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Liberal , Soros-aided Center for American Progress has clout in Obama's DC

The left-leaning Center for American Progress, backed by billionaire speculator and Bush critic George Soros, has a big role in supplying Obama with ideas and activists, says Bloomberg News.

Liberal , Soros-aided Center for American Progress has clout in Obama's DC

Specialist Arthur Andrews, foreground, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Specialist Arthur Andrews, foreground, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The Center for American Progress, a left-leaning collective of liberal public policy and activist groups funded by billionaire investor and George W. Bush critic George Soros, among others, has contributed young advisers -- and policy ideas -- to the new Obama administration, writes Bloomberg News in this story.
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