Skip to comments.The Donors Who Gave Big, Often: $100,000-Plus Backers Were Able to Contribute to Several Entities
Posted on 01/18/2009 7:11:23 AM PST by 3AngelaD
Nearly 100 wealthy families and power couples contributed at least $100,000 each to help Barack Obama over the past two years, creating an elite set of donors to whom the president-elect repeatedly turned in financing his campaign, transition and inauguration, a Washington Post analysis shows. As inaugural donations become public, a list of Obama's most loyal backers has emerged...The families gave to as many as five committees, records show, and 27 of the 94 families also bundled money from others, collecting millions of dollars on top of their personal donations.
Among the supporters were well-known families such as the Rockefellers, as well as lesser-known backers such as New Yorker Frank Brosens, a leader in the hedge fund industry, who raised $500,000 for Obama's campaign and inauguration in addition to the $182,000 he gave with his wife, parents and three sons.
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The wholesale trampling of every possible campaign finance law remains the great unreported story of the 2008 election.
Barrack Obama is the best president money can buy.
Barack Obama is the shoeshine boy of the Establishment.
The old eastern money is footing the bill for this fiction they call democracy.
They own the Presidency.
All the usual suspects.
“The old eastern money is footing the bill for this fiction they call democracy.
They own the Presidency.”
Haven’t they usually? Not the first time, won’t be the last.
They don't expect anything but the eradication of freedom.
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