112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: House Foreign Affairs

Jan. 14, 2011 -- House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has selected members to serve as subcommittee chairpersons for the 112th Congress. Below is a list of the selections as well as their top contributions by interest group.

Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee
Rep. Elton Gallegly, California

Interest Contributions
Real Estate $42,302
Lawyers/Law Firms $32,999
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $22,500
Automotive $22,225
Crop Production & Basic Processing $20,928
Building Materials & Equipment $19,200
TV/Movies/Music $16,625
Business Services $14,900
Beer, Wine & Liquor $12,900
Health Professionals $12,140

Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights
Rep. Christopher H. Smith, New Jersey

Interest Contributions
Building Trade Unions $38,500
Abortion Policy/Pro-Life $24,190
Transportation Unions $23,000
Public Sector Unions $18,400
Lobbyists $17,250
Lawyers/Law Firms $16,600
Real Estate $13,250
Health Professionals $11,050
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $10,600
Industrial Unions $10,000

Asia and the Pacific
Rep. Donald A. Manzullo, Illinois

Interest Contributions
Health Professionals $82,450
Banks and Credit $61,090
Securities & Investment $59,900
Insurance $58,928
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $53,400
Real Estate $35,850
Lawyers/Law Firms $23,699
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $22,700
Defense Aerospace $22,000
Automotive $20,700

Europe and Eurasia
Rep. Dan Burton, Indiana

Interest Contributions
Pro-Israel $37,200
Misc Finance $26,850
Banks and Credit $23,600
Real Estate $22,650
Telephone Utilities $22,300
Lawyers/Law Firms $19,700
Chemical & Related Manufacturing $19,600
Health Professionals $14,400
Insurance $14,400
Securities & Investment $14,200

Middle East and South Asia
Rep. Steve Chabot, Ohio

Interest Contributions
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $66,850
Lawyers/Law Firms $62,300
Insurance $47,078
Food Processing & Sales $43,400
Health Professionals $42,350
Oil & Gas $37,750
Real Estate $34,450
Securities & Investment $32,800
Banks and Credit $32,151
Hospitals/Nursing Homes $27,368

Oversight and Investigations
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, California

Interest Contributions
Real Estate $25,450
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $16,300
Banks and Credit $16,100
Health Professionals $14,750
Business Services $13,100
Lawyers/Law Firms $10,500
Misc Finance $10,300
Computers/Internet $9,200
Air Transport $8,500
Misc Business $8,300

Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
Rep. Edward R. Royce, California

Interest Contributions
Insurance $198,850
Banks and Credit $164,283
Securities & Investment $149,950
Real Estate $79,800
Lawyers/Law Firms $72,700
Accountants $61,885
Misc Finance $48,500
Health Professionals $39,900
Lobbyists $28,400
Oil & Gas $21,500

Western Hemisphere
Rep. Connie Mack, Florida

Interest Contributions
Securities & Investment $63,000
Real Estate $55,500
Misc Finance $33,300
Lawyers/Law Firms $30,756
General Contractors $24,550
Health Professionals $24,450
Food & Beverage $20,900
Lobbyists $18,494
Air Transport $16,000
Electric Utilities $15,500

Contributions above are for the last two years of available data, Nov 23, 2008 - Nov 22, 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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