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Obama’s Significant Others: Valerie Jarrett and Penny Pritzker
Yahoo ^ | Nov 3, 2011 | Anthony Ventre

Posted on 11/08/2011 9:40:55 PM PST by george76

One of the more interesting questions bound to come up during the 2012 elections is whether President Barack Obama can reclaim the liberal American Jewish donor base that helped him so much in 2008.

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Among noted Chicagoans who contribute to Obama's success is senior advisor Valerie Jarrett. Of the people managing President Obama's political affairs, Jarrett is perhaps the person Obama has known longest and relied upon the most. Political folklore has it that the president met wife Michelle when he went to Jarrett's office looking for a job.

Before Valerie Jarrett came to work for Obama, she was CEO of The Habitat Company, whose founder, Daniel Levin, developed Presidential Towers, an urban renewal project subsidized by federal tax-free bond debt.

Convicted former Chicagoan and U.S. Rep. Dan Rostenkowski helped the Presidential Towers developers dodge the federal requirement that a fifth of the apartment units be reserved for low-income renters.

Rostenkowski later accepted a generous plea deal from then federal prosecutor Eric Holder.

The Presidential Towers development defaulted on its $159 million mortgage but stopped foreclosure proceedings when Pritzker Realty Group stepped in.

Pritzker Realty Group acquired the failed development for the bargain basement price of $14 million, and sold the property in 2007 for roughly $470 million.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: ericholder; holder; jarrett; pennypritzker; pritzker; pritzkerrealty; rostenkowski; valeriejarrett

1 posted on 11/08/2011 9:40:58 PM PST by george76
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To: Cacique

Btt


2 posted on 11/08/2011 10:11:56 PM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: george76

and these are the people suppporting OWS against the evil capitalists


3 posted on 11/08/2011 10:24:51 PM PST by silverleaf (When your outgo exceeds your income, your upkeep will be your downfall)
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To: george76

Valerie Jarrett IRANIAN of the DAY!!!

“Obama’s closest aide is Shirazi”

http://www.iranian.com/main/singlepage/2008/valerie-jarrett


4 posted on 11/08/2011 10:45:19 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: george76
Did you say "Peggy"?
5 posted on 11/08/2011 11:16:59 PM PST by Vroomfondel
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To: george76
Pritzker Realty Group acquired the failed development for the bargain basement price of $14 million, and sold the property in 2007 for roughly $470 million.

Almost equals the Manhattan for beads deal?

6 posted on 11/09/2011 1:01:17 AM PST by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: george76

Scam a rama lama ding dong..... and for our muzzie president Ramadan a lama ding domg


7 posted on 11/09/2011 1:17:05 AM PST by dennisw (I heard the old man laughing. What good is a used up world and how could it be worth having-- Sting)
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To: george76

In naming significant others, you failed to mention Larry Sinclair and Donald Young.


8 posted on 11/09/2011 1:17:34 AM PST by rambo316
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To: george76
Penny Pritzker is a real power broker....

Do you remember when Sarah was going to go to NY and Protest against Wackmadinajob coming to NY with a group of NY Jews and her invite got cancelled?

Who's handy work was that?

If my memory is correct it was Pritzker....

9 posted on 11/09/2011 3:15:36 AM PST by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: george76

Criminal background check, love them


10 posted on 11/09/2011 3:53:29 AM PST by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: george76

bump for reference...


11 posted on 11/09/2011 7:13:00 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks george76.
Before Valerie Jarrett came to work for Obama, she was CEO of The Habitat Company, whose founder, Daniel Levin, developed Presidential Towers, an urban renewal project subsidized by federal tax-free bond debt. Convicted former Chicagoan and U.S. Rep. Dan Rostenkowski helped the Presidential Towers developers dodge the federal requirement that a fifth of the apartment units be reserved for low-income renters... later accepted a generous plea deal from then federal prosecutor Eric Holder. The Presidential Towers development defaulted on its $159 million mortgage... Pritzker Realty Group acquired the failed development for the bargain basement price of $14 million, and sold the property in 2007 for roughly $470 million.

12 posted on 11/09/2011 8:27:25 PM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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