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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK

Romney got last-minute boost from billionaire casino mogul

WASHINGTON — Final campaign finance tallies trickled out Thursday for a presidential race expected to be the most expensive in US political history, showing a last-minute $10 million donation to a political action committee backing Republican candidate Mitt Romney from a billionaire Las Vegas casino magnate who has been the election’s biggest moneyman.

The $10 million donation by Sheldon Adelson to the Restore Our Future super PAC raised his total contributions for the 2012 campaign to at least $72 million, all for Republicans.

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