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More Election Drama in Nevada
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11/02/2010 02:12 PM
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Harrah’s Bosses Put Squeeze on Employees to Vote in Pro-Reid Effort
November 2, 2010 11:45 A.M. By Elizabeth Crum
Executives at the casino giant Harrah’s pushed company employees to vote early in an all-out effort to help the Harry Reid campaign, according to internal emails obtained by Battle ‘10.
The stepped-up effort began Wednesday when a Reid staffer sent an email pleading for help to Harrah’s top lobbyist, Jan Jones. Soon after, Marybel Batjer, Harrah’s vice president of public policy and communications, distributed that plea via email to executives throughout the company.
Download the full email chain as a PDF here.
The Reid campaign staffer, whose name was removed in the email Batjer sent to Harrah’s executives, said “ANYTHING” would be done to help with the company’s get out the vote effort. The staffer cited the fact that 1,100 MGM employees had already voted and indicated dissatisfaction with the turnout from Harrah’s.
[link to www.nationalreview.com]
Why does none of this suprise me anymore? The really bad thing is, there is black and white evidence against these people and nothing is done at all. What a very fucked up world we live in.
Last Edited by BBQ Guy on 11/02/2010 02:12 PM
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