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Romney-Ryan Plan Slams the Poor, Showers More Money on the Rich
Gov. Mitt Romney's plan, along with his endorsement of Rep. Paul Ryan's budget, calls not for an attack on poverty but for an attack on the poor themselves.
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Romney-Ryan Plan Slams the Poor, Showers More Money on the Rich

Gov. Mitt Romney's plan, along with his endorsement of Rep. Paul Ryan's budget, calls not for an attack on poverty but for an attack on the poor themselves.

Melissa Boteach

The Romney-Ryan Ticket: Ceding the Energy Future
 (Romney speaks at an oil and gas rig in Colorado)
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The Romney-Ryan Ticket: Ceding the Energy Future

Richard W. Caperton, Matt Kasper, and Nicholas Richter explain why Gov. Romney and Rep. Ryan's energy plan would reward oil and gas companies while leaving renewable energy industries behind.

Richard W. Caperton, Matt Kasper, Nicholas Richter

Romney’s Housing Plan: Still Elusive
A foreclosure sign is see in front of a house in Spring, Texas. (foreclosure sign in front of house)
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Romney’s Housing Plan: Still Elusive

David Abromowitz provides a sampling of positions on housing that Gov. Romney appears to hold based on remarks he or his surrogates have made during the campaign.

David M. Abromowitz

Infographic: 5 Romney Flip-Flops
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Infographic: 5 Romney Flip-Flops

An infographic from Jeremy Ayers shows how Gov. Romney has repeatedly changed his tone on education policy.

Jeremy Ayers

Infographic: Obama v. Romney: K-12 Education
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Infographic: Obama v. Romney: K-12 Education

An infographic from Jeremy Ayers shows how President Obama and Gov. Romney approach education differently.

Jeremy Ayers

Romney’s Paltry Education Plan
 (Students in middle school hallway)
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Romney’s Paltry Education Plan

Gov. Romney’s plan to improve education lacks the detail and depth the public should expect from a presidential candidate, writes Jeremy Ayers.

Jeremy Ayers

Increased Costs During Retirement Under the Romney-Ryan Medicare Plan
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Increased Costs During Retirement Under the Romney-Ryan Medicare Plan

David Cutler, Topher Spiro, and Maura Calsyn analyze the impact of the Romney-Ryan plan on current and future seniors and show that the increase in health care costs under the Romney-Ryan plan would be financially debilitating for all seniors.

David Cutler, Topher Spiro, Maura Calsyn

The Romney-Ryan Economic Vision
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The Romney-Ryan Economic Vision

The Center for American Progress Action Fund explains why the Romney-Ryan ticket is bad for America.

The Romney-Ryan Energy Vision Rigs the System for Big Oil
Gov. Romney and Rep. Ryan both oppose the decades-old wind production tax credit despite its strong bipartisan support. Ending this key tax credit for the wind energy industry will kill 37,000 American jobs in the next year, as well as nearly 100,000 future jobs. (AP/ Dirk Lammers)
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The Romney-Ryan Energy Vision Rigs the System for Big Oil

Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have a clear vision for America’s energy future. They want to continue lucrative tax breaks for Big Oil companies while slashing investments in clean energy technologies that create U.S. jobs and keep the United States competitive in the global marketplace.

The Real Cost of Romney-Ryan: You Pay More So They Pay Less
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The Real Cost of Romney-Ryan: You Pay More So They Pay Less

Fact sheet shows how Gov. Romney and Rep. Ryan want to once again rig the system for the rich and let the wealthy get wealthier at the expense of everyone else.

Mitt Romney: Bad for Women
Women listen as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign stop in Chantilly, Virginiaa. (Women listening to Mitt Romney speech)
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Mitt Romney: Bad for Women

You do not have to dig too hard into his record to realize that a President Romney would be very bad for women, write Jessica Arons, Sarah Jane Glynn, and Katie Wright.

Jessica Arons, Sarah Jane Glynn, Katie Wright

How the Romney-Ryan Ticket Hurts Latinos
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, and his vice-presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) arrive at a campaign rally Sunday, August 12, 2012, in Mooresville, North Carolina at the NASCAR Technical Institute. (AP/Jason E. Miczek)
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How the Romney-Ryan Ticket Hurts Latinos

Vanessa Cárdenas explains how the policies that Gov. Romney and Rep. Ryan embrace are in direct contradiction to the policies that most Latinos support.

Vanessa Cárdenas

10 Questions for Mitt Romney on Poverty and Opportunity in America
An unidentified man, who lost his job two months ago after being hurt on  the job, works a Miami street corner to collect money for his family on September 16, 2010. The man said his unemployment check did not  cover costs of living. (AP/J Pat Carter)
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10 Questions for Mitt Romney on Poverty and Opportunity in America

Melissa Boteach asks Gov. Romney 10 questions on taxes, spending, and jobs that would help clarify his positions on important issues for Americans aiming to join the middle class.

