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Best film Oscar for 'Argo' upsets Iran

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 25 2013, 6:10am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Best film Oscar for 'Argo' upsets Iran
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) The best film Oscar for the CIA thriller "Argo" has riled Iran, which says the award has unveiled the "bare politicization in Hollywood".
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Hollywood Tries to Save Senate for Democrats

Aug 13 2014 12:05pm CDT | Source: Big Government

With the United States Senate looking more and more like it will fall into Republican hands next year, the usual-usuals in Hollywood are pouring thousands of dollars into campaign coffers in the hopes of turning it around. The Hill reports that Barbra Stresiand spread around $20,000 to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Nancy Pelosi, and the most vulnerable Senators currently being targeted by the GOP:  Mark Udall,  Jeann ...
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Hollywood pumps cash to save Senate majority for Democrats

Aug 13 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: TheHill

Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck, Barbra Streisand and others have given big to GOP targets ...
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