Donors at hedge funds are on track to cut their contributions to Democrats by half compared with two years ago, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Wall Street Donors Stop Digging Deep For Democrats

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Campaign Cash Surges From Undisclosed Donors

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Unions Try To Combat Lopsided Election Spending

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Governors Groups Jump Into Political Debates

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FDA Implements 'Egg Rule,' A Decade Later

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Rulings Cover Political Donors In Veil Of Secrecy

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The Real Lesson In Target's Campaign Cash Trouble

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Former House Titan Rostenkowski Was Deal-Maker

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Consultant: Federal Aid Program Failing Homeowners

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SEC Accuses Billionaire Brothers Of Fraud

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Political Combat Over A Fighter Jet's Engine

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In Congress, A Showdown Over Campaign Money

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Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin gestures during her speech at a fundraising dinner at California State University, Stanislaus, in Turlock, Calif., on June 25. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Palin's Finances Follow A Presidential Pattern

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