Mitt Romney’s Gray Areas

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Voters can only assume the worst as Mitt Romney keeps details of his finances secret.

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  • On Marijuana Tax, Colorado Asks: What’s Too High?
    If marijuana is legalized and properly regulated, its proponents have long said, it could generate millions of dollars in state tax revenue. But how the drug should be taxed has proved to be a thorny question. More
  • Senate planning vote on Internet sales tax bill
    The days of tax-free online shopping could finally be numbered. The Senate is planning to vote on a bill as soon as Monday that would give states the authority to collect sales taxes on all Internet purchases, handing local governments as much as $11 billion per year in added revenue that they are legally owed — but that hasn’t been paid to them for years. More
  • Where do more tax cheats live? South and West, IRS study showsWhere do more tax cheats live? South and West, IRS study shows
    Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should be if you own a small business in one of the wealthy suburbs of Los Angeles. You might also be wary if you're a small-business owner in one of dozens of communities near San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta or the District of Columbia. More
  • Obamas paid $112,000 in taxes in 2012Obamas paid $112,000 in taxes in 2012
    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama paid more than $112,000 in taxes in 2012, an effective federal income tax rate of more than 18% for 2012, according to the White House. The Obamas and Vice President Biden and his wife released their tax returns Friday, three days before the April 15 tax filing deadline. More
  • Sliced bagel tax? Travelers, beware America's strangest taxes
    Although taxes are one of life’s certainties, they can still surprise you. Consider the iconic New York bagel: decide to have yours toasted, and it’ll come with a tax. The rationale is that sliced bagels are usually consumed on a café or store’s premises—and restaurant meals are taxed, whereas groceries (like a dozen unsliced bagels) are not. More
  • Will Christie's gay conversion therapy ban nix his 2016 chances in ... - New Jersey Online
    ... have been especially wary of establishment Republican candidates since Mitt Romney's 2012 ... the "Chuck Truck," Laudner's gritty, gray Dodge ...
    03/4/2015 - 7:43 am | View Link
  • Rick Santorum hopes this time isn't different - Washington Examiner
    — until he emerged as the socially conservative alternative to Mitt Romney starting with an ... his family's suite overlooking the gray Potomac
    03/3/2015 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • What Blogging Has Become - Yahoo! Finance
    What Blogging Has Become - Atlantic Monthly
    02/26/2015 - 3:04 pm | View Link
  • Traversing a frozen berm - Standard-Journal
    ... was a silver lining in the gray cloud of being a ... Mitt Romney has nixed running again for the GOP presidential nomination and so should Jeb ...
    02/23/2015 - 1:27 pm | View Link
  • An excerpt of David Axelrod's 'Believer: My Forty Years in Politics' - MSNBC
    Trial heats with Mitt Romney, the likely Republican nominee, showed the president running ... lined and his hair flecked with gray, Obama had
    02/23/2015 - 10:17 am | View Link
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  • What Blogging Has Become
    This is a post about Medium, which is a fascinating company partly because it has a lot of money, and partly because its leadership team first brought you Blogger (the first really successful blogging tool) and Twitter (Twitter), and which released a whole slate of new features this week in a kind of confusing way. My starting assumption is that … you’re better off playing the game.
    02/26/2015 - 12:53 pm | View Link
  • Let's Face It: Republicans and Democrats: Together at last
    Seems that Prez Obama has decided to take some Republicans on Air Force One with him, something he has refrained from doing and something that is apparently quite the thrill.
    02/19/2015 - 11:06 pm | View Link
  • Bush’s Funds Mount
    Washington — Jeb Bush’s money juggernaut is far eclipsing the efforts of his would-be rivals for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, putting his two political committees on pace to amass an unprecedented sum of tens of millions of dollars by early spring.
    02/14/2015 - 2:04 am | View Link
  • Jeb Bush's war chest far outpacing field of GOP contenders
    (c) 2015, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush's money juggernaut is far eclipsing the efforts of his would-be rivals for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, putting his two political committees on pace to amass an unprecedented sum of tens of millions of dollars by early spring.
    02/13/2015 - 6:56 pm | View Link
  • Bush blows away GOP rivals with 2016 war chest
    The former Florida governor?s press for dollars has been so intense that other Republican presidential hopefuls say they can?t compete at his level.
    02/13/2015 - 6:30 pm | View Link
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  • Mitt Romney is worth $250 million. Why so little?
    We may never know the full extent of Romney’s fortune; he has not disclosed a longer history of his tax returns, and R. Bradford Malt, the lawyer at Ropes & Gray who manages the Romneys’ trusts, did not respond to an e-mail I sent seeking comment.
    10/4/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Jealous man smashes girlfriend's laptop after seeing photo on her Facebook page and suspecting an affair... but it's a picture of Mitt Romney
    A violent, overbearing boyfriend punched his girlfriend and smashed her computer after becoming jealous of a picture of Mitt Romney posted on her Facebook page. Lowell Turpin, 40, of Anderson County, Tennessee, had accused live-in girlfriend Crystal Gray ...
    07/31/2012 - 10:42 am | View Link
  • Mitt Romney leads in most key swing states
    Rasmussen has Romney leading 47 to 44 percent. Very few of the undecided voters ... which tips the balance in favor of Romney in the electoral college. The 40 states show in gray on the map on the left have a value of 396 electoral votes and based on ...
    07/16/2012 - 7:10 am | View Link
  • Mitt’s Gray Areas
    Right now there’s a lot of buzz about an investigative report in the magazine Vanity Fair highlighting the “gray areas” in the younger Romney’s finances. More about that in a minute. First, however, let’s talk about what it meant to get rich in ...
    07/7/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Mitt Romney's Financial Gray Areas
    Once upon a time a rich man named Romney ran for president. He could claim, with considerable justice, that his wealth was well-earned, that he had in fact done a lot to create good jobs for American workers. Nonetheless, the public understandably wanted ...
    07/7/2012 - 5:00 am | View Link
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  • Investigation: Mitt Romney’s Offshore Accounts, Tax ...
    No wonder Mitt Romney doesn’t want his finances made public. His offshore accounts may operate in a legal gray zone, as Nicholas Shaxson reports, but is that where ...
    03/5/2015 - 2:10 pm | View Website
  • Mitt Romney
    Official campaign site provides his biography, news and information on how to support his candidacy.
    03/5/2015 - 9:16 am | View Website
  • Mitt Romney Gifts & Merchandise | Mitt Romney Gift Ideas ...
    Shop our large selection of Mitt Romney gifts, t-shirts, posters and stickers starting at $5 . Unique Mitt Romney designs. Fast shipping.
    03/5/2015 - 12:19 am | View Website
  • The Dark Side of Mitt Romney | Vanity Fair
    After Harvard, young Mitt Romney rose rapidly in the Mormon Church and made a fortune at Bain Capital. Michael Kranish and Scott Helman report on the collateral damage.
    03/4/2015 - 10:18 pm | View Website
  • Mitt Romney presidential campaign, 2012
    The Mitt Romney presidential campaign of 2012 began when Mitt Romney, the former Governor of Massachusetts, launched his second candidacy for the presidency of the ...
    03/3/2015 - 9:22 pm | View Website
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