Industries Supporting Trade Bill Give Nine Times More Money to Senators Than Opponents

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June 24, 2015 -- Later today, the Senate is expected to pass H.R. 2146, which would grant President Obama broad authority to negotiate and finalize trade agreements. The package, known as Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), passed the House, 218-208, last week. 

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  • Industries supporting the House-passed version of H.R. 2146 have given 9 times more money ($218.4M) to current members of the Senate compared to industries opposing the bill ($23.2M). Tweet: Industries backing #TPA have given $218.4M to senators since Oct. 2008, 9x more than groups that oppose it: http://bit.ly/1TNprkl @MapLight

Top 10 Recipients of Contributions from Industries Supporting and Opposing H.R. 2146

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To see how much each member of the Senate received from industries in support of and opposition to the House-passed version of H.R. 2146, click here, then scroll down to the bottom of the page. You can sort by any column by clicking on the title heading. The votes listed on the page are how each Senator voted on the motion to invoke cloture on H.R. 2146.
 
MethodologyMapLight analysis of campaign contributions to the principal campaign committees of current members of the Senate from PACs and employees of industries supporting and opposing the House-passed version of H.R. 2146 from October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2014. Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org.

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