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Hillary Clinton Wants To Ban The Wall Street Payouts To Government Officials She Allowed At State Department

ibtimes.com — Hillary Clinton on Monday expressed support for a bill that would bar companies from handing substantial payouts to employees who leave to take jobs with the government. The front-runner for the Democratic nomination for president, Clinton has confronted criticism from liberal groups for her hiring practices while secretary of state in the Obama administration.
Aug 31, 2015

EXPOSED: Hillary Clinton Wants To Ban The Wall St Payouts To Government Officials That She Allowed At The State Dept ibtimes.com/hillary-clinto…

Aug 31, 2015

Hillary Clinton hired Wall Street execs to work at State Dept - they got Wall St bonuses upon getting their govt jobs ibtimes.com/hillary-clinto…

Aug 31, 2015

Hillary Clinton slams Wall St payments to govt officials - but she allowed those payments to her State Dept aides ibtimes.com/hillary-clinto…

Sep 01, 2015

Two top State Dept aides to Hillary Clinton received Wall St bonuses when Clinton gave them their govt jobs: ibtimes.com/hillary-clinto…

Sen. Warren's Criticism Of Joe Biden Complicates Vice President's 2016 Plans

ibtimes.com — As Vice President Joe Biden reportedly mulls a bid for the U.S. presidency, his champions portray him as a credible alternative to Democratic Party front-runner Hillary Clinton, who faces accusations that she is beholden to the financial industry. But a Biden campaign risks confronting the scorn of one of the party's most influential progressives, Sen.
Aug 31, 2015

"Biden's energetic work on behalf of credit card cos has earned him affection of the banking industry" - Sen. Warren ibtimes.com/sen-warrens-cr…

Aug 31, 2015

"A zealous advocate on behalf of one of his biggest contributors" - @SenWarren on Joe Biden's support for banks ibtimes.com/sen-warrens-cr…

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Elizabeth Warren's Criticism of Joe Biden Complicates Vice President's 2016 Plans

ibtimes.com — As Vice President Joe Biden reportedly mulls a bid for the U.S. presidency, his champions portray him as a credible alternative to Democratic party front-runner Hillary Clinton, who faces accusations that she is beholden to the financial industry. But a Biden campaign risks confronting the scorn of one of the party's most influential progressives, Sen.
Aug 31, 2015

BREAKING: Elizabeth Warren Slammed Joe Biden As A "Sell Out" to His Corporate Donors In Scathing 2002 Report ibtimes.com/elizabeth-warr…

Aug 31, 2015

RT @davidsirota: BREAKING: Elizabeth Warren Slammed Joe Biden As A "Sell Out" to His Corporate Donors In Scathing 2002 Report ibtimes.com/elizabeth-warr…

Aug 31, 2015

"Biden should not be allowed to sell out women" - @SenWarren on Biden's "energetic work on behalf of credit card cos" ibtimes.com/elizabeth-warr…

Aug 31, 2015

BREAKING: @SenWarren Slammed @JoeBiden As A "Sell Out" to His Donors In Harsh Report About Biden's Bankruptcy Bill ibtimes.com/elizabeth-warr…

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Andrew Cuomo GE Deal: NY Taxpayers to Subsidize General Electric As Critics Slam Company For Toxic Pollution, Unfinished Cleanup

ibtimes.com — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week proudly declared that he had successfully lured General Electric into "coming home." It took $50 million in taxpayer subsidies to convince the company to build a new manufacturing facility in upstate New York, but this was money well spent, Cuomo asserted, noting that GE used to be "such a big part of this community and provided so many jobs and was such a vital player in this community."
Aug 26, 2015

Mario Cuomo forced GE to start Hudson cleanup, then GE gave Andrew Cuomo cash & now Andrew is letting GE halt cleanup ibtimes.com/andrew-cuomo-g…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @davidsirota: Obama was #1 recipient of GE campaign cash - now Obama's EPA announces GE can leave carcinogens in the Hudson River ibtimes.com/andrew-cuomo-g…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @IBTimes: NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced subsidies for @GeneralElectric despite their refusal to stop cancer-causing pollution: bit.ly/1PTyYDe

