Obama inauguration fueled by corporations, unions

By Dave Levinthal

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Northrop Grumman":

"… otawatomi Community. Also: Laborers International Union of North America, Northrop Grumman, Pepco, Service Employees International Union, Southern Co., United States …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Southern Co.":

"… g corporate inaugural donors: AT&T Inc., Microsoft Corp., energy giant Southern Co., biotechnology firm Genentech and health plan manager Centene Corp. Togeth …"

"… vering January through September. Among numerous other influence efforts, Southern Co. lobbied the Executive Office of the President to curtail environmental reg …"

"… if given to super PACs or, for that matter, used to hire more lobbyists. Southern Co.’s donation, which the company confirms is worth $100,000, was made to su …"

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