Jan 19

Inauguration 2013 suffers from donor fatigue

President Barack Obama cleared the way to let corporations give big money to his Inauguration, but there’s one problem: Corporate America isn’t in a giving mood.
Where President George W. Bush cleaned up for his second inaugural — 45 companies gave $250,000 each — only nine companies have ponied up for Obama’s. And donations from the deep-pocketed folks who helped Obama raise over $1 billion for his campaign haven’t been pouring in either….

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