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Obama’s second Inaugural funded by big corporate donors; less transparent

Four years ago, President Obama banned corporate and union donations from funding his first Inauguration. Not this time. This time, the man who railed on how Citizens United would “open the floodgates for special interests” by allowing unlimited contributions from corporations and “America’s most powerful interests” ….is accepting unlimited donations to his inaugural committee from […]

Corporations may be like people, too, sez SEC

Interesting stuff going down at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which is considering a requirement to force publicly traded companies to disclose political contributions. Whoa! That could be huge. But at the front of the Ticked-Off Line are trade associations like the U.S. Chamber, which dropped $30 milllllllllllllllllllllllion last year on campaigns to beat […]
Categories: Citizens United, General, SEC