Skip to comments.Comcast Employees Top Donors to Obama Campaign Accounts
Posted on 08/25/2011 4:38:46 PM PDT by macquire
Employees of media giant Comcast have contributed more money to President Obamas reelection bid than employees from any other organization, according to a new analysis of Federal Election Commission data by the Center for Responsive Politics.
Comcast employees contributed nearly $80,000 directly to Obama for America and roughly $200,000 to the Obama Victory Fund, a joint account benefitting both the Obama campaign and Democratic National Committee, through the first half of 2011 records show.
Comcast, the nations largest video and internet services provider, is the parent company of NBCUniversal, which owns broadcast networks NBC and Telemundo among other assets.
President Obama has recently spent time with top Comcast executives, attending an intimate fundraiser at the home of Comcast executive vice president David Cohen in Philadelphia in June and a private social reception at the Marthas Vineyard estate of Comcast CEO Brian Roberts earlier this week.
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I remember when Comcast bought MSNBC, at least one person here on FreeRepublic was happy because they thought Comcast was all about profit and wouldn’t tolerate low ratings, left wing bias, etc. if it didn’t make money.
Well, knock me over with a feather - who woulda guessed it? MSNBC? Really?
NBC, ABC, CBS and CNN all seem to work overtime for O.
Leno always attacks Palin and Bachmann and Jimmy Fallon is a certified O-bot, attending the most recent fundraiser.
Pravda must be green with jealous envy.
The template for the AT&T T-Mobile merger.....donate to Obama and it will be approved.
How to succeed in business without really trying.