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Romney's Raised Millions From Wall Street Bankers, More Than Twice As Much As President Obama

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Back in July, the Washington Post noted that many of GOP 2012 presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's largest donors were Wall Street bankers, led by employees of mega-bank Goldman Sachs. Bloomberg added today that, so far, Romney, even in a crowded GOP field, has raised more than twice as much from Wall Street as President Obama: Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has raised more than twice as much money from Wall Street as Barack Obama -- an edge gained in part by luring away at least 100 donors, mostly investors, who backed the president in 2008, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The former Obama donors are helping the former Massachusetts governor lock up Wall Street dollars as Romney races to financially outpace primary rival Texas Governor Rick Perry in advance of the Sept. 30 third quarter deadline for campaign fundraising.

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nor should it be. The corporations that benefited ... by John Shriver on Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:14:10 AM