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From real estate barons to recycling magnates, who gave what to whom.

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TOTAL GIVEN

% GIVEN TO DEMOCRATS

% GIVEN TO REPUBLICANS

% GIVEN TO PACS AND THIRD-PARTY CANDIDATES

Miles and Parker Collier
Florida real estate and agriculture

$635,669

0%

16%

84%

Ben and Melanie Barnes
Texas real estate

$287,400

100%

0%

0%

James and Pamela Deal
Minnesota crop insurance company

$280,250

98%

0%

2%

George and Olga Tsunis
New York hotels, shopping malls

$263,331

94%

6%

0%

Fred Eychaner
Chicago-based Newsweb

$259,700

32%

0%

68%

Jackson Stephens Jr.
Arkansas pharmaceutical exec

$258,206

0%

36%

64%

John and Wendy Neu
New York recycling business

$245,900

100%

0%

0%

Harlan and Katherine Crow
Texas real estate empire

$245,300

0%

97%

3%

Robert and Doylene Perry
Texas home builder

$236,600

1%

99%

0%

Trammell and Margaret Crow
Texas real estate

$230,900

3%

94%

3%

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