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Partisan Brands: Starbucks, Celtics Pick Sides in Presidential Race
From NFL teams to grocery stores, the 2012 election is woven into the fabric of American business, with companies picking sides in the partisan fight. Whether it's a mega donation from the company's executive or a partisan leaning of the company's employees, many of America's largest brands have
Partisan Allegiances Emerge On Gun Control (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES: MAJORITY BACKS OBAMA’S GUN-CONTROL PLAN: Fifty-three percent in the latest ABC News-Washington Post poll view Obama’s gun control plan favorably, 41 percent unfavorably. Strong proponents outnumber strong opponents by 38 vs. 31 percent in this poll,
Mitt Romney Heads to Washington … A Few Days Late
Mitt Romney is headed to Washington, D.C. Not in the way he would have liked and not in time for Monday’s inauguration, but the former GOP presidential candidate and his wife, Ann, will be in D.C. Friday for a luncheon reception in their honor at...
JW Marriott Thanks Romney for Bringing Attention to Mormonism
BOSTON — The head of the prominent Marriott hotel chain and fellow Mormon J.W. Marriott thanked Mitt Romney today during a Mormon church service for bringing “positive attention” to the religion, which is often considered to be shrouded in mystery. “There has never been as...
McDonald's for Life? Mitt's McDonald's Story Still a Mystery
To borrow from Lewis Carroll's Alice, Mitt Romney just gets curiouser and curiouser by the minute. Ever since Romney told a crowd in Chicago that his father, George Romney, possessed a McDonald's for Life Card , ABC News became intrigued, and has worked diligently to research the origins of this
Mitt Romney SuperPAC Highlights Gingrich’s ‘Baggage’
DES MOINES — Mitt Romney’s SuperPAC, Restore our Future, this evening released an ad accusing Newt Gingrich of ”flip flopping” on issues while having “tons of baggage,” though the ad quickly disappeared from You Tube where it had been posted. The ad, titled “Smiling,” opens with an image...
Here Comes the Romney SuperPAC
The SuperPAC that is backing Mitt Romney is finally launching its ad campaign. ABC News has confirmed the ads will begin running tomorrow in Iowa. The story was first reported by Ben Smith at Politico. The PAC, named Restore our Future, was set up by...
Double Donors: Wealthy 2012 Contributors Use Outside PACs To Give Big To Obama and Romney
What do you do if you've already maxed out your donations to President Obama and Mitt Romney ? Give to their outside political action committees -- and give big. According to an analysis by ABC News, about half the money given during the first six months of this year to Restore Our Future, a PAC
Jenny Craig, Waffle House, Panda Express and Mitt Romney
ABC News’ Emily Friedman (@EmilyABC) and John Berman (@johnsberman) report: What do diet guru Jenny Craig, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson and Waffle House CEO Joe Rogers all have in common? They have all maxed out in donations to...