Goldman Ties Enrich Romney

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc. signage is displayed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S., on Thursday, June 2, 2011. U.S. stocks retreated, a day after the biggest slump for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index since August, as investors awaited the Labor Department's monthly report on employment in the world's largest economy. Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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    It’s no secret who the 1 percent want for president: Goldman Sachs, the wealthy American investment firm, is pouring enormous sums into Mitt Romney’s campaign through contributions and super PACs. Goldman and its employees are by far Romney’s largest donors, having given at least $367,000 to his campaign. Romney’s relationship with the firm goes back to his days at Bain Capital, when Goldman financed many of his projects and rewarded his business with sweetheart deals on stocks. Romney and his wife, Ann, also have significant chunks of their personal fortunes invested with Goldman, and earn millions per year in interest.

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