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Simons hosts N.Y. governor


Renaissance Technologies' Jim Simons may not be your normal party animal, but that didn't stop him from playing host to a midsummer Hamptons soirée where the headline guest was New York Governor David Paterson. Mind you, the Empire State's chief executive had motives beyond a pure social call. Paterson was in the Hamptons as part of a major political fundraising sweep.

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