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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.

Clinton Foundation Investigation Update: Key Details About Financial And Political Dealings

ibtimes.com — The release of documents shedding more light on connections between the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton-led State Department has touched off a new political firestorm only weeks before voters begin heading to the polls in the 2016 election.

Emails Show Clinton Foundation Donor Reached Out To Hillary Clinton Before Arms Export Boost

ibtimes.com — Emails just released by the State Department appear to show Clinton Foundation officials brokering a meeting between then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a top military leader of Bahrain - a Middle Eastern country that is a major foundation donor.

Lawmakers Overseeing Wall Street Given Bigger, More Favorable Loans Than Others: Study

ibtimes.com — It is good to be king, as the old saying goes - and apparently it's also good to get a seat on a congressional committee that oversees the finance industry. According to a new study, those lawmakers tend to get larger loans and at more favorable interest rates right when they get appointed to those powerful panels.

Donald Trump Gave Cash To Chris Christie Group Before And After New Jersey Casino Settlement

ibtimes.com — For years, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has faced questions about whether he has unduly rewarded energy and investment industry donors with state government favors. Now the spotlight has turned to another major donor who appears to have been treated well by Christie's administration: Donald Trump.

Hillary Clinton Appoints Ken Salazar To Lead White House Transition

ibtimes.com — Hillary Clinton announced that her White House transition team will be led by Ken Salazar - a former lawmaker who left government to become a partner at a major law and lobbying firm. The announcement Tuesday comes as Clinton has campaigned against the so-called "revolving door" that allows politicians to shuttle between public and private sector work.

The 'Big Lie' Behind The Unemployment Rate

nationalmemo.com — This article originally appeared on the International Business Times. When Donald Trump on Monday questioned the accuracy of the federal government's glowing employment reports, it may have seemed like another unsubstantiated outburst from a famously loose-with-the-facts candidate. But in this case, he was joining a bipartisan chorus of businesspeople, economists and lawmakers who say the monthly...

Jobs Report: Donald Trump Joins Economic Experts Who Say The Official Unemployment Rate Is Inaccurate

ibtimes.com — When Donald Trump on Monday questioned the accuracy of the federal government's glowing employment reports, it may have seemed like another unsubstantiated outburst from a famously loose-with-the-facts candidate. But in this case, he was joining a bipartisan chorus of businesspeople, economists and lawmakers who say the monthly employment report is an artificial portrait deliberately airbrushed by statisticians to make the jobs picture look better than it really is.

Money And Politics: Gov. Malloy Slashes Watchdog Budgets Amid Ethics and Campaign Finance Investigations

ibtimes.com — Facing high-profile investigations of his administration and state party, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is moving to slash the budgets of watchdog agencies that enforce ethics, campaign finance and open records laws.

Chris Christie Administration Will Cut Pension Investments In Hedge Funds After Fee Controversy

ibtimes.com — Governor Chris Christie's pension officials on Wednesday signed off on a major divestment of hedge funds - a move that is expected to save taxpayers and retirees tens of millions of dollars in fees that had been flowing to Wall Street. The decision caps an intensifying campaign against the hedge fund investments by groups representing retirees.
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Aug 28, 2016

Galaxy Quest might be the most underrated action/comedy of the 1990s. It’s kinda genius.

Aug 28, 2016

Most Dems seemed to agree with this truism — until 2016 when the party’s clarion call became “No Quid Pro Quo!”  https://twitter.com/Will_Bunch/status/770044218224025600 

Aug 28, 2016

RT @davidsirota: Should foreign govts be able to donate to the family foundations of Secretaries of State, who oversee arms exports?

Aug 28, 2016

RT @kleinmatic: Like all good journalism, you do it whether people give a shit or they don’t.  https://twitter.com/_alastair/status/770023492842582016 

Aug 28, 2016

Finally we're at the old "everyone does it so stop scrutinizing it" line. Next up: "I know you are, but what am I?"  https://twitter.com/evilsax/status/770025651235655680 

Aug 28, 2016

So apparently, without proof of explicit quid pro quo, questioning the Clinton Fndtn is evil...but doing this is AOK  https://twitter.com/davidsirota/status/770020139374878720 

Aug 28, 2016

RT @gettinviggy: How Dan Malloy became the beneficiary of deluge of state contractor money in the 2014 governor's race  http://bit.ly/2bXY9YY  #ctpolitics


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