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Hedge Funds Flex Political Muscle

Barack Obama leads in attracting campaign contributions from hedge fund managers.

In February 2003, James Chanos, founder of the $3 billion hedge fund firm Kynikos Associates, invited a Washington lobbyist named Andrew Lowenthal to talk at his annual “Bears in Hibernation” conference in New York. Being neither a hedge fund manager nor an investor, the lobbyist was a curious choice for

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