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Move King County Now: Vote Yes on Proposition 1!
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Big business is doing fine in many places… They get the loans they need. They can deal with all the regulation. They know how to find ways to get through the tax code, save money by putting various things in places where there are low tax havens around the world for their businesses.

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in Minnetonka Beach, unwittingly admitting that Democratic criticisms of corporate business practices are justified.