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All voters have the right to know who is supporting the huge warchests in the upcoming November elections.

The following are Election Cycle political donations, as reported by the Center for Responsive Politics:


 
 
Shopping
 
Price Club/Costco donated $225K, 99% went to Democrats
 
Rite Aid donated $517K, 60% went to Democrats
 
Magla Products ( Stanley tools, Mr. Clean) donated $22K, 100% went to Democrats
 
Warnaco (undergarments) donated $55K, 73% went to Democrats
 
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia donated $153K, 99% went to Democrats
 
Estee Lauder donated $448K, 95% went to Democrats
 
Guess, Inc. donated $145K, 98% went to Democrats
 
Calvin Klein donated $78K, 100% went to Democrats
 
Liz Claiborne, Inc. donated $34K, 97% went to Democrats
 
Levi Straus donated $26K, 97% went to Democrats
 
Olan Mills donated $175K, 99% went to Democrats

WalMart donated $467K, 97% went to Republicans
 
K-Mart donated $524K, 86% went to Republicans
 
Home Depot donated $298K, 89% went to Republicans
 
Target donated $226K, 70% went to Republicans
 
Circuit City Stores donated $261K, 95% went to Republicans
 
3M Co. donated $281K, 87% went to Republicans
 
Hallmark Cards donated $319K, 92% went to Republicans
 
Amway donated $391K, 100% Republicans
 
Kohler Co. (plumbing fixtures) donated $283K, 100% Republicans
 
B.F. Goodrich (tires) donated $215K, 97% went to Republicans

Proctor & Gamble donated $243K, 79% went to Republicans
 

Spirits
 
Southern Wine & Spirits donated $213K, 73% went to Democrats
 
Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons (incl. beverage Business and considerable media interests) donated $2M+, 67% went to Democrats
 
Gallo Winery donated $337K, 95% went to Democrats

Coors & Budweiser donated $174K, 92% went to Republicans
 
Brown-Forman Corp. (Southern Comfort, Jack Daniels, Bushmills, Korbel Wines, Lenox China , Dansk and Gorham Silver)donated $644 K -- 80% went to Republicans
 
 
Hungry?
 
Sonic Corporation donated $83K, 98% went to Democrats
 
Triarc Companies (Arby's, T.J. Cinnamon's, Pasta Connections) donated $112K, 96% went to Democrats
 
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (chicken) donated $366K, 100% went to Republicans
 
Outback Steakhouse donated $641K, 95% went to Republicans
 
Tricon Global Restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell) donated $133K, 87% went to Republicans
 
Brinker International (Maggiano's, Brinker Cafe, Chili's, On the Border, Macaroni Grill, Crazymel's, Corner Baker, EatZis) donated $242K, 83% went to Republicans
 
Waffle House donated $279K, 100% went to Republicans
 
McDonald's Corp. donated $197K, 86% went to Republicans
 
Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Smokey Bones, Bahama Breeze) donated $121K, 89% went to Republicans
 
Heinz Republicans $64,000 Democrats $21,300! (Interesting ... This is John Kerry's wife's company)
 
 
Traveling and/or Dining
 
Hyatt Corporation donated $187K of which 80% went to Democrats
 
Marriott International $323K, 81% went to Republicans
 
Holiday Inns donated $38K, 71% went to Republicans