Aug 26, 2015

EXPOSED: Cuomo giving GE huge subsidies as firm slammed for halting Hudson cleanup ibtimes.com/andrew-cuomo-g… GE gave Cuomo groups campaign cash

Aug 26, 2015

GE gave Obama huge campaign cash - now EPA is letting GE stop cleanup & leave 35% of its pollution in the Hudson ibtimes.com/andrew-cuomo-g…

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Election 2016 Immigration: Jeb Bush Slams Donald Trump’s Border Wall Proposal, Seeks To Walk Back ‘Anchor Baby’ Comments

ibtimes.com — ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO -- Taking on the man who has replaced him as the Republican presidential frontrunner, Jeb Bush rejected Donald Trump's proposal to construct a high-security wall along the United States-Mexican border.
Aug 25, 2015

BREAKING: At Colorado town hall, @JebBush slams @realDonaldTrump's proposal to build a wall at the southern border ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

Aug 25, 2015

BREAKING: Jeb Bush says Trump plan to deport undocumented immigrants "doesn't embrace American values" ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

Aug 25, 2015

Jeb Bush slams push to build a wall at the border ibtimes.com/election-2016-… his brother signed bill to build such a wall washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content…

Aug 25, 2015

BREAKING: @JebBush slams @RealDonaldTrump, says GOPers' push for a wall at the southern border is "not defensible" ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

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At Chicago Pension Fund, Questions Raised On Conflicts of Interest

ibtimes.com — Chicago pension officials wanted to know where to deposit the $11 billion the city's teachers had saved for their retirement benefits, so they turned in 2014 to the outside consulting firm they'd hired for financial advice.
Aug 24, 2015

EXPOSED: How "independent" financial consultants are often secretly paid by banks to shift pension cash to Wall St ibtimes.com/chicago-pensio…

Aug 24, 2015

RT @davidsirota: EXPOSED: How "independent" financial consultants are often secretly paid by banks to shift pension cash to Wall St ibtimes.com/chicago-pensio…

Aug 24, 2015

EXPOSED: "Independent" pension consultants get stealth payments from Wall St & then shift retirees' cash to Wall St ibtimes.com/chicago-pensio…

Aug 24, 2015

INVESTIGATION: "Independent" financial consultants are often secretly paid by banks to shift pension cash to Wall St ibtimes.com/chicago-pensio…

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Donald Trump Slams H-1B Program; Stocks Modeling Agency With 'Underpaid' Catwalkers On Same Visa

ibtimes.com — In slamming America's immigration system, Donald Trump has found a new target: a special visa program that lets corporations import high-skilled foreign workers when they say they cannot find enough Americans to fill specialized positions.
Aug 20, 2015

EXPOSED: @RealDonaldTrump slams H1B visas for exploiting workers, yet his firm uses H1B & accused of paying low wages ibtimes.com/donald-trump-s…

Aug 20, 2015

RT @davidsirota: BREAKING: Donald Trump is so genuinely opposed to the H1B visa program that he uses it for his own corporate empire ibtimes.com/donald-trump-s…

Aug 20, 2015

BREAKING: Donald Trump is so genuinely opposed to the H1B visa program that he uses it for his own corporate empire ibtimes.com/donald-trump-s…

Aug 20, 2015

Donald Trump Slams H-1B Program, Stocks Modeling Agency With 'Underpaid' Catwalkers On Same Visa ibtimes.com/donald-trump-s…

Aug 20, 2015

BREAKING: Government documents show Donald Trump's corporate empire relies on the same H-1B visas he's now bashing ibtimes.com/donald-trump-s…

