Hillary Clinton’s plan to dramatically boost U.S. solar power production and installation could benefit a number of companies that have paid or donated to various arms of the former secretary of state’s expansive political network.
Famed Washington, D.C., lobbyist Heather Podesta will host a $2,700-per-head Hillary Clinton fundraising event at the end of July.
Six major players working Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign have at some point worked as registered lobbyists, Mother Jones reported.
A Washington Post report on the frugal nature of the Hillary Clinton campaign notes that, in addition to Hillary, campaign manager John Podesta is the only staffer eligible for senior citizens discounts on Amtrak trains. Both will likely be spending a fair amount of time on the road in the coming months, but if they’re ever back at campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, here are five senior discounts in the area Clinton and Podesta can take advantage of:
As Myanmar backslides into religious conflict, a lobbying firm founded by Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman is working to rehabilitate its image.
A Washington Post article on the Center for American Progress revealing its top donors overlooked John Podesta’s association with a controversial Swiss billionaire who “conducted illegal human experiments that resulted in the deaths of three elderly patients,” according to the Mark Tapscott of the Washington Examiner.
India’s prime minister met with the president of a leading liberal think tank during a swing through Washington this week after his government enlisted the services of a lobbying and public relations firm founded by that think tank’s former chairman.
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer met with White House climate adviser John Podesta just days after Steyer announced he would raise $100 million to elect Democrats during the 2014 election cycle.