H.R. 6124 - Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

Agriculture. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: Veto Override

on June 18, 2008.

2/3 required to pass

voted YES: 80 voted NO: 14
6 voted present/not voting

Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

H.R. 6124 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
  • Agricultural Security Improvement Act of 2008
  • CFTC Reauthorization Act of 2008
  • Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2008
  • Heartland, Habitat, Harvest, and Horticulture Act of 2008
  • HOPE II Act
  • Housing Assistance Council Authorization Act of 2008
  • Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2008
  • Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
  • Agricultural Security Improvement Act of 2008
  • CFTC Reauthorization Act of 2008
  • Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2008
  • Heartland, Habitat, Harvest, and Horticulture Act of 2008
  • HOPE II Act
  • Housing Assistance Council Authorization Act of 2008
  • Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2008
Sponsor
Collin C. Peterson
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Agriculture
    • Acreage allotments
    • Administrative procedure
    • Africa (Sub-Saharan)
    • Aged
    • Agricultural assistance
    • Agricultural conservation
    • Agricultural cooperatives
    • Agricultural credit
    • Agricultural estimating and reporting
    • Agricultural innovations
    • Agricultural labor
    • Agricultural pollution
    • Agricultural prices
    • Agricultural research
    • Agricultural statistics
    • Agricultural subsidies
    • Agricultural surpluses
    • Agriculture in foreign trade
    • Air pollution
    • Air pollution control
    • Alaska
    • Alternative energy sources
    • American Samoa
    • Animals
    • Appropriations
    • Armed forces
    • Authorization
    • Biomass energy
    • Block grants
    • Budgets
    • Business
    • Caribbean area
    • Chesapeake Bay
    • Child health
    • Child labor
    • Child nutrition
    • Children
    • Civil liberties
    • Colorado River development
    • Commemorations
    • Community development
    • Congress
    • Congressional oversight
    • Congressional reporting requirements
    • Conservation easements
    • Consumers
    • Corn
    • Cotton
    • Crop insurance
    • Dairy industry
    • Dairy products
    • Dams
    • Day care
    • Death
    • Defense policy
    • Department of Agriculture
    • Developing countries
    • Diet
    • Disabled
    • Disaster loans
    • Disaster relief
    • Distance education
    • District of Columbia
    • Education
    • Education of the disadvantaged
    • Electric power transmission
    • Electric utilities
    • Electronic benefits transfers
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Emergency management
    • Emergency medicine
    • Energy
    • Energy conservation
    • Energy crops
    • Energy efficiency
    • Entrepreneurs
    • Environmental protection
    • Estates (Law)
    • Export finance
    • Exports
    • Famines
    • Farm lands
    • Farmers
    • Farms
    • Federal aid to research
    • Federally-guaranteed loans
    • Feed grains
    • Finance
    • Fines (Penalties)
    • Fire fighters
    • Fishing
    • Food
    • Food relief
    • Food safety
    • Food stamps
    • Food supply
    • Forced labor
    • Foreign aid
    • Foreign policy
    • Foreign trade promotion
    • Forest conservation
    • Forestry
    • Foundations
    • Free trade
    • Fruit
    • Futures trading
    • Gardening
    • Government information
    • Government lending
    • Government paperwork
    • Government publicity
    • Grain
    • Grassland ecology
    • Grazing
    • Great Lakes
    • Great Plains
    • Grocery trade
    • Guam
    • Habitat conservation
    • Haiti
    • Hawaii
    • Hazardous substances
    • Higher education
    • Homeless
    • Honey
    • Horses
    • Horticulture
    • Housing
    • Housing subsidies
    • Human rights
    • Humanities
    • Hunger
    • Hunting
    • Illinois
    • Import restrictions
    • Imports
    • Indemnity
    • Indiana
    • Indians
    • Information technology
    • Infrastructure
    • Insurance premiums
    • Interest rates
    • International affairs
    • International agencies
    • International relief
    • Iowa
    • Irrigation
    • Job training
    • Labor
    • Lakes
    • Latin America
    • Law
    • Leadership
    • Leases
    • Legumes
    • Libraries
    • Livestock
    • Losses
    • Louisiana
    • Lumber trade
    • Malawi
    • Marketing of farm produce
