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DITCH MITCH                                   DITCH MITCH                                   DITCH MITCH




On October 1st, 2008, Mitch McConnell         On October 1st, 2008, Mitch McConnell         On October 1st, 2008, Mitch McConnell
voted for the Wall Street bailout bill that   voted for the Wall Street bailout bill that   voted for the Wall Street bailout bill that
steals $700 billion from hard working         steals $700 billion from hard working         steals $700 billion from hard working
Americans and gives it to rich Wall           Americans and gives it to rich Wall           Americans and gives it to rich Wall
Street executives who are paid millions       Street executives who are paid millions       Street executives who are paid millions
of dollars a year and millions more in        of dollars a year and millions more in        of dollars a year and millions more in
bonuses for their mismanagement of            bonuses for their mismanagement of            bonuses for their mismanagement of
the companies that made all the bad           the companies that made all the bad           the companies that made all the bad
mortgage loans, or bundled them into          mortgage loans, or bundled them into          mortgage loans, or bundled them into
fraudulently marketed investments.            fraudulently marketed investments.            fraudulently marketed investments.
This was the single largest theft by          This was the single largest theft by          This was the single largest theft by
Congress ever committed, and Mitch            Congress ever committed, and Mitch            Congress ever committed, and Mitch
McConnell not only voted for it, he           McConnell not only voted for it, he           McConnell not only voted for it, he
twisted the arms of other politicians to      twisted the arms of other politicians to      twisted the arms of other politicians to
ensure it passed. Even worse, we don't        ensure it passed. Even worse, we don't        ensure it passed. Even worse, we don't
have the money to spend, so this              have the money to spend, so this              have the money to spend, so this
bailout increases our national debt and       bailout increases our national debt and       bailout increases our national debt and
our children will be stuck with the           our children will be stuck with the           our children will be stuck with the
interest payments.                            interest payments.                            interest payments.

A vote for Mitch McConnell is a vote          A vote for Mitch McConnell is a vote          A vote for Mitch McConnell is a vote
against conservative values and               against conservative values and               against conservative values and
against hard working Americans.               against hard working Americans.               against hard working Americans.
 Tell Mitch McConnell                            Tell Mitch McConnell                            Tell Mitch McConnell
   What You Think                                  What You Think                                  What You Think
  About His Bailout                               About His Bailout                               About His Bailout
Phone: 202-224-2541                             Phone: 202-224-2541                             Phone: 202-224-2541

Fax: 202-224-2499                               Fax: 202-224-2499                               Fax: 202-224-2499

Email Webform:                                  Email Webform:                                  Email Webform:
mcconnell.senate.gov/contact_form.cfm           mcconnell.senate.gov/contact_form.cfm           mcconnell.senate.gov/contact_form.cfm

Mitch McConnell                                 Mitch McConnell                                 Mitch McConnell
361-A Russell Senate Office Building            361-A Russell Senate Office Building            361-A Russell Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510                             Washington DC 20510                             Washington DC 20510

Read about McConnell's voting record:           Read about McConnell's voting record:           Read about McConnell's voting record:
vote-smart.org/summary.php?can_id=53298         vote-smart.org/summary.php?can_id=53298         vote-smart.org/summary.php?can_id=53298

Mitch McConnell has been in the Senate          Mitch McConnell has been in the Senate          Mitch McConnell has been in the Senate
for 24 years. It's often said that, just like   for 24 years. It's often said that, just like   for 24 years. It's often said that, just like
diapers, politicians need to be changed         diapers, politicians need to be changed         diapers, politicians need to be changed
often, and for the same reason.                 often, and for the same reason.                 often, and for the same reason.

Why would Mitch McConnell vote for the          Why would Mitch McConnell vote for the          Why would Mitch McConnell vote for the
bailout bill that 93% of his constituents       bailout bill that 93% of his constituents       bailout bill that 93% of his constituents
opposed? He's a politician. Follow the          opposed? He's a politician. Follow the          opposed? He's a politician. Follow the
money. He's taking care of his friends in       money. He's taking care of his friends in       money. He's taking care of his friends in
finance, insurance and real estate.             finance, insurance and real estate.             finance, insurance and real estate.

   Industry Contributions to Mitch                 Industry Contributions to Mitch                 Industry Contributions to Mitch
      McConnell's 2008 Election                       McConnell's 2008 Election                       McConnell's 2008 Election

Securities & Investment           $878,374      Securities & Investment           $878,374      Securities & Investment           $878,374
Real Estate                       $575,735      Real Estate                       $575,735      Real Estate                       $575,735

Specific 2008 Finance Contributions             Specific 2008 Finance Contributions             Specific 2008 Finance Contributions

Citigroup Inc                       $49,900     Citigroup Inc                       $49,900     Citigroup Inc                       $49,900
JP Morgan Chase & Co.               $38,475     JP Morgan Chase & Co.               $38,475     JP Morgan Chase & Co.               $38,475
Blackstone Group                    $36,200     Blackstone Group                    $36,200     Blackstone Group                    $36,200
Source: www.opensecrets.org                     Source: www.opensecrets.org                     Source: www.opensecrets.org
Excludes unreported 4Q08 contributions          Excludes unreported 4Q08 contributions          Excludes unreported 4Q08 contributions

								
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