09/14/2012 12:43 am ET Updated Nov 13, 2012

Obama Grows More Reliant On Big-Money Contributors

Kirk Wagar, a Florida lawyer who has raised more than $1 million for President Obama's re-election bid, had his choice of rooms for the Democratic convention at Charlotte's Ritz-Carlton or Westin hotels and nightly access to hospitality suites off the convention floor.

Jay Snyder, a New York financier who has raised at least $560,000 for Mr. Obama, was entitled to get his picture taken on the podium at the Time Warner Cable Arena.

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