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James Kerian: Heitkamp Campaigns For Corporate Welfare

For the last several weeks Senator Mary Kathryn “Heidi” Heitkamp has been excoriating conservative Republicans for their opposition to the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im). Established during the Depression by Franklin Roosevelt, Ex-Im has become a leading symbol of crony capitalism.  Its purpose is to guarantees loans for foreign companies to buy U.S. goods. Predictably, Heitkamp has