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Catfight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-25-04 10:25 AM
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What are the top 10 Bush contributors to his campaign?
Kerry list his, does anyone know the top 10 Bush contributors? Or is this another sealed document in the newly credible transparent government of Amerika?
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LTR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-25-04 10:27 AM
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1. Here ya go!
Edited on Sun Jul-25-04 10:28 AM by RatTerrier
Not sure how old the list is, though.

http://www.opensecrets.org/presidential/contriball.asp

George W. Bush

1
Morgan Stanley
$557,275

2
Merrill Lynch
$520,204

3
PriceWaterhouseCoopers
$492,350

4
UBS Americas
$431,850

5
Lehman Brothers
$353,434



John Kerry

1
University of California
$295,125

2
Harvard University
$203,935

3
Skadden, Arps et al
$187,475

4
Time Warner
$177,006

5
Citigroup Inc
$157,806



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whistle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-25-04 10:42 AM
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3. Excellent site, thanks.....
...here is a profile of the contributors to both candidates:

P R E S I D E N T I A L C A N D I D A T E
George W. Bush (R)
President
The son of former President Bush, George W. Bush himself was elected president in the hotly contested 2000 campaign. At that time he was mid-way through his second term as governor of Texas, a position he assumed in 1994 after defeating incumbent Democrat Ann Richards. Prior to running for governor he spent several years in the oil business and served as the managing general partner of the Texas Rangers baseball team. He ran an unsuccessful campaign for Congress in 1978.

Cycle: 2004 Presidential Race All Cycles*

Total Receipts: $228,743,338
Total Spent: $162,275,012
Cash on Hand: $110,435,980
Debts: $271,679
Date of last report: June 30, 2004


Source of Funds:
(How to read this chart / methodology)

Individual contributions
$224,987,266
98%

PAC contributions
$2,776,832
1%

Candidate self-financing
$0
0%

Federal Matching program
$0
0%

Other
$979,240
0%



PAC Contribution Breakdown:
(How to read this chart / methodology)

Business
$1,858,312
80%

Labor
$40,500
2%

Ideological/Single Issue
$429,456
18%




Quality of Disclosure:
(How to read this chart / methodology)

Full Disclosure
$151,168,134
(93.1%)

Incomplete
$2,245,755
(1.4%)

No Disclosure
$8,991,572
(5.5%)

_________________________________________________________________

P R E S I D E N T I A L C A N D I D A T E
John Kerry (D)
U.S. Senator (Massachusetts)
John Kerry is a decorated Vietnam War veteran who returned from the conflict to become one of the most outspoken opponents of the war. He entered politics in 1982, when he was elected lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. Two years later he ran for U.S. Senate on a campaign that refused contributions from political action committees. He was reelected in 1990, 1996 (in a tough race against Republican Gov. William Weld) and 2002.

Cycle: 2004 Presidential Race 2004 Congress All Cycles*

Total Receipts: $186,593,248
Total Spent: $148,332,313
Cash on Hand: $38,260,934
Debts: $7,379,071
Date of last report: June 30, 2004


Source of Funds:
(How to read this chart / methodology)

Individual contributions
$171,178,534
92%

PAC contributions
$140,918
0%

Candidate self-financing
$6,387,965
3%

Federal Matching program
$0
0%

Other
$8,885,831
5%



Quality of Disclosure:
(How to read this chart / methodology)

Full Disclosure
$72,607,278
(77.8%)

Incomplete
$644,933
(0.7%)

No Disclosure
$20,081,288
(21.5%)




NOTE: All the numbers on this page are for the 2004 election cycle and based on Federal Election Commission data released electronically on Friday, July 23, 2004. Help! The numbers don't add up...")

Feel free to distribute or cite this material, but please credit the Center
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Catfight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-25-04 10:30 AM
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2. Thank you!
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