Mitt Romney

Bain Employees Give Big to Romney

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign announced that it is trying to shift the conversation this week away from his time at Bain Capital to one that focuses on cronyism in Washington, something that's hard to do as Bain Capital employees continue writing big checks for the candidate's campaign and surely will receive favored treatment.

USA Today: 25 Percent of Romney's 1200 Bundlers Are From the Financial Sector

In June, Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign invited 100 of its top fundraisers to Park City, Utah for a retreat to meet with Romney and his staff and learn about campaign strategy. Those who raised more than $100,000 were expected to attend, according to the Washington Post.

Why Won't Mitt Romney Release His Bundlers?

Karl Rove, the main strategist behind the outside spending juggernaut American Crossroads, will speak at a donor retreat for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign this weekend. Former Sen.

Shhhhh! Romney's Big Money Bundlers Remain a Secret

On Saturday, the Washington Post editorialized on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's secret campaign bundlers, noting that "The difference between President Obama and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney when it comes to fundraising is not only that Mr.

Campaign 2012: All Big Money, All the Time

While much of today's focus will center on the recall election in Wisconsin, the 2012 presidential race is sounding a familiar theme: money, money, money. Soon to be Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, is heading to Texas to raise campaign cash from his chief constiuency, millionaires and billionaires.

25 Lobbyists Have Bundled Over $3 Million for Romney's Campaign

Four lobbyists bundled $130,260 in contributions for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign in April, bringing to $3 million the contributions that registered lobbyists have bundled for the Romney campaign, according to Public Campaign Action Fund analysis of Federal Election Commission (FEC) reports.

The lobbyists bundling contributions for Romney in April include:

Mitt Romney: Bank of America Protesters Don't "Understand" How The Economy Works

I attended The Michigan Summit in Lansing today and got to listen to a Michigander talk about going to last week’s Bank of America protest in Charlotte. The man, probably in his early 50s, talked about how he struggled to pay his mortgage and how it felt to stand up to Bank of America president Brian Moynihan at a shareholder meeting.

The Bank of America Political Spending We Know About

Bank of America shareholders will vote at their annual meeting this week on two proposals to limit or disclose political spending by the behemoth bank. After the Supreme Court’s disastrous decision in Citizens United v.

Romney super PAC donor: Income inequality shows our "economy is working"

A $1 million donor to the super PAC backing presidential candidate Mitt Romney is writing a book that “aggressively argues that the enormous and growing income inequality in the United States is not a sign that the system is rigged. On the contrary, Conard writes, it is a sign that our economy is working. And if we had a little more of it, then everyone, particularly the 99 percent, would be better off."

Mitt Romney's Billionaire Backers

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said that requiring millionaires to pay their fair share would “divide America,” he has supported tax policies that benefit the wealthiest Americans, and