An unsettling cash phenomenon happened in the art world just two weeks ago, when a gigantic pile of money exchanged hands between two major American art philanthropists. A $500 million dollar pile, to be precise.
Their attack ad did seem suspicious.
If you didn't like the way the CEO class used their huge political donations and fleet of lobbyists to manipulate the economic rules last time, wait until you see what they've cooked up now.
IL Governor Rauner's Pal Made $625,000 Per Hour Last Year and Then Gave $10 Million to Rauner Campaign to Attack Unions and Cut Worker Pay
The New York Times reported yesterday that Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner's chief political backer, Ken Griffin, made $1.3 billion last year as manager of the hedge fund Citadel Capital. Griffin made as much personally as 26,000 average Americans making the median wage.
All of this has been a boon to many financial investors. It just so happens that many of Emanuel’s Republican backers are
Crowell added that Emanuel has "devastated neighborhoods by closing down 50 schools, closing mental health centers all while
Bruce Rauner may think that he is auditioning for a spot on the 2016 GOP ticket or a cabinet post in a Bush, Walker or Christie administration. In fact he could easily become the national symbol of the trickle down economic theory that has failed to produce benefits for everyday Americans.
Because of the new rules, individual members of Congress are likely also feeling pressure to raise more money through their
For the entire 2014 election cycle leading up to September, pro-Democratic groups reported spending more than $65 million
Below are the 20 top billionaire donors to these committees for the 2014 election, so far: 20) Marc Rowan, New York: $256,600