Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, speaking at the University of Chicago, said some of the nation's foremost inventors of an earlier era would have suffocated under the weight of the regulatory burden of today's federal government. (Associated Press)

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, speaking at the University of Chicago, said some of the nation's foremost inventors of an earlier era would have suffocated under the weight of the regulatory burden of today's federal government. (Associated Press)