May 23, 2012

Why Obama & Romney Want To Talk About Bain

Ezra Klein, Bloomberg

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Why are we talking about Bain Capital again?

The answer, it seems, is that the two presidential campaigns want it that way. The Romney campaign wants us talking about Bain Capital LLC because Mitt Romney says his time leading the firm prepared him for the presidency.

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May 20, 2012
Biden's Words Fall on Deaf Ears in Ohio
Salena Zito, Pittsburgh T-R

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Dave Betras is known in “The Valley” for his colorful language and his political antics and drama. Last Wednesday, however, when Vice President Joe Biden visited a local industrial park, Betras was all... more ››

May 18, 2012
Neck-and-Neck: Wisconsin in Play in 2012
Craig Gilbert, Milwaukee JS

President Barack Obama’s double-digit lead in Wisconsin this spring has all but disappeared, according to the latest polling, making Wisconsin look more like the fierce battleground it was in 2000 and 2004 than the blowout... more ››

May 21, 2012
A Choice of Capitalisms
E.J. Dionne, Washington Post

WASHINGTON -- In this election, we're not having an argument that pits capitalism against socialism. We are trying to decide what kind of capitalism we want. It is a debate as American as Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, and... more ››