As reported yesterday by OpenSecrets, Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) has no serious opposition in her bid for reelection, yet has received more than $800,000 in campaign contributions. More than half of that money has come from outside North Carolina, much of it from corporate special interests.
The Post failed to note that Weymouth sits on the board of Graham Holdings, the company that was formerly known as The Washington Post Company and that sold the newspaper to Jeff Bezos last year. Last October, Weymouth sold nearly $3 million worth of Graham Holdings shares; it's unclear what her current ownership stake is.
A year ago, if you were Jack Massimino, CEO of Corinthian Colleges, you might've been feeling pretty good. Things may look very different now. Although the company tried to put a happy face on it in reporting to investors, student enrollments are down, revenue is down, the stock price has declined, and the company is laying off staff.