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Obama Received a $101,332 Bonus from AIG

March 18, 2009
Dan Spencer
3/18/2009

Senator Barack Obama received a $101,332 bonus from American International Group in the form of political contributions according to Opensecrets.org. The two biggest Congressional recipients of bonuses from the A.I.G. are – Senators Chris Dodd and Senator Barack Obama.

The A.I.G. Financial Products affiliate of A.I.G. gave out $136,928, the most of any AIG affiliate, in the 2008 cycle. I would note that A.I.G.’s financial products division is the unit that wrote trillions of dollars’ worth of credit-default swaps and “misjudged” the risk.

The Washington Post reports a “mob effect” at A.I.G financial products division:

The story continues …..

One Comment leave one →
  1. March 19, 2009 6:32 am

    Obama does not vette his personal contacts before he places his foot in mouth. I would think there is a lot of “conflict of interest” between the illegal president and his co-mates.

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