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New York Daily News
15 pols who got biggest gun group donations and their NRA gradesof campaign donations from gun rights groups in the 2015-2016 campaign cycle, a
New York Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
of campaign donations from gun rights groups in the 2015-2016 campaign cycle, according to newly updated figures from the Center for Responsive Politics along with their NRA grades: A+ -A legislator with not only an excellent voting record on all... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Trump is mum on report showing how we can reduce sky-high drug pricesindustry already has contributed nearly $13 million to politicians for next yea
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
industry already has contributed nearly $13 million to politicians for next year’s congressional election, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The top recipient to date: Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who has pocketed almost... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Bad fraternity behavior causing schools to take sweeping actionto the Fraternity and Sorority PAC, with more than 2 percent of donations comin
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
to the Fraternity and Sorority PAC, with more than 2 percent of donations coming from Ohioans, an analysis of data from the Center for Responsive Politics’ OpenSecrets website shows. Around 44 percent of U.S. presidents were fraternity members,... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
House set to vote on bill allowing concealed carry across state lines; Colo. representatives splitto uphold. If this bill passes the Senate and is signed into law, Coloradans wo
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
to uphold. If this bill passes the Senate and is signed into law, Coloradans would be in greater peril." According to the Center for Responsive Politics, lobbying spending by the NRA is at its highest point in 20 years in 2017, with $4.1 million... Read more
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The News & Observer
‘Dirty trick’: Rep. Ted Budd sets up website with Democratic challenger’s nameneed to know that.” Manning has donated about $200,000 to Democratic candidate
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
need to know that.” Manning has donated about $200,000 to Democratic candidates and the party since 2000, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. “I have supported great Democrats and followed them for many years,” Manning said. Last... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Trump administration really lets us know who they arepeople. About 74 percent of the money Hultgren takes in to his coffers comes fr
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
people. About 74 percent of the money Hultgren takes in to his coffers comes from outside his district, according to the Center for Responsive Politics’ Open Secrets, and the parallel is plain to see. They serve the big-money boys who support... Read more
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NJ.com
House Republicans seek to weaken N.J. gun control after Las Vegas, Texas massacres$55 million to elect Donald Trump president and keep Republicans in control of
NJ.com / Posted 5 days ago
$55 million to elect Donald Trump president and keep Republicans in control of both houses of Congress, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a Washington-based research group. "Law-abiding citizens should be able to exercise their... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Farenthold says he will pay back money for sexual harassment settlementand politically-connected family, Farenthold’s net worth was estimated in 2015
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
and politically-connected family, Farenthold’s net worth was estimated in 2015 at more than $5.7 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which ranked him the 72nd wealthiest lawmaker in the House. Farenthold, 55, is the first... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Blake Farenthold vows to repay taxpayers in sexual harassment caseand politically-connected family, Farenthold's net worth was estimated in 2015
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
and politically-connected family, Farenthold's net worth was estimated in 2015 at more than $5.7 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which ranked him the 72nd wealthiest lawmaker in the House. Farenthold, 55, is the first... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Blake Farenthold vows to repay taxpayers in sexual harassment caseand politically-connected family, Farenthold's net worth was estimated in 2015
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
and politically-connected family, Farenthold's net worth was estimated in 2015 at more than $5.7 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which ranked him the 72nd wealthiest lawmaker in the House. Farenthold is the first member... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Parts of Kevin Nicholson's consulting career remain unknown, starting with his clientsFischer and Alex Baumgart, a spokesman and researcher for the Center for Respon
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Fischer and Alex Baumgart, a spokesman and researcher for the Center for Responsive Politics, a leading nonpartisan watchdog of money in politics, said the client disclosure requirement broadly applies to Senate candidates. The disclosure... Read more
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The Chronicle
Political donations by Duke employees surge after Trump’s electionmore individual donations to political causes in the aftermath of Trump’s victo
The Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
more individual donations to political causes in the aftermath of Trump’s victory—870 to 88. The data, which comes from the Center for Responsive Politics, showed that of those 870 donations, just six of them were to Republican candidates or party... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Uihlein's support for Roy Moore causes headache for Rauneractions with women. Those dollar amounts, however, are much smaller than those
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 12 days ago
actions with women. Those dollar amounts, however, are much smaller than those from Uihlein. Uihlein and his wife, Elizabeth, gave $23.5 million to conservative causes during the 2016 election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Poli... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Drugmakers hold key to Puerto Rico’s future in U.S. tax overhaulin Puerto Rico.” Amgen spent $8.6 million on lobbying this year, the most of a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
