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Amazon joins Airbnb, Marriott, and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Amazon has become the latest US corporate giant to cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. It joins Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, Boston, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Walmart, Amazon and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Walmart will halt political donations to lawmakers that opposed certifying president-elect Joe Biden's victory. It joins Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Walmart, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off donations to Republican politicians that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats comple...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc


Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan and Citibank said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats completely. Last We...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


Marriott suspends donations to senators who opposed vote result

Yueqi Yang | Bloomberg Marriott International Inc. will suspend donations to Republican senators who voted against certifying President-elect Joe Biden, after considering the “destructive events” at the Capitol last week. The hotel giant is among the first corporate donors to announce a decision to sever financial ties with the lawmakers following Wednesday’s riots on Capitol Hill by supporters of President Donald Trump. While much of corporate America swiftly condemned the violence, few compani...
Tags: America, Bloomberg, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, Marriott, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, AT T Inc, Commerce Bank, Electoral College, Political Action Committee, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association


Marriott and Citi suspend political donations to GOP lawmakers who sided with Trump and objected to Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott and Citi have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.  Marriott and Citi are among the largest US companies to announce the will halt PAC donations to the GOP members who took part in the failed attempt to overturn the election. Companies including Microsoft, Google, GM, and Coca-Cola...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Texas, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Missouri


Marriott is pulling donations to Republicans who voted to overturn the election, while JP Morgan and Citigroup are halting political donations altogether

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.  JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both the Republicans and Democrats completely. Last Wed...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


Marriott suspends political donations to GOP lawmakers who sided with Trump and objected to Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott has cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. The hotel chain said the decision was the result of last week's siege on the US Capitol by pro-Trump supporters. Marriott is one of the largest US companies to announce it was halting PAC donations to the GOP members who took part in the fai...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Texas, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Missouri


A liberal PAC is running ads that call Republican Sens. Loeffler and Perdue 'the Grinches of Georgia'

US Sens. Davi Perdue and Kelly Loeffler speaks to the crowd of supporters during a "Defend the Majority" rally at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agriculture Center on November 19, 2020. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images A liberal Political Action Committee in Georgia is running an advertisement in Georgia that compare Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue to the Grinch. Both Perdue and Loeffler are in the middle of a heated runoff campaign between their two Democratic challenge...
Tags: Politics, Media, Washington Post, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, House, PAC, Biden, Donald Trump, Perdue, The Washington Post


RPAC Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Realtors® Annual Legislative Conference in D.C.

Washington, D.C. – May 17, 2019 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® commemorated the 50th anniversary of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee during its annual legislative conference this week. Since 1969, RPAC has promoted the election of pro-Realtor® candidates across the United States. RPAC uses voluntary Realtor® contributions to help elect candidates who understand and support the interests of the real estate industry. “Over the past 50 years, the REALTORS® Po...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, United States, PAC, District Of Columbia, NAR, Executive Committee, Virgin Islands, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Edina Realty, Political Action Committee, Edina Minnesota


City of Pittsburgh, Mayor & City Council-Members Sued over New Gun Control

Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto PITTSBURGH, PA –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys Joshua Prince and Adam Kraut of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., filed a new lawsuit against the City of Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto, and six City Council members over the City’s latest gun control legislation. The case, which seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to prevent enforcement of the laws, was filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas on behalf of three individuals and advocacy organizati...
Tags: Guns, Pennsylvania, United States, Gun Control, City Council, Prince, Council, Pittsburgh, Foundation, FPC, Peduto, Bill Peduto, Pittsburgh City Council, Allegheny County, Firearms Policy Coalition, Brandon Combs


PAC Unveils SteveSisolak.org – Steve Sisolak, Wrong for Nevada Governor

Steve Sisolak, Wrong for Nevada Governor Nevada – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Nevada Firearms Coalition PAC announced Monday that they have unveiled their campaign to oppose Steve Sisolak for Nevada Governor at www.SteveSisolak.org. The campaign’s goal is to make sure every voter who seeks out information about Steve Sisolak has an opportunity to learn the other side of his gun-control agenda.“In today’s political climate, you have to be loud, and when Steve Sisolak made the mistake of not securing ...
Tags: Guns, Nevada, Turner, Nevada Firearms Coalition, Political Action Committee, Gun Rights News, Nevada Ammoland, Don Turner, Steve Sisolak, Sisolak, Gun Owners of Nevada, PAC Unveils SteveSisolak, Steve Sisolak Wrong, Nevada Firearms Coalition PAC, NVFACPAC


