Discussion in 'Politics' started by Iowa10000, Mar 2, 2011.
Who Rules America: Wealth, Income, and Power
Collectively, these super-wealthy families have a net worth of at least $185.5 billion. They
include 23 billionaires, each of whom is listed in the Forbes 400. They stand to save $71.6
billion if their repeal campaign succeeds. [See Figure 2]
• The owners of the first-and-third largest privately held companies in the United States
(conglomerate Koch Industries Inc. and Mars Inc., maker of M&Ms); 7
• The family that owns more than 40 percent of the stock in the world’s largest retailer,
• The owner of the company that makes Gallo wine and the Dorrance family, which holds
more than a 40 percent interest in the Campbell Soup Company;9 and
• The wealthiest family in the state of Alabama.
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