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Election 2016: Jeb Bush And John Kasich’s Work At Lehman Spotlights Different Revolving Door Between Business and Government

ibtimes.com — Republican presidential rivals Jeb Bush and John Kasich bring to their campaigns their experience as governors of major battleground states, but they also share a resume line from their time in the private sector.
Aug 20, 2015

RT @davidsirota: Kasich got Lehman bonus as bank lost OH pension $440M. As gov Kasich then forced workers to pay to make up the losses ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

Aug 20, 2015

Kasich got Lehman bonus as bank lost OH pension $440M. As gov Kasich then forced workers to pay to make up the losses ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

Aug 20, 2015

RT @davidsirota: Kasich got Lehman bonus as bank lost OH pension $440M. As gov Kasich then forced workers to pay to make up the losses ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

Aug 20, 2015

Only WEEKS after authoring a key bill to give Social Security money to Wall St, Kasich was given job as a Lehman exec ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

Aug 20, 2015

RT @davidsirota: Only WEEKS after authoring a key bill to give Social Security money to Wall St, Kasich was given job as a Lehman exec ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

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Election 2016: Jeb Bush Got $1.3M Job At Lehman After Florida Shifted Pension Cash To Bank

ibtimes.com — For Florida taxpayers, the move by the administration of then-Gov. Jeb Bush to forge a relationship with Lehman Brothers would ultimately prove disastrous. Transactions in 2005 and 2006 put the Wall Street investment bank in charge of some $250 million worth of pension funds for Florida cops, teachers and firefighters.
Aug 23, 2015

RT @davidsirota: Jeb Bush's admin gave Lehman a $250M state pension deal just before Lehman gave Jeb a $1.3M-a-yr job ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

Aug 24, 2015

Every man has his price. Jeb Bush's is half a percent of the gross ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

Aug 19, 2015

INVESTIGATION: Govt docs reveal that Jeb Bush admin invested $250 in Lehman just before Lehman gave Jeb Bush a job bit.ly/1J3JZiN

Aug 19, 2015

EXPOSED: @JebBush got $1.3 M-a-year job at Lehman just after his admin gave Lehman $250M of Florida pension cash ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

Aug 19, 2015

RT @davidsirota: EXPOSED: @JebBush got $1.3 M-a-year job at Lehman just after his admin gave Lehman $250M of Florida pension cash ibtimes.com/election-2016-…

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Chris Christie Is Facing Yet Another Investigation

inthesetimes.com — At issue is whether Christie's officials have lined Wall Street's pockets with the retirement savings of teachers, firefighters, police officers and other public sector workers. Only days after prosecutors indicted his appointees in the Bridgegate affair, Christie vetoed a bipartisan anti-corruption bill designed to insulate the state's pension system from undue political influence.
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Sep 02, 2015

RT @bpolitics: Perhaps those rumors about a Biden/Warren presidential ticket were a tad overblown... bloom.bg/1X7JhbE pic.twitter.com/CWuCFYeXkL

Sep 02, 2015

RT @nathanielpopper: Quite a statement of journalistic principles from Bloomberg EIC Micklethwaite in his memo explaining today's layoffs pic.twitter.com/TFgY3zCS0G

Sep 02, 2015

Much of the 2016 coverage is a new genre: Aggregated Speculation - basically, compilations of prognostication from consultants/pollsters.

Sep 02, 2015

RT @onlymoney: Free National Parks passes now available to all 4th graders: everykidinapark.gov

Sep 02, 2015

@wawasense @DaliDager I thought we were talking about people with too much time on their hands. I'm not one of those. So, uh, bye.

Sep 02, 2015

Tom Friedman's guerrilla war against the English language continues twitter.com/dinulipatti2/s…

Sep 02, 2015

@wawasense @DaliDager I think the same might be said of a person tweeting out their outraged concern for the cartography industry.

Sep 02, 2015

"Electable" seems to = euphemism not to describe big support among voters, but to describe having big donor cash twitter.com/davidsirota/st…


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