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Mitt Romney campaigns early this year in Charleston, SC.

Romney Is the Most Secretive Candidate in Years

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has based his entire campaign on his knowledge of business and his ability to turn around the economy in a way President Obama hasn’t.

His credentials are his experience running private equity firm Bain Capital, … More…

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…

Protesters outside  Romney fund raiser at David Koch’s home in the Hamptons.

Billionaires Know Where Their Bread Is Buttered

The presidential money wars are raging, as future Republican nominee Mitt Romney has outraised President Obama for the second consecutive month.

Since he locked up the nomination, the former Massachusetts governor has become a money-raising machine. His campaign and the … 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…

Mitt Romney campaigns in Charleston, SC.

The Incredible Chutzpah of Mitt Romney

Here, via the Huffington Post, is a new low point in the very low candidacy of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for the presidency of the United States.

He’s actually said he’ll “take a lot of credit” for the recovery … More…

Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz

Obama Gains Ground with Israeli, American Jews

The more the issue of peace between Israel and the Palestinians fades into the background, the more popular President Obama gets among both Israeli and American Jews.

That’s what recent polls say, and it’s welcome news for the president’s … More…