Obama inauguration fueled by corporations, unions

By Dave Levinthal

Companies, unions and special interests fuel January event with more than $18 million.

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"… ion Commission. Many of the companies and unions that donated to the president's 2013 inauguration rank among the most powerful government lobbying force …"

"… nes aren’t just consistent with the law — they are consistent with the president’s commitment to transparency and to reducing the influence of PACs and l …"

"… ndreds of thousands of onlookers. As is tradition, a parade and series of presidential balls followed the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. (Obama actually beg …"

Obama nonprofit not disclosing all donor data

By Dave Levinthal

Obama's new nonprofit does not intend to disclose all information it collects from donors.

Obama inauguration sponsors spent millions influencing government

By Dave Levinthal

Obama's inauguration, brought to you in part by corporate America.

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"… -Okla.; Reps. Vic Fazio, D-Calif., Jim McCrery, R-La. and Henry Bonilla, R-Texas; and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, a Republican. Second term, no limits …"

Who will pay for Obama’s big day?

By Caitlin Ginley

President-Elect Obama is carrying his theme of change through the inauguration, where, as reported, he is limiting the amount individuals ca