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Corporate Lobbying

Ben Hallman

If GE Gets Its Way, The U.S. Government Could Lose $62.5 Billion

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business

When it comes to squeezing big rewards from obscure provisions of the tax code, General Electric leaves nothing to chance. Over the past two years...

Mark Gongloff

U.S. Companies Lobbying Furiously To Save Tax Loopholes

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business

Corporate America worked hard to build massive loopholes into the tax code for itself, and by golly it is working just as hard to keep them. U.S. c...

The 10 Most Profitable U.S. Corporations Pay A Tiny, Tiny Tax Rate

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

While some of America's biggest corporations may complain that they pay too much in taxes, a recent analysis shows that many are actually getting off ...

BULLET PROOF: Corporate Cash Keeps Army From Scrapping Tank

www.iwatchnews.org | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

The M1 Abrams tank has survived the Cold War, two conflicts in Iraq and a decade of war in Afghanistan. No wonder — it weighs as much as nine elepha...

The Surprising Consequence Of Corporate Political Spending

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2012 | Business

* Researchers looked at donations, lobbying over 11 years * The more corporations spent, the worse they did financially ...

Dan Froomkin

Corporate Lobby Group Retreats Under Pressure

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American Legislative Exchange Council, the controversial corporate-sponsored lobbying group whose push for "stand your ground" gun l...

You're in Trouble!

Byron Kennard | Posted 04.15.2012 | Comedy
Byron Kennard

So dangerous levels of BPA turned up in the urine of humans who consumed your soup?! So what?! That's no reason for you to go ballistic. If there are any liability issues here, PISS has you covered. Here's how.

Private Companies Ratcheting Up Lobbying To Keep Finances Secret

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

* Traditional companies retain former congressman on issue * Wawa, Wegmans pushing debate alongside hot tech firms * SEC, ...

The Oligarchy Wins Again!

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The health reform bill the corporate oligarchy just purchased from the best Congress money can buy has investors stoked, as the soaring stock prices of health industry corporations reach a 52-year high point!