Finance

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Chris Coons’ Support of Corporate Immunity Could Benefit His Private Equity Donors

A subsidiary of Apollo Global Management—Sen. Coons’ second largest donor—backs a chain of nursing homes in New Jersey that have had high rates of infection and death during the pandemic.

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Joe Kennedy, a Top Recipient of Hedge Fund Cash, Declined to Back Tax Fairness Act

Unlike his Democratic Senate primary opponent Sen. Ed Markey, Rep. Joe Kennedy has declined in multiple sessions to co-sponsor legislation to end the carried interest tax loophole enjoyed by hedge fund and private equity managers.

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As Markets Crashed, DeVos Sold Shares in Secretive Cayman Island Fund

Billionaire Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sold up to $5 million in securities through an offshore fund that appears in the Paradise Papers.

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Arati Kreibich vs. the Human Fundraising Machine

A progressive challenge for Trump’s favorite New Jersey Democrat

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CFPB Attorney Who Helped Water Down Payday Lending Rule Operated a High-Cost Auto Lender

Christopher G. Mufarrige ran a Buy Here Pay Here used car lot in Texas before joining CFPB and working on payday lending regulations.

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Gottheimer Backs Bailout Plan Pushed by His Private Equity Donors

In statements to the press and congressional letters, Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) is backing a plan from one of his top private equity donors to expand a Federal Reserve bailout program.

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Reps Calling for Payday Lender Bailout Get 6x More Money From Payday Lenders

The representatives seek an exemption from loan regulations so that payday lenders can receive funding from the coronavirus relief package meant to bail out small businesses.

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Mnuchin’s Fortune Tied to Companies He Can Bail Out

Through his $454 billion bailout fund, Mnuchin can boost the stocks of companies comprising some of his largest investments.

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As Coronavirus Spreads, Surprise Medical Bills Kept in Place by Private Equity-Backed Democrat

Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) torpedoed a fix tp surprise medical billing that threatened his private equity donors' profits. The coronavirus outbreak makes this potentially deadly.