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Billionaires Hedge Their Bets on Politicians

Liberal Billionaires And their Causes Conservațive Billionaires And their Causes We've analyzed donor networks to find partisan tendencies in billionaires and political action committees. Circles on the left of this chart indicate liberal-leaning donors and PACS; circles on the right represent their conservative counterparts. Bradley Hughes David Bonderman Robert Rowling Harold Simmons Linda Pritzker George Soros Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pat Stryker Stanley Hubbard Thomas Siebel Even highly partisan donors routinely cross party lines to give money to general campaign funds or to congressmen who sit on committees that handle relevant business. Pat Stryker gave $850,000 to Colorodans for Life, which sounds like a conservative PAC but isn't-it was created to oppose Bradley Hughes has given $4 million Colo. Republican Marilyn Musgrave. to tical action commitees since 2005-more than anyone else on the Forbes 400, Americans for Conservation N Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee National Republican Senatorial Committee Progress for America Karl Rove's American Crossroads Californians for a Balanced Budget and Better Economy has raised more money from Forbes 400 members than any other political organization: over $6 million, mostly through a few donations from Bradley Hughes and Robert Rowling Campaign Money Watch Democratic Senátorial Campaign Committee. Coloradans National Republican Congressional Committee For Life Rebublican National Committee America's Families First American Issues Project League of Conservation Voters Political Action Committees: Democratie o National Committee Democratic Party-affiliated Republican Party-affiliated Patriot Majority O Unaffiliated Forbes Majority Acțion American Crossroads

Billionaires Hedge Their Bets on Politicians

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My graphic illustrates some of this aisle-crossing. Included are the ten biggest donors among the Forbes 400; lines between them and political committees indicate donations they’ve made since 2005, ...




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