Top US companies increase donations to Democratic groups

Executives shift contributions on expectations of Biden victory in November
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden buys a flower decoration from a woman in front of the St. Joseph On the Brandywine church in Wilmington, Delaware after attending a morning service on Sunday © AFP via Getty Images

Listed companies have increased their cash donations to Democratic groups this year, a sign that executives are trying to win favour with liberals on expectations of conservative defeats nationwide in the November elections.