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Soros backs Obama super PAC
 
George Soros became the largest donor to the Prop 19 campaign after Richard Lee, a medical marijuana entrepreneur, who gave $1.5 million to the cause.
George Soros became the largest donor to the Prop 19 campaign after Richard Lee, a medical marijuana entrepreneur, who gave $1.5 million to the cause.
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Billionaire investor George Soros on Thursday revealed that he is donating $1 million to a super PAC that supports the re-election of President Obama, a move that analysts say could encourage other wealthy Democrats to follow suit. The high-profile donation to Priorities USA Action is a rarity for Democrats, who are far behind their Republican counterparts in the super PAC race. Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, for example, has claimed he would spend up to $100 million on efforts to unseat Obama.

 

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