    • Marketing orders
    • Maryland
    • Meat
    • Medical education
    • Mexico
    • Michigan
    • Migrant labor
    • Military pay
    • Milk
    • Minnesota
    • Minorities
    • Minority business enterprises
    • Mississippi
    • Mississippi River
    • Missouri
    • Montana
    • Names
    • Natural resources
    • Nonprofit organizations
    • North Dakota
    • Nutrition
    • Nuts
    • Obesity
    • Ohio
    • Oilseeds
    • Old age, survivors and disability insurance
    • Organic farming
    • Outdoor recreation
    • Peanuts
    • Plant breeding
    • Public contracts
    • Puerto Rico
    • Radio broadcasting
    • Regional economic development
    • Research and development facilities
    • Research centers
    • Rice
    • Right of privacy
    • Rural affairs
    • Rural economic development
    • Rural health
    • Sales tax
    • Saline waters
    • Scholarships
    • School lunch program
    • Science policy
    • Seasonal labor
    • Sediment control
    • Small business
    • Social security
    • Social security numbers
    • Social services
    • Soil conservation
    • Soil erosion
    • Solid wastes
    • Sorghum
    • South Dakota
    • Soybeans
    • Sports
    • State and local government
    • State taxation
    • Storage
    • Sugar
    • Surveys
    • Sustainable agriculture
    • Tariff
    • Tariff preferences
    • Taxation
    • Technical assistance
    • Technology
    • Technology transfer
    • Telecommunication
    • Telemedicine
    • Telephone
    • Trade
    • Trade agreements
    • Transportation
    • Transportation planning
    • Trees
    • Urban affairs
    • Urban areas
    • Vegetables
    • Virgin Islands
    • Waste water treatment
    • Water conservation
    • Water pollution
    • Water pollution control
    • Water quality
    • Water resources
    • Water supply
    • Water treatment plants
    • Watersheds
    • Weather forecasting
    • Welfare
    • Welfare eligibility
    • Welfare work participation
    • Wetlands
    • Wheat
    • Wildlife conservation
    • Wind power
    • Wisconsin
    • Women
    • Women in government
    • Wool
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced5/22/2008
    Referred to Committee
    Passed House5/22/2008
    Passed Senate6/05/2008
    Vetoed by President6/18/2008
    Vetoed by Governor6/18/2008
    Vetoed by Governor6/18/2008
    Passed House6/18/2008
    Senate6/18/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 6124 To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through the fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes - Under Suspension of the Rules5/22/2008This bill PASSED the House
    306 voted YES 110 voted NO 19 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateOn Passage - Senate - H.R. 61246/05/2008This bill PASSED the Senate
    77 voted YES 15 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
    select this voteHouseVeto Override - House - H.R. 6124 To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through the fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes6/18/2008This bill PASSED the House
    317 voted YES 109 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateOn Overriding the Veto (Upon Reconsideration Shall H.R. 6124 Pass, the Objections of the President to the Contrary Notwithstanding?)6/18/2008This bill the Senate
    80 voted YES 14 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/22/2008
    5/22/2008Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
    5/22/2008Referred to House Agriculture
    5/22/2008Referred to House Foreign Affairs
    Put on a legislative calendar5/22/2008Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 753.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage5/22/2008On Passage - House - H.R. 6124 To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through the fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes - Under Suspension of the Rules
    5/23/2008Mr. Peterson (MN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
    5/23/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
    5/23/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6124.
    6/05/2008Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    6/05/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President6/05/2008Cleared for White House.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage6/05/2008On Passage - Senate - H.R. 6124
    Presented to President6/16/2008Presented to President.
    Enacted6/18/2008Became Public Law No: 110-246.
    6/18/2008Veto message received in Senate. Held at the desk.
