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|The Army Times reported in February that anti-war GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-TX) was at that time, 'by far,' getting the most in campaign contributions from members of the United States military. According to a review of Federal Election Commission data, Paul received nearly $250,000 in donations from servicemembers, President Obama, $130,000 and GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney just $23,000. But now that Paul's campaign is all but over and presumably, Romney will be the Republican nominee, the military's donation trend is beginning to shift: away from Paul and toward Obama, the Open Secrets blog reports:|
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