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Sarah Silverman indecent Proposal to Sheldon Adelson

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 27 2012, 4:08am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Sarah Silverman indecent Proposal to Sheldon Adelson
Comedian Sarah Silverman offers Sheldon Adelson "traditional lesbian sex" in return for dropping the support for Mitt Romney. Watch the video below.
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A Real Plutocracy Prevention Act

Sep 18 2014 4:28pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Senator Bernie Sanders Act Would Bolster Estate Tax and Reduce Inequality French economist Thomas Piketty made a sensation with his bestselling book about inequality, Capital In The Twenty-First Century. Piketty's big solution is for nations around the world to adopt a "global wealth tax" to reverse the dizzying wealth inequalities that have emerged in the last three decades. In the U.S., however, the most immediate action we can take to prevent the growth of a wealth aristocr ...
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Sheldon Adelson Cracks Open Checkbook For GOP

Sep 18 2014 8:55am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has donated $10 million to a Karl Rove-backed outfit boosting Republican Senate candidates and promised a similar amount to an allied group focused on H ...
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Individual-Candidate Super PACs Threaten to Wipe Out Candidate Contribution Limits

Sep 10 2014 10:59am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In 1974, Congress enacted limits on contributions to candidates to prevent corruption. Today, these contribution limits are in danger of being wiped out by individual-candidate Super PACs. The Supreme Court's Citizens United decision in 2010 unleashed the world of Super PACs into our elections. Along with them, came individual-candidate Super PACs. Super PACs raise unlimited contributions fro ...
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Billionaires who bailed out K St.

Sep 8 2014 10:00pm CDT | Source: POLITICO

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and activist William Ackman are spending big ...
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Netanyahu's Tactical Use of U.S. 'Strategic' Dialogue

Sep 4 2014 8:58am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

This just in... Yuval Steinitz, Israel's Minister of Strategic Affairs, will be leading what he calls a "very large" delegation to Washington next week, ostensibly to lobby against the nuclear deal being envisioned with Iran. As Laura Rozen pointed out to me -- and as Haaretz explains -- Steinitz's mission is technically to participate in the annual U.S.-Israel Strategic Dialogue, and it come ...
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Florida Group Suggests Medical Marijuana Will Lead To Date Rape By Pot Cookie

Aug 18 2014 11:39am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

There's been a lot of chatter about Florida's upcoming vote on medical marijuana legalization bill, Amendment 2. But No On 2, a campaign partially funded by Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, is taking the talk in a new, low direction: suggesting that legalizing marijuana used for people with seizure disorders and diseases would lead to date rape by pot cookie. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s ...
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Disclosure needed as Obama administration reverses lobbyist ban

Aug 15 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The Obama administration announced it will reverse part of the lobbying ban it instituted in 2010 and allow registered lobbyists to serve on any of 1,000 advisory boards, commissions or panels that provide policy making advice to the government. Reporting on the subject, Politico noted "watchdog groups" were "disappointed" by the decision. The Sunlight Foundation -- often labeled one of those "watchdog groups" -- is, in fact, not disappointed. At least not yet ...
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Florida Cop Breaks State Law To Lobby Against Medical Marijuana

Aug 6 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

CREDIT: Shutterstock North Miami Beach police officer Tom Carney opposes Florida’s ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana. So he sent an email explaining how the medical provision would still be a violation of federal law. But in sending the email, Carney himself violated his state’s law. As the Miami Herald pointed out, non-elected officials like Carney are prohibited from sending emails about electoral politics from their wo ...
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