Thursday, September 25, 2008

Securities & Investment: Money to Congress | OpenSecrets

This chart shows the top 20 Congressional recipients of money from the investment and securities industry. That's just for 2007-2008.

Obama, Barack (D) $10,059,210
Clinton, Hillary (D-NY) $7,355,720
McCain, John (R) $7,029,893
Dodd, Christopher J (D-CT) $2,932,532
Coleman, Norm (R-MN) $626,850
McConnell, Mitch (R-KY) $620,236
Emanuel, Rahm (D-IL) $600,500
Sununu, John E (R-NH) $595,650
Baucus, Max (D-MT) $547,500
Durbin, Dick (D-IL) $515,475
Biden, Joseph R Jr (D-DE) $432,450
Lautenberg, Frank R (D-NJ) $424,233
Shays, Christopher (R-CT) $362,720
Reed, Jack (D-RI) $359,550
Rangel, Charles B (D-NY) $329,850
Cornyn, John (R-TX) $325,425
Paul, Ron (R-TX) $313,129
Specter, Arlen (R-PA) $301,450
Collins, Susan M (R-ME) $292,650
Allen, Tom (D-ME) $277,640

The numbers on this page are based on contributions from PACs and individuals giving $200 or more. All donations took place during the 2007-2008 election cycle and were released by the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday, September 02, 2008.

I count 11 Democrats, thereby proving that their party is more corrupted than the Republicans.


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