July 23rd, 2012
07:40 AM ET

Steven Rattner: I’m ashamed of myself...for not seeing it as clearly...when I was a private equity guy…”

On the Sunday, July 22 edition of Fareed Zakaria GPS, Steven Rattner, private equity manager and former "car czar" for the Obama Administration spoke to host, Fareed Zakaria, about why he now feels that "there are two Americas, and I think that is - that is not where this country should be."

The full interview transcript, and that of the full program, may be found here.

FAREED ZAKARIA GPS airs Sundays on CNN/U.S. at 10:00am and 1:00pm and on CNN International at 8:00am and 3:00pm.  All times Eastern.


May 25th, 2012
10:20 AM ET

DNC Chair says Bain Capital is fair game; talks auto bailout, immigration

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) talks Mitt Romney’s role at Bain Capital, President Obama’s record with the auto industry bailout and immigration policy.

Rep. Wasserman Schultz says, “There are literally thousands of workers who [Mitt Romney] laid off. Companies that [Bain Capital] deliberately forced into bankruptcy. Creditors who were left with cents on the dollar. And Mitt Romney and his partners made hundreds of millions of dollars.”

Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien airs weekday mornings from 7-9am on CNN.

May 7th, 2012
10:25 AM ET

Edward Conard: payoffs for risk-taking are essential

In a FAREED ZAKARIA GPS exclusive that aired Sunday, May 6, Fareed Zakaria interviewed Edward Conard, former managing director of Bain Capital and author of the forthcoming book, Unintended Consequences (2012), which offers solutions for fixing America's economy.  Conard puts forth a defense for the rise of "the 1%" as essential to encouraging economic risk-taking as an engine of growth for the country.

Here is the exchange: FULL POST

January 19th, 2012
09:09 PM ET

Romney defends Bain Capital at South Carolina GOP debate

At the CNN Southern Republican presidential debate in South Carolina, Mitt Romney explains how he created jobs and built enterprises at Bain Capital.