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Barack Obama's Billionaire Backers

At least nine members of the Forbes billionaires list have donated money to “Priorities USA Action,” the super PAC working to re-elect President Barack Obama

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Updated October 22, based on August and September filings

S. Daniel Abraham, Health Foods of America | $3.5 million to Priorities USA Action | #271` on Forbes 400, $1,800,000,000 Net Worth

Samuel R. Walton, Wal-Mart | $300,000 to Priorities USA Action | #9 on Forbes 400, $23,100,000,000 Net Worth

James Simons, Renaissance Technologies | $3.5 million to Priorities USA Action | #28 on Forbes 400, $11,000,000,000 Net Worth

Updated August 21, based on July campaign finance reports. In July, one previous donor, Jon Stryker, made a donation. Anne Cox Chambers and David E. Shaw are new to this list.

David Shaw, DE Shaw Research | $500,000 to Priorities USA Action | #200 on Forbes 400, $3,000,000,000 Net Worth

Anne Cox Chambers, Cox Enterprises | $500,000 to Priorities USA Action | #26 on Forbes 400, $12,500,000,000 Net Worth

Forbes Billionaires donations to Priorities USA Action, the main super PAC supporting Barack Obama.

Irwin Jacobs, Qualcomm | $2,000,000 to Priorities USA Action (June 2012) | #372 on Forbes 400, $1,4000,000,000 Net Worth

Haim Saban, Saban Entertainment | $333,333 to Priorities USA Action (June 2012) | #128 on Forbes 400, $2,900,000,000 Net Worth

Steven Spielberg, Dreamworks | $1,100,000 to Priorities USA Action (July 2011) | #117 on Forbes 400, $3,000,000,000 Net Worth

Jon Stryker, Stryker Corporation | $1,500,000 to Priorities USA Action | #375 on Forbes 400, $1,200,000,000 Net Worth