in Puerto Rico.” Amgen spent $8.6 million on lobbying this year, the most of any single drugmaker, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. At least five lobbying firms, including the company’s in-house team, were hired to raise... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Black Friday discounts at MAGA store help fund Trump's campaign, RNCre-election campaign during the first year of his presidency, said Sheila Krumh
Northwest Herald / Posted 15 days ago
re-election campaign during the first year of his presidency, said Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, which studies campaign fundraising. “The frequency and intensity of the political marketing... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Black Friday discounts at MAGA store help fund Trump's campaign, RNCreelection campaign during the first year of his presidency, said Sheila Krumho
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
reelection campaign during the first year of his presidency, said Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, which studies campaign fundraising. "The frequency and intensity of the political marketing... Read more
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The Morning Call
Consumer Confidential column: Trump wants servers to share their tipsRestaurant Association spent $4.2 million on lobbying last year and $3.9 millio
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
Restaurant Association spent $4.2 million on lobbying last year and $3.9 million so far this year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.) Better to place customers in charge by allowing them to favor businesses with their... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Single donor gave $28.5 million to 'dark money' group touting Gorsuch for Supreme Courtas the “Judicial Confirmation network” to help confirm judiciary appointees of
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 days ago
as the “Judicial Confirmation network” to help confirm judiciary appointees of President George W. Bush’s, according to the Center for Responsive Politics—then spent at least $7 million in advertising against President Barack Obama’s appointment to... Read more
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ABC News
Health care quality will improve for all, if we have a federal watchdogof millions every year on lobbying and campaign contributions to Congress to pr
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
of millions every year on lobbying and campaign contributions to Congress to protect their interests. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, health care and health insurance industries have spent more than 4.7 billion on lobbying... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Business is good, but owners of firms say a tax cut could make it betterBusiness, which in turn spends the vast majority of its funds to help Republica
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Business, which in turn spends the vast majority of its funds to help Republicans, according to data analyzed by the Center for Responsive Politics. In April, Henry joined Trump and others for a tour of a wheelbarrow factory in Harrisburg,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Oy vey! Now, seven flags over Texas?been tense. Adelson made political contributions totaling at least $90 million
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
been tense. Adelson made political contributions totaling at least $90 million in the 2012 elections, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, and is a highly sought-after donor in the 2016 Republican presidential primary. Governor... Read more
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Breitbart
Feminist Abortion Advocates Campaigned for Sen. Al Franken: ‘A Leader for Women’America, which marks the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wa
Breitbart / Posted 23 days ago
America, which marks the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade. According to the Star Tribune, the Center for Responsive Politics reported at the time that Franken raised more than $81,500 from feminist abortion rights... Read more
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Fortune
Democratic Senators Are Giving Away Campaign Donations From Al FrankenAction Committee, Midwestern Values Pac, has already contributed $115,000 to 16
Fortune / Posted 23 days ago
Action Committee, Midwestern Values Pac, has already contributed $115,000 to 16 of his colleagues, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The PAC also contributed a collective $25,500 to to nine candidates seeking election or... Read more
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Variety
Democrats Donate Al Franken’s PAC Contributions in Wake of Groping Allegations(D-Mont.) were among the Democrats who announced that they would donate the con
Variety / Posted 24 days ago
(D-Mont.) were among the Democrats who announced that they would donate the contributions to non-profits. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Franken’s Midwest Values PAC had distributed $25,500 to 2018 House candidates and $115,000 to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Brown to donate money from Franken amid harassment allegationsFranken and his leadership PAC — will go to various charities around the state
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Franken and his leadership PAC — will go to various charities around the state to be determined later. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Midwest Values PAC, has given a total of $26,000 to Brown’s campaign, giving $10,000 in 2018... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Brown to donate money from Franken amid harassment allegationsFranken and his leadership PAC — will go to various charities around the state
Dayton Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Franken and his leadership PAC — will go to various charities around the state to be determined later. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Midwest Values PAC, has given a total of $26,000 to Brown’s campaign, giving $10,000 in 2018... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
AT&T engages its Washington firepower with megadeal on the linein the top three spenders for the last three quarters. Lobbyists include three
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
in the top three spenders for the last three quarters. Lobbyists include three former members of Congress, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks political spending. Overall, it spent $13.17 million on lobbying in the first... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Misinterpreted tweet about Davis ruffles feathersbased on the principles of freedom, limited government, American exceptionalism