Best Reads for Casual Friday: Big Tech Businesses Gets Political

You’ve made it to Friday. Time to curl up in your cubicle, pop open one of these in-depth, entertaining reads, and catch up on some of what you missed during a busy week.This week we’re taking a look at all the political stories that are coming out of the tech world. And given the current political environment, there’s a cornucopia from which to choose. Enjoy.How to Combat China’s Rise in Tech: Federal Spending, Not Tariffs —The New York Times Make love, not tariffs. (Did I just repeat the NYT’...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, Facebook, Uber, Twitter, Gender, Politics, Technology, Internet, Putin, Buzzfeed, Tweet, China, New York City, Trends


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly called Trump to congratulate him after the 2016 election (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg called Donald Trump to congratulate him on his shock 2016 election victory. That's according to a new report from BuzzFeed News, which also says Facebook internally views the Trump campaign as an advertising "innovator." Business Insider previously reported in May 2017 that Trump and Zuckerberg had spoken multiple times over the phone since the election. Mark Zuckerberg called Donald Trump soon after the 2016 US presidential election to congratulate him on his shock victory, ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, US, Trends, Conservative, Tim Cook, Donald Trump, Sheryl Sandberg, Business Insider, Zuckerberg, Trump, BuzzFeed News, Political Action Committee


Lewandowski Joins Pence’s Political Action Committee

Trump loyalist and former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski announced Monday that he would join Vice President Mike Pence’s political action committee, Great America Committee. Fox News first reported the news, which Lewandowski then confirmed in a tweet. Proud to be joining the Great America PAC. @realDonaldTrump and @MikePenceVP continue to fulfill the Camapign Promises they made to Make America Great Again! The Rep’s will expand majorities in the Senate and hold the House to keep America mo...
Tags: News, Senate, America, Bloomberg, House, New York Times, Trump, Mike Pence, Breitbart, House Senate, Corey Lewandowski, Lewandowski, Pence, Great America, Political Action Committee, Joy Villa


Editorial: In need of leadership, The Street Trust faces daunting road

The Street Trust (formerly the Bicycle Transportation Alliance) is going through a major transition. With 15 paid staff and an annual budget of $1.3 million, the organization is currently looking for a new executive director and a communications director, forming a new 501(c)(4) political organizing committee, and launching a new strategic plan to guide their work for the next five years. These major initiatives come on the heels of a name-change and expansion of their mission last summer. No...
Tags: Oregon, Los Angeles, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Salem, Seattle, Editorial, City Hall, Steve Novick, Portland Metro, Vision Zero, Political Action Committee, Jonathan Maus, Bicycle Transportation Alliance


444 AOPA President Mark Baker

Guest Mark Baker is the President and CEO of AOPA, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. In the news, wake turbulence from an A380 flips a Challenger 604, two flight attendants sue American Airlines for failure to enforce company policy, an engine on a Saab 340 loses its propeller in flight. Also, an interview from the National Air & Space Museum Restoration Hangar, and an idea for a circular runway. Guest Mark Baker, president and CEO, AOPA. Mark Baker is President and CEO of the A...
Tags: White House, Bbc, David, Sydney, Aviation, Boeing, Saab, American Airlines, Trump, Mark, Martin, Congressional, Arabian Sea, ATC, Boeing Company, NASM


Texas Gun Owners Lobby On Texas Independence Day

Texas Texans for Accountable Government AUSTIN, Texas -(Ammoland.com)- On Thursday, March 2, 2017, the Texans for Accountable Government (TAG), in a coordinated effort with the Republican Party of Texas (RPT)’s legislative priority day, will lobby with participants from across the state to support constitutional carry, along with other gun and knife legislation, for Texas Gun Owner Lobby Day (G.O.L.D.) at the Texas State Capitol.All media and those interested are welcome to attend the open...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Protests, District Of Columbia, Michael Cargill, Political Action Committee, Gun Rights News, Texas Ammoland, Republican Party of Texas RPT, Texas Capitol Complex, John H Reagan, Texas G O L D, Republic Party of Texas


