Corporate Donors Favor Dems Despite Party’s ‘Dark Money’ Stance

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At a glance

  • Democrat candidates and left-wing groups have raked in more than $141 million in donations from the securities and investment industry, according to Open Secrets.
  • That compares to $106 million given to Republican candidates and conservative groups.
  • Democrats’ haul from law firms and lawyers was more than three times larger than what Republicans have received.
  • Democrats hold similarly large advantages in other sectors, such as health care and among nonprofit organizations.


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