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Treasury Sec Geithner Aides Reaped Millions

October 15, 2009

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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

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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 […]