Mitt v. Mitt: Campaign Finance Reform

Here we provide a timeline of Mitt Romney’s positions on campaign finance reform.

WATCHDOG GROUP CALLS ON ROMNEY TO CLARIFY POSITION ON MONEY IN POLITICS

Asks presidential candidate if he truly is proposing no limits whatsoever on corporate or individual contributions

Washington, D.C.—Campaign finance watchdog Public Campaign Action Fund responded to Gov. Mitt Romney’s remarks on super PACs and campaign finance law on this morning’s episode of Morning Joe on MSNBC, and challenged the Governor to clarify his proposal.

Tagg Teaming It

Tagg, you're it! The Huffington Post reports that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's son, Tagg, will be hitting up the K Street fundraising curcuit on behalf of his father on Wednesday. The event will feature a mostly under 40 crowd, and will have the added bonus of allowing the elder Romney to jet off to Manhattan for yet more fundraising with Wall Street 1%ers.

Daddy Issues

"Is it you or your parents in this income tax bracket"

Herman Cain's Got 999 Problems, but a Fundraising Pitch Ain't One

"In the last 24 hours, the Friends of Herman Cain campaign has had the single best day of fundraising since the start of the campaign," Mark Block, Cain's chief of staff, said Tuesday night.

Another Mitt Romney Lobbyist Fundraiser

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The Only Candidate Who Gets It?

"I stand by you." Republican presidential candidate, former Gov. Buddy Roemer, issued a statement yesterday coming out in support of the fast-growing Occupy Wall Street movement.

Owners of Texas chemical plant are big campaign donors

There was an explosion today at the Magnablend Chemical plant in Texas, leaving many concerned about possibility of dangerous gases going into the air.

Romney and Wall Street: Friends with Benefits

Somehow this isn't very surprising. Bloomberg reports today on the contuing shift in financial support of Wall Street executives from President Obama to Republican presidential hopeful, and friend of the banks, Mitt Romney.

Schools, or tax breaks for oil companies?

According to the Associated Press, “Three commissioners appointed by Gov. Rick Perry may grant some of the nation's largest refineries a tax refund of more than $135 million — money Texas' cash-strapped schools and other local governments have been counting on to help pay teachers and provide other public services.”