Huntsman Sr. wants Romney to release more tax returns
John Huntsman Sr. calls on Mitt Romney to release more taxes, YG Action spends nearly $6 million on fall ad time, and Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) hits Rep. Todd Akin (R) in her first ads of the general election.
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* While he says he is not Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s source on Mitt Romney’s taxes, John Huntsman Sr. (father of former presidential candidate John Huntsman Jr.) called on the presumptive GOP presidential nominee to release more of his taxes. Huntsman is a longtime Romney ally.
* Reid aide Jose Parra
is backing off his comment that Reid’s source on Romney’s taxes is “an investor in Bain Capital, a Republican also, and somebody who has been dealing with Romney’s company for a long, long time and he has direct knowledge of this.” Parra now says, “I do not know the party affiliation of the source, how long he invested with Bain, or his relationship to Romney beyond the fact that he was an investor with Bain Capital, as Senator Reid has previously stated.”
* President Obama adviser David Axelrod says if he were Romney, he would pick former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty
as his running mate. Pawlenty will be stumping for Romney in New Hampshire on Saturday.
* The pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA, which has taken a lot of criticism this week for an ad that aims to tie Romney to a woman’s death, has released a new spot tying Romney to the closure of a steel mill. The new commercial features an employee from the
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