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  • 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...
  • Gingrich Wins Gloves-Off South Carolina Republican Race

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich scrapped his way to victory in South Carolina on Saturday as voters in the conservative state rejected frontrunner Mitt Romney's pitch that he is the best bet to fix a broken...
  • 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....
  • Free enterprise on trial -- who bears the risks?

    Free enterprise on trial -- who bears the risks?
    As Newt Gingrich lashes out at "liberal elites," Mitt Romney is casting the 2012 campaign as "free enterprise on trial" -- and Mr. Romney defines free enterprise as achieving success through "risk-taking." U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donahue,...
  • Newt Gingrich's attacks on Mitt Romney undermine the foundation of Republicans' ideology

    Newt Gingrich's attacks on Mitt Romney undermine the foundation of Republicans' ideology
    Progressives are once again gnashing their teeth over the dog-whistle politics of Republican Newt Gingrich. In Iowa, the former House Speaker hammered away on poor kids, food-stamp recipients and other red-meat issues, and the Tea Party faithful, ever...
  • A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record

    A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record
      Shortly after Mitt Romney resigned from Bain Capital in 1999 to run the Olympics in Salt Lake City, potential investors received a prospectus touting the extraordinary profits earned by the private equity firm that Romney controlled for 15 years....