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PetSmart Gobbled Up in $8.3 Billion Deal
The pet retailer was bought in the largest leverage buyout deal this year.
Here Are the Business Schools With the Highest Number of Billionaires
Paying tuition to attend business school is an expensive endeavor at upwards of $45,000 a year at some private institutions. But it could be all worth the endeavor at these top business schools, which produce the most billionaire alumni. Harvard’s MBA program produces nearly three times more
Will Mitt Romney Go Bold Or Go Boring With V.P. Pick? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: IN THE MONEY: Romney for President, the Victory Fund and the Republican National Committee raised a combine $101.3 million in the month July — their second-best fundraising month to date, ABC’s Emily Friedman notes. The ...
Obama Jobs Council Has Buyout Execs Despite Bain Attacks
Are “job destroyers” sitting on President Obama’s jobs council? There could be, if you believe the argument from Democrats and the Obama campaign that private equity executives are profit seekers who often run roughshod over workers, companies and communities. Two Obama-appointed members of the ...
Revenge for Real: Murder in the Hamptons
Part 1: Danny Pelosi meets Generosa Ammon working on her elegant townhouse.
Ron Paul Buys Time in Michigan, Potentially Boosting Romney
Ron Paul is once again going after Rick Santorum’s record as a fiscal conservative in a new ad, potentially giving Mitt Romney a boost in the process. The 30-second ad titled “Fake,” which follows up a similar ad released in January, blasts Santorum for increasing...
Seeking to Muddy Waters on Layoffs, Conservative Group Unleashing $6 Million Ad Campaign Against President Obama* and Solyndra
Americans for Prosperity, the conservative advocacy group that promotes lower taxes and fewer regulations for businesses, is unleashing a $6 million ad campaign against President Obama leading up to the State of the Union on January 24, ABC News has learned. The ad contains claims...
Santorum Says Romney's 'I Like Being Able to Fire People' Moment 'Not a Good Message' to Voters
MANCHESTER, NH – Scrappy insurgent Rick Santorum today told ABC News that Mitt Romney’s “I like firing people who provide me services” comment might say something to voters about how the frontrunner sees the world. “I am not too sure that is a very good...
Your Voice, Your Vote: New Hampshire Primary: Battle for 2nd Place?
Some candidates have begun moving on to the next primary in South Carolina.
David Axelrod: Mitt Romney's 'Bain Mentality' Will Undermine His Appeal
President Obama’s chief campaign strategist David Axelrod today on “This Week” honed his two-pronged attack on GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney, insisting the former Bain Capital CEO’s record and shifting policy positions will undermine his general election appeal. “Frankly I don’t think bringing a Bain