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Bloomberg: Jack Lew Paid to LEAVE Citigroup for a Government Job

Bloomberg columnist Jonathan Weil is reporting that Citigroup structured Jack Lew’s incentive contract so that he would benefit financially from taking a position in the federal government.  I’m sure that Lew isn’t the only Wall Streeter to get such a deal.  However, it does show how those with priveleged access top government can count on big paydays from using their…

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There Will be a Primary

(It is now a three person race.  Winslow, Fetherston and Gomez. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The Globe reports that Gabriel Gomez has pulled papers to run for the U.S. Senate.   http://www.boston.com/politica… Dan Winslow pulled papers last week. I don’t know Gomez but based on his background, he is certainly quite accomplished.  Looking forward to learning more…

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Michael Graham on Why He’s Glad Scott Brown ISN’T Running

(Graham’s take. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) You must admit, he’s got a point.  http://bostonherald.com/news_o… Which is why it’s good news that Scott won’t be out on the campaign trail bashing the party’s brains in for another three months. Brown’s campaign against Warren consisted largely of two elements: First, attempting to become the first man ever to…

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Will Liz Warren Vote to Confirm Jack Lew?

(Hey, she took the support of the guy that made the phone call that got Citi to buy Ameriquest.  Why wouldnt ahe? – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) OK, I admit.  Silly question.  Answer: Yes, of course she will.   And is Jack Lew, Obama’s Treasury Secretary designate, one of those Wall Street bankers who according to Warren “wrecked…

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