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Posts tagged: Valentine’s Day

Flower bouquets for delivery in the flower district in New York City.

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Flower bouquets for delivery in the flower district in New York City.

SEC Valentine’s Day: Hold the Flowers

There is still time to send Valentine’s flowers to your favorite officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission. And thanks to some quick action by the agency’s employees’ union, recipients might actually get them. In what even the regulator’s management...

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Hershey Co.'s chocolate kisses.

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Hershey Co.'s chocolate kisses.

Lobbyists to Congress on Valentine’s Day: Will You Be Mine?

A portion of the money that sweethearts spend on Valentine’s Day will help companies that sell candy, flowers and cards spread their own love around Capitol Hill. Bloomberg Government analyst Peter Brusoe examined the lobbying costs of companies expected to...

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