September 6th, 2010
06:46 PM ET

NYT: Congressional charities pulling in corporate cash

Learn more Monday night about a report from the New York Times about congressional charities.

The paper reported Sunday that "A review by The New York Times of federal tax records and House and Senate disclosure reports found at least two dozen charities that lawmakers or their families helped create or run that routinely accept donations from businesses seeking to influence them. The sponsors — AT&T, Chevron, General Dynamics, Morgan Stanley, Eli Lilly and dozens of others — contribute millions of dollars annually in gifts ranging from token amounts to a check for $5 million."

Read more of the NYT report

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