    6/18/2008Veto Message considered in Senate.
    6/18/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Vetoed6/18/2008Vetoed by President.
    6/18/2008The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President.
    6/18/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the question of passage of H.R. 6124, the objections of the President to the contrary, notwithstanding.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage6/18/2008Veto Override - House - H.R. 6124 To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through the fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage6/18/2008On Overriding the Veto (Upon Reconsideration Shall H.R. 6124 Pass, the Objections of the President to the Contrary Notwithstanding?)
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    Democratic/Liberal [About]
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies [About]
    Insurance companies, brokers & agents [About]
    Women's issues [About]
    Schools & colleges [About]
    Real estate agents [About]
    Hospitals [About]
    Finance, Insurance & Real Estate [About]
    Civil servant/public employee [About]
    Building trades unions [About]
    Health, Education & Human Resources [About]
    Forestry & Forest Products [About]
    Environmental policy [About]
    Food stores [About]
    Livestock [About]
    Milk & dairy producers [About]
    Sugar cane & sugar beets [About]
    Merchant marine & longshoremen unions [About]
    Non-profit foundations [About]
    Sea freight & passenger services [About]
    Minority/Ethnic Groups [About]
    Financial services & consulting [About]
    Teachers unions [About]
    Federal employees unions [About]
    Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides) [About]
    Agricultural services & related industries [About]
    Children's rights [About]
    Nurses [About]
    Philanthropists [About]
    Vegetables, fruits and tree nut [About]
    Veterinarians [About]
    Poultry & eggs [About]
    Rural electric cooperatives [About]
    Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey) [About]
    Welfare & Social Work [About]
    Textiles & fabrics [About]
    Health & welfare policy [About]
    Commercial service unions [About]
    State & local govt employee unions [About]
    Sea transport [About]
    Cotton [About]
    Food wholesalers [About]
    Alternate energy production & services [About]
    Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain [About]
    General business associations [About]
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations [About]
    Farm organizations & cooperatives [About]
    Fishing [About]
    Elderly issues/Social Security [About]
    Hunting & wildlife [About]
    Public official (elected or appointed) [About]
    Other unions [About]
    Freight & delivery services [About]
    Mental Health Services [About]
    Sheep and Wool Producers [About]
    Consumer groups [About]
    Farm bureaus [About]
    Farmers, crop unspecified [About]
    Municipal & county government organizations [About]
    Average given to Senators who voted:
    63% more
    $5,575
    $5,792
    $3,593
    $5,201
    $9,979
    $53,164
    $17,263
    $10,756
    $11,699
    $3,724
    $3,020
    $470
    $17,982
    $5,350
    $1,160
    $0
    $10,195
    $6,589
    $7,224
    $8,667
    $4,614
    $0
    $4,476
    $20,476
    $10,372
    $10,653
    $5,547
    $15,984
    $17,903
    $550
    $112,616
    $8,781
    $65,009
    $21,896
    $61,893
    $0
    $109,528
    $92,538
    $39,517
    $14,478
    $8,476
    $4,654
    $65,400
    $1,531
    $5,183
    $12,498
    $39,120
    $86
    $7,182
    $16,783
    $5,399
    $23,346
    $6,491
    $1,604
    $1,244
    $3,874
    $5,468
    $7,346
    $79,902
    YES$1,099,822
    $1,611
    $379
    $2,009
    $1,571
    $7,807
    $48,494
    $12,894
    $5,607
    $3,450
    $7,107
    $457
    $393
    $2,554
    $1,588
    $533
    $0
    $5,546
    $6,129
    $1,643
    $6,411
    $2,414
    $0
    $1,892
    $5,151
    $5,286
    $3,367
    $886
    $9,286
    $10,477
    $554
    $17,506
    $2,175
    $28,998
    $15,881
    $42,542
    $0
    $110,161
    $107,890
    $13,511
    $5,317
    $4,047
    $4,064
    $51,211
    $433
    $825
    $6,821
    $25,300
    $0
    $4,969
    $20,435
    $4,414
    $14,399
    $7,063
    $2,143
    $0
    $5,116
    $1,786
    $3,322
    $19,940
    NO$675,765
    168 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008: On Overriding the Veto (Upon Reconsideration Shall H.R. 6124 Pass, the Objections of the President to the Contrary Notwithstanding?)

