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Self Dealing

Trump Pays His Own Businesses $3 Million In Days Surrounding Election

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s presidential campaign sent Donald Trump’s businesses $2.9 million in the final days prior to and the weeks following...

Trump’s Campaign Might Not be Winning, But His Hotels Sure Are

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 10.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s campaign may not be winning the presidential race, but it did a fine job this month of providing business to his hotel...

Donald Ducking The Press

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.22.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As I write that headline, I have to wonder why we all haven't been using the neologistic verb "Donald ducking" by this point in the presidential race. After all, a large part of Donald Trump's campaign has been built on the foundation of him ducking questions and issues that he doesn't want to talk about.

Trump Living Large On Donors’ Dime

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 09.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON – On the night of this spring’s Florida primary, the pastor giving the invocation at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago victory party prayed: ...

Dan Froomkin

Members of Congress Get Abnormally High Returns From Their Stocks | Dan Froomkin | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

Members of the House of Representatives considerably outperform the stock market in their personal investments, according to a new academic study. ...

Weekly Audit: Why Do Deficit Hawks Hate Social Security?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Last week, Social Security advocates learned something they had long suspected. Arguments for cutting Social ...

Non-Profit Self Dealing at the Core of Health Care Inflation?

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

What is self dealing? Self dealing is directing business of the corporation to entities in which the director or board member may have interest.

2010: The Year Main Street Sticks It to Wall Street and Washington

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

If anyone has ever dreamed of being an office holder, 2010 is the year to do it. There are going to be several situations where voters elect a complete unknown, just to express their anger about the incumbent.

Treasury Bailout Proposal: Zero Pain for the Perpetrators, Toxic to Taxpayers

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Abrams

True to its pedigree, the Bush administration's proposal to bailout the financial system contains not a single element of shared pain by Wall Street.