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Wall Street Campaign Contributions

Obama Mocks Goldman, Employees Stop Giving Him Money

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business

Hell hath no fury like a Goldman scorned. In 2008, the notorious investment bank counted among the top donors working to elect President Obama, but...

Michael Lewis: Obama 'Exactly Like A Wall Street Trader'

Posted 09.13.2012 | Business

Storied public servant President Obama has a lot more in common with those Wall Street-types than you might think. Michael Lewis, the author of Li...

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...

Obama Campaign To Wall Street: We'll Go Easy On You Guys

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

President Obama's campaign manager has a message for Wall Street: This time around, we'll lay off. Jim Messina, Obama's campaign manager, told the ...

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...

Big Banks Pledge Not To Make Direct Campaign Contributions, Despite Ruling

CNBC | Eamon Javers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Morgan Stanley [MS 24.87 -0.28 (-1.11%) ] joins a handful of other companies that have decided to continue operating under the old rules, despi...

Why Wall Street Donors Are Abandoning Obama: Andrew Ross Sorkin

nytimes.com | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

But what is surprising is that some of the president's biggest supporters have so publicly derided his policies, even at the risk of hurting their abi...

The 15 Biggest Congressional Recipients Of Wall Street Campaign Cash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reforming Wall Street is a hot topic on Capitol Hill these days. Congress is currently weighing two financial reform bills that would, to varying degr...