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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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