What the Mitt, Willard? - Breaking News Allvoices

News Stories Related To: What the Mitt, Willard?

Eugene : OR : USA | almost 2 years ago  
“It’s really American to avoid paying taxes, legally.” Sen. Lindsey Graham When Willard Mitt Romney became governor of Massachusetts “…half...
    • Clear
    • Share:
    • Share
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
     
  • Read full report
   Reach     Credibility Credibility of 5
Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Related news stories

  • The American election is really a battle for the future of capitalism | ...

      The Guardian | over 1 year ago
    US President Barack Obama's version of capitalism is the way forward for Britain too. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images 'Look, if you've been successful, you did not get there on your own. When we succeed, we succeed because of our individual...
  • Release the tax returns, Mr. Romney: editorial

      The Cleveland Plain Dealer | over 1 year ago
    and clearly he does not -- Mitt Romney is going to end up releasing more information about his taxes and personal finances. Voters expect it from him, just as they have from presidential candidates of both parties at least since Watergate.
  • New Questions About Timing Of Romney's Bain Departure

      National Public Radio | almost 2 years ago
    The Boston Globe reported new details Friday about Mitt Romney's lingering ties to his private equity firm, Bain Capital, after he left Boston to run the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. The Globe says Romney was "not merely an absentee owner"...
  • Obama calls 'you didn't build that' furor 'bogus,' as Romney releases new ...

      Fox News | almost 2 years ago
    TV in Tallahassee that aired Friday, Obama said: "What I said was together we build roads and we build bridges."  He added: "That's the point I've made millions of times, and by the way, that's a point Mr. Romney has made as well, so this is just a...
  • 6 Things Mitt Romney Is Hiding

      Mother Jones | almost 2 years ago
    Reporters looking for emails and other records from Romney's tenure as Massachusetts governor are out of luck. In the final months of Romney's four-year stint as governor, as the Boston Globe reported , 11 of his top staffers purchased the hard...
  • Romney kept reins, bargained hard on severance

      Boston Globe | almost 2 years ago
    Shortly after Mitt Romney took a leave of absence from Bain Capital to run the Olympics in February 1999, he made a trip to Palm Beach, Fla. The firm Romney founded was meeting to celebrate its 15th anniversary as well as the men he had helped make...
  • Gloves are off in US presidential campaign

      The Daily Telegraph | almost 2 years ago
    THE US presidential election campaign is picking up steam with the campaigns of both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney exchanging barbs on an almost daily basis. Obama's team recently ran a TV ad showing Romney singing a less than tuneful version of...
  • Dita De Boni: Money paves road to the top

      New Zealand Herald | almost 2 years ago
    Friday Jul 20, 2012 Do Mitt Romney and John Key understand what it's like to be bottom of the heap? There were some who felt the Occupy Wall Street movement was the preserve of new-age hippies in ramshackle tent-towns ranting aimlessly against "the...
  • Romney now level in polls despite weeks of bad news

      The Independent | almost 2 years ago
    Conference next week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the ... Unsurprisingly, critics of various political persuasions are already rushing to pin down Dark Knight... This week The Voice, Britain's biggest and longest running Black newspaper,...
  • Poll: Most Americans think Romney should release more tax returns

      Los Angeles Times | almost 2 years ago
    As pressure builds for Mitt Romney to release additional tax returns, a new poll suggests a majority of Americans agree that the Republican presidential candidate should disclose more about his financial history. A USA Today/Gallup poll conducted...
  • Obama resurrects Medicare issue in Florida

      Los Angeles Times | almost 2 years ago
    Pivoting back to policy after a relentless focus on Mitt Romney 's personal finances and business connections, President Obama began a two-day campaign jaunt to Florida with a warning to the state's most potent block of voters that his rival would...
  • Romney takes aim at Obama record on jobs

      Boston Herald | almost 2 years ago
    Added 3 minutes ago Text size  G OP presidential candidate Mitt Romney took direct aim at President Obama this week for bungling the effort on job creation and missing the point of American entrepreneurship. A comment made by President Obama last...
  • Obama: Romney would endanger health safety net

