Bain Capital

  • August 30, 2012  

    When it comes to governance, U.S. presidents’ styles have ranged from gruff to charming, comedic to academic. Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill try to dissect Mitt Romney’s potential presidential governance style with the help of former Utah Gov. Michael Leavitt and Tom Stemberg, co-founder of the office supply chain Staples. Continue reading

  • July 16, 2012  

    In interviews and attack ads, the presidential candidates have taken increasingly hostile swipes at each other as their nominating conventions approach and Mitt Romney prepares to select a running mate. Gwen Ifill discusses what’s at stake for both campaigns with Politico’s Jonathan Martin and the Atlantic’s Molly Ball. Continue reading

  • July 13, 2012  

    After a Washington Post story investigated Former Gov. Mitt Romney’s connection to sending jobs overseas as the head of Bain Capital, President Obama has seized on outsourcing as a line of attack against his opponent. And Romney launched a counterattack in response. Continue reading

  • June 5, 2012   BY News Desk  

    Updated 5 p.m. | Speaking with the PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff on Tuesday, former President Bill Clinton discussed whether it was fair for President Obama’s campaign to criticize Republican challenger Mitt Romney over his role at Bain Capital. He also … Continue reading

  • May 29, 2012  

    Mitt Romney was 58 delegates away from clinching the Republican nomination at the start of Tuesday, as Texas Republicans headed to vote in a primary likely to wrap up the GOP presidential race. Margaret Warner and The Boston Globe’s Michael Kranish discuss Romney’s path — from a failed 1994 Senate run to his current campaign. Continue reading

  • May 25, 2012  

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus, sitting in for Mark Shields, discuss the week’s top news including Europe’s ongoing debt crisis, debate over Mitt Romney’s role at Bain Capital and a Congressional Budget Office warning about political decisions that could trigger another recession. Continue reading

  • May 22, 2012   BY Christina Bellantoni  

    In this week’s Political Checklist, Political Editor Christina Bellantoni chatted with senior correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff about Bain Capital and President Obama’s declaration that the election would be “about” Mitt Romney’s record at the private equity firm. Gwen … Continue reading

  • May 22, 2012  

    Following President Obama’s lead, Vice President Joe Biden joined the fray Tuesday in questioning Mitt Romney’s role at Bain Capital. Judy Woodruff hosts a debate on political strategy and private-sector experience between former Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo., and former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat. Continue reading

  • May 21, 2012   BY Terence Burlij  

    President Barack Obama holds a press conference at the NATO Summit in Chicago on May 21. Photo by Mandel Nagan/AFP President Obama called Mitt Romney’s business experience at Bain Capital fair game Monday during a press conference at the conclusion … Continue reading

  • May 21, 2012   BY Christina Bellantoni and Terence Burlij  

    Mitt Romney campaigns in St. Petersburg, Fla., last week. Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images. Bain Capital has taken over dozens of companies in its 28-year history. Any of its actions that resulted in laid off workers — especially in a … Continue reading

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