Show Me The Money
Bundlers work behind the scenes raising hundreds of thousands and even millions of dollars for the presidential candidates, "bundling" contributions from friends, family and associates and giving them to the candidate. Given the high cost and importance of television advertising in presidential politics, these bundlers are kingmakers of sorts. As part of a look at tech money in politics, CRN looked at the technology entrepreneurs and executives that are fundraising for both President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Based on data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics, here's a list of 12 technology executives that are bundling funds for the candidates.
For a closer look at how companies are playing the political game, see a preview of our exclusive report, "5 Companies Milking The Stimulus." The full article is available exclusively on the CRN Tech News app, available now in the Apple App Store.