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Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Tom Stemberg
Republican Mitt Romney is renewing his focus on the nation's economy while facing continued pressure to break his silence on a GOP Senate candidate's statement that any pregnancy resulting from rape is "something God intended."
Staples is now the world's largest office-supply company, but in the 1980s it was a startup having trouble attracting investors — until it came to Bain Capital, an investment firm founded and run at the time by Mitt Romney.
"The pluses so far outweigh the minuses. It's not even a close call," he said of Bain's investments.
"When we started raising money, it was a little bit hard," Mr. Stemberg told The Washington Times. "Once Bain and one or two other guys signed up to do it, there were at least 20 firms that wanted to make an investment. The reason we chose Bain is because money is fungible. What's not [fungible] is the amount of value an investor can add and Bain, in the case of Staples and I'm assuming in other situations, was as high a value-added investor as I have ever worked with."