    168 organizations supported this bill

    Access Community Action Agency
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Addison Community Action
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Adrian Dominican Sisters
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Affective Educational Agenda
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Ag Preference
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    AgCountry Farm Credit Services
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Agri-Mark
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    AgriBank
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Agricultural Retailers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Agriland
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    AgStar Financial Services
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Alliance For Disabled In Action
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Alliance for Rail Competition
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Alliance for Retired Americans
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Alma Plantation
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Alzheimer's Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Amalgamated Sugar
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Amcot
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    America Cargo Transport Corporation
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American AgCredit
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Agriculture Movement
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Association of Crop Insurers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Beekeeping Federation
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Cane Sugar Refiners' Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American College of Nurse Practitioners
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Commodity Distribution Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Corn Growers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Cotton Exporters Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Cotton Growers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Cotton Shippers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Crystal Sugar
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Farm Bureau Federation
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Farmers and Ranchers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Farmland Trust
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Federation Of Government Employees-local 1151
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Federation of Teachers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Friends Service Committee
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Jewish Congress
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Malting Barley Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Maritime Congress
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Maritime Officers Service
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Meat Goat Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Rice Dryer
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Sheep Industry Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Soybean Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Sugar Cane League
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Sugar Refining
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    American Sugarbeet Growers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Americans for Democratic Action
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    America’s Second Harvest
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    ARISE
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Asian American Justice Center
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Asian Law Alliance
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Associated Early Care & Education
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Associated Milk Producers Inc.
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Association of Consulting Foresters
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Association of Nutrition Services Agencies
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Atlantic Philanthropies
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Beyond Housing
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Bio Logistics, Llc
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Bowen Homes Residents Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    City of New York
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Farm Credit Council
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Farmers Market Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Independent Community Bankers of America
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Institute For Children & Poverty
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Interfaith Cooperative Ministries
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Intertribal Agriculture Council
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Laborers' International Union of North America
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Land O'Lakes
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Leadership Conference of Women Religious
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Lunch Break, Inc.
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Maersk Line, Limited
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Maternity Care Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    MoveOn.org
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Association of Conservation Districts
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Association of Counties
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Association of Farmer Elected Committees
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Association Of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Association of Produce Market Managers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Association of Realtors
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Association of Wheat Growers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Barley Growers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Biodiesel Board
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Bison Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Coalition for the Homeless
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Commodity Supplemental Food Program Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Community Action Foundation
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Conference of State Legislatures
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Conservation District Employees Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Consumers League
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Contract Poultry Growers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Cooperative Grocers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Cooperatives Business Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Corn Growers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Cotton Council
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Cotton Ginners Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Cottonseed Products Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Council of Textile Organizations
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Education Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Farmers Organization
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Farmers Union
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Grange
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Head Start Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Hmong American Farmers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Low Income Housing Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Milk Producers Federation
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Organic Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Sorghum Producers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Sunflower Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    National Wild Turkey Federation
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Nebco Beet Growers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Office and Professional Employees International Union
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    One Economy Corporation
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Organic Seed Alliance
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Organic Trade Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Peanut Growers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Peanut Growers Cooperative Marketing Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Pheasants Forever
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Plains Cotton Cooperative Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Quail Forever
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Rural Advancement Foundation International
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Sailors' Union Of The Pacific
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Seafarers International Union
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Sealift Inc
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Service Employees International Union
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Soybean Producers of America
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    State Agriculture and Rural Leaders
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    The Baptist Fellowship
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    The Fertilizer Institute
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Transportation Institute
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    U.s. Agbank
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    U.S. Beet Sugar Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    U.S. Canola Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    U.S. Cattlemen's Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    U.S. Dry Bean Council
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    U.S. Pea and Lentil Trade Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    U.S. Rice Producers Association
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Union for Reform Judaism
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Union Theological Seminary
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    United Egg Producers
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    United Farm Credit
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    USA Rice Federation
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    USAction
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Voices for America's Children
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Women Involved in Farm Economics
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    Women Planting Seeds
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    YMCA of the USA
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.
    YWCA USA
    undersigned organizations (2008, May 21). Coalition Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from NACD.

