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Fact-Checking Romney’s Claim He Created 100,000 Jobs At Bain Capital

Glenn Kessler has the details: …the 100,000 figure stems from the growth in jobs from three companies that Romney helped to start or grow while at Bain Capital: Staples (a gain of 89,000 jobs), The Sports Authority (15,000 jobs), and Domino’s (7,900 jobs). This tally obviously does not include job losses from other companies with which Bain Capital was involved — and are based on current employment figures, not the period when Romney worked at Bain.
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Mitt Romney as leveraged buyout prince

US Politics / Liberal : The Blue Voice (3 years ago)

Romney has claimed to have created 100,000 jobs at Bain and says that providing work for Americans was a primary company goal.He cites Domino's, Sports Authority, and Staples, companies that added jobs after Bain bought in.But Bain ... Read Post

How Many Jobs Did Romney Create At Bain?

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

Steve Kaplan tries to do the math: Among Bain Capital’s investments under Romney, the large job creators are clearly Staples and Sports Authority. Both of these were small, young companies when Bain Capital invested in them. Bain in... Read Post

Mitt Romney gets creative with job creation claims

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

(Matthew Reichbach) How does Mitt Romney justify his claim to having created 100,000 jobs through his work at Bain Capital? Spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom: [...] says the 100,000 figure stems from the growth in jobs from three companies ... Read Post


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