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Bain Capital: Another Useful Distinction Between Political Visions

Delegates at both political conventions understand this hot-button issue and simply disagree on its implications.

One of the things that people admire about Bill Clinton is his ability to talk about competing visions in a way that is simple but not oversimplified—he trusts his audience enough to follow along with some of the things that a lot of speakers would gloss over in getting to a punchline. That held true for his speech on Wednesday, which was longer, more nuanced and more specific (and, actually, more honest) than just about anything you can expect to hear from anybody else in either major party.

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What Mitt Romney Talks About When He Talks About Business

Mitt Romney is on track to win the Republican presidential nomination as a businessman's businessman. What exactly does that mean?

New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary (I don’t want to hear it, Iowa) offers plenty of feel-good kitsch: Rosy-cheeked volunteers with yard signs; candidates meeting farm animals, and the occasional voter; town halls and old-fashioned democracy. Popping up on the local news during yesterday’s voting was an 106-year-old woman who cast her first vote for Calvin Coolidge. Yesterday, she punched her ticket for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, who easily won the primary.

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