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Financial War Chest for Washington's Political Dogfight:STA's Political Action Committeeby

Traders Magazine, December 1997

John A. Byrne

At the 1996 Republican National Convention in San Diego, an official from Sherwood Securities personally active in the Grand Old Party made an astonishing discovery a lobbyist for American florists was circling delegates with a million dollar smile. Oh, boy.

Dennis Marino, president of the Jersey City-based market maker, does not tell the story in flowery tones, but in a voice filled with horror at the thought of how another group traders are amateurs of checkbook diplomacy inside Washington's corridors of power.

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