms," establish credential...

Bill Clinton On Bain: 'This Is Good Work'

Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

During an appearance on CNN on Thursday night, Bill Clinton weighed in on presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's former private e...

Mitt Romney: Gordon Gekko or Thurston Howell?

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

How revealing was his recent Liberty University commencement speech, in which he describes the dreams and challenges we all face as "ambitions fulfilled, ambitions disappointed ... investments won, investments lost ... elections won, elections lost."

Sam Stein

As Gingrich Attacked Romney On Bain, Obama-Allied Super PAC Took Notes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The first sustained attacks against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney over his tenure at the helm of Bain Capital to...

Romney Defends Record Against Obama Attacks

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney is defending his work at the private equity firm he co-founded and says it's part of why he's qualified to be president. R...

Biden Makes Plumber Analogy

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

KEENE, N.H. — The presidential campaign debate over Republican Mitt Romney's tenure at a private equity firm is going down the drain. Vice Pres...

Obama Hits Romney On Bain Capital Head-On

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

President Obama, speaking at the NATO Summit in Chicago on Monday, questioned whether Mitt Romney's business experience at Bain Capital made him fit t...

Romney Adviser Defends Jobs Record

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney top adviser Eric Fehrnstrom repeated the questionable claim that Romney had created over 100,000 jobs at Bain Capital while defending the ...

Wall Street, Romney, and Obama

Mike Lux | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

Bain Capital was Wall Street at its worst. But the Obama team, in the White House and in the campaign, in order to win on the Bain attack, needs to face -- and turn around -- the perception that the administration has been weak on Wall Street.

Super PAC Attacks Romney's Business Record

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

One day after President Barack Obama's reelection campaign launched videos and a website attacking Mitt Romney's record at private equity firm Bain Ca...

Obama Campaign Targets Romney's Bain Capital Record With Videos, Website

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign on Monday morning opened a new front in its election faceoff with presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney, re...

Romney to Bain: Bail Me Out and Lie About It

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Mitt Romney was not only born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he had the most glittering of golden parachutes from Bain & Co, guaranteeing him a job whether he failed or succeeded and with Bain agreeing in advance to lie about any failure.

Biden Rips Romney Over Auto Bailout: 'Bain Capital Wasn't Lining Up' To Help

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a fiery campaign speech on Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden took direct aim at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for advocating...

Romney, Private Equity, and the Future of American Capitalism

Bob Samuels | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Bob Samuels

We could surmise that Mitt Romney as president would continue the financialization of our jobless economy, and he would help to increase wealth inequality by pushing a system that shifts profits to executives and financial investors.

Profit Within Reason

Edward Flattau | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business
Edward Flattau

Capitalism may generate a highly competitive atmosphere in which there are always winners and losers, but "survival of the fittest" is the law of the jungle. Civilization is supposed to have advanced beyond the "kill or be killed" modus vivendi of lower life forms.

Romney's Bain

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business
Yvette Kantrow

Now, with Romney on his way to becoming the GOP nominee, the press -- egged on first by the left, then by Newt Gingrich -- has been in overdrive trying to figure out what to make of Romney's Bain Capital past.

Gingrich's Risky Private Equity Critique

Chris Ladd | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business
Chris Ladd

Is it really possible to blame Mitt Romney for operating a fantastically successful private equity fund without feeling any unease about government policies that encourage leveraged buyouts?

Ryan Grim

VIDEO: Mitt Romney Defends Bain Capital Tenure, Tries Out 'Crony Capitalism' Charge

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney gave a sneak preview of a defense he plans to use against President Obama when it comes to the former governor's tenure at Bain Capital, a...

The Republicans' Mitt Romney Problem

Bob Burnett | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Mitt Romney's problem is that it doesn't appear he can hold onto his Republican base much less garner Independent and Democratic votes.

The Bain of Capitalism

Robert Reich | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

It's one thing to criticize Mitt Romney for being a businessman with the wrong values. It's quite another to accuse him and his former company, Bain Capital, of doing bad things.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Old Firm Touts Expertise In Outsourcing Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Mitt Romney's calculation that under his stewardship, the private equity firm Bain Capital helped create more than 100,000 jobs ha...

Perry Attacks Rival's Questionable Claim

AP | By BRIAN BAKST | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

ANDERSON, S.C. -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is taking it to rival Mitt Romney for saying he feared getting a pink slip during his e...

Poll Reveals Obama's Strongest Challenger Has Key Vulnerability

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conventional wisdom, supported by polls, maintains that Mitt Romney would be a tougher opponent than Newt Gingrich against President Bar...

GOP Candidate's Firm Profited While Jobs Disappeared From Key Primary State

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

GAFFNEY, S.C. — More than two decades ago, Mitt Romney's business venture came to town with a bounty of highly anticipated manufacturing jobs. T...