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Saturday, May 03, 2008

Obama taps deep pockets, overtaking Clinton in business donations

Campaign finance reports now show that employees of nine major US industries -- including defense, communications, health, construction and Wall Street -- gave the lion's share of their contributions to the junior senator from Illinois instead of rival Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) in the first three months of 2008. All of these industries favored Clinton in 2007.

These industries include health, construction, lawyers, energy and finance.

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