How much our Politicians are taking from lobbyists

Top 20 Recipients

Rank Candidate Office Amount
1 Casey, Bob (D-PA) Senate $554,639
2 Tester, Jon (D-MT) Senate $545,093
3 Heitkamp, Heidi (D-ND) Senate $439,043
4 Nelson, Bill (D-FL) Senate $417,177
5 Kaine, Tim (D-VA) Senate $387,871
6 Heller, Dean (R-NV) Senate $336,009
7 Sinema, Kyrsten (D-AZ) House $327,823
8 McCarthy, Kevin (R-CA) House $323,625
9 Ryan, Paul (R-WI) House $320,261
10 Cantwell, Maria (D-WA) Senate $313,841
11 Blackburn, Marsha (R-TN) House $304,568
12 Menendez, Robert (D-NJ) Senate $292,950
13 Wicker, Roger (R-MS) Senate $290,475
14 Brown, Sherrod (D-OH) Senate $284,521
15 McCaskill, Claire (D-MO) Senate $275,659
16 Walden, Greg (R-OR) House $272,422
17 Donnelly, Joe (D-IN) Senate $255,582
18 Heinrich, Martin (D-NM) Senate $251,069
19 Barrasso, John A (R-WY) Senate $250,723
20 Hatch, Orrin G (R-UT) Senate $245,075

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METHODOLOGY: The numbers on this page are based on contributions from PACs and individuals giving $200 or more.

All donations took place during the 2017-2018 election cycle and were released by the Federal Election Commission on Friday, February 01, 2019.

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