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Foreign-Policy Wonk Contributions

A friend passes on some telling research:

After seeing all the stuff about the bias of universities in their campaign contributions (surprise! – I can’t believe that is even news to anyone), I looked up the contributions of some of the studiously non-partisan think tanks in Washington. Source: FEC website

At the Center for Strategic and International Studies:

Contributions of staff to Democratic Candidates: $14,950

Contributions of staff to Republican Candidates: $1000

Amount to Democratic Candidates: $16,000

Amount to Republican Candidates: $1,000

Does not count PAC’s – only candidates