Author Archives: yankeegop

PCCC and the “grassroots” millionaires

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC), a DC-based PAC, presented Prof. Elizabeth Warren with $300K after she officially announced her candidacy for the US Senate. But who actually gives to the PCCC? Take a look!… Some notable names from the last two years… William Buffett, Warren Buffett’s cousin

Lee Halprin, husband of Abby Rockefeller

George Soros, no introduction…

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Margery Eagan’s Advice to Prof. Warren

From the Herald:

I hate to upset you, Liz, but that was the same complaint – and the biggest complaint – I heard nonstop during my complete tank dive for Martha Coakley, another superstar with short blond hair and an aversion to straight answers. A word to the wise, Liz: That’s the kind of evasive maneuvering that drives voters nuts…

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Prof. Warren’s rivals chafe at her sudden ascent: Harvard professor untested on trail

From the Globe:

“I am not going to be their candidate,” Khazei said yesterday. “I am not their profile. The party insiders in Washington don’t have a great track record. Ultimately, the voters decide, and that’s who I am going after.” Emphasizing that point, Khazei challenged Warren Thursday to reject money from lobbyists and political action committees, both of which…

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POLITICO: Khazei to push Prof. Warren on PACs

(You mean the good professor isn’t who she says she is?  I’m shocked I tell ya.  Lets see Doug Rubin work his magic on this one. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) POLITICO picked up this story about Prof. Warren’s refusal to reject PAC and lobbyist money.  Let’s hope this goes national.  I just forwarded the link to Drudge……

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Khazei challenges Elizabeth Warren to reject lobbyist, PAC money… Khazei challenges Warren to reject lobbyist, PAC money in Senate fight By Noah Bierman, Globe Staff Elizabeth Warren is two days into her Senate run and the perceived front-runner is already taking heat from a fellow Democrat in the race. Alan Khazei, the co-founder of a national service program and the leading fund-raiser on the Democratic side, offered a…

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Muammar Gaddafi and Alan Khazei

Alan Khazei has publicly expressed interest in running against US Senator Scott Brown in 2012.  Khazei is smart, rich, and well connected.  But he also a troubling connection to Muammar Gaddafi. Khazei’s wife, Vanessa Kirsch, established and currently leads a nonprofit called NewProfit.  As a venture philanthropy fund, NewProfit provides capital and expertise to promising organizations in the social sector.…

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