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And now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine some of those looking to curry favor with Occupy Wall Street protesters.
-- their national platform to big Wall Street donors.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is currently soliciting signatures.
In support of the movement but salon reports that in the 2008 and 2010 election cycles the committee raked in eleven million dollars from the securities and investment industry's.
That bested all other donors except lawyers and law firms.
Since the 2008 election House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her political action committee have raised a half million dollars from the financial sector.
Including lobbyists representing Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan.
And President Obama has not explicitly endorse the Occupy Wall Street movement but says he understands its frustration.
-- Sunlight Foundation study says President Obama has received more money from Wall Street than any other politician in the past twenty years.
-- BC anchor.
Diane Sawyer made a bold claim about the movement's reach Monday quote as of tonight.
It has spread to more than 250 American cities more than a thousand countries.
The State Department recognizes only 195.
ABC tells media -- Sawyer simply misspoke.
And finally the movement's latest ally Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez threw his support behind protesters on Saturday.
Decrying what he called horrible American repression.
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