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Kennedy Attacked Romney For Lack Of Women At Bain In 1994 Ad: "Exclusively White And Male"

In Romney's failed 1994 bid for Senate, Ted Kennedy hit Romney for the lack of women at Bain Capital in an ad. Romney responded in a debate by mentioning the highest paid employee at Bain was a women and the chairman of the board was a women.

Posted on October 18, 2012, at 12:34 p.m. ET

Kennedy 1994 Ad: "As head of Bain Capital Romney only hired one women out of 40 top managers."

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Romney responded in a debate: "My entire life has been one of working with women and helping women through the glass ceiling."

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