Feb 2, 2012 The Republican candidate paid 13.9 percent of his income in federal taxes in 2010, a lower percentage than many people with less income pay. But higher tax rates on Mitt Romney's investment income would raise taxes for others, too.
Feb 2, 2012 The U.S. tax code can be a cumbersome beast. How did Mitt Romney manage to pay roughly 15 percent in taxes last year?
Feb 2, 2012 Should the rich be taxed more? And how much more? Americans offered their latest opinions to Gallup.
Jan 23, 2012 We speak to a private equity insider about whether the industry is really full of 'vulture capitalists,' or if it serves a necessary function in our society.
Jan 13, 2012 Mitt Romney has received criticism for his time at Bain Capital. What does Bain, and similar private equity firms, really do?
Jan 27, 2012 Last night, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said that President Obama would like to turn the U.S. into a social welfare state. But even if he wanted to, how much impact does a president have on the economy anyway?
Heidi N. Moore
Jan 11, 2012 Mitt Romney’s role as founder of Bain Capital has prompted rivals to criticize him for destroying jobs. What exactly do private equity firms do?
Jan 27, 2012 How did Mitt Romney approach business and economics as both a private businessman and as the governor of Massachusetts?