Rasheeda left a career in banking to find a way to give back to the community where she grew up. She now owns a property development company in Charlotte. Hasan joined our Romney-Ryan Economics bus tour on the UNC Charlotte campus—because she says small business owners can't afford Mitt Romney's plan to raise their taxes.
This morning in Norfolk, Virginia, Mitt Romney introduced his running mate: Paul Ryan, the architect of the most extreme budget proposal in modern American history. Across the border in North Carolina, Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak was introducing the newly formed Republican ticket as well. At stops in Raleigh and Greensboro, Rybak delivered this message: By choosing Ryan, Romney has doubled down on the failed economic policies of George W. Bush.
Drive into Norfolk, Virginia, and you're greeted by the sight of an enormous naval fleet in the harbor—a visual reminder that this state has a proud military history and is home to more than 800,000 veterans. Paula Miller, who represented Norfolk in the Virginia House of Delegates, explains Mitt Romney's record on veterans' issues as governor of Massachusetts, and what his record and his policies would mean for veterans across the country.
Two Massachusetts legislators share their experiences under Mitt Romney and Romney Economics, and they've got an urgent message for the American people: Don't repeat Massachusetts's mistake. Don't send Romney to the White House. Romney Economics didn't work in Massachusetts, and it won't work now.