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Bankers prefer Romney, lawyers back Obama

Google, Microsoft workers favored the Democrat

Bankers prefer Romney, lawyers back Obama

Employees of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and other big banks were top donors to the Romney for President campaign, reversing their 2008 allegiance to Obama, the Center for Responsive Politics reports here. 

As a group, lawyers gave twice as much to Obama as to Romney, while medical professionals were split. Tech company employees -- Microsoft, Google -- favored Obama. Small contributors favored Obama, but the big money's betting on Romney.

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