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Wall street , political contributions to Democrats, how about some truth.

April 23, 2010

Graph of the Day for April 23, 2010

Randall Hoven

“The Democratic National Committee launched a television ad Friday accusing Republicans of appealing to Wall Street for campaign money in exchange for stopping proposed financial regulation from being passed.”  CNN, Feb. 5, 2010.

(perhaps someone should sue the DNC for false and deceptive advertising!)

Source:  Open Secrets.
Political contributions in 2008 cycle for various TARP bailoutees, total amount (% to Democrats):
Goldman Sachs:  $5,934,089 (75%)
Citigroup:  $4,879,138 (63%)
JP Morgan:  $4,818,750 (62%)
Morgan Stanley:  $3,715,685 (57%)
Bank of America:  $2,967,713 (56%)
AIG:  $1,202,748 (65%)
Source:  Open Secrets (links embedded above for each contributor).
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