Make us your home page

The Buzz

From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

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.

More here

Read more here:

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


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours