The Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) released its list of top all-time donors. It totaled contributions from 1989 to 2012 from PACs and individuals affiliated with the heavy hitter organizations.
CRP designated each of the heavy hitters as Democrat, Republican, or “on the fence,” meaning between 40 and 59 percent was donated to each party. In some cases, percentages did not add up to 100 due to third party donations.
Two recent events organized by the investment bank Goldman Sachs featured a special guest. Goldman arranged to have one of the most successful investors in the world make remarks at last week’s AIMS Alternative Investment Conference in Chicago. And at this week’s Builders and Innovators Summit in Marana, Ariz., the same guest responded to questions from Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman’s chair and CEO. I hope the audience took notes.
Democratic Congressional candidate Sean Eldridge will fundraise Wednesday night at the home of a Goldman Sachs executive.
Founder and CEO of the Huffington Post Arianna Huffington officially rolled out HuffPo’s new small businesses section What is Working: Small Businesses yesterday on her blog.
Arianna Huffington and Lloyd Blankfein announced today that Goldman Sachs and the Huffington Post will partner for a new initiative aimed at job creation, according to a piece co-authored by the pair in the Huffington Post.
Al Gore was not the only one who tried to avoid the higher tax rates that took effect in 2013.
The SEC has fined banking giant Goldman Sachs $8 million for a pay-to-play scheme with a former Democratic official in Massachusetts.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said that he would only back a Russian trade bill if it came with new guarantees of human rights and blasted President Obama for refusing to do the same.
CHARLOTTE — Democratic National Convention (DNC) attendees on Wednesday will hear from two speakers who Republicans and conservatives say epitomize the cronyism and hypocrisy that have plagued the Obama administration over the past several years.