Top Recipient of Political Cash from BP, Goldman Sachs, Defense Contractors AND Healthcare Giants: Barack Obama

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Politico reports:

BP
and its employees have given more than $3.5 million to federal
candidates over the past 20 years, with the largest chunk of their money
going to Obama, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

Obama apparently also got more contributions from Exxon
and Chevron
than McCain.

And Obama had the
most political contributions
from Goldman Sachs in 2008 of all
senators. And Goldman gave more to Obama than any
other presidential candidate
, and was Obama's second-largest
contributor
.

In addition, Obama was the top congressional recipient of defense
industry contributions for the 2008 election cycle. See this,
this
and this.

Obama
was also the top recipient of money from the healthcare
giants
in the presidential election.