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Most of America isn't interested in next week's elections. Wall Street is an exception. The $169 million from donors in the securities and investment industry is the most they've ever contributed in a midterm election, according to Center for Responsive Politics data. That makes them the most generous group for the first time in decades, with about two-thirds of the money going to Republicans in what the Washington-based nonprofit projects will be the most expensive non-presidential election. [Full Story]
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