Corporate giving

June 07, 2017 - 6:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will no longer allow big companies and banks to settle cases by donating to outside organizations, ending a little-known practice that had become a rallying cry for some conservatives. In a memo released early Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions says...
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A torn poster with the picture of conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon is pasted on a barrier in Paris, France, Monday, March 27, 2017. The first French presidential ballot will take place on April 23 and the two top candidates go into a runoff on May 7. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
March 28, 2017 - 5:33 pm
PARIS (AP) — The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon was given preliminary charges Tuesday over well-paid parliamentary jobs that investigators suspect she never performed. Fillon himself had already been charged in the case, which has deeply damaged the conservative candidate's...
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March 15, 2017 - 11:59 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline has donated $20,000 to the Nebraska Republican Party through a political action committee run by one of its U.S. subsidiaries. The Feb. 8 donation was made as TransCanada seeks approval for a route through Nebraska. It came from...
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