It starts with an ordinary legal pad made by a company that's been around for more than a century. This is the first of two stories we're doing today on Bain Capital, the private equity firm Romney helped found.
The Obama administration outlined a plan on Wednesday to reduce the corporate tax rate to 28 percent. It would also close many loopholes and impose a minimum tax on businesses. The proposal has little chance on Capitol Hill, but it's a starting point for a political debate this election season.
While President Obama would have spoken at the groundbreaking for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture no matter when it happened, his appearance Wednesday highlighted a shift in his outreach to African-American voters.
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