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Clinton uses convention to retire campaign debt

Emily Crone

Hillary Clinton dropped out of the Democratic primary race two months ago, but her campaign is still mired in debt. As the deadline to retire her personal loans looms, she is using contests and the upcoming convention to try to raise more money. Obama is getting flack for not providing more aid, but is it really his problem?
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Hillary racks up credit card debt but pays off balance

Emily Crone

Last month, we poked fun at John McCain for carrying some hefty credit card debt at a high interest rate. Barack Obama had no major credit card debt to report, but recently released documents show that Hillary Clinton does. While the amount she has charged isn’t small, she still does the responsible thing: She does not carry a balance.
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Credit card companies benefit from campaign donations

Emily Crone

When you donate money to a presidential campaign with your credit card, you may think you are benefiting only your candidate of choice. That’s not the case. Due to the massive amounts of credit card donations received in the current election season, credit card companies are also seeing green.
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Presidential candidates have bad credit

Emily Crone

I heard a great feature on National Public Radio on the way to work the other morning discussing the financial situations of the presidential candidates. “As a group, presidential candidates don’t have the best credit rating,” Peter Overby said.
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