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City and State Pension Funds Pay Billions in Undisclosed Fees to Private Equity Companies

By Steve Straehley | AllGov | April 26, 2015

A good portion of the money that is supposed to be going to government retirees is being skimmed off by Wall Street as fees, much of them undisclosed, charged by private equity companies.

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Bush loses weight, gains momentum

Jeb Bush has lost weight.

It’s reportedly 20 to 30 pounds. The former Republican governor of Florida is considering a run for the presidency next year. 225 more words

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Presidential Politics

After two decades of Clinton wars, Bush wars, and Obama wars, will we really elect Hillary Clinton and extend this baneful syndrome of half the country hysterically hating the president? 432 more words


Is Marijuana Really a ‘Gateway Drug’?

Chris Christie said that marijuana is a “gateway drug” while arguing for enforcement of its federal status as an illegal substance. Though there are correlations between marijuana use and other drugs, there is no conclusive evidence that one actually causes the other. 76 more words

Marijuana Laws

The Republican's Cup Runneth Over

Here are a few realities of life. You can never have too much health, too much wealth or too many close, trusted friends. And, if you’re a Republican, you can’t really have too many patriotic, sincere, capable, proven choices when deciding on a Presidential nominee. 546 more words

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The (full!) PolitickerNJ Interview: Senate President Steve Sweeney

TRENTON — Leaning back in a leathery chair in his statehouse office, Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) says it was his father who first taught him how to embrace personal and political differences between people. 3,813 more words