Bank of America, unions among newly named inauguration sponsors

By Dave Levinthal

Sponsors of Obama's second inaugural have spent nearly $283 million on lobbying since 2009.

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"… ffice, a Center for Public Integrity review of federal disclosures shows. Lobbying forces donating to Obama’s inaugural have spent nearly $283 million …"

"… l donor, financial investment firm Ariel Investments, has spent $200,000. Lobbying expenditures by newly disclosed union entities donating to the inaugural c …"

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