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ensho Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-23-11 09:47 AM
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Wall Street firms donated $11.2 million to members of debt ‘super committee’

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/08/18/wall-street-firms... /


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Of that $11.2 million, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase donated approximately $2 million combined.

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Democratic and liberal groups donated the third most amount of money, with about $9.6 million in political contributions, and the health industry donated the fourth most, with about $9.3 million.

Club for Growth, a conservative free market group, donated more money than any other organization, contributing a combined $990,066 to the twelve lawmakers. The vast majority of that money went to Sen. Toomey.

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Microsoft Corp. donated the second most, with $810,100.
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6 repugs on committe signed pledge by Americans for Tax Reform to vote against any tax increases.

just how 'super' will this committee be?
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RC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-23-11 09:55 AM
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1. This so-called Super committee should not be excepting these bribes.
This is so blatant, obvious bribes, why is it allowed?
Where are the voices of the People, as far as this Super Committee is concerned? :::Crickets:::
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emulatorloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-23-11 10:09 AM
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2. Democratic and liberal groups donated the third most amount of money, with about $9.6 million
That's impressive.
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asjr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-23-11 10:11 AM
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3. I hope it will be disbanded before it gets
off the ground. Seems to me it will merely be a lesser number of Senators and Reps who will "be in charge." I realize our government doesn't work well, but this is stretching it too far.
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-23-11 10:18 AM
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4. recommend
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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-24-11 11:50 PM
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5. K&R
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blkmusclmachine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-25-11 12:01 AM
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6. .
K&R.
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