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Shareholder meetings as a venue for political candidates

Jun 5, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to speak at Walmart's annual meeting.
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How last-minute campaign donations might be spent

Nov 7, 2016
The election's a day away, so why are Clinton and Trump still hitting up supporters for cash?
The stage is seen as workers prepare the Jacob K. Javits Center for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night event in New York City. Clinton's event will cap a contentious campaign against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Wall Street spending sets new record in presidential campaign

Oct 26, 2016
Wall Street has spent $1.4 billion on donations and lobbying this election, more than twice the contributions by any other industry, according to a new study by Americans for Financial reform. That works out to $2.3 million per day from January 2015 to September 2016. And it wasn’t banks that led the effort, despite the […]

Team Trump unleashes its first TV ad

Aug 19, 2016
But political spending on air time isn't nearly what stations expected.
Trump speaking at a rally in Florida. 

How 'cash on hand' gives insight to campaign strategy

Feb 1, 2016
Campaigns sent their latest numbers to the Federal Election Commission Sunday.
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks during a campaign event at the Johnson County Fairgrounds January 31, 2016 in Iowa City, Iowa.
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Why politicians still run so many TV ads

Dec 8, 2015
TV is still king of political advertising. Here's why.

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