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Obama releases list of top fundraisers; 61 have raised more than $500,000 each
WASHINGTON (AP) ' President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has released the list of its top fundraisers, including 61 who each raised at least half a million dollars.
Among them are embattled former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine. The campaign returned Corzine's individual contributions last year following questions about the collapse of MF Global, the financial firm Corzine ran.
Obama's campaign and the Democratic National Committee returned $70,000 in contributions from Corzine and his wife.
California figures most prominently on Obama's roster of big money "bundlers." Sixteen are from California, and 13 are from New York.
Other top fundraisers include movie producers Jeffrey Katzenberg and Harvey Weinstein.
Obama's campaign raised more than $42 million in the final three months of last year.