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Four reasons why Romney might still win

Robert Reich, professor of public policy | September 21, 2012

Can Romney possibly recover? A survey conducted between Sept. 12 and Sept. 16 by the Pew Research Center — before the “47 percent victim” video came to light – showed Obama ahead of Romney 51% to 43% among likely voters. That’s the biggest margin in the September survey prior to a presidential election since Bill … Continue reading »

Who is Sheldon Adelson and what has Newt promised him?

Robert Reich, professor of public policy | January 24, 2012

Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino owner, is now the poster boy for what’s terribly wrong with our campaign-finance system. Adelson, you may recall, had, before the South Carolina Republican primary, donated $5 million to the pro-Gingrich Super Pac “Winning Our Future” — giving Newt a pile of money for negative advertising against Mitt Romney in … Continue reading »

Mitt, son of “Citizens United”

Robert Reich, professor of public policy | January 6, 2012

First, a confession. If Mitt Romney becomes president I’m partly to blame. Ten years ago I ran for the Democratic nomination for governor of Massachusetts — which would have given me the opportunity to whip Mitt Romney’s ass in the general election, I blew it. In the final week of the primary I was neck … Continue reading »