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Druckenmiller backs GOP hopeful


Duquesne Capital Management founder Stanley Druckenmiller is looking to unseat the governor of Pennsylvania. No, he hasn't thrown his hat into the political ring. Instead, Druckenmiller ponied up $25,000 to support Republican hopeful Lynn Swann, who is gunning for the job currently held by the Democratic incumbent, Ed Rendell. But despite Druckenmiller's support, Swann still has a huge uphill battle on the fundraising front as Rendell outpaced him in donations by 300% during the first three months of 2006.

 Stanley Druckenmiller