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Warren Slams Clinton’s Revolving-Door Donors

nationalmemo.com — Sen. Elizabeth Warren had a message for Hillary Clinton on Wednesday: Don't staff your White House with your Wall Street donors. In a speech to the Center for American Progress - which was set up and is run by former Clinton aides - the Massachusetts Democratic senator said groups backing Clinton's election campaign should be focused...

Saudi Arms Deal Backed By US Senators Who Got Cash From Weapons Contractor That Will Benefit

ibtimes.com — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday blocked a bipartisan initiative to suspend a $1.15 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia, clearing the way for a massive resupply of the Kingdom's military as it continues its incursions into neighboring Yemen.

Elizabeth Warren Tells Hillary Clinton Not To Hire Wall Street Donors

ibtimes.com — Sen. Elizabeth Warren had a message for Hillary Clinton on Wednesday: Don't staff your White House with your Wall Street donors. In a speech to the Center for American Progress -- which was set up and is run by former Clinton aides -- the Massachusetts Democratic senator said groups backing Clinton's election campaign should be focused on making sure that a prospective Clinton administration is run by those who intend to enact a progressive agenda.

Taxpayers Subsidized Wells Fargo Executive Pay Amid Bank’s Fraud

ibtimes.com — As lawmakers grilled Wells Fargo's CEO at a Capital Hill hearing, a Washington-based think tank crunched company data. Their findings? If you paid federal taxes, you essentially subsidized the multimillion dollar payouts given to Wells Fargo executives who oversaw a massive consumer fraud.

Hillary Clinton Allies Press Donald Trump For More Transparency, While Keeping Their Own Clients Secret

ibtimes.com — More than 50 former government officials published an open letter to Donald Trump demanding he fully disclose all of his foreign business entanglements. Among the signatories are former government officials backing Hillary Clinton - many of whom have not disclosed their own defense industry clients.

The Contradictions of Finance

truth-out.org — Truthout relies on support from readers like you -- we don't take corporate ad money! Support independent media by making a donation to Truthout now. Like much else in economies, finance both enhances the economy's growth and development and undermines it.

Connecticut Gov. Malloy's Appointee Recuses Herself From Anthem-Cigna Merger Review

ibtimes.com — Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy's top insurance regulator, Katharine Wade, agreed to recuse herself from her state's review of a massive healthcare merger between Anthem and Cigna, amid mounting criticism of her ties to Cigna. Wade had been leading a multistate review of the deal, which critics say could raise insurance premiums for 53 million Americans across the country.

State Department Delays Records Request About Clinton-Linked Firm Until After The 2016 Election

ibtimes.com — Beacon Global Strategies is a shadowy consulting firm that's stacked with former Obama administration officials, high profile Republicans and a number of Hillary Clinton's closest foreign policy advisers. But beyond its billing as a firm that works with the defense industry, it is unclear for whom specifically the company works, exactly what it does, and if Beacon employees have tried to influence national security policy since the firm's founding in 2013.

Money In Politics: Connecticut Gov. Malloy Met With Cigna And Anthem CEOs During Merger Review

ibtimes.com — Facing criticism over his decision to appoint a former Cigna lobbyist to a position regulating Cigna's controversial merger, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy has sought to distance himself from the merger review. The regulator in question, Katharine Wade, has said she followed all applicable conflict-of-interest rules.

Andrew Cuomo Administration Now Questions General Electric Move To End Hudson River Cleanup

ibtimes.com — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration this week said General Electric had not adequately cleaned up its pollution from the Hudson River, adding the voice of a powerful state government to an environmental campaign against the corporate giant.
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Sep 24, 2016

As if we needed a new reminder that politics is a cartoon, now we have the candidates openly trolling each other  https://twitter.com/IsaacDovere/status/779773421550915584 

Sep 24, 2016

Lazy few sentences of hot take + a block quote of other people’s original work + a few more of your hot take sentences =/= journalism

Sep 24, 2016

Important piece on how Trump and Clinton are the symptom of a deeper crisis afflicting America  https://www.thenation.com/article/whom-should-we-blame-for-our-deranged-democracy/ 

Sep 23, 2016

"Welcome to the 9th circle of Hell -- we are here to process your entry paperwork." https://t.co/NloX0Sel9g

Sep 23, 2016

Trump explicitly turned an election into performance art — which is what elections have long been, even if we didn’t previously admit it

Sep 23, 2016

Is "I'm better than Trump" the lowest bar in the history of presidential elections?

Sep 23, 2016

When this piece came out last yr, some rolled their eyes. Then US Atty didn't charge Christie while admitting Christie knew about Bridgegate https://t.co/GUNunDcE4j


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