Swinging in an ATM State: Broadway Hearts Obama
As the campaigns for Presidential candidates are expecting to cost $2 billion—the most expensive campaigns ever—New York has become a prime “ATM” state and ten of the heaviest-giving zip codes are in Manhattan. As of October 1, zip code 10022 ranked highest having donated $21.2 million (excluding PACs). Actors have been key in raising awareness and, quite often, money. A few—like Clint Eastwood, who made a cameo appearance at the Republican Convention—back Mitt Romney.