| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The big surprise in President Barack Obama's first debate with Mitt Romney was how he left unused in the bottom of his strategy bag any references to the most prominent gaffes by the former Massachusetts governor.
There was not a single allusion to Mr....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:41 AM
When Mitt Romney ran for Massachusetts governor in 2002, the private equity magnate said he was uniquely qualified to create jobs, particularly in the private sector, and to lure employers to the Bay State.
Instead, under his leadership the state was the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:34 PM
The realities of the 2012 presidential campaign season: 23 million unemployed or underemployed Americans, soaring gas prices, mounting debt, a controversial national health care law about to take effect, unrest overseas, and a fiscal cliff looming....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:44 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Working to preempt a parade of Republican governors who will take the stage tonight at their party's national convention, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said here that the GOP vision for the nation's economy would "spell disaster for...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 6:49 PM
So Newt Gingrich is borrowing from the Democrats' oppo-reserach book with his attacks on Mitt Romney's legacy as a leveraged buyout artist. Suddenly leveraged buyouts are "predatory" and "paper shuffling," Gingrich says, according to the NYT. Financed...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Rugged individualist Mitt Romney is all for the free market, unless it involves pocketing millions in government corporate welfare. Check out the impressive list from Phil Mattera of Good Jobs First of all the companies backed by Bain Capital, Romney's...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Newark Mayor Cory Booker was wrong and President Barack Obama is right: Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital deserves closer scrutiny by voters. Whether a brief television ad accomplishes this is another matter.
Presidential campaigns are seldom pretty....
| May 25, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Your editorial on Mitt Romney's relationship to the private equity firm Bain Capital was not bad ("The Bain of Romney's candidacy," May 23).
But while reviewing Mr. Romney's record, let's also look at President Obama's school record (including how his...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Today's topic: the billions (yes, with a "b") that will be spent on advertising in this year's presidential and congressional campaigns, and what kind of messages that money is sending.
Like jazz, blues and musical comedy, the political ad is a...
| May 26, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I agree with The Sun's recent position on the relevance of Governor Romney's experience at Bain Capital to the presidential race that's already underway ("The Bain of Romney's campaign," May 22), but the methodology is curious. Asking Mr. Romney to give...
| May 27, 2012
| 7:31 AM
For close observers of MD Gov. Martin O'Malley, the most interesting part of his 17 minute segment this morning on Meet the Press came at the end.
Host David Gregory revealed there was "a reason" that he asked both O'Malley and Newt Gingrich, a failed...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.sings the serene song of capitalism in his recent column ("Capitalism on trial in Campaign 2012," June 3). He builds on the recent controversy surrounding Mitt Romney's tenure as an equity investor in his years at Bain...