Goldman Sachs' Political Contributions

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Goldman Sachs' Political Contributions

  1. Goldman Sachs’ Political Donations Revealed
  2. Total Political Donations Goldman Sachs has spent a total of $44.5 million on political contributions since 1989 and $32.9 million on lobbying since 1998.
  3. It Ranks 2nd among all corporations
  4. It generally tilts Democrat Goldman has given Democrats 53% of all political donations since 1989 versus 43% to the Republican party.
  5. Contributions have increased over time
  6. 2012 Presidential Election Despite tilting heavily toward Barack Obama in 2008, Goldman reversed itself in 2012 on the heels of heightened regulatory scrutiny.
  7. Largest Senate Contributions (2012)
  8. Largest House Contributions (2012)
  9. # of politicians that own GS Shares
  10. The 1 stock Warren Buffett wishes he could own but can’t

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