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Sanders and Trump: How the Political and Media Establishment Got 2016 So Wrong

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

Perhaps the biggest story coming out of campaign 2016 is not the rise of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, but the fact that the media and political establishment never saw it coming. And the fact that they never saw it coming perfectly explains the rise of Sanders and Trump.

Friday Talking Points -- Toss of a Coin

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats are down to a head-to-head contest, which was on full display last night. Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders made their respective cases fairly well, and the jostling between them for position was notable.

If Wall Street Workers Love Money, They Want Romney To Win

Posted 11.06.2012 | Business

If money is important to people on Wall Street, and it is, then many in the finance industry will be hoping for a Mitt Romney victory come Tuesday nig...

Wall St. Is Spending More Than Ever On 2012 Election

Posted 09.06.2012 | Business

Wall Street is paying big time to influence this election. The financial industry is on track to break its 2008 campaign spending record of $170 m...

Wall Street Political Donations Have Skyrocketed

Posted 01.27.2012 | Business

It's influence in Washington can be debated, but Wall Street's growing interest in the nation's capitol cannot. The number of political donors wor...

Sam Stein

Democrats See Benefits To 'Revolt' By Wall Street Donors | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday morning, the Washington Post and Politico published dual stories exploring the "revolt" against Democrats by Wall Street donors angry with ...

Democratic Campaign Committees Losing Big Wall Street Donors

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


John Boehner Complained To J.P. Morgan CEO About Donations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Wall Street Journal reports today that "Republicans are stepping up their campaign to win donations from Wall Street, trying to capitalize on an i...

Wall Street Gives Twice As Much To Dems As GOP

Wall Street Journal | Christopher Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hard times may have settled over Wall Street, but campaign cash from banks and securities firms has flooded Washington as Congress and the White House...

Clinton Tops Romney, Obama In Q4 Wall Street Cash

Bloomberg | Kristin Jensen, Karen Leigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Democratic presidential candidate and New York Senator Hillary Clinton capitalized on her hometown ties to win the race for Wall Street donations agai...