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Exclusive: Hillary Clinton State Department Emails, Mexico Energy Reform and the Revolving Door

Steve Horn | Posted 08.09.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Emails released on July 31 by the U.S. State Department reveal more about the origins of energy reform efforts in Mexico. The State Department released them as part of the once-a-month rolling release schedule for emails generated by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, now a Democratic presidential candidate.

"Carbon Copy": How Big Oil and King Coal Ghost Write Letters for Public Officials, Business Groups

Steve Horn | Posted 06.17.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The Billings Gazette has revealed that coal mining company Cloudpeak Energy ghost wrote protest letters to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) on behalf of allied policymakers and business groups.

Emails: ND Ethics Law Potentially Broken on Petraeus Fracking Trip

Steve Horn | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

DeSmogBlog has obtained emails via North Dakota's Open Records Statute revealing facts that could be interpreted as indicating that North Dakota Treasurer Kelly Schmidt broke State Investment Board ethics laws.

ND Treasurer: Red Carpet Rollout for Gen. Petraeus Fracking Field Trip 'Not Unusual'

Steve Horn | Posted 07.30.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogNorth Dakota Treasurer Kelly Schmidt has responded to DeSmogBlog's investigation of the Bakken Shale basin fracking field ...

Mark Gongloff

Look Who's Going All In With Private Equity | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

Wednesday could be the day former CIA director David Petraeus joins the long, proud line of our nation's top defenders cashing in on their warrior bo...

WATCH Olbermann: GOP Tax Logic Labels HUGE Companies As 'Small Businesses'

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The "small" businesses that Republican lawmakers say will suffer if the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy expire are not so small after all, MSNBC's "...

The End Of An Era?: CAA Partners Reportedly Cashing Out Of Agency | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

My sources tell me that, after months and months of negotiations with potential financial partners pursued by CAA, the agency has focused on KKR -- Ko...

Kohlberg Kravis IPO Coming, But It's Not Your Typical IPO

Wall Street Journal | Dennis K. Berman and Peter Lattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Today, its plan for an initial public offering reflects the troubled times roiling the investment industry: KKR is selling the shares in part to take ...

Kohlberg Kravis IPO: If It Happens, It'll Be A More Diversified Firm

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts on Monday said it had hired William Sonneborn to further develop its asset management business, in a move that The Financial T...

Give Me A Lever Long Enough...

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lapham's Quarterly

The leveraged buy-out allows small, private firms to purchase and take control of enormous corporations, generally with non-existent money -- and to pocket fortunes.

Private Equity Giant KKR Goes Green

New York Times | Felicity Barringer and Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Is private equity going green? Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company, the giant buyout firm, is planning to announce on Thursday a new partnership with t...

Private Equity Moguls See Fortunes Plummet

New York Times | MICHAEL J. de la MERCED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With their big paydays and bigger egos, private equity moguls came to symbolize an era of hyper-wealth on Wall Street. Now their fortunes are plummet...

KKR In Credit Crunch

New York Post | ZACHERY KOUWE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even the barbarians didn't think the credit crisis would last this long. A firm affiliated with leveraged buyout giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.,...

Getty Images Reportedly For Sale

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin and Michael J. de la Merced | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Getty Images, the world's biggest supplier of pictures and video to media and advertising companies, has put itself on the auction block and could fet...

Director Protests, Screens Film Outside Home Of Financier Kravis

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bells will be ringing, and carolers will be greeting the Upper East Side neighbors of Henry Kravis this morning. It may be Christmastime, but the rev...