Democratic leaders say they’re ready to take a stand on Bain. Weeks after President Obama’s reelection campaign ran a series of controversial ads attacking the private-equity firm founded by presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, top Dems say it’s one hot-button issue they’re not afraid to push. “He wanted to have this conversation,” Pennsylvania Democratic Party chairman Jim Burn said of Romney. “We’re going to have it. There should be no hesitation or equivocation.” Romney has often touted his experience in the private sector as proof that he has the economic savvy to take on the country’s fiscal woes. Nevada Democratic Party chairwoman Roberta Lange said Obama’s message resonates in her state: “Obama is speaking to the things that are important to us."
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