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NITED STATES, New York : NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 22: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and husband, Former U.S. President Bill Clinton address the audience during the Opening Plenary Session: Reimagining Impact for the Clinton Global Initiative on September 22, 2014 at the Sheraton New York Hotel …

Clinton Foundation Discloses Millions in Additional Payments Under Pressure

From the Washington Post: The Clinton Foundation reported Thursday that it has received as much as $26.4 million in previously undisclosed payments from major corporations, universities, foreign sources and other groups. … Thursday’s disclosure is one of a number of instances

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World’s Billionaire Wealth Nearly One-Third of U.S. Debt

A new report finds that the number of billionaires in the world leapt by 222 last year to 2,089, with a combined total $6.7 trillion in wealth–a sum that represents roughly one-third of America’s $18,099,042,237,252.89 national debt.

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Pro-Amnesty Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Becomes Largest NY Times Investor

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, the world’s second-wealthiest person, is now reportedly the “largest investor” in the New York Times after doubling his ownership stake in the company. According to a Bloomberg report, Slim exercised “options to acquire 15.9 million shares