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2016 Candidates Get Big Donations From The Tech Industry

The technology sector was once considered just a small player when it came to donations for political races, but that’s changing. In the 2012 presidential and congressional elections, donations from technology elites came in second only to oil and gas.

Now, more than a year away from elections, Silicon Valley is already getting behind the candidates – some more than others. Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Arik Hesseldahl of Re/code to find out who’s leading and with who’s money.

  • Re/code: Which Presidential Candidate Is Winning the Tech Money Race?
  • Guest

  • Arik Hesseldahl, senior editor of enterprise for Re/code. He tweets @ahess247.
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