Jun 7, 2008

Forbes: Campaign contributions of billionaires

What kind of politicians do billionaires like? Republicans, but only by a slim margin. As of midyear 84 members of The Forbes 400 had given to Republicans, versus 80 to Democrats.

The clear favorites of the monied crowd: John McCain with 46 donors from The 400, Rudolph Giuliani with 45 and Hillary Clinton, also with 45.

~ Forbes, "Where the Smart Money's Going," October 29, 2007

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