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  • Romney can't defend Bain Capital

    Mitt Romney claims that any criticism of his job-killing performance at his venture capital firm, Bain Capital, is an attack on the capitalist system ("Romney takes blows in N.H.," Jan. 10). Actually it is an attack on the kind of unregulated,...
  • Romney's electable, but is he likeable?

    Romney's electable, but is he likeable?
    While Mitt Romney continues to depend on the notion that he is the Republican best equipped to beat President Barack Obama in November, another question of perception hovers over him. Do voters like the guy? It's a question that clings to him as he...
  • Corporate welfare for Bain and Romney

    Corporate welfare for Bain and Romney
    Rugged individualist Mitt Romney is all for the free market, unless it involves pocketing millions in government corporate welfare. Check out the impressive list from Phil Mattera of Good Jobs First of all the companies backed by Bain Capital, Romney's...
  • Book review: 'The Real Romney' adds fuller picture of candidate

    Book review: 'The Real Romney' adds fuller picture of candidate
    Let's face it, Mitt Romney seems more than a little opaque. On the one hand he's über-rich, incredibly smart and nakedly ambitious; on the other he seems somehow robotic, shut-down and so happy to embrace the pragmatic option that the core of his...
  • Romney admits his tax rate is close to 15%

    Romney admits his tax rate is close to 15%
    Amid a controversy fueled by his opponents over whether he plans to release his income tax returns, Mitt Romney acknowledged Tuesday that he’s been paying a tax rate of close to 15% in recent years. "What's the effective rate I've been paying? It's...
  • GOP's non-Romney's deplore Bain capitalism -- but would do nothing to stop it

    GOP's non-Romney's deplore Bain capitalism -- but would do nothing to stop it
    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. If what Bain Capital did under Mr. Romney was bad for America, the burden...
  • 'Super PACs' dominate the political landscape

    'Super PACs' dominate the political landscape
    Trevor Potter is an unlikely repeat guest for a late-night comedy show. As the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, the courtly Washington lawyer is a leading expert on campaign finance law — not the kind of material that generates...
  • Newt the demagogue

    Newt the demagogue
    Rick Perry's withdrawal from the presidential race and his endorsement of Newt Gingrich give a boost to a campaign that has been gaining momentum in the days before the South Carolina primary. Much of the analysis of this latest turn of events focuses...
  • The winner of South Carolina's primary: Super PACs

    The winner of South Carolina's primary: Super PACs
    It has been two years since the Supreme Court issued its decision in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, and we are only now just beginning to see how its overturning of a century of campaign finance law is distorting the electoral...
  • The problem with Romney capitalism

    Jay Hancock's column "Missing the point about Romney" (Jan. 22) should be required reading in every economics class, and of course for every voter. The issue is not that Mitt Romney is rich or even that he paid low tax rates on his riches. The real issue...
  • New polls show a collapse in support for Mitt Romney

    New polls show a collapse in support for Mitt Romney
    What a difference a primary makes. New polling data shows a remarkable erosion of support for Mitt Romney in just a matter of days, both among Republican voters he's appealing to now and the all-important independents he'd need in a general election....