As Obama renews his campaign coffers, his shady and illegal 2008 contributions still go unpunished.
When it was launched in 2003, the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) became the world’s first carbon-emissions trading company, equipped to regulate all transactions made under cap-and-trade energy plans such as the one currently favored by President Barack Obama. To obtain the money he would need in order to get CCX of the ground, the company’s founder, Richard Sandor, turned to the Chicago-based Joyce […]
On July 9, 2004, the Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE) merged with the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees (HERE) to form the politically progressive UNITE HERE. This union has given millions of dollars in “hard” and “soft” money contributions to political candidates; the vast majority of these funds have gone to Democrats. In 2008, UNITE HERE supported Barack […]