CLINTON CHARITY PAID OFF NYT FOR ENDORSEMENT OF HILLARY IN 2008

US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) greets her supporters at her "Super Tuesday" primary election night rally in New York, February 5, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)

Aaaahhhh, politics! You scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours. It seems like the Clintons have been throwing money all over the place to curry favor for endorsements and influence. Dirty as they come…

A little-known private foundation controlled by Bill and Hillary Clinton donated $100,000 to the New York Times’ charitable fund in 2008, the same year the newspaper’s editorial page endorsed Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary, according to tax documents reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

The Clinton Family Foundation, a separate entity from the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, has been the family’s vehicle for personal charitable giving since 2001.

It is funded directly by the Clintons and distributes more than $1 million a year to civic and educational causes.

The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund is a charity affiliated with the newspaper that assists underprivileged New Yorkers. It is run by members of the New York Times Company’s board of directors and senior executives.

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