Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney claims he created 100,000 jobs — while Obama lost 100,000 auto jobs. That’s a Four Pinocchio statement.

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    U.S. home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather. More
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    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
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    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Ford shareholders reject stock proposal
    Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
  • Why Mitt Romney Lost—and the GOP Will Continue to Lose
    As Romney has put it, "Every time you have an occasion to take ... First and foremost, they need to be internally consistent when it comes to the limited-government ideology they claim makes them different from Democrats. Everyone understands that ...
    11/9/2012 - 6:31 am | View Link
  • Mitt Romney’s comments on Jeep outsourcing become campaign fight
    Obama’s response ad says Romney “turned his back” on the auto industry and then pivots to the Jeep issue. “And now, after Romney’s false claim of Jeep ... Ohio would have lost more than 201,000 auto-related jobs in 2009 and 2010, a May 2009 ...
    10/31/2012 - 12:02 am | View Link
  • Mitt Romney says Obama's Chrysler deal undermined U.S. workers
    With Ohio’s 18 electoral votes very much in play, the Mitt Romney campaign aims to blunt one of Barack Obama’s key advantages in that state -- his rescue of the auto industry. The carmakers account for about one out of eight jobs there, and many Ohio ...
    10/30/2012 - 5:31 pm | View Link
  • PolitiFact: Mitt Romney ad incorrectly blames President Obama for Florida housing woes
    A new Mitt Romney campaign ... home construction jobs lost, high rate of foreclosure." In a state where homes lost more than half their value in the recession, it's a handy line of attack. But we found that the claim — faulting Obama for depressed ...
    09/14/2012 - 8:07 am | View Link
  • Levin: Mitt Romney's stance on GM, Chrysler rescue would've cost Michigan 1 million jobs
    Carl Levin telling reporters on a conference call that the administration's economic policies saved a million jobs in Michigan that would have been lost if Mitt Romney was in the Oval Office. "When the (auto ... who repeated the claim that "walking ...
    06/11/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Mitt Romney’s claim that 100,000 auto jobs have been lost under Obama
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    05/18/2012 - 4:34 am | View Link
  • Mitt Romney finally responds to Bain attacks ... by blaming Obama for destroying the auto industry
    “We were able to help create over 100,000 jobs,” Romney said of his tenure at Bain, the venture capital and corporate buyout firm he founded. “On the president’s watch, about 100,000 jobs were lost ... to claim credit for saving the auto industry ...
    05/16/2012 - 11:06 am | View Link
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    Astrology: Mitt Romney, born March 12, 1947 in Detroit (MI), Horoscope, astrological portrait, dominant planets, birth data, heights, and interactive chart. 50,269 ...
    02/13/2016 - 5:19 am | View Website
  • Mitt Romney
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    02/12/2016 - 8:58 pm | View Website
  • Mitt Romney
    Willard Mitt Romney [1] was born on March 12, 1947, at Harper University Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, [2] one of four children born to an automobile executive ...
    02/12/2016 - 3:11 am | View Website
  • 10 Mitt Romney Scandals That Shouldn't Be Forgotten
    Unfortunately, it has become increasingly clear that Mitt Romney’s record and his character flaws are of little interest to half of our population.
    02/11/2016 - 12:16 pm | View Website
  • Mitt Romney presidential campaign, 2012
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    02/11/2016 - 9:25 am | View Website
  • Transcript And Audio: Third Presidential Debate : NPR
    Transcript of the third debate between President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney, Oct. 22 in Boca Raton, Fla., moderated by Bob Schieffer of CBS.
    02/11/2016 - 9:17 am | View Website
  • Did Young Mitt Romney Impersonate A Police Officer ...
    With reporting by Kyle Roerink. When Mitt Romney was a college freshman, he told fellow residents of his Stanford University dormitory that he sometimes disguised ...
    02/10/2016 - 2:05 pm | View Website
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