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Which Candidates Are Big Donors Betting On?

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The biggest fundraisers in the Democratic Party have identified early favorites in the 2020 race. Big-money Democratic donors have jumped off the sidelines of the presidential race. Politico reports that three candidates are the clear winners of their support: Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris. Each of those three candidates received more than 220 donations from top fundraisers, known as bundlers. These same bundlers helped raise at least $100,000 (and sometimes many multiples more) for Hillary Clinton. Close to 40 percent of the 810 bundlers who have donated to a 2020 Democrat so far have given to more than one candidate.

Added on the 18/07/2019 11:30:59 - Copyright : Wochit

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