      USA Today | almost 2 years ago
    Obama warns Romney would endanger health safety net Updated President Obama took his fight for re-election to Jacksonville this afternoon, where he warned voters in the state with a large senior population that turning the White House over to Mitt...
  • Mercury News editorial: Mitt Romney -- release your tax returns, now

      San Jose Mercury News | almost 2 years ago
    Font Resize Mercury News Editorial The evidence that Mitt Romney has something to hide in his dealings at Bain Capital grows by the day. It is only compounded by his indignant refusal to release personal financial records that have become standard...
  • Vail Valley Voices: Obama's record is just terrible

      Vail Daily News | almost 2 years ago
    In 2008, candidate Barack Obama promised that if he were elected, the typical American family's health insurance premiums would be reduced by $2,500 annually; that 5 million new energy jobs would be created; the deficit he inherited would be cut in...
  • Reid accuses Senate GOP of blocking outsourcing bill to protect Romney

      The Hill | almost 2 years ago
    Senate Democrats expect Republicans to thwart an effort to advance legislation that would give a 20 percent tax credit to companies that transfer overseas jobs back to the United States. It would be paid for by ending tax deductions for companies...
  • Bloomberg On Bain And The Negativity Dominating The Presidential Campaign

      The New York Observer | almost 2 years ago
    Bloomberg On Bain And The Negativity Dominating The Presidential Campaign 1:46pm Mayor Bloomberg (Photo: Getty) At Mayor Michael Bloomberg's press conference this morning for the groundbreaking of the Sugar Hill Affordable Housing Development The...
  • Pelosi: I'll release my tax returns when I run for president

      The Hill | almost 2 years ago
    When I run for president of the United States, you can hold me to that standard, Pelosi told reporters in the Capitol. The disclosure that we have is full and complete, she added, noting that she's met all of the financial disclosure obligations...
  • Mitt finally has a message

      NY Daily News | almost 2 years ago
    Hesitant to make waves or any sudden moves, the former Massachusetts governor has ignored the urging of many in his own party to clearly define his pro-business biography and his vision for America...In a speech to more than 1,000 of his supporters...
  • American Crossroads plays defense for Romney in $9.3 million campaign

      Washington Post | almost 2 years ago
    American Crossroads, the super PAC advised by former Bush administration strategist Karl Rove , is going on the air with a $9.3 million campaign attacking President Obama for his negative campaign against former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney ...
  • Romney attacks Obama over 'You didn't build that' quote - US politics live

      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    Barack Obama campaigning in Virginia last weekend, where he made remarks pounced upon by the Romney campaign. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images 10.31am: The Romney campaign's " These Hands " ad attacking Obama's recent remarks in Virginia is a...
  • The problem: Big business doesn't care about American well-being

      Christian Science Monitor | almost 2 years ago
    And that's the real problem.  President Obama is slamming Mitt Romney for heading companies that were pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs, while Romney is accusing Obama of being the real outsourcer-in-chief.
  • Romney and Obama Don't Always Disagree About Outsourcing

      Mother Jones | almost 2 years ago
    The Obama campaign has accused the private equity firm Romney owned and founded, Bain Capital, of "pioneering" outsourcing with its investments in companies that moved manufacturing overseas . Romney has claimed that he left Bain before jobs were...
  • Tax Professionals Scrutinize Mitt Romney's Returns

      National Public Radio | almost 2 years ago
    July 19, 2012 President Obama's campaign continues to hammer presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney over the GOP challenger's refusal to release more of his tax returns. Romney has provided one year's record and promised a second year's worth of...
  • US presidential race heats up with Romney attack

      Inquirer.net | almost 2 years ago
    Mitt Romney went on the offensive against Barack Obama in a fiery speech in a key state in the presidential campaign, accusing Obama of caring more about keeping his own job than he does about the 8.2 percent of American workers who are unemployed.
  • Rove: Obama Gets Down and Dirty

