Mitt Romney has touted his years running Bain Capital as a prime qualification for the presidency. Bain provided much of the money to get Staples started, but there’s been a suit over how the company’s stock was valuated before it successfully went public. Romney’s testimony on the issue was unsealed Thursday.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
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