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Stephanie Cutter and Kevin Madden on Face the Nation (540×405)

Team Obama Has Gone Too Far on Bain

It’s truly the nasty season in politics, as the Obama campaign has launched some  blistering attacks against future Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital, the controversial private equity firm he built and led from 1985 to 1999—or … More…

President Obama at a news conference Monday at the NATO summit in Chicago

Risk Taker Obama Doubles Down on Bain

Forget Steven Rattner, former Rep. Harold Ford Jr, or even Newark Mayor Cory Booker, all Democrats who have criticized President Obama’s campaign ads against former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s tenure at private equity firm Bain Capital.

Forget the way … More…

Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Meet the Press (540×405)

The Big Booker Brouhaha over Bain

Democrats have been seething ever since Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark NJ, and a rising star in the party, went so far off the reservation on Sunday he might as well have gone to Jupiter.

The issue was Bain … More…

Rudy Giuliani campaigns in Florida in 2008

Giuliani Lays Out the Problems with Romney and GOP

Former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani is known as a straight talker–an earlier, skinnier version of New Jersey governor Chris Christie–even if you didn’t always like what he said.

But his presidential run in 2008 was a disaster as he … More…

Foreclosure photo 2009 by Basic Gov

Who Really Caused the Crisis?

It’s the question that just won’t go away. You’d think it would be settled now, but it hasn’t been, mainly because of politics.

Democrats believe the financial crisis was caused mainly by a deregulated Wall Street run amok, and some … More…