February 25, 2010

HOW'D THAT DALLIANCE WITH THE DEMOCRATS WORK OUT FOR YA?:

Wall Street Political Donations Move to GOP (Christopher Weber, 02/24/10, Politics Daily)

Political donations from Wall Street firms are increasingly going to Republicans after Democrats promised to crack down on lending practices, outsize profits, and fat executive bonuses, according to new research.

The Center for Responsive Politics found that banks and their workers gave nearly twice as much to the GOP during the last three months of last year, The Washington Post reported.

Securities and investment firms started out 2009 giving to Democrats by a 2-1 margin, but finished the year with nearly half of their donations ending up with Republicans.

Posted by Orrin Judd at February 25, 2010 6:48 AM
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