Politics & Government

August 7, 2008 3:48 PM

Surprise: Employees of some oil companies prefer Obama

Overall, McCain has gotten about three times as much money from the oil industry as Obama. But employees of Exxon, Chevron and BP have all given more to Obama than to McCain, according to study released Thursday by the Center for Responsive Politics. The center doesn't say why that might be, but concluded that it makes it harder for him to call McCain the industry's darling.

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