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The $19-million bundler



Zach Interesting read: "...Zach P. Zachariah, president of the Fort Lauderdale Heart Institute, who is arguably the biggest Indian American bundler ever, most certainly for Republicans, is thus far sitting out this primary season. Over the years, Zachariah, a leading Florida cardiologist, is reputed to have helped raise almost $19 million dollars for Republican campaigns ranging from those of Bob Dole and the elder Bush to the current president and his brother, the former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Almost a fifth of his fundraising money, Zachariah says, comes from Indian Americans. "

Last we knew, Zachariah was helping Fred Thompson. Other big Florida bundlers listed: Karim Alibhai (over $50,000 for Obama); AK Desai and R Vijay, Tampa Bay bundlers backing Romney.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 2:14pm]


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