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Clinton’s Wall Street backers: We get it

Gabriel Debenedetti, Kenneth P. Vogel and Ben White, POLITICO

Hillary Clinton sounded like a woman on a mission after her long drive into the heartland: “There’s something wrong,” she told Iowans on Tuesday, when “hedge fund managers pay lower taxes than nurses or the truckers I saw on I-80 when I was driving here over the last two days.” But back in Manhattan, the hedge fund managers who’ve long been part of her political and fundraising networks aren’t sweating the putdown. Populist rhetoric, many say, is good politics — but doesn’t portend an assault on the rich.