Company in blackout probe big…

Company in blackout probe big GOP donor

More on FirstEnergy (reported here on Monday )

“An Ohio utility at the center of investigations into last week’s blackout is no stranger to Washington, giving more than $1 million to Republicans and Democrats in the last election and counting a top executive among President Bush’s fund-raisers.

Roughly 70 percent of the donations from FirstEnergy and its employees to the national parties and congressional candidates in the last election season went to Republicans, figures compiled by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics show.”