Economy

Romney’s Raised More Than Five Times As Much Money From Wall St. Employees As Obama

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According to a New York Times analysis of campaign donation data, 2012 GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney has raised more than five times as much money from the employees of major Wall Street firms as President Obama. The Times found that “Mr. Romney has raised $1.5 million from employees of firms like Morgan Stanley; Highbridge Capital Management, a hedge fund; and Blackstone, a private equity firm. Mr. Obama has raised just over $270,000 from firms that were among his leading sources of campaign cash in 2008.” Goldman Sachs employees have given Romney $350,000, compared to $45,000 they’ve given to Obama.