Mitt Romney 2011 Tax Returns: Released!

Mitt Romney 2011 Tax Returns: Released!

Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann Romney, released their 2011 tax returns today. Spoiler alerts: They're still really rich, and Democrats will call for him to release more!

They paid $1.94 million in federal income taxes on income of $13.7 million, most of it from investments, for an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent, his campaign said.

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Mitt Romney-Barack Obama Video War Continues: Words Exchanged, Points Sort of Made

Mitt Romney-Barack Obama Video War Continues: Words Exchanged, Points Sort of Made

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is seeking to divert attention from a certain viral video that leaked this week by directing your attention to ... another viral video that leaked this week. Give it up for the Internet!

In damage control mode after a video from a private May 2012 fundraiser showed Romney saying 47 percent of voters are entitled and dependent on government handouts, Mitt pointed to a 1998 clip of President Obama saying he believes in redistribution.

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Obama in 1998: I Believe in Redistribution

Obama in 1998: I Believe in Redistribution

An audio recording of President Obama speaking at Chicago's Loyola University in 1998 has surfaced. In it, Obama outlines his belief in the redistribution of wealth.

Then-Illinois State Senator Obama spoke out against "propaganda" that said government doesn't work and the need to use its means to help the less fortunate.

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Mitt Romney Stands By "47 Percent" Comments: Will Video Derail His Campaign?

Mitt Romney Stands By "47 Percent" Comments: Will Video Derail His Campaign?

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney admitted his comments captured on hidden camera at a fundraiser earlier this year were "not elegantly stated," but did not back away from the broader point he was trying to make.

In the video, which leaked Monday, he is seen telling donors that 47 percent of voters are "victims" reliant on handouts and will support President Obama regardless. Last night, Romney called his remarks "off the cuff" but wouldn't disavow them.

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Mitt Romney on Obama Voters: Entitled Losers!

Mitt Romney on Obama Voters: Entitled Losers!

A secretly recorded video has emerged in which Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney can be heard apparently disparaging voters - specifically those who support President Barack Obama - at a private dinner with donors.

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Fox and Friends: Punked By Obama Supporter!

Fox and Friends: Punked By Obama Supporter!

A comedian pretending to be a disillusioned former supporter of President Barack Obama appeared on Fox & Friends today and gave an utterly ridiculous interview.

Max Rice appeared via satellite during a segment on the staggering unemployment rate for people ages 18-24 and its impact on Obama in November's election.

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Mitt Romney Tax Returns: Hacked, Up For Bids!?

Mitt Romney Tax Returns: Hacked, Up For Bids!?

An anonymous individual or group claims to have obtained "all available" tax returns associated with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

The alleged hackers claim to have accessed them via computers in the Franklin, Tenn., office of professional services firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

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Mitt Romney Biography

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Mitt Romney wants to be elected President in 2012. The former Governor of Massachuetts is challenging Barack Obama for that lofty... More »
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Willard Mitt Romney