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Top 20 Industry Money Recipients This Election Cycle – Who is in the back pocket of Wall Street?

Posted by iusbvision on October 2, 2008

Special thanks to Hotair.com and the Center for Responsive Politics

Rank Industry Total Dem Pct GOP Pct Top Recipient
1 Lawyers/Law Firms $98,597,946 77% 23% Barack Obama (D)
2 Retired $87,981,764 54% 46% John McCain (R)
3 Securities/Invest $51,518,351 66% 34% Barack Obama (D)
4 Real Estate $49,157,612 58% 42% Hillary Clinton (D-NY)
5 Health Professionals $40,912,966 59% 41% Barack Obama (D)
6 Business Services $24,315,183 72% 28% Barack Obama (D)
7 Insurance $23,590,145 52% 48% John McCain (R)
8 Education $22,349,149 86% 14% Barack Obama (D)
9 Misc Finance $21,806,405 55% 45% Barack Obama (D)
10 TV/Movies/Music $19,482,429 77% 23% Barack Obama (D)
11 Commercial Banks $18,193,119 52% 48% Barack Obama (D)
12 Lobbyists $17,856,514 56% 44% Hillary Clinton (D-NY)
13 Leadership PACs $17,605,244 43% 57% Susan Collins (R-Maine)
14 Computers/Internet $16,770,408 68% 32% Barack Obama (D)
15 Misc Business $16,515,455 63% 37% Barack Obama (D)
16 Democratic/Liberal $14,047,626 100% 0% Barack Obama (D)
17 Pharm/Health Prod $13,602,297 54% 46% Barack Obama (D)
18 Oil & Gas $12,226,945 28% 72% John McCain (R)
19 Electric Utilities $12,002,662 51% 49% Barack Obama (D)
20 Hospitals/Nurs Homes $11,414,610 67% 33% Barack Obama (D)

Who is in the back pocket of Wall Street?

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