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Posted on 12/15/2012 1:44:23 PM PST by Libloather
Harry Reid, Jon Corzine and other cronies that got away in 2012
By Peter Schweizer
Published December 12, 2012
2. Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.)
For Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.), politics is a family business. And when it comes to doling out the federal goodies to favored friends, few can compete with the Nevada senator. Sen. Reid has sponsored at least $47 million in earmarks that directly benefitted organizations that one of his sons, Key Reid, [RW1] either lobbies for or is affiliated with.
Recently, another of Sen. Reids sons, Rory Reid, helped Chinese energy giant ENN Energy Group make headway on its plan to build a $5 billion solar panel plant on a 9,000 acre plot in Nevada. And according to Reuters, this year Sen. Reid attempted to pressure Nevadas largest power company, NV Energy, to sign up as ENNs first customer.
Not surprisingly, both father and son deny that they are working in tandem to further the family interests. I have never discussed the project with my father or his staff, says Rory Reid. Likewise, Sen. Reids spokesperson says he never talks to his son about the $5 billion deal hes working on for his Chinese client.
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