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Report: Wall Street Pumps $1.9 Billion into Political Process in 2017-18 Election Cycle

Submitted by on April 30, 2019 – 6:58 am

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The $1.9 billion Wall Street poured into American politics includes contributions to campaign committees and leadership PACs ($922 million) and lobbying expenditures ($957 million). The money backed a massive rush of pro-industry nominees and legislation over the last two years, at a time when the biggest banks made $100 billion in profits for the first time.

You can find a link to our full Wall Street Money in Washington report here, or embedded below.


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