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Treasury Sec Geithner Aides Reaped Millions

October 15, 2009


By Robert Schmidt BLOOMBERG Some of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s closest aides, none of whom faced Senate confirmation, earned millions of dollars a year working for Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Citigroup Inc. and other Wall Street firms, according to financial disclosure forms. The advisers include Gene Sperling, who last year took in $887,727 from Goldman […]

Dems Unions want to Tax Wall Street

September 1, 2009


AFL-CIO, Dems push new Wall Street tax By Alexander Bolton – THE HILL The nation’s largest labor union and some allied Democrats are pushing a new tax that would hit big investment firms such as Goldman Sachs reaping billions of dollars in profits while the rest of the economy sputters. The AFL-CIO, one of the […]