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31, Nolan had raised more than $705,000 and had $554,000 in cash for his re-election effort, according to campaign finance group The Center For Responsive Politics. Stauber had raised nearly $254,000 and had $136,650 in the bank; Phifer had $10,500 in cash out of $35,000 raised. The ramifications of ...
According to the Center For Responsive Politics, Garrett was a major benefactor of campaign contributions from the securities and investment industry. In 2016, Garrett's campaign received over $360,000 from the industry and between 1997, when he was still in the General Assembly, and 2014, Garrett's ...

In 2017, PhRMA spent close to $26 million on lobbying at the federal level, hiring 169 federal Lobbyists to work on its behalf, according to the Center For Responsive Politics. Its donation to the Addiction Policy Forum was the centerpiece of what PhRMA described in December as a "major commitment" to ...
... uptick, Center For Responsive Politics data shows," OpenSecrets blog's Megan Janetsky reports. "Lobbyists who advocated on general immigration issues in 2017 reached 1,438 -- the highest the number has been since 2013." And 77 lobbyists specifically reported lobbying on the potential "border wall.
Rep. Kennedy (D-Massachusetts) might be PhaRMA's favorite Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, given that he's received more than $57,000 from the pharmaceutical/health products industry in this current election cycle alone. According to the Center For Responsive Politics, that's approximately four times more ...
In 2017, PhRMA spent close to $26 million on lobbying at the federal level, hiring 169 federal Lobbyists to work on its behalf, according to the Center For Responsive Politics. Its donation to the Addiction Policy Forum was the centerpiece of what PhRMA described in December as a "major commitment" to ...

A 2017 report by the Center For Responsive Politics indicated that "over the last decade … hordes of Lobbyists (were) deliberately moving into the shadows to avoid the consequences of registration." Since 2008, the number of registered lobbyists had slowly declined, though many of the people who ...
Critics of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) lambasted him over the weekend for a now-deleted tweet in which he cited a school secretary's $1.50 weekly take-home pay increase as a success story of the GOP tax overhaul. The tweet played right into the hands of Randy Bryce, Ryan's long-shot ...
Dominion's PAC gave $212,500 to federal candidates in the newest campaign cycle, according to Open secrets, a website of the Center For Responsive Politics, which tracks campaign donations. By agreeing to the Activate Virginia pledge, federal candidates are refusing such a donation. In District 7, which ...
Yoder ranks 188th out of 726 challengers and 383 incumbents this cycle for percentage of PAC money received by his campaign, the analysis by the Center For Responsive Politics shows. Some candidates refuse corporate PAC money. Among them is Brent Welder, one of Yoder's Democratic opponents.
314 Action is working with roughly 20 other federal campaigns and plans to endorse up to 10 more candidates before the election cycle is over. The group raised $207,157 and spent $223,159 in 2016, according to data collated by the Center For Responsive Politics. But the group said it raised $2 million in ...
... that have a history of engagement with the federal government and could potentially stand to benefit by having someone like Nicholson -- whom they've had a working business relationship with -- in a position of power," said Alex Baumgart, a researcher at the nonpartisan Center For Responsive Politics.
According to the Center For Responsive Politics, payday lenders have contributed more than $13 million to members of Congress since 2010, with the majority of that money going to Republicans who have made it a priority to roll back the financial regulations put in place by President Barack Obama after ...
A Center For Responsive Politics analysis found a correlation between congressional Democrats' support for single-payer proposals and contributions received from the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries. One-third of Senate Democrats have cosponsored the Medicare for All Act, which ...
Center For Responsive Politics requested quarter four fundraising information from both campaigns ahead of Federal Election Commission's deadline. Information provided shows that O'Rourke outraised Cruz and did so largely through smaller, individual contributions. O'Rourke boasted $2.4 million in ...
It probably shouldn't come as much of a surprise to learn that Donald Trump does not appear to be "draining the swamp" as he had promised during the presidential campaign. As it turns out, total spending on lobbying in 2017, Trump's first year in office, jumped to $3.34 billion, the highest level since 2010, ...
A secretive political group that is little more than a mailbox full of money in a Des Moines UPS Store raised more than $29.4 million in 2016, most of which was funneled into ads aimed at electing Republicans. tax documents obtained by the Center For Responsive Politics show that American Future Fund ...

