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Campaign finance system rocked as firms, including Nike and Google, pause or halt contributions after election results challenged

The violent insurrection at the Capitol has companies scrambling to react, as the option of sitting on the sidelines grows increasingly unsatisfying......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Campaign finance system rocked as firms pause or halt contributions after election results challenged

The violent insurrection at the Capitol has companies scrambling to react, as the option of sitting on the sidelines grows increasingly unsatisfying......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2021

U.S. campaign finance system rocked as major firms pause or halt political contributions after election results challenged

The violent insurrection at the Capitol has companies scrambling to react, as the option of sitting on the sidelines grows increasingly unsatisfying......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2021

Business as usual for firms in Iran?

Business as usual for EU? No way, says UK's former finance minister Lord Lamont. The financial system is about to grind to a halt in Iran......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMay 8th, 2018

Microsoft sets date to announce decision on suspending PAC donations

The company is reviewing whether to further suspend contributions members of Congress who voted to overturn the presidential election results......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals15 hr. 30 min. ago

Lawmakers who objected to election results have been cut off from 20 of their 30 biggest corporate PAC donors

Ten companies have taken no action to cut off donations to the campaign funds of lawmakers who objected to certifying the presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 19th, 2021

Companies are halting PAC contributions after U.S. Capitol riots. Here’s where their money went.

A Post analysis of 49 companies found that only a small share of their contributions went directly to the 147 lawmakers who objected to counting presidential election results......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 15th, 2021

Blue Cross-Blue Shield stops donating to some Republicans, including Scott

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association will suspend its donations to politicians who sought to subvert the results of the presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2021

Democratic lawmakers call for Trump to be impeached for pressuring Georgia"s Secretary of State to "find" enough votes to overturn the election

Democrats including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar said President Trump committed an impeachable offense. U.S. President Donald Trump attends a campaign rally for Republican U.S. senators David .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2021

Maryland"s GOP governor criticized Republicans attempting to subvert the election results as a "mockery of our system and who we are as Americans"

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 3rd, 2021

Mitt Romney and other GOP senators say they will oppose an effort by their colleagues to challenge the election results

Romney said the effort by some GOP senators "may enhance the political ambition of some, but dangerously threatens our Democratic Republic." Sen. Mitt Romney criticized the efforts of some of his colleagues, including Sen. T.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 2nd, 2021

Why the IPO market is so hot - Wall Street relocates to Florida - What"s next for Betterment

The top finance stories for December 14 including the latest news on why financial firms are relocating to Florida. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 14th, 2020

Why Big Tech is getting into finance

In 2019, many large tech firms announced plans to offer financial products and services. WSJ’s Liz Hoffman explains why Google, Apple, and others are offering products that might someday replace your wallet......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 13th, 2020

Facebook tweaks ad policy but still allows political lies in U.S. campaign 2020

Facebook Inc announced limited changes on Thursday to its approach to political ads, including allowing users to turn off certain ad-targeting tools, but defied critics' demands that it bar politicians from using its ads system to spread lies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 9th, 2020

Not Over Yet: Twists And Turns Still Ahead Including Nike Earnings, Quadruple Witching

A lot of holiday packages got wrapped up last week, including a Phase One trade deal, a Fed meeting, and the UK election, but the week ahead still has a few bows left to tie. We’re in.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaDec 16th, 2019

State panel approves public campaign finance system

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Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 26th, 2019

Factbox: How social media services handle political ads

Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 20th, 2019

Apple and Google should be regulated like banks if they go deeper into financial services, German finance minister says

Apple Big tech firms like Apple and Google should face the same regulations as b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 2019

Factbox: How social media sites handle political ads

Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2019

Houston residents lead nation in contributions to Trump, O"Rourke campaigns

Houston residents have contributed more money in terms of individual donations to President Donald Trump's reelection campaign than residents of any other city in the United States. An American City Business Journals analysis of U.S. Federal Election .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2019

Elizabeth Warren says she won"t accept major donations from tech executives after vowing to break up big tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon

Associated Press Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign won't accept major donations from executives in tech and finance, the senator announced Tuesday. Warren has campaigned on the argument that Facebook, Google, and Amazon are monopolies that should.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 15th, 2019