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Connie Mack goes to bat for big donor



New York Post:

Hedge-fund heavyweight Paul Singer... and his employees have been a top contributor to 23 Republicans running for Congress, but few received more money than Rep. Connie Mack.

Elliott Management employees are Mack’s top financial backer, giving a total of $38,413, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

Mack is close to Singer in another way. Several months before he announced his Senate candidacy, Mack was the leading sponsor of a bill designed to pressure Argentina to pay Elliott $2 billion that the hedge fund claims it is owed.

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[Last modified: Thursday, August 30, 2012 12:03pm]


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