Senator Barack Obama received a $101,332 bonus from American International Group in the form of political contributions according to Opensecrets.org. The two biggest Congressional recipients of bonuses from the A.I.G. are - Senators Chris Dodd and Senator Barack Obama. Right Side Politics Examiner: Obama Received a $101,332 Bonus from AIG While congress is holding hearings today and hammering AIG over these bonuses the question needs to be asked should the president return the money he rec'd? Where's the outrage and the mainstream media?