Billionaire Tom Golisano's seven-figure donation next week's DNC in Denver has, according to the NY Times, worried some Republicans that he may be leaning towards Barack Obama for president. Though Golisano is a registered Republican, he did run for Governor as an independent twice (losing both times to George Pataki). Golisano, who made his fortune with payroll processing company, formed a political action committee and plans to supports candidates who share his views; he has previously said, “We are going to endorse Republicans, we are going to endorse Democrats, we are going to endorse independents. It’s going to be for candidates all over the state.”
Upstate Republican Donates $1 Million to Demcratic National Convention
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