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Obama campaign slow to return money to fictitious donors

Michael Luo and Griff Palmer of The New York Times report that nearly 3,000 donations to Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama's campaign have been in the name of fake donors. While some of the campaign contributions had been refunded, Times analysis found about $40,000 in questionable donations had not.  Mr. Obama has raised approximately $450 million in donations, with $220 million coming from small donors.

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