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Lobbyists helped bankroll Donald Trump’s transition

Hired guns for defense contractors, private prisons and Big Tobacco among donors... Bill Paxon of Akin Gump...who now represents clients including ... tobacco company Philip Morris International, contributed $1,000.
Center for Public Integrity
added Feb 20, 2017 16:03
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Tobacco: Lobbying, 2016

Total for Tobacco: $19,833,360 Total Number of Clients Reported: 28 Total Number of Lobbyists Reported: 186... Altria Group $10,060,000 Philip Morris International $5,110,000 Reynolds American $1,883,630 Vector Group $320,000
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:16
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[North Carolina] Big Tobacco is back trying to influence elections – especially in NC

activity was its steepest in 14 years, as it spent more than $1.1 million to support Grow NC Strong, a group that attacked Deborah Ross, who ran an unsuccessful challenge against Sen. Richard Burr...attack ad against Ross that had nothing to do with tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Feb 11, 2017 17:12
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Tobacco

Contributions to federal candidates and political committees from the tobacco industry, which includes makers of cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco, as well as their trade groups, have dropped precipitously since 2002.
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:58
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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong: Donors

1 Rai Services Co $1,100,000 $0 $1,100,000 / 7 Altria Client Services $25,000 $0 $25,000 / 10 Alliance One International $10,000 $0 $10,000
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:55
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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong

Discloses Donors? YES Viewpoint: CONSERVATIVE Type of group: SUPER PAC Supports: Thom Tillis (R-NC) Grand Total Spent on 2016 Federal Elections: $1,273,880
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:53
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Of Course Trump's Health Secretary Is a Friend of Big Tobacco

Price (R-Ga.), who was confirmed as health and human services secretary by a 52-47 vote in the Senate early Friday morning, has repeatedly voted against bills that could harm big tobacco. At the same time, he's received thousands of dollars in political c
Mother Jones Magazine
added Feb 10, 2017 15:17
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[Asia, Israel] Milchan said to tell cops Netanyahus demanded champagne, cigars

Billionaire Israeli film producer Arnon Milchan reportedly told Israeli police that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife demanded the champagne and cigars that he has allegedly been supplying them, and that these were not merely gifts he gave o
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 31, 2017 19:52
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[Ohio] Appeals judge Timothy Horton to plead guilty to spending campaign funds on cigars, meals

Franklin County Court of Appeals Judge Timothy Horton soon will appear in a courtroom other than his own to plead guilty to criminal charges. The Ohio Elections Commission this morning unanimously referred Horton for prosecution on three counts of fili
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jan 28, 2017 21:26
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany] State aid under scrutiny

In its reply on January 23... ‘The Commission is not aware of aid granted to British American Tobacco (BAT) in Poland, Hungary, Romania or Croatia. It has, however, requested the authorities of those member states whether aid was granted to BAT after 1 Ju
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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