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Clinton Leads Left-Leaning Top 10 'Islamic Money in Politics' List

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Thursday, 20 Oct 2016 07:46 PM

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton heads a top-10 "Islamic Money in Politics" list of campaign contributions for 2015-16, the Middle East Forum announced Thursday.

Clinton took in $41,165, including $19,249 from senior officials of the Muslim advocacy group, Council on American-Islamic Relations, the forum reported.

Green Party nominee Jill Stein, who accepted a $250 contribution, is the only other active 2016 presidential candidate on the list. Former Democratic presidential primary candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders accepted $9,285, the fourth most among the top 10, the forum reported.

The complete top 10 of recipients:

  1. Clinton, $41,165
  2. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., who accepted $17,370
  3. Rep. Andre Carson, D-Ind., who accepted $13,225
  4. Sanders, $9,285
  5. Pramila Jayapal, a Democratic candidate for a House seat from Washington, $6,957
  6. Former Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., $3,500
  7. Dwight Evan, a Democratic candidate for a House seat from Pennsylvania, $3,500
  8. Rep. Donna Fern Edwards, D-Maryland, $2,900
  9. Democratic Rep. Gerald Connolly, D-Va., $2,850
  10. Rep. L. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., $2,835

 

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton heads a top-10 "Islamic Money in Politics" list of campaign contributions for 2015-16, the Middle East Forum announced Thursday.
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