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[Virginia] Preview: Tawdry Tales

The Supreme Court overturned former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption conviction involving $177,000 in gifts and loans. But in his opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts called the "tawdry tales" of the case "far from" "normal political interac
CBS
added May 1, 2017 12:08
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[Virginia] Preview: Tawdry Tales S49 (0:53)

CBS
added May 1, 2017 12:04
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[Virginia] McDonnell on the Rolex: 'I'm a Seiko and Timex guy'

“With all my heart, I believed it was from her. She told me it was from her,” McDonnell said in an interview broadcast Sunday night on CBS’ “60 Minutes.”..Jonnie R. Williams Sr., then-CEO of Star Scientific, bought the Rolex and gave it to Maureen McDonn
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 1, 2017 11:56
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] JT making questionable political donations in bid to stop tobacco tax hike

allegedly providing donations to politicians "in return for favors." This article tries to shed light on JT's behind-the-scenes maneuvering in a society where antismoking is the mainstream stance.
Sentaku Magazine (jp)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:31
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Tobacco Companies Gave $1.5 Million to Trump Inaugural and Ramped Up Lobbying – They Want to Roll Back FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The new disclosure documents reveal the tobacco industry is going all out to get its way: The two largest U.S. tobacco companies, Altria and Reynolds American, gave $500,000 and $1 million respectively to President Trump’s inauguration, according to disc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:13
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A Former Trump Partner in a Failed Russia Deal Donated to his Inauguration

In the early 1980s, LeBow rose to fame as an investor, scooping up a diverse range of companies, including Western Union and Brigham's Ice Cream. But his most well-known investment might have been Liggett Tobacco, which led LeBow to other tobacco-related
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 21, 2017 17:51
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[District of Columbia] AUDIO: Reynolds donates at least $1 million to Trump inauguration committee

“The peaceful and orderly transition of power is not only a hallmark of our nation’s greatness but also critical to our social and economic stability...As a proud American employer for more than a century, RAI was pleased to be one of many organizations c
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 20, 2017 18:59
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[Kentucky] ARCHIVE: Who Bankrolls Congress? Mitch McConnell: Fueled by tobacco and whiskey

Tobacco and whiskey have helped build Mitch McConnell’s political career. Tobacco giants Altria Group Inc. and Reynolds American Inc. are two of Mitch McConnell’s top five career campaign PAC contributors.
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 8, 2017 17:53
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[Kentucky] Ethics Reporter: Lobbyists combined to spend $4.6 million over just 20 days of 2017 short session

Although the General Assembly was in session for just 20 days, $4.6 million was spent on lobbying in the first two months of the 2017 short session....Altria is the next highest spender, spending $57,386 on tobacco-related issues including a resolution ur
KyForward
added Apr 6, 2017 01:59
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DOCKET for CIGAR ASSOCIATION v FDA, Apr 3, 2017

30 ORDER granting 29 Unopposed Motion of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for Leave to File Brief Amicus Curiae...32 AMICUS BRIEF re 22 IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT by CAUSE OF ACTION INSTITUTE.
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 3, 2017 20:41
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