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Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital years pose a target

President Obama and his reelection campaign are betting heavily that American voters are not ready to elect a wealthy wizard of the global economy to the highest office in the land.

Mitt Romney is not the first Republican presidential candidate with a background in business to run, but the challenger is the first who became rich in the exotic realm of private equity investment. The Democrats are trying to take what Romney has offered as his top credential for the Oval Office during a sluggish economy and use it to discredit his candidacy.

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