It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.
Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.
Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.
Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.
China’s national government has an official policy that “new energy vehicles” will become a major part of the country’s output.
What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?
It’s a trip of a lifetime. Fifty-four Baltimore area students are heading to China next month. But before they go they’ll have a rare chance to find out exactly what it will be like.
Maryland sends the largest delegation in the United States to India with a goal of bringing jobs back to the state.
Some Baltimore City high school students took the trip of a lifetime.
You may be surprised to learn that at least two high schools in Baltimore City are teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
Maryland’s mission to Asia ends on a high note for the state, Maryland businesses and the university system.
It was the field trip of a lifetime for some Northeast Baltimore elementary school students. They traveled to Washington to perform for the president of China, and Chinese visitors quickly learned these students were speaking their language.