Goodbye BTA, hello The Street Trust

New logo. After 26 years as the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, the Portland-based advocacy organization is now officially known as The Street Trust. Actually, according new Communications Director Kate Walker, the name is now, “The Street Trust, formerly The Bicycle Transportation Alliance.” That “formerly” part will remain for the rest of this year. You might recall that the name change was ratified by the organization’s board and members back in August. But the new name wasn’t fully integra...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Advocacy, BTA, Political Action Committee, Jonathan Maus, Bicycle Transportation Alliance, Kate Walker


NAR Installs 2017 Officers

Orlando, FL – November 7, 2016 (Realtor.org) Bill Brown, a second generation Realtor® from Oakland, California was installed today as 2017 president of the National Association of Realtors® at the association’s Board of Directors meeting during the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Brown has been active in real estate for 36 years and is the founder of Investment Properties, a division of the family real estate business started by his father, William H. Brown, in 1964, which focuses on the sale ...
Tags: Real Estate, Texas, News, Washington, America, West Virginia, Chicago, Radio, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, South Dakota, Tennessee, Iowa, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Officers


Juli Grey-Owens on the Fight for Transgender Rights, Bathrooms and What Is to Be Done

I have long been horrified by the persecution and violence directed at so many people in the transgender community. But I find myself confused as to what I can do to help. Frankly, I find myself confused about many things. So I thought I would ask an expert. She is Juli Grey-Owens, and she was kind enough to let me pick her big brain. David Henry Sterry: How did you get started as an activist? Juli Grey-Owens: In meeting transgender people throughout my adult life, I've seen a lot of pain and s...
Tags: New York, London, News, Supreme Court, Washington, Disney, America, New York Times, Manhattan, Michael Caine, Will Smith, Ada, Long Island, Huffington Post, Albany, New York State


Customizer Chip Foose among latest SEMA Hall of Fame class

Photos courtesy ChipFoose.com, Hooker Headers, SEMA. Chip Foose’s ubiquity in hot rodding and customizing is no mere fluke of reality television. Instead, the custom car designer’s more than 25 years in the hobby have not only helped to shape its aesthetic but also turned many a casual observer of cars into a full-fledged hobbyist, two reasons why the Specialty Equipment Market Association decided to induct Foose into its hall of fame. The son of another customizing legend, Sam Foose, Chip Foo...
Tags: America, Ford, Autos, Motorsports, Hooker, Coddington, Ridler, SEMA, Foose, Drag Racing, Pomona California, HOLLEY, Chip Foose, Specialty Equipment Market Association, Political Action Committee, Hemmings Muscle Machines


Florida Doc Tries Bankruptcy to Avoid Whistleblower Lawsuit

Dr. Asad Qamar and his cardiovascular practice, the Institute of Cardiovascular Excellence PLLC, filed for bankruptcy protection this week. The bankruptcy comes on the heels of a failed attempt to settle two whistleblower lawsuits alleging Medicare fraud. Dr. Qamar claims that the bankruptcy will stay the fraud charges. Federal prosecutors have joined with the two whistleblowers, however, and say the fraud case should proceed. In our opinion, Qamar is either trying to buy time or hide his assets...
Tags: Florida, Taxes, Green, Medicare, Medicaid, Justice Department, U S District Court, U S Department of Justice, Dalton, Robert Green, Ocala Florida, Ocala Star Banner, Political Action Committee, Fraud Recovery, Brian Mahany, MahanyLaw America


The Grammys Have Launched A Political Action Committee To Fight For Music Creators

The Grammys are forming a political pressure group. On Tuesday, Daryl P. Friedman, the chief advocacy and industry relations officer at the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, announced the creation of a political action committee, the Grammy Fund for Music Creators, to build support among lawmakers and turn up the heat in the music industry’s fight against the broadcasters, tech companies and other third parties it says have benefited disproportionately from the rise of streaming m...
Tags: National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Political Action Committee, Daryl P Friedman