Key Point: Mitt Romney’s corporate-buyout firm was an outsourcing pioneer. On the campaign trail, he claims to support American jobs. But, as a corporate raider, he made a fortune helping companies outsource jobs to countries like China and India. Now he’s rooting for economic failure, putting his own political gains ahead of economic growth. Romney doesn’t care about American jobs.
Key Point: All three branches of government have now agreed that President Obama’s health care law is the right thing to do. The law is already helping millions of Americans and will help millions more in the years to come. It’s time to move past the same political battles and fully implement the law.
Key Point: Mitt Romney’s corporate-buyout firm invested in companies that pioneered shipping American jobs overseas. On the campaign trail, he claims to support American jobs, but as a corporate raider he made a fortune helping companies that sent jobs overseas. Romney doesn’t care about American jobs.
Key Point: Mitt Romney and the Republicans want to refight political battles of the past and deny millions of Americans affordable health care. They’re doubling down on distortions and partisan scare tactics, even trying to mislead people by shouting that the free rider penalty is a “tax.” In reality, that penalty would affect only 1 percent of Americans and keep their medical costs from shifting to the rest of us – and it’s the same policy Mitt Romney put in place in Massachusetts.
Key Point: President Obama’s vision keeps us moving forward, toward a job-creating economy built to last – where hard work pays off, responsibility is rewarded, and everyone gets a fair shot, does their fair share, and plays by the same rules.
Key Point: While President Obama is safely and responsibly increasing domestic oil production and helping families save at the pump, Mitt Romney and his Big Oil allies continue to attack his plan, fighting to keep their tax breaks and block alternative fuels.
Key Point: Mitt Romney and Governor Bob McDonnell have made it clear they want to turn back the clock on women’s health, winning the support of Tea Party standard-bearer Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann.
Key Point: President Obama believes we need to create long-term economic growth and women's economic security. Mitt Romney would cut programs that help women prosper and grow our economy over the long term to help pay for his tax cuts for those at the top.
Key Point: Tax experts confirm that the House Republican tax plan, would raise taxes on millions of hardworking middle-class families while cutting taxes for millionaires, billionaires and corporations.
Key Point: President Obama believes keeping college within reach is key to growing our economy. We need to keep interest rates on federal student loans low to make sure more Americans get a fair shot at an affordable college education and the skills they need to find a good job.