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Harry Reid Directly Solicited Contribution From Private Equity Giant Before Controversial Rider

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy argued that legalizing unlimited election giving to groups such as super PACs would have no corrup...

Congress Spikes Handout For Private Equity

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A major gift for big private equity firms has been removed from a must-pass bill to avert a government shutdown, according to sources fa...

Congress Is About To Gut A Depression-Era Law To Help Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional negotiators are considering gutting a Depression-era financial law in order to help private equity firms overpower pension...

A European Weekend in the Desert of Las Vegas

Rich Grant | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel
Rich Grant

It was winter and I'd had enough of it. I needed a summer in Europe. I needed to walk in twilight past splashing fountains, to linger over a good meal at an outdoor cafe, to see flowers and statuary and experience the joy de vie and the wines of the French and Italians. And so I went to Las Vegas.

Shameless CEO Campaign Sends Debt-Laden Caesar's CEO to Lecture the 99 Percent on Fixing Debt

Eileen Appelbaum | Posted 01.26.2013 | Business
Eileen Appelbaum

It's no surprise that CEOs are drumming up "fiscal cliff" hysteria to protect their wealth. But choosing Caesar's Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman to deliver their message on NPR demonstrates once again how shameless the very rich are in their contempt for the 99 percent.

CEO Wins $15.1 Million Playing Blackjack

Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

For once, the casinos got beat. Over the last six months, the previously-unknown Don Johnson has won $15.1 million playing blackjack, The Press of...