Revolving Door Between Congress & Wall Street + Oil & Gas Money to Congress

05 Energy, Money, Banks & Concentrated Wealth, Power Behind-the-Scenes/Special Interests
link to report

Organizations in the financial services sector have deployed at least 1,447 former federal employees to lobby Congress and federal agencies since the beginning of 2009, according to a joint analysis of federal disclosure records and other data released today by Public Citizen and the Center for Responsive Politics. (Download the full report here: FinancialRevolvingDoors.pdf )

Oil & Gas: Money to Congress

Candidate Amount
Lincoln, Blanche (D-AR) $286,400
Vitter, David (R-LA) $242,600
Murkowski, Lisa (R-AK) $209,826
Boren, Dan (D-OK) $139,700
Bennett, Robert F (R-UT) $138,400
Blunt, Roy (R-MO) $133,100
Cornyn, John (R-TX) $130,525
Specter, Arlen (D-PA) $130,400
Edwards, Chet (D-TX) $123,630
Conaway, Mike (R-TX) $116,950
Coburn, Tom (R-OK) $105,100
Barton, Joe (R-TX) $100,470
Dorgan, Byron L (D-ND) $92,950
Thune, John (R-SD) $91,140
Cantor, Eric (R-VA) $87,000
DeMint, James W (R-SC) $79,951
Tiahrt, Todd (R-KS) $79,800
Burr, Richard (R-NC) $78,200
Ross, Mike (D-AR) $76,950
Fleming, John Calvin Jr (R-LA) $76,300

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