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5 tycoons who want to close the wealth gap

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  • Leo Hindrey Jr., chairman and CEO of the YES Network speaks after a media conference in New York. Hindery, who wrote a book that attempts to use CEO know-how to resolve U.S. policy problems, advocates for progressive mainstays, including stronger labor protections, fewer tax loopholes and more transparency in political spending.

      Leo Hindrey Jr., chairman and CEO of the YES Network speaks after a media conference in New York. Hindery, who wrote a book that attempts to use CEO know-how to resolve U.S. policy problems, advocates for progressive mainstays, including stronger labor protections, fewer tax loopholes and more transparency in political spending.
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As the middle class struggles to make gains and president barack obama strives to shine a spotlight on the issue of income inequality, an unlikely constituency is looking for ways to close the nation's growing wealth gap: a handful of top u.s. business tycoons.

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