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Larry Ellison To Host Rubio Fundraiser

Billionaire former Oracle CEO Larry Ellison pumped millions into the Romney campaign and he's about to do the same for Marco Rubio.
Ellison will host a fundraiser for the Florida Republican’s White House bid at his mansion in Woodside, Calif., on June 9, according to an invitation obtained by POLITICO. A VIP reception and photo opportunity with Rubio will cost attendees $2,700 per person. The fundraiser will also include a host committee dinner for couples who have raised $27,000. Ellison, who has a net worth of nearly $54 billion, hosted a fundraiser benefiting the National Republican Senatorial Committee last year that featured another presidential hopeful, Sen. Rand Paul, who has been courting major Silicon Valley donors.
RELATED: The world's fifth-richest person, Ellison has vowed to donate 95% of his wealth to charities. Much of that has been committed to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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