Of the $34 million given by the securities and investment industry in the 2010 election cycle, 62% has gone to Democrats and 37% to Republicans, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. This year, major Wall Street firms have begun giving a larger share of their donations to Republicans. In January and February, political-action committees run by Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley donated twice as much money to Republicans than Democrats, a shift from 2009.
DSMW – Honestly it’s all a blur. The real news is thats it’s tilted in a conservative direction. Who pays the lobbyist again?