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Tom Steyer was biggest of mega-donors, analysis shows
Tom Steyer was biggest of mega-donors, analysis shows

During the 2014 midterm elections, no one spent political cash like Tom Steyer, the Democratic hedge fund billionaire from San Francisco who has tried to make climate change a paramount issue in American politics. He dropped more than $74 million into congressional and gubernatorial campaigns, almost three times the $27.7 million spent by the second-biggest individual donor, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: A previous version of this post said that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent $27.7 billion. The figure is $27.7 million. ------------ The numbers, compiled from documents filed with the federal government, were detailed...

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