      Asian Wall Street Journal | almost 2 years ago
    Since mid-May, President Barack Obama and his campaign have been attacking Mitt Romney for "shipping U.S. jobs overseas." They've suggested he made false filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission. And they've hit him for having "Swiss bank...
  • Team Obama tweaks on retroactive retirement

      USA Today | almost 2 years ago
    Team Obama keeps tweaking Romney on "retroactively" retiring Updated The Obama campaign keeps punching the Mitt Romney campaign on their explanation of when the likely GOP nominee retired from Bain Capital. The latest tweak by Team Obama is a web...
  • Republicans pouncing on Obama's 'you didn't build that' remark

      Los Angeles Times | almost 2 years ago
    Remember when Democrats made hay out of Mitt Romney saying he likes to be able to fire people?...If you haven't already, you will soon encounter an email, blog post or hashtag mocking President Obama for his recent comments about business and success.
  • How Mitt Romney is turning into the John Kerry of the 2012 election | Gary ...

      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    Jim Bourg/Reuters Mitt Romney has a John Kerry problem. And I don't mean being a wavy-haired, wealthy francophone from Massachusetts (although, in this climate, that's burden enough for a Republican nominee)...And so long as his opponent's attacks...
  • Laid-Off Worker in Anti-Romney Ad Now Says He Won't Vote for Obama; Will ...

      Newsbusters | almost 2 years ago
    Donnie Box, a steelworker in Missouri who lost his job and is the focus of an anti-Mitt Romney advertisement being run by a Super PAC that supports President Barack Obama, now says he will not vote to re-elect the president in November. "I could...
  • L.A. Times Imagines Romney Attacks on Obama 'Play On Birther Fears'

      Newsbusters | almost 2 years ago
    The Los Angeles Times freaked out Wednesday about Mitt Romney suggesting Obama's socialist leanings are somehow un-American. Their tabloidish headline was Romney campaign's attacks on Obama play on birther' fears : Mitt Romney says the Obama...
  • John McCain says he chose Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008 instead ...

      The independent | almost 2 years ago
    When you have friends like John McCain, who needs political enemies?  That was surely the thinking of Mitt Romney today after the aforementioned said he chose Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008 over the former Massachusetts governor because she...
  • NBC: Romney Campaign 'Right Back Where it Started...On the Defensive'

      Newsbusters | almost 2 years ago
    Despite Mitt Romney clearly going on the offensive by seizing on President Obama's gaffe that business owners "didn't build" their businesses, on Tuesday's NBC Nightly News , correspondent Peter Alexander dismissed it as a futile effort: "...the...
  • Bennett: Romney needs to go on offense over Bain, business experience

      CNN | almost 2 years ago
    EDT, Wed July 18, 2012 Mitt Romney addresses a campaign rally Tuesday at Horizontal Wireline Services in Irwin, Pennsylvania...Bennett, a CNN contributor, is the author of " The Book of Man: Readings on the Path to Manhood. " He was U.S. secretary of...
  • Romney's Shadow Years

      The Phoenix | almost 2 years ago
    July 18, 2012 With just six weeks to go before the Republican National Convention, Mitt Romney's campaign has bogged down over the seemingly insignificant minutia of how to precisely define the leave of absence he took from Bain Capital, while he ran...
  • Boehner defends Romney on tax returns, calls issue a ‘sideshow'

      The Hill | almost 2 years ago
    Boehner (R-Ohio) leapt to Mitt Romney's defense at a press conference after Ryan (R-Wis.), a rumored candidate for the vice presidential slot on the GOP ticket, was asked about the presumptive GOP nominee's refusal to release more than two years of...
  • Ron Paul, Republicans Pressure Romney To Release Tax Returns, But He May ...

