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Before Ending Hudson River Cleanup, General Electric Gave Big Money To New York Lawmakers

ibtimes.com — Since General Electric announced it was ending its dredging of the Hudson River last year, conservationists, local officials and some state legislators have decried the move and called on the federal government to force the company to do more.

Rahm Emanuel Donors Were Far Richer And Whiter Than Chicago: Study

Rahm Emanuel Donors Were Far Richer And Whiter Than Chicago: Study
ibtimes.com — When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ran for re-election in 2015, his opponents accused him of representing the elite in a city starkly divided by race and class. A new analysis of campaign finance data shows that, at least from a fundraising perspective, the mayor's support did indeed come largely from a narrow band of Chicago's citizens.

Barack Obama Readies For Final TPP Push, Which Could Benefit Presidential Library Donors

Barack Obama Readies For Final TPP Push, Which Could Benefit Presidential Library Donors
ibtimes.com — President Barack Obama last week renewed his push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, suggesting that it will be easier to pass the deal after the elections are over. The idea is that lawmakers will then be more insulated from political influence.

Obama’s Controversial Offshore Drilling Proposal Rests On Research Funded By Fossil Fuel Industry

Obama’s Controversial Offshore Drilling Proposal Rests On Research Funded By Fossil Fuel Industry
ibtimes.com — To make its case for a new proposal that could expand offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and near Alaska, the Obama administration recently released a report touting what it indicated would be the significant economic benefits of the plan.

Federal Regulators Let General Electric Quash Shareholder Resolution On Hudson River Pollution

Federal Regulators Let General Electric Quash Shareholder Resolution On Hudson River Pollution
ibtimes.com — When Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders called for General Electric to remove all of the chemicals it had pumped into New York's Hudson River, he was joining a growing chorus of environmental groups and lawmakers making the same demand.

Republican Energy Committee Chairs Shutter Fundraising Committee Bankrolled By The Fossil Fuel Industry

Republican Energy Committee Chairs Shutter Fundraising Committee Bankrolled By The Fossil Fuel Industry
ibtimes.com — The Republican leaders of the House and Senate energy committees have shuttered a controversial joint fundraising committee that let them vacuum in fossil fuel industry cash as they oversaw the federal government fossil fuel policy. The move by Michigan Rep. Fred Upton and Alaska Sen.

Hillary Clinton State Department Approved Weapons Sales For Company That Made Sandy Hook Assault Rifle

Hillary Clinton State Department Approved Weapons Sales For Company That Made Sandy Hook Assault Rifle
ibtimes.com — Hillary Clinton presents herself as a tough advocate for gun control. But the State Department she led for four years helped approve more than $100 million in weapons sales for a handful of companies - including the manufacturer of the AR-15 semi-automatic that Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children in Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

New Report Shows Clinton Raising Money From Lobbyists That Have Represented Walmart, Fossil Fuel Firms And Wall Street

New Report Shows Clinton Raising Money From Lobbyists That Have Represented Walmart, Fossil Fuel Firms And Wall Street
ibtimes.com — Amid an intensifying presidential campaign debate over the influence of lobbyist money over public officials, Hillary Clinton filed a campaign finance report Friday detailing more than $1.5 million her campaign raised with the help of lobbyists in the first three months of 2016.

Hillary Clinton Touted Coal Development As Secretary Of State

Hillary Clinton Touted Coal Development As Secretary Of State
ibtimes.com — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed on the issue of climate change during a presidential debate Thursday night, with the former Secretary of State acknowledging her aggressive push for natural gas development across the planet, yet defending the policy as a necessary "bridge" to wean the world off its reliance on coal.

Financial Industry Lobbying To Shape Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill

Financial Industry Lobbying To Shape Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill
ibtimes.com — The effects of Puerto Rico's $70 billion debt crisis are being felt far from the island's shores, generating big financial industry spending in Washington, D.C., as lawmakers consider a debt-restructuring plan.
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May 04, 2016

Wall St and its Dem Party puppets couldn't have created a better situation if they tried twitter.com/davidsirota/st…

May 04, 2016

The new answer to every moral, ethical and legal question about Clinton is now "Trump!"...which is a perfect outcome for big money interests

May 04, 2016

I'm guessing if Clinton loses to Trump, Dem Party activists/operatives will try to blame Bernie as a way to avoid blaming themselves.

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May 04, 2016

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May 03, 2016

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