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Obama’s nonprofit gets more big donors

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President Obama's nonprofit group released its donors for the second quarter on Friday, and the group is leaning more heavily on the megarich than it did in the first quarter, when it was launched.

The group also raised more money, bringing in $8.2 million in the second quarter compared to $4.8 million last time. Here is a downloadable .csv file of all the donors, though only those who gave $250 or more are included.

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IRS-gate: Picking on the little guys

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As often happens, Washington’s big story of the moment--that the Internal Revenue Service targeted dark money groups that filed for nonprofit status if they had the words "tea party" or "patriot" in their monikers--misses the big point. Of course the IRS should never be used for political purposes; it should apologize for giving an extra scrutiny to groups requesting non-profit status if they appeared to be Tea Party affiliates. Our question is: Why did they pick on the little guys when they’ve got so many larger, more legitimate targets for scrutiny?

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The list: who gave to Obama’s new political non-profit

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(Updated: 6:44 p.m. ET)

Organizing for Action, the committee formerly known as Obama for America, released its first list of donors today, inconveniently organized alphabetically on 26 separate pages.

Sunlight has parsed the data and put this in table format for your convenience. Click here to see a Google spreadsheet of reported donors. The second tab gives you state-by-state totals for the committee's contributions. 

We have done this quickly to be helpful and we are reasonably confident that this data is correct. If you see any errors or problems, email us here.

The list includes some familiar ...

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