      International Business Times | almost 2 years ago
    More Republicans are chiming in on the tax returns controversy that is plaguing the party's presumptive presidential candidate Mitt Romney, urging him to release multiple years of the documents and get on with his campaign. Share This Story Rep. Ron...
  • MARGARET CARLSON: This time 'class warfare' cry is finally true

      Courier & Press | almost 2 years ago
    Republicans have been waging class warfare for years and winning without working up a sweat. For proof, just take a look at the welfare program for the wealthy that is the U.S. tax code. Such victories aside, Republicans have always claimed that it's...
  • Romney goes on offense over jobs remark after weathering attacks on taxes, ...

      Fox News | almost 2 years ago
    FoxNews.com Mitt Romney is starting to give anxious Republicans just what they want, moving from a defensive crouch over attacks on his Bain Capital record and launching a broadside against President Obama over the issue at the heart of the 2012 race...
  • Romney Dogged by Questions on Bain Tenure, Tax Returns as Obama Deems Him "...

      Democracy Now | almost 2 years ago
    You can choose another option on the listen/watch page if you prefer. download:   Records revealed last week show Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney remained at the helm of the private equity firm Bain Capital three years longer than he...
  • Obama vs. Romney: Six attack ads take presidential race into scrappy ...

      The Globe & Mail | almost 2 years ago
    Canadians in America The 2012 presidential campaign has become increasingly scrappy and negative and the attacks do not always fall within lines of fairness and accuracy. In a tight race, expect a summer of unrelenting attack ads from both campaigns.
  • Romney mulls early VP announcement

      News 24 | almost 2 years ago
    Mitt Romney may be preparing to unveil his running mate sooner rather than later, amid speculation the Republican White House contender seeks to quickly pry the magnifying glass off his business and tax records. Some observers have honed in on this...
  • Jenkins: The Campaign's Stupid Moment

      Asian Wall Street Journal | almost 2 years ago
    In a presidential election season reputations are offered lightly. Take a Bloomberg News contribution by a money manager and Obama supporter named Anthony Luzzatto Gardner, who says at Bain Capital "Romney privatized the gains and socialized the...
  • Romney accuses Obama of casting shame on success

      The Daily Herald | almost 2 years ago
    Mitt Romney, facing heightened attacks by President Barack Obamas campaign for refusing to disclose more of his tax returns, confronts escalating calls from within his own party to put the issue to rest by providing additional filings. Obama used a...
  • John McCain: Sarah Palin Was a Better Candidate Than Mitt Romney [Election ...

      Gawker | almost 2 years ago
    John McCain didn't mean to throw shade at Mitt Romney in his interview with Politico today: his point was that he saw Romney's mysterious tax returns when he vetted him for VP back in 2008. But what most people seem to be taking away from the...
  • Staff at Bain plant appeal to Romney to save jobs

      The Economic Times | almost 2 years ago
    As Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney faces a withering attack over outsourcing and layoffs by his former firm, Bain Capital, employees at a Bain-owned company are appealing to Romney to stop their jobs being shipped overseas. Romney has...
  • Workers at Bain-owned plant appeal to Romney to save their jobs

      Reuters | almost 2 years ago
    As Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney faces a withering attack over outsourcing and layoffs by his former firm, Bain Capital, employees at a Bain-owned company are appealing to Romney to stop their jobs being shipped overseas.
  • Obama says Romney is hiding something

      Miami Herald | almost 2 years ago
    President Barack Obama and his allies escalated their attacks on rival Mitt Romney for refusing to release more of his tax returns, suggesting Tuesday that secrets in those files cost him the vice presidency four years ago and could embarrass him...
  • Sununu Channels Limbaugh, Stewart Mocks Romney on Taxes, and More

      Truthdig | almost 2 years ago
    John Sununu, former governor of New Hampshire and one of Mitt Romney's top surrogates, ripped into Barack Obama in a conference call Tuesday. I wish this president would learn how to be an American, he said.
  • Late Night: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert hit Mitt on Bain Capital

      Los Angeles Times | almost 2 years ago
    Select a date range Create a custom date range After a two-week vacation, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert returned to the airwaves with a vengeance Monday night, with both hosts taking aim at presidential hopeful Mitt Romney . For much of the past...


Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.