Mitt Romney may have breached ethics laws through company linked to Paul Ryan’s brother

Photo: Garrett Jackson/Twitter The Republican presidential candidate appears to have profited from a marketing company that was contracted by the state of Massachusetts after receiving $5 million (£3.2 million) in financial backing from Bain Capital, Mr Romney’s investment firm. One of his vice-presidential candidate’s brothers, who is a former Bain consultant, was at the time […]

Mitt Romney’s Olympics gaffe overshadows visit to London

ShareThis Mitt Romney’s Olympics gaffe overshadows visit to London 26 Jul 2012 Mitt Romney’s visit to Downing Street was overshadowed by a diplomatic spat on Thursday, after the Republican presidential candidate cast doubt over London’s readiness to host the Olympics. Elevating his tendency for gaffes to the international stage, Mr Romney said that because of […]

Paul criticizes Dems & GOP, elevates tea party, Occupy movement

By Shannon Travis, CNN.com Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul rolled out some equal opportunity scorn late Thursday in Iowa, criticizing Democrats and Republicans while elevating the concerns of the tea party and Occupy Wall Street movements. But before he zinged the two political parties, the Texas congressman began his speech in […]

What’s A Flat Tax?

By: Jeanne Sahadi, ClickOnDetroit.com NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Step aside 9-9-9. A new flat tax proposal is coming to town. On Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry will propose an economic growth package that includes a flat tax. “It starts with scrapping the three million words of the current tax code, and starting over with […]

Rep. Ron Paul: The country is ripe for revolution

By: Karrah Kaplan, CNN Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul rallied a sold- out crowd of more than 1800 of his most ardent under-thirty-year-old supporters in New York City Monday night. Tickets to the event cost $ 20-25. It was originally scheduled to take place at the famed Webster Hall’s Marlin Room, but, the event had […]

Barry Manilow on Ron Paul: ‘I agree with just about everything he says’

By Nicholas Ballasy – The Daily Caller Grammy award-winning musician Barry Manilow told The Daily Caller that he agrees with “just about everything” 2012 Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul says, calling him a “solid” contender for the highest office in the land. “I like him. I like what he says, I do. I like […]