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Democrats, tech splurge ahead of midterms

With help from Margaret Harding McGill and Ashley Gold

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DEMOCRATS, TECH SPLURGE AHEAD OF MIDTERMS — Left-leaning groups are pouring money into online advertising on platforms like Facebook ahead of next week’s midterms — and cash from Silicon Valley staffers is flowing to Democratic campaigns, according to recently released data. As MT has chronicled, employees at top tech and telecom firms are overwhelmingly donating money to Democratic candidates this campaign season, despite a dip in overall spending from 2016 to 2018. And according to new analyses by the

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