Excerpts from this story referencing "Federal Election Commission":
"… lizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to seek the presidency. In a letter Sunday, the Federal Election Commission explained to Chicago-based "Ready for Warren PAC" that only committees aut …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Republican Governors Association":
"… treasurer is attorney Michael G. Adams, who also serves as counsel to the Republican Governors Association and Republican Attorneys General Association. Paul Bennecke, a Georgia-bas …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Florida":
"… al backers — what’s OK in one state may not be OK in another. In Florida and Michigan, for example, candidates and supposedly independent groups se …"
"… ; Florida’s law allows candidates to raise money for and work with outside groups. …"
"… nterpart — launched a Spanish-language ad in April. The ad features Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaking directly to the camera. “I’m not an expert i …"
"… g college on scholarships. It then boasts of his ability to create jobs in Florida. Scott was in the clear because the ad did not explicitly tell viewers to …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "congressman":
"… authority. “The change has been minuscule,” said former Pennsylvania congressman Paul Kanjorski, D-Pa., who was an author of the credit rating section of t …"
"… is era, and the ratings will start to fail again,” Kanjorski, the former congressman, said. …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Massachusetts":
"… es an appointment that is later confirmed by a three-member commission. In Massachusetts, the governor can reject the list of nominees and ask for more. In two st …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Mississippi":
"… discussed “how to fix the states.” Lobbying firm executive and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington and GOP stra …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "payday lenders":
"… in Washington. Financial companies — from the biggest megabanks to small payday lenders — have some of the best. Less than six years after a massive financial …"
"… townhouse of Tim Rupli, a well-known lobbyist whose clients have included payday lenders and prepaid debit card companies. Himes’ spokeswoman, Elizabeth Kerr, s …"
"… ersial corners of finance have their champions in the banking caucus. Take payday lenders, widely maligned companies that offer small, short-term loans with steep f …"
"… to oversee such lenders. Facing such federal scrutiny for the first time, payday lenders ramped up their political giving. Donations shot up to $3.3 million in the …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Fred Wertheimer":
"… The entry also includes quotations from campaign finance reform advocate Fred Wertheimer and New York Times reporter Nicholas Confessore to illustrate the use of " …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Wyoming":
"… nt — whether in Texas’ Eagle Ford, Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale or Wyoming’s Green River Basin — tend to report the same symptoms: nausea, nosebl …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "JPMorgan Chase":
"… ore aggressive in their pursuit of sanctions against corporate wrongdoing. JPMorgan Chase for example, entered into multibillion dollar settlements with the governm …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "White House":
"… Association, the labor union and trade association for career diplomats. White House spokesmen Eric Schultz has said that “being a donor does not get you a j …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "senior counsel":
"… to create a StopNancyPelosi.com website, or some such," said Paul S. Ryan, senior counsel for the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center. Former FEC Associate General C …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Secretary":
"… in the private sector. Paid speeches, book deals and think tanks Treasury Secretary Henry "Hank" Paulson was the face and voice of the financial crisis of 200 …"
"… incus. That’s more than double his annual salary of $199,700 as Treasury Secretary. Geithner’s spokeswoman declined to comment on specific speaking engage …"
"… d public debate about who will be named his successor with former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen among the front runners. …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "American Home Mortgage":
"… erling Partners. The firm is run by a former executive of IndyMac and American Home Mortgage and chaired by a former CEO of the government-sponsored mortgage finance g …"
"… ndent lending head, Lisa Schreiber, had run the wholesale division of American Home Mortgage, another of the top 25 subprime lenders from 2009. Dubrish, a former …"
"… ndyMac was originally formed as a REIT to invest in Countrywide’s loans. American Home Mortgage was a giant REIT with taxable subsidiaries to carry out its lending. Thos …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Harvard University":
"… once been worth more than $900 million, according to a study by Harvard University Professor Lucian Bebchuk, became worthless. However, he wasn’t exactly …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Baupost Group":
"… The Mobilization Project received $100,000 from Seth Klarman, CEO of the Baupost Group, a Massachusetts-based hedge fund. Ravenel B. Curry III and Ravenel B. Cur …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Finance":
"… closures to federal regulators in a lawsuit brought by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees government-owned mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Fre …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Caribbean":
"… guration. Meanwhile, Obama’s pick to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Caribbean island nation of the Dominican Republic is James “Wally” Brewster, an …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Denmark":
"… p; …"
"… 2013 inaugural committee — has been selected to be the new ambassador to Denmark, the White House announced in a press release late Friday afternoon. Obam …"