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Pawlenty Quits Romney So He Can Lobby For Banks
In another example of how banks control politics in this country;
Reuters) - Tim Pawlenty, a former Republican presidential candidate and a top supporter of Mitt Romney, stepped down from his role in the Romney campaign on Thursday to become a top Washington lobbyist for Wall Street banks.
Pawlenty will become the head of the Financial Services Roundtable, a U.S. bank lobbying group that represents JP Morgan Chase & Co and Wells Fargo & Co, among other financial companies, the group said on Thursday.
Of course, Romney and Pawlenty say they are still pals.
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