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

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TweetYum 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 […]

Mitt Romney’s Olympics gaffe overshadows visit to London

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TweetYumShareThis 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

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TweetYum 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 […]

What’s A Flat Tax?

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TweetYum 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 […]

Rep. Ron Paul: The country is ripe for revolution

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TweetYum 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 […]