Hedge Funds Slash Donations To Democrats (VIDEO)

Sep 28 2010 | 3:04pm ET

Wall Street is shifting its campaign donations to the Republican Party, with 55% of  the $18 million in campaign contributions this year going to the GOP, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, is a nonpartisan research group based in Washington, D.C. That is up from 35% in the same period last year.

Notably, hedge funds have slashed their political donations to Democrats in half in this election cycle.

 


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