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Banks Open Their Wallets for Election 2012

Banks Open Their Wallets for Election 2012 Banks Open Their Wallets for Election 2012

Which banks shelled out the most for this election? Among the big name firms, here's a list of the top five donors based on data compiled by opensecrets.org, a nonprofit watchdog group that follows campaign donations.

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5. Morgan Stanley 5. Morgan Stanley

CONTRIBUTIONS: $3,129,144

MITT ROMNEY: $824,505
BARACK OBAMA: $212,572

Remainder to congressional candidates, et al.

Total contributions to candidates: $2,206,357
Total contributions to PACs, parties and outside spending groups: $922,787

4. Citigroup 4. Citigroup

CONTRIBUTIONS: $3,136,219

MITT ROMNEY: $465,063
BARACK OBAMA: $191,904

Total contributions to PACs, parties and outside spending groups: $1,605,833
Total contributions to candidates: $1,530,386

3. JP Morgan 3. JP Morgan

CONTRIBUTIONS: $3,862,414

MITT ROMNEY: $792,147
BARACK OBAMA: $268,260

Total contributions to PACs, parties and outside spending groups: $1,295,091
Total contributions to candidates: $2,567,323

2. Bank of America 2. Bank of America

CONTRIBUTIONS: $3,976,720

MITT ROMNEY: $921,839
BARACK OBAMA: $237,235

Total contributions to PACs, parties and outside spending groups: $1,255,720
Total contributions to candidates: $2,721,000

1. Goldman Sachs 1. Goldman Sachs

CONTRIBUTIONS: $7,090,398

MITT ROMNEY: $994,139
BARACK OBAMA: $184,925

Total contributions to PACs, parties and outside spending groups: $3,861,699
Total contributions to candidates: $3,228,699

Which banks shelled out the most for this election? Among the big name firms, here's a list of the top five donors based on data compiled by opensecrets.org, a nonprofit watchdog group that follows campaign donations.

Click through to see where Wall Street's money has gone:

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