Howard "Buck" McKeon to Head Armed Services Committee
McKeon represents California's 25th Congressional District, which includes portions of Death Valley National Park, the Inyo National Forest, and the Stanislaus National Forest. Rep. McKeon joined the House in 1992.
The following are the top ten contributors to McKeon's campaign by interest group (the top three of which are all defense related):
|Building Materials & Equipment||$20,900|
Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) will replace outgoing House Armed Services Chairman Ike Skelton (D-Mo.) in the 112th Congress. The following are the top ten contributors to Skelton's campaign by interest group:
|Public Sector Unions||$73,400|
|Building Trade Unions||$57,500|
Contributions above are for the last two years of available data, Oct 14, 2008 - Oct 13, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org).
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