Bailed-out banks cut campaign giving

Brush, Silla
March 2009
Hill;3/24/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 34, p12
The article reports on the reduction of campaign contribution made by the bailed-out banks amid a public backlash toward Wall Street.


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