05/04/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Oscar Nominees: Who Donates The Most Money To Politicians?

Maybe the red carpet should turn green.

On Sunday, movie lovers and fashion enthusiasts will tune in to watch the 82nd annual Academy Awards. The glamorous gowns and handsome suits cost a pretty penny, but most do not realize that a portion of celebrities' paychecks aren't destined for their own silk-lined pockets -- but rather politicians' pockets.

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