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1 hr ago | Nerve News

Democrats rush to get rid of tainted Chatwal donations

Washington, April 19 - With Indian-American hotel magnate, the high-profile Sant Singh Chatwal, pleading guilty to federal campaign finance fraud, several prominent Democratic leaders are rushing to return or donate to charity cash collected by their major fund-raiser.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

MPAA's Chris Dodd: China Will Give More Access to Hollywood Movies

The exec believes the country will expand the quota of 34 films that can be imported on a revenue share basis.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, US Politics, US News, World Trade Organization, Financial Services, Entertainment

Roll Call

Donor Pleaded Guilty to Giving $180,000 in Contributions Through Others

A New York hotel magnate pleaded guilty Thursday to making $180,000 in contributions through straw donors to three federal campaigns.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Christopher Dodd, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Kendrick Meek

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Politico

Hillary Clinton bundler pleads guilty to illegal contributions

A prominent New York hotel magnate who was a top bundler for then-Sen. Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign pled guilty in federal court Thursday to making more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions and to witness tampering.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Kendrick Meek, Asian-American, Indian-American

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Beijing Film Festival Brings Hollywood Power Players, Classic Cinema to China

The Chinese capital's premier movie event will feature A-list industryites, including Chris Dodd, Alfonso Cuaron, Oliver Stone, "Frozen" producer Peter Del Vecho and John Woo, while also offering a cinematic feast for local film fans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Rebel Without a Cause, Drama Movies, East of Eden, James Dean, Celebrities, Media, Paramount Pictures, Entertainment

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Connecticut Post

American-made helicopters are the answer

For over 90 years, the hard-working men and women of Sikorsky and its suppliers have built the finest helicopters in the world.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Ctnewsjunkie.com

State Treasurer Candidate Hits the TV Airwaves

It's that time again. Spring. When political candidates start vying for delegates and in the case of Republican candidate Bob Eick - television spots.

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MarketWatch

Todd Harrison: War on capitalism targets high-frequency trading

Greece dominated the headlines as it struggled with its debt, and there were concerns that a contagion could spread across Europe.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Business Journal

FDIC's Bair still waiting for banks to take responsibility for bad decisions

Sheila Bair, a senior advisor to the Pew Charitable Trusts and former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. , speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

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Related Topix: Pew Charitable Trusts, Charitable Organizations, Federal Deposit Insurance, Financial Services, US Politics, US News

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Free Republic

George H.W. Bush to Receive JFK 'Profile in...

For breaking his "no new taxes" campaign pledge and raising taxes before the 1992 presidential election, former President George H. W. Bush was named a recipient of this year's John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

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Related Topix: W., 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Uvalda, GA, Recreational Vehicle, Establishment, Christopher Dodd, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

2014 CinemaCon photos: Cameron Diaz, Jon Hamm, Christopher Nolan, 'Cinderella,' 'Spider-Man'

Leslie Mann and Cameron Diaz attend the 20th Century Fox presentation at 2014 CinemaCon on Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Caesars Palace.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Memento, Jon Hamm, US News, US Politics, Theater, Arts, Dwayne Johnson, The Amazing Spider-Man

The American Prospect

Is It Time to Take Rand Paul Seriously?

Some candidates come to a presidential race with a rA©sumA© that demands that they be immediately treated like serious contenders-a governor, a long-serving senator, a former or current vice president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, Tim Pawlenty, US Governors, Rick Perry

Hollywood Reporter

Beijing Film Fest Confirms Chris Dodd, Alfonso Cuaron, Oliver Stone to Attend

Director John Woo, Paramount Pictures COO Frederick Huntsberry, "Frozen" producer Peter Del Vecho, and other influential industry figures have all signed on to take part in the Chinese capital's top cinema event.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Media, Paramount Pictures, Rio, Entertainment

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The George Towner

Ambassador Elizabeth Bagley and her daughter Vaughan on the dance floor.

The American Ireland Fund hosted its 22nd Annual National Gala and honored Vice President Joe Biden with its Freedom Award March 13 at the National Building Museum.

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US News & World Report

Why Theater Owners Are Flirting With Weekly Discount Tickets

National Association of Theater Owners president John Fithian says the group is testing offering cheap movie theater tickets on Tuesday nights.

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Connecticut Post

Editorial: Lobbyists cast too many gray shadows

Thurber, the director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University in Washington, D.C, claims the 12,279 registered lobbyists represent about a 10th of the real figure.

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Related Topix: American University, US Politics, US News, Christopher Shays, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Christopher Dodd, Opinion

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

Global box office hits record $35 billion in 2013

Propelled by a string of hit family movies, global movie ticket sales set a new record last year, climbing to $35.9 billion in box office revenue, according to a new report.

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Hollywood Reporter

CinemaCon: African-American Moviegoers Increase for First Time Since 2009

The number of African-Americans going to the movies increased significantly in 2013, representing the first spike since 2009, according to the MPAA's report on moviegoing.

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Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, Theater, Arts, Lee Daniels' The Butler, Entertainment

Bloomberg

Movie Ticket Revenue Rise 4% Worldwide on Soaring China

Worldwide film box-office sales rose about 4 percent to a record $35.9 billion last year, led by soaring spending in China , the second-largest market.

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