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33 Elite Donors Slept at the White House or Camp David
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News Release

For Immediate Release: March 10, 2004

For Information: 512-472-9770

President Bush’s Donors Slept Here

The Associated Press recently published a story on individuals whom President Bush invited to sleepover at the White House or Camp David. Thirty-three members of Bush’s elite donor network made the invite lists.

33 Elite Donors Slept at the White House or Camp David
Elite Fundraiser State Employer Occupation 2004
Status
2000
Status
Scott Andrews III VA Winston Partners Managing Partner  
P-
Tobin Armstrong TX Armstrong Ranch Owner  
P-
Katharine Armstrong TX TX Parks & Wildlife Com. Ex-Chair  
P-
Tom Bernstein NY Chelsea Piers Management President  
P-
Roland W. Betts NY Chelsea Piers Management Chair  
P
Teel Bivins TX U.S. Government Sweden Ambassador nominee
R
P
Nancy G. Brinker TX Komen Breast Cancer Fdn. Founder  
P
†Jonathan Bush CT Riggs Investment Mgmt Co. CEO & President  
P
†Marvin P. Bush VA Winston Partners Co-Founder
R
 
†Neil Bush TX Ignite! Inc. CEO  
P-
†William Bush MO Bush-O'Donnell Co. Chair
P
P
Claiborne Carrington TX C. Clarrington and Co. President  
P
*Tom Craddick TX State of Texas House Speaker  
P-
Ben Crenshaw TX Crenshaw Golf President  
P-
William O. DeWitt Jr. OH Reynolds DeWitt & Co. President
R
P
Craig J. Duchossois IL Duchossois Industries, Inc. CEO
P
 
John Engler VA EDS Gov't Business President  
P
Donald L. Evans TX U.S. Government Secretary of Commerce  
P-
James B. Francis Jr. TX Francis Enterprises, Inc. President  
P
Bradford Freeman CA Freeman Spogli & Co. General Partner
R
P
†Dorothy Bush Koch MD Wine Institute CEO's spouse  
P
James Langdon Jr. DC Akin Gump Strauss… Attorney
P
P
Edward C. Levy Jr. MI Edward C. Levy Co. President
P
 
Adair W. Margo TX Adair Margo Art Gallery Owner  
P-
*Charles B. Moncrief TX Moncrief Oil Owner
P
 
Joseph J. O'Donnell MA Boston Concessions Group CEO  
P
Joseph I. O'Neill III TX O'Neill Properties President
P
P
Bill Owens CO State of Colorado Governor
R
P
George E. Pataki NY State of New York Governor
R
 
Mercer Reynolds III OH Reynolds DeWitt & Co. Chair  
P
Tom Ridge PA U.S. Government Homeland Security Secretary  
P
Edward W. Rose III TX Cardinal Investment Co. President  
P
†Craig N. Stapleton CT U.S. Government Czech Ambassador
P
P
Key: † = President Bush’s relative; * = Spouse had sleepover; R = $200,000 Ranger; P = $100,000 Pioneer; P- = fell short of $100,000 goal in 2000.

White House sleepovers cover Jan. 2001 through Dec. 2003 except for a gap in May 2002.
Camp David sleepovers cover June 2002 through Dec. 2003.