US Senator Scott Brown, who played a critical role in the battle over the 2010 financial regulatory overhaul, has used a joint fundraising committee to collect $2.9 million in political donations, nearly half of which came from the nation’s financial sector. A Globe analysis of the money raised by this committee, which was launched without fanfare last March, reveals that this sector’s deep reservoir of support for the Republican senator extends far beyond the contributions made to his campaign committee.
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