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McClatchy Newspapers, Lax oversight? Maybe $64 million for D.C. pols explains it:

Since 2001, eight of the most troubled firms have donated $64.2 million to congressional candidates, presidential candidates and the Republican and Democratic parties, according to data from the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics...

Both political parties have become beholden to Wall Street.

For a mere $64.2 million investment, Wall Street will be able to profit $700 billion. That is an amazing, ungodly ROI!

by Magnifico on Fri Oct 3rd, 2008 at 01:17:43 PM EST

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