Melissa Boteach

Romneycare Versus Obamacare
Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney reacts at Faneuil Hall in Boston after signing into law his landmark health care bill, designed to guarantee health insurance to virtually all Massachusetts residents. The law provided a blueprint for President Barack Obama's health care law, which Romney has vowed to dismantle.
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Romneycare Versus Obamacare

Maura Calsyn explores the many similarities between Romneycare and Obamacare.

Maura Calsyn

Perpetuating Inequality
Julie and Hillary Goodridge carry copies   of their wedding licenses with them everywhere they go in case they  have to prove they’re married in an emergency. The  kinds of laws and  policies that Mitt Romney espouses impose financial  harm on families  headed by same-sex couples and threaten the health and  wellness of gay  and transgender Americans and their families. (AP/ Elise Amendola)
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Perpetuating Inequality

The kinds of laws and policies that Mitt Romney espouses impose financial harm on families headed by same-sex couples and threaten the health and wellness of gay and transgender Americans and their families, write Jeff Krehely and Crosby Burns.

Jeff Krehely, Crosby Burns

Mitt Romney Doesn’t Support Gay and Transgender Equality
Gov. Mitt Romney repeats his view that marriage should be restricted to one man and one woman at Oklahoma state Republican Party  Headquarters in Oklahoma City, on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Romney does not support the vast majority of laws and policies that make the United States a more fair and equitable country for gay and transgender people as well as their children. (AP/ Sue Ogrocki)
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Mitt Romney Doesn’t Support Gay and Transgender Equality

Gov. Mitt Romney does not support the vast majority of laws and policies that make the United States a more fair and equitable country for gay and transgender people as well as their children, write Crosby Burns and Andrew Phifer.

Crosby Burns, Andrew Phifer

Romney’s Latino Problem
Martha Espinosa stands outside a Scottsdale, Arizona, resort to protest against Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who was speaking inside, and Arizona's controversial immigration law, S.B. 1070.
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Romney’s Latino Problem

Angela Maria Kelley, Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, and Ann Garcia explain how Mitt Romney's profound disconnect with Latino voters has generated growing concern within his campaign and across the Republican establishment.

Angela Maria Kelley, Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, 1 More Ann Garcia

The Romney Economic Agenda and Its Effect on the Middle Class and Growth
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The Romney Economic Agenda and Its Effect on the Middle Class and Growth

Michael Linden, Seth Hanlon, Jennifer Erickson, Gadi Dechter, Adam Hersh, and Karla Walter take a close look at the core of Mitt Romney’s economic agenda and describe just how just how targeted it is for the benefit of the few at the expense of the many in our nation.

Michael Linden, Seth Hanlon, Jennifer Erickson, 3 More Gadi Dechter, Adam Hersh, Karla Walter

The Truth About Gov. Romney’s Medicare and Medicaid ‘Reforms’
Gov. Romney’s Medicare and Medicaid “reforms” would shift costs to seniors,  health care providers, businesses, and states. But real solutions would  slow the growth in health care costs across the system—for seniors,  families, businesses, states, and the federal government—rather than  shift costs from one party to another.
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The Truth About Gov. Romney’s Medicare and Medicaid ‘Reforms’

Topher Spiro explains why Mitt Romney's Medicare and Medicaid “reforms” would fundamentally alter these programs and set us on an uncharted path that would have adverse consequences for tens of millions of Americans.

Topher Spiro

Why Mitt Romney Is a Threat to Women’s Health
Kamia Funchess has her vitals checked by Taisha Romero at the William F. Ryan Community Health Center in New York.
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Why Mitt Romney Is a Threat to Women’s Health

Jessica Arons and Lindsay Rosenthal compare President Obama and Gov. Romney on their positions related to women's health.

Jessica Arons, Lindsay Rosenthal

Romney Tax Plan: Many Happy Returns for Big Oil
BP, along with the rest of the world’s five biggest public oil companies—Chevron,  ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Royal Dutch Shell—are hardly in need of a tax  cut: They earned a combined record profit of $137 billion in 2011 due to  high oil and gasoline prices. (AP/Amy Sancetta)
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Romney Tax Plan: Many Happy Returns for Big Oil

Daniel J. Weiss and Seth Hanlon show why Mitt Romney's tax plan would benefit highly profitable large oil companies that already enjoy lucrative tax breaks.

Daniel J. Weiss, Seth Hanlon

Romney’s Fiscal Agenda for the 1 Percent
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Romney’s Fiscal Agenda for the 1 Percent

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax plan would benefit only the 1 percent, writes Michael Linden.

Michael Linden