Election 2012

Microsoft, Google Big Sources for Obama Contributions

Techies and academics favor the Dems, while financial types like the GOP

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President Obama's campaign is getting financial help from people associated with two big tech firms: Microsoft and Google.

Following the University of California, those companies were listed as the second and third top contributors to his re-election campaign by OpenSecrets.org, followed by the lawfirm of DLA Piper and Harvard University.