Where Facebook insiders' political money goes

Facebook's top leaders are flexing their political muscle this cycle, contributing to their favorite party, or hoping to influence policy by giving to the company's political action committee.

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  • Name: David Fischer
  • Office: Vice President, Business and Marketing Partnerships
  • Amount contributed: $46,000
  • To whom: Democrats, Obama and Facebook PAC

Facebook's vice president for marketing and business partnerships has given $30,000 to the Democratic National Committee, $5,000 to President Obama and $10,000 to the Facebook PAC.

Fischer also served in the Clinton administration, as Sheryl Sandberg's deputy chief of staff at the Treasury Department.

During the 2008 election cycle, Fischer, then a vice president at Google, gave $4,600 to President Obama, $10,000 to the Democratic National Committee and $15,000 to the Google PAC.

Source: Google
  @jenliberto - Last updated October 19 2012 05:19 AM ET

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