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U.S. Vice President Joseph "Joe" Biden speaks during the U.S. Export-Import Bank annual conference in Washington, D.C., on April 5, 2013.

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U.S. Vice President Joseph "Joe" Biden speaks during the U.S. Export-Import Bank annual conference in Washington, D.C., on April 5, 2013.

Koch Brothers vs. Ex-Im Bank

Big business will be lining up to save the Export-Import Bank, right? Not all big business. Not the billionaires Charles and David Koch, whose Americans for Prosperity has been on the record for some time as opposed to the “corporate...

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A mock oil pipeline is carried during a Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline demonstration near the White House in this Nov. 6, 2011 file photo.

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A mock oil pipeline is carried during a Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline demonstration near the White House in this Nov. 6, 2011 file photo.

Kochs Go Beyond Obamacare

Since October, the billionaire-backed non-profit Americans for Prosperity has hewed to one simple message: Obamacare is bad. They’ve been by far the most vocal group in the country on this point, running 24,000 TV  ads in 14 states — criticizing...

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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signs her new book 'Hard Choices' in Arlington, Virginia, on June 14, 2014.

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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signs her new book 'Hard Choices' in Arlington, Virginia, on June 14, 2014.

Hillary Clinton’s Signing Draws Bus, Squirrely Critic, Lots of Fans

Fans and critics alike turned out to see Hillary Clinton at a book signing in Arlington, Virginia — including some who went above and beyond to get a signed copy for her new memoir, “Hard Choices.” “I got here at...

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A 'Ready For Hillary' cap in Alexandria, Virginia.

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A 'Ready For Hillary' cap in Alexandria, Virginia.

Ready for Hillary PAC: Goes Hybrid: Ready to Donate

Updated at 4:25 p.m. Ready for Hillary is ready for other candidates. The super-political action committee urging former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016 will be sending campaign donations to preferred candidates. Ready for Hillary...

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David Shaw, founder and chairman of D.E. Shaw Inc. pictured in 2006.

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David Shaw, founder and chairman of D.E. Shaw Inc. pictured in 2006.

Billionaire Shaw Helps Senate Democrats Top $20 Million

The main super-political action committee defending the Democrats’ Senate majority raised $829,350 in the first 16 days of this month as it continued to bankroll a super-PAC aiding Sen. Mark Begich in Alaska. Senate Majority PAC, aligned with Majority Leader...

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