Executives from over 100 major U.S. corporations, including Apple, General Motors and Amazon, penned a letter to Congress this month, seeking "permanent bipartisan" legislation that would protect DACA recipients from deportation. "We have seen time and again that the overwhelming majority of the ...
Whitefish Energy and Foley & Lardner did not immediately respond to questions from the Center For Responsive Politics on Wednesday. Last year, Whitefish was thrust into controversy after it was awarded a $300 million contract by Puerto Rico electric power Authority (PREPA), an electric power ...
In addition, big PhaRMA spent more than $246 million last year lobbying Congress, according to the Center For Responsive Politics. Read More: Gov. Bill Haslam unveils $30 million plan to combat opioid crisis in Tennessee. Read More: Rep. Marsha Blackburn defends role in passing opioid law that critics ...
The industry spent $2.8 million on congressional races in the 2016 election cycle, according to the Center For Responsive Politics. Mulvaney, then a House member from South Carolina, received $31,700 of it. In the current election cycle, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-St. Elizabeth, has received $36,900 from ...
Nationally, $3 billion in outside money has been spent since the Citizens United decision, according to the Center For Responsive Politics, with at least $800 million of it from entities that don't have to disclose their donors (hence the term "dark money"). In 2017, Walker was head of the Republican ...
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, electronic screens post prices of Alphabet stock at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Google parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington bureaucrats and politicians in 2017, a year in which it and other tech giants were hauled before ...
The two highest profile congressional champions of drilling for oil off of South Carolina collectively have taken in hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign money from the industry in the past few years. But the industry has also spread its contributions around, and some analysts say the money is spent ...
The cannabis industry is pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into campaign finance accounts of lawmakers and political action committees. But, for the first time, more of that money is going to Republicans than to Democrats, according to survey by the Center For Responsive Politics commissioned by ...
Nationally incumbents won re-election 97 percent of the time in 2016 and 95 percent of the time in 2014, according to the Center For Responsive Politics in Washington. That often persuades candidates with congressional ambitions to wait for an open seat - a wait that can be incredibly long in Houston for ...
Just days after playing a key role in shutting down the government, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is heading to Houston this weekend to raise more campaign money to help some of the Senate's most vulnerable Democrats running for re-election. On Saturday morning, the New York Democrat is ...
During the 2016 election cycle, AFGE spent on $1.5 million on lobbying and $7.7 million on overall political contributions, according to the Center For Responsive Politics. The union represents 700,000 federal employees. "We take it very seriously," said Simon, regarding the possibility of a shutdown.
AFSCME spends millions of dollars each election cycle supporting Democrats, according to data from the Center For Responsive Politics. The union also lobbies lawmakers on issues it believes important to workers, like paid family leave. Analysis by experts. Unions would suffer financially from the decision, ...
Payday lenders gave $31,700 in 2015-16 federal campaign cycle contributions to Mulvaney, ranking him ninth among all congressional recipients from the sector, according to data analyzed by the Center For Responsive Politics. Asked whether the contributions influenced his position on the rule and could ...
His campaign received support from executives at some of the top banks on Wall Street, including individual contributions from Goldman Sachs totaling over $1 million, according to the Center For Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan research group that tracks the effects of money and lobbying on elections.
The Huffington Post article was based on data collected by the nonpartisan Center For Responsive Politics, which is based on reports made to the Federal Election Commission. So, we went to the center's website to produce this breakdown on how much conservative groups have reported spending so far ...
A Brea physician, who is being prosecuted in a baby's death and for being part of an alleged $100 million workers compensation fraud scam, recently had his medical license restricted pending the outcome of criminal proceedings. The interim suspension order agreed to by Dr. Andrew Robert Jarminski, ...
So far in the 2018 midterm election cycle, the PAC has spent more than $3 million in television advertisements for its allies running for Republican Senate seats, according to the Center For Responsive Politics. During the 2016 election, the PAC spent $83 million on TV ads and $4 million on internet attack ...
One year ago, President Donald Trump's inauguration broke records - not in turnout, but in inaugural donations. Trump pulled in $107 million in individual contributions, nearly doubling President Barack Obama's 2009 record of $53 million. With the donations came a set of perks for top donors - "intimate" ...
That group has received more than $932,000 from Koch Industries since 2012, according to the Center For Responsive Politics, which compiles IRS data. The State government Leadership Foundation and Republican State Leadership Committee share the same Washington, D.C., address and the same ...
... of all registered Lobbyists have disclosed working on the issue, according to an analysis from Public citizen, a government watchdog group," TheHill.com reported Dec. 4. "There are just under 11,000 active lobbyists in the nation's capital, according to data compiled by the Center For Responsive Politics, ...
According to the Center For Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan organization tracking money in politics, Mr. Franks's net worth sits at nearly $30 million, a figure based on required financial disclosures for House members. Mr. Franks's wealth derives primarily from stock in Trinity petroleum, where he was ...
... the tax reform proposals by the House Ways and Means and Senate finance committees, whose combined members include 13 Republican senators and three representatives from states or Congressional Districts with schools likely affected, according to an analysis by the Center For Responsive Politics.
In the wake of sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), a number of his fellow Democrats have stated that they have donated the money their campaigns received from Midwest Values PAC, a Political Action Committee affiliated with Franken. So far in the 2018 election cycle, ...
Outside spending against Democratic incumbent Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin has so far exceeded the combined outside spending against the other 21 Democratic party senators up for reelection in 2018 by a factor of 5. There has been $3.1 million in outside spending against Baldwin, and about ...
... politics using their personal fortune, rather than trying to raise all those funds from other people," reports the Center For Responsive Politics, ...
According to the Center For Responsive Politics, health care and health insurance industries have spent more than 4.7 billion on lobbying since ...
Reporting from MapLight and the Center For Responsive Politics shows that the Wellspring Committee and Judicial Crisis Network are linked by ...
The Center For Responsive Politics will be closed all day Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Center will be ...
In April, one of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's most powerful opposition leaders requested Secretary Rex Tillerson's support for his return from exile in a letter sent through a prominent Washington lobbying firm. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld submitted the letter on behalf of Moise Katumbi, the ...
Lobbyists include three former members of Congress, according to the Center For Responsive Politics, which tracks political spending. Overall ...
... of different liberal candidates and political committees, according to FEC records analyzed by the nonpartisan Center For Responsive Politics.
The Center For Responsive Politics, a campaign finance group, estimates that all federal elections in 2016 cost nearly $6.5 billion. (The House ...
... and oil giants Chevron, Valero and Occidental Petroleum, according to FEC data compiled by the nonpartisan Center For Responsive Politics.


 

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