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Comcast to hold fundraiser for Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane [Comcast Roundup]

"[Comcast Executive Vice President David] Cohen hosted a fundraiser for Gov. Corbett (R) at his home earlier this year, and also organized an event to help U.S Sen. Pat Toomey."

  • Big Comcast fundraiser for Kathleen Kane Sept. 30 [Philadelphia Inquirer] “[Comcast Executive Vice President DavidCohen hosted a fundraiser for Gov. Corbett (R) at his home earlier this year, and also organized an event to help U.S Sen. Pat Toomey.”
  • 10 questions for Comcast Ventures’ Amy Banse [Fortune] “Early in my career at Comcast (CMCSA), I lost a deal. Crushed, I explained what happened to [CEO of Comcast] Brian [Roberts]. He shrugged, smiled and said, “Life is long. The deal will come back around.” [Which it eventually did.] It’s true, much in life comes back around and patience can be as strategic as speed.”
  • Comcast-Spectacor president to help lead gala [Philadelphia Daily News] “COMCAST-SPECTACOR president Peter Luukko will rub elbows with some famous faces as the co-chairman of the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Enduring Vision gala. Chairing alongside Luukko are Alec Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria (who recently gave birth to the couple’s first child), and fashion designer Donna Karan. The gala takes place Oct. 15 in New York City.”
  • Buzz builds on another Comcast tower [Philadelphia Inquirer] “Details about Comcast’s expansion plans are being kept under tight wraps, but the company appears to be focusing on constructing the first of several towers on a long, skinny, 1.5-acre site at 18th and Arch Streets, a block west of the Comcast Center. That building could eventually be part of a vertical campus including towers at 19th Street and Arch, and 18th and John F. Kennedy Boulevard.”
Companies: Comcast

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