In Obama's Hometown, Billionaire Support Favors Gop

It may be the president?s turf, but Chicago is also Mitt Romney?s kind of town. Two Illinois billionaires have donated a combined $1.1 million to Restore Our Future, the super PAC supporting Romney?s presidential campaign. Hedge funder Kenneth Griffin has given $1,050,000 and real estate baron Sam Zell has given $100,000.

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