Pop Quiz: Who’s Funding Obama and Romney?

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super pacsEvery election night, interspersed between the shots of tense candidates, thoughtful analysts and eager voters, dozens of commercials pepper the television. This year, however, many of consumer companies won’t just be buying airtime — they may also be buying a share in the election.

As more and more major corporations pour money into political campaigns, it’s worth remembering that the stores you shop in, the shoes you wear, and even the movies you watch may be helping to elect your next president. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a quiz outlining a few of the name brands that have made the transition from the cash register to the ballot box. If you want to know who’s helping to pay for your next president, take a peek!

Bruce Watson is a senior features writer for DailyFinance. You can reach him by e-mail at bruce.watson@teamaol.com, or follow him on Twitter at @bruce1971.


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Article source: http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/09/29/pop-quiz-obama-romney-donors/

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