WASHINGTON — So that’s how you land an exclusive interview with President Obama.
of Amazon, which scored a coup by securing a rare one-on-one interview
with the president for its journalism outlet Tuesday, donated more than
$116,000 to Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign, according to data
compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics.
That’s more than
four times as much as the roughly $25,000 that the Internet giant’s
workers gave to Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
Obama and Amazon also have a business relationship.