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October 31, 2014

In Big-Money Move, Corporations Seek to Make Congress a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary

If the incumbents in Washington haven't been representing corporate interests effectively, it's hard to imagine who could. Both corporate profits and the personal wealth of the 1 percent soared in the aftermath of a financial crisis which left most Americans worse off than ever before. From the looks of things, Corporate America is no longer content with buying political influence. Now it wants to turn Congress into a wholly-owned subsidiary. And it may well succeed, unless the voters thwart them on Tuesday.

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