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
based on the principles of freedom, limited government, American exceptionalism and strong national security." The Center for Responsive Politics, which runs the website OpenSecrets.org, says the AAN does not disclose its contributors. But... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Forget Donald Trump. Can anybody solve climate change?Exxon, Koch Industries, Chevron and Shell, spent more than $1.4 billion on fede
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
Exxon, Koch Industries, Chevron and Shell, spent more than $1.4 billion on federal lobbying, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics. The total does not include spending by supportive trade associations and like-minded think... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Teachers who buy classroom supplies could lose their tax deduction$20 million on candidates and political parties in 2016. The AFT spent nearly $
SaukValley.com / Posted 26 days ago
$20 million on candidates and political parties in 2016. The AFT spent nearly $12 million, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. Although Democrats have been rebuffed in efforts to shape the tax legislation, they’ve... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Revolt: Bigger In TexasIntegrity - "Overall, the industry pumped tens of millions into the last elect
KGTV San Diego / Posted 27 days ago
Integrity - "Overall, the industry pumped tens of millions into the last election cycle, most of it for Republicans." - Center for Responsive Politics - "The congressional district that runs from San Antonio to Austin has more solar jobs than... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Revolt: Bigger In TexasIntegrity - "Overall, the industry pumped tens of millions into the last elect
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 27 days ago
Integrity - "Overall, the industry pumped tens of millions into the last election cycle, most of it for Republicans." - Center for Responsive Politics - "The congressional district that runs from San Antonio to Austin has more solar jobs than... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Teachers who buy classroom supplies with their own money cry foul on Republican tax plan$20 million on candidates and political parties in 2016. The AFT spent nearly $
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
$20 million on candidates and political parties in 2016. The AFT spent nearly $12 million, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. Although Democrats have been rebuffed in efforts to shape the tax legislation, they’ve... Read more
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The News & Observer
Teachers who buy classroom supplies with their own money cry foul on Republican tax plan$20 million on candidates and political parties in 2016. The AFT spent nearly $
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
$20 million on candidates and political parties in 2016. The AFT spent nearly $12 million, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. Although Democrats have been rebuffed in efforts to shape the tax legislation, they’ve... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Rent-A-Center is under federal investigationat bay, spending more than $7.2 million lobbying Congress in the past decade, a
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 27 days ago
at bay, spending more than $7.2 million lobbying Congress in the past decade, according to data collected by the Center for Responsive Politics. Rent-A-Center petitioned the CFPB in August to modify or set aside its investigative demand.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
These are the 20 defense companies donating the most money to American politiciansResponsible Politics, which draws on the Federal Election Commission's latest p
Stamford Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
Responsible Politics, which draws on the Federal Election Commission's latest political-candidate-contribution report. The Center for Responsive Politics' numbers include all donor contributions to outside groups and political action committees, as... Read more
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Connecticut Post
These are the 20 defense companies donating the most money to American politiciansResponsible Politics, which draws on the Federal Election Commission's latest p
Connecticut Post / Posted 30 days ago
Responsible Politics, which draws on the Federal Election Commission's latest political-candidate-contribution report. The Center for Responsive Politics' numbers include all donor contributions to outside groups and political action committees, as... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Rent-to-own complaints spur investigation by federal agencyat bay, spending more than $7.2 million lobbying Congress in the past decade, a
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 30 days ago
at bay, spending more than $7.2 million lobbying Congress in the past decade, according to data collected by the Center for Responsive Politics. Rent-A-Center petitioned the CFPB in August to modify or set aside its investigative demand.... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
The facts on mass shootings in the United Statespolitical action committees between 1998 and 2016, it comes to more than $13 mi
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted a month ago
political action committees between 1998 and 2016, it comes to more than $13 million, according to calculations from the Center for Responsive Politics’ database. Direct contributions are not even close to the biggest part of the NRA spending on... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
The facts on mass shootings in the United Statespolitical action committees between 1998 and 2016, it comes to more than $13 mi
KGTV San Diego / Posted a month ago
political action committees between 1998 and 2016, it comes to more than $13 million, according to calculations from the Center for Responsive Politics’ database. Direct contributions are not even close to the biggest part of the NRA spending on... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
The facts on mass shootings in the United Statespolitical action committees between 1998 and 2016, it comes to more than $13 mi
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted a month ago
political action committees between 1998 and 2016, it comes to more than $13 million, according to calculations from the Center for Responsive Politics’ database. Direct contributions are not even close to the biggest part of the NRA spending on... Read more
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