March 21, 2017 -- President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue III, has received almost $1 million over the last two decades from the industry that he’ll be required to regulate.
March 16, 2017 - The Federal Election Commission’s reputation as the “Failure to Enforce Commission” took another hit last month when Commissioner Ann Ravel resigned, blasting the panel in a scathing, 25-page report.
March 3, 2017 -- Rick Perry, who was confirmed by the Senate Thursday as head of the Department of Energy, has received more than $15 million in contributions from the energy and natural resources sector during the course of six campaigns.
Read the details about our data sources and methodology. Data refers to direct contributions to the campaign committees of elected legislators. For example, contribution totals exclude contributions to party committees such as the RNC or the DNC and exclude contributions made to individuals that did not win their election.
For U.S. Congress, contributions data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org) and legislative data provided by GovTrack.us.
California contributions data provided by the National Institute on Money in State Politics (FollowTheMoney.org).
Wisconsin contributions data provided by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (wisdc.org).