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  •  I read somewhere (maybe here?) that DiFi went (2+ / 0-)
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    gjohnsit, YucatanMan

    from a net worth of under $100,000 to over $10 million while serving in municipal and federal government.

    Nice work, if you can get it.

    •  Check out her husband's investments. (4+ / 0-)
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      gjohnsit, AoT, LucyandByron, YucatanMan

      Major investor in the company that just won the California High Speed Rail contract.   He's worth hundreds of millions.

      •  There's been scandals about her husband's (2+ / 0-)
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        AoT, YucatanMan

        investments and their connection to her political office since she was mayor.

        “Wall Street had been doing business with pieces of paper; and now someone asked for a dollar, and it was discovered that the dollar had been mislaid.” ― Upton Sinclair

        by gjohnsit on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 10:38:31 AM PDT

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        •  Amazing how none of this gets any traction. (2+ / 0-)
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          AoT, YucatanMan

          Always seems like she gets reelected with no fuss, no muss, almost automatically.  

          No major questioning, publicly, about 'what has she done for us (the people) lately.'  

          Maybe she is just really efficient in governance and is good at keeping a low profile?  Keeps her financial backers happy?  Doesn't need any backers cause she already has money?  

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