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Fri Oct 16, 2015, 08:10 AM

This Just In From the, "I'm Not Surprised Department."

Bush, Clinton are Wall Street's favorites, donations show
Reuters By Emily Flitter
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeb Bush is leading the U.S. presidential campaign by at least one measure: financial support from Wall Street.

The former Florida governor who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination received more financial backing than any competitor - Democrat or Republican - from employees of the major Wall Street banks between July and the end of September, campaign filings released on Thursday show.

Employees from Bank of America , Citigroup , Credit Suisse , Goldman Sachs , HSBC , JPMorgan Chase , Morgan Stanley and UBS gave Bush a combined $107,000. He also received the maximum-allowed $2,700 from billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman.

The sums are miniscule compared to Bush's total haul for the quarter of $13.4 million. But his popularity among financiers is starkly different from his standing in the multitude of national polls.

Bush, seen as a moderate in the crowded Republican field where 14 candidates are competing for the nomination, trails Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, three candidates who have never held elected office, in every major poll.

The second most popular candidate on Wall Street according to giving patterns is Democratic front-runner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She took in nearly $84,000 from employees of the same banks.


http://news.yahoo.com/bush-clinton-wall-streets-favorites-donations-show-063758748--sector.html

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Duckfan Oct 2015 OP
Scuba Oct 2015 #1
Art_from_Ark Oct 2015 #2
hibbing Oct 2015 #4
global1 Oct 2015 #3
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Response to Duckfan (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2015, 08:13 AM

1. Maybe Hillary will tell them to "cut it out."

 

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Response to Scuba (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 16, 2015, 08:15 AM

2. LOL!

And if that doesn't work, she'll tell them to knock it off.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 16, 2015, 11:20 AM

4. Or put them in time out n/t

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Response to Duckfan (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2015, 08:26 AM

3. Wall St. Can't Wait To Get Their Hands On All That Social Security Money......

because both Hillary and Jeb will let SS die.

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Fri Oct 16, 2015, 11:24 AM

5. In before "the donations came from bank tellers!!!" (nt)

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