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Corporate money to help pay for Obama inauguration (“unlimited sums”)
Associated Press ^
| Dec. 7, 2012 2:29 PM EST
| Philip Elliott
Posted on 12/08/2012 12:11:10 AM PST by Olog-hai
In a reversal from four years ago, President Barack Obama will accept unlimited sums of money from corporations and individuals to pay for events surrounding his inauguration, a spokeswoman said Friday.
Lobbyists, political action committees and foreign entities, however, will still be banned from underwriting the costs of the gala events, spokeswoman Addie Whisenant said. The committee also will reject donations from companies that havent paid back loans from the 2008 federal bailout of Wall Street, as well as corporate sponsorship deals.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 2013; corporatefunds; cronycapitalism; inauguration
posted on 12/08/2012 12:11:19 AM PST
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posted on 12/08/2012 12:27:20 AM PST
by KTM rider
( , you'd be lucky to get= $7....LOL !)
To: HiTech RedNeck
My mistake yes he is... dunno why that would be needed in case of re election, but it’s done.
I’d rather he get cussed out than sworn in.
posted on 12/08/2012 12:38:54 AM PST
by HiTech RedNeck
(How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
I wonder if they're already selling "Purple Section" tickets like last time??? Does "The Purple Tunnel of Doom" bring back any memories?
posted on 12/08/2012 3:14:19 AM PST
by Dixie Yooper
Forget Egypt. America has its own pharoah now.
posted on 12/08/2012 6:00:43 AM PST
(Don't tax me bro! Tax that guy over there!)
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