Brand & Martínez for August 24, 2012

What the leaked Bain Capital documents reveal

Mitt Romney Campaigns In Des Moines

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa. Mitt Romney co-founded the firm Bain Capital.

This week, the web site Gawker published a sheaf of records from Bain Capital, the firm founded by Mitt Romney. The documents reveal new details about Bain's investments, and how executives structured complex deals using off-shore banks. So far though, no one has found evidence in the more than 900 pages of records that would indicate tax fraud or shady dealings.


Heidi Moore, New York bureau chief for Marketplace.

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