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Obama Is ‘Attacking Capitalism,’ Romney Says

Obama Is ‘Attacking Capitalism,’ Romney Says

Mario Tama/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Mitt Romney on Thursday said he agrees with conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh, who says that President Obama is running a campaign against capitalism.That “certainly sounds like what [Obama] is doi…

Romney Adviser on Bain Attacks: Campaign ‘Likes’ Focus on Economy

Romney Adviser on Bain Attacks: Campaign ‘Likes’ Focus on Economy

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — While Mitt Romney brushed off a question regarding the attacks on his experience at Bain Capital Wednesday morning, one of his senior advisors did respond, saying that the campaign “likes” that th…

Obama Jobs Council Has Buyout Execs Despite Bain Attacks

Obama Jobs Council Has Buyout Execs Despite Bain Attacks

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Are “job destroyers” sitting on President Obama’s jobs council? There could be, if you believe the argument from Democrats and the Obama campaign that private equity executives are profit seeker…

Biden Compares Romney’s Economics to Racehorse

Biden Compares Romney’s Economics to Racehorse

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(KEENE, N.H.) — Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday said Mitt Romney’s economic policies bring to mind Kentucky Derby and Preakness champ I’ll Have Another, “except the horse is a real winner.”On the stum…

McConnell Compares Obama to Carter, Suggests ‘Attack’ on Success

McConnell Compares Obama to Carter, Suggests ‘Attack’ on Success

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., criticized President Obama for using Gov. Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital, the private equity firm Romney headed, as a tool to “divert” atten…

RNC Continues Cory Booker Push with New Web Video

RNC Continues Cory Booker Push with New Web Video

Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For the third day in a row, Republicans highlighted Newark mayor and Obama surrogate Cory Booker’s comments calling the Obama campaign attacks on Bain Capital “nauseating.”The Obama camp has…

Clyburn’s ‘Raping’ Comment Is Inappropriate, Obama Campaign Says

Clyburn’s ‘Raping’ Comment Is Inappropriate, Obama Campaign Says

United States Congress(WASHINGTON) — The Obama campaign says a surrogate’s use of the word “raping” to describe Mitt Romney’s actions at his private equity firm, Bain Capital, is inappropriate.“I want to say to you: I don…

Romney Surrogate Accuses Obama Campaign of ‘Cherry Picking’ Bain Record

Romney Surrogate Accuses Obama Campaign of ‘Cherry Picking’ Bain Record

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney surrogate and former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu said Tuesday that he believes the Obama administration is “cherry picking” Bain’s record, offering a “distortion” to t…

Obama Super PAC Reprises GOP Attacks on Romney, Bain

Obama Super PAC Reprises GOP Attacks on Romney, Bain

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Priorities USA Action, the pro-Obama super PAC, is out with a scathing reminder to Republicans that just a few months ago many of the party’s leading voices were the ones attacking Mitt Romney and his r…

Top Obama Donor Tied to Bain Layoffs

Top Obama Donor Tied to Bain Layoffs

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Obama campaign’s latest attack tells the story of workers at an Indiana office supply company who lost their jobs after a Bain-owned company named American Pad & Paper (Ampad) took over t…

Cory Booker ‘Fit To Be Tied’ After GOP’s Email

Cory Booker ‘Fit To Be Tied’ After GOP’s Email

Cindy Ord/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For the second day, Newark Mayor Cory Booker scrambled to clarify his comments criticizing the Obama campaign’s assault on Mitt Romney’s job creation record at Bain Capital after he sent the Obama adminis…

President Obama Seeks to Make Romney’s Business Experience ‘Bain’ of His Existence

President Obama Seeks to Make Romney’s Business Experience ‘Bain’ of His Existence

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages(CHICAGO) — At the close of the NATO Summit, taking questions from reporters, President Obama launched his most direct attack yet at challenger Mitt Romney, defending his campaign’s attacks on Romney’s tenure at …

Obama Campaign in Damage Control Mode After Booker’s Remarks

Obama Campaign in Damage Control Mode After Booker’s Remarks

Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Obama campaign is in full damage-control mode one day after Newark Mayor Cory Booker publicly derided Democrats’ assault on presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney over his record at Bain Capital.Chief…

Obama Video Hits Romney Role in Ampad Bankruptcy

Obama Video Hits Romney Role in Ampad Bankruptcy

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The story of Ampad, a company acquired by Bain Capital in 1992 that later went bankrupt, was used successfully by Democrats 18 years ago to help derail Mitt Romney’s run for a U.S. Senate seat from Massach…

Cory Booker Walks Back Criticism of Obama Campaign Bain Attacks

Cory Booker Walks Back Criticism of Obama Campaign Bain Attacks

Cindy Ord/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s re-election campaign is doing some damage control after a top surrogate Sunday sharply criticized a major Democratic assault on Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital.Newark Mayor Cory B…

Romney: Bain Attacks Part of Obama’s "Character Assassination" Attempt

Romney: Bain Attacks Part of Obama’s "Character Assassination" Attempt

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Mitt Romney said Thursday that he is “disappointed” in President Obama’s campaign for being “focused on character assassination,” specifying that he considers the president&…

Biden Says Bain Investments Cost Taxpayers

Biden Says Bain Investments Cost Taxpayers

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday added a new twist to Democrats’ economic argument against Mitt Romney, saying his business practices at Bain Capital resulted in costs to taxpayers.“If the job is to make sure inv…

Gingrich Hits the Trail for Romney Amid New Bain Capital Attacks

Gingrich Hits the Trail for Romney Amid New Bain Capital Attacks

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich hits the campaign trail again Friday to support the presumed nominee, Mitt Romney, at the Georgia GOP convention.The speaking engagement, howev…

Obama Campaign Releases Ad Attacking Romney’s Record at Bain

Obama Campaign Releases Ad Attacking Romney’s Record at Bain

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Remember a few months ago when Mitt Romney’s rival for the Republican presidential nomination, Newt Gingrich, compared Romney’s work at Bain Capital to “rich people figuring out clever l…

Romney Says His Opponents’ Attacks over Bain Capital ‘Fell Flat’

Romney Says His Opponents’ Attacks over Bain Capital ‘Fell Flat’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Fresh off a win in the New Hampshire primary, Mitt Romney on Wednesday brushed aside criticism from his Republican opponents and said their argument against his record at Bain Capital won’t work in South Carolina.“I th…

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