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    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$482,265$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$930,477$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$14,250$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$244,149$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$1,728,280$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$973,795$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$506,781$0No
    Joe BidenDDE$533,855$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$543,416$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$927,073$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,000,747$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,740,022$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$221,934$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$577,725$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$1,294,511$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$534,075$0Not Voting
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,246,295$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$1,455,753$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$744,233$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,122,825$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,236,988$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$6,658,918$0Not Voting
    Tom CoburnROK$322,963$0No
    William Thad CochranRMS$377,894$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$1,761,767$0Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$758,799$0No
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,108,360$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$1,424,068$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$1,770,006$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$224,400$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$556,595$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$1,050,157$0No
    Chris DoddDCT$1,341,785$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$1,165,277$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$236,130$0Not Voting
    Byron DorganDND$617,823$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,467,895$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$440,430$0No
    Mike EnziRWY$276,443$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$1,186,484$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,125,330$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$828,055$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$907,120$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$373,363$0No
    Chuck HagelRNE$162,850$0No
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,281,905$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$548,407$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,012,360$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$414,725$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$589,726$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,139,417$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$1,115,533$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$1,124,412$0Not Voting
    John F. KerryDMA$774,890$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$1,886,011$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$12,228$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$1,281,490$0No
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,448,110$0Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$984,357$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$332,286$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$860,387$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,649,364$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$1,354,428$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$567,500$0No
    Mel MartinezRFL$1,304,587$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$248,350$0Not Voting
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,129,458$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,949,609$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,010,669$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$981,777$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$618,230$0No
    Patty MurrayDWA$2,272,273$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,245,987$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,628,911$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$2,415,660$0Not Voting
    Mark L. PryorDAR$691,958$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$610,624$0No
    Harry ReidDNV$1,395,501$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$849,557$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$718,350$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$2,094,779$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$780,094$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,170,386$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$556,661$0Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$967,623$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$1,406,204$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$539,376$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$2,380,964$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$2,117,123$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$395,099$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$948,045$0No
    Jon TesterDMT$1,023,861$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$1,031,734$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$997,615$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$986,559$0No
    John WarnerRVA$18,794$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$1,365,585$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$832,925$0No
    Roger F. WickerRMS$707,996$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$691,205$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$482,265$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$930,477$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$14,250$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$244,149$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$1,728,280$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$973,795$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$506,781$0No
    Joe BidenDDE$533,855$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$543,416$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$927,073$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,000,747$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,740,022$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$221,934$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$577,725$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$1,294,511$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$534,075$0Not Voting
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,246,295$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$1,455,753$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$744,233$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,122,825$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,236,988$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$6,658,918$0Not Voting
    Tom CoburnROK$322,963$0No
    William Thad CochranRMS$377,894$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$1,761,767$0Yes
    Susan M. CollinsRME$758,799$0No
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,108,360$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$1,424,068$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$1,770,006$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$224,400$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$556,595$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$1,050,157$0No
    Chris DoddDCT$1,341,785$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$1,165,277$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$236,130$0Not Voting
    Byron DorganDND$617,823$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,467,895$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$440,430$0No
    Mike EnziRWY$276,443$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$1,186,484$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,125,330$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$828,055$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$907,120$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$373,363$0No
    Chuck HagelRNE$162,850$0No
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,281,905$0Yes
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$548,407$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,012,360$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$414,725$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$589,726$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,139,417$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$1,115,533$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$1,124,412$0Not Voting
    John F. KerryDMA$774,890$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$1,886,011$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$12,228$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$1,281,490$0No
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,448,110$0Yes
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$984,357$0Yes
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$332,286$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$860,387$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,649,364$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$1,354,428$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$567,500$0No
    Mel MartinezRFL$1,304,587$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$248,350$0Not Voting
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,129,458$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,949,609$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,010,669$0Yes
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$981,777$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$618,230$0No
    Patty MurrayDWA$2,272,273$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,245,987$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,628,911$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$2,415,660$0Not Voting
    Mark L. PryorDAR$691,958$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$610,624$0No
    Harry ReidDNV$1,395,501$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$849,557$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$718,350$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$2,094,779$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$780,094$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,170,386$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$556,661$0Yes
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$967,623$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$1,406,204$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$539,376$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$2,380,964$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$2,117,123$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$395,099$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$948,045$0No
    Jon TesterDMT$1,023,861$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$1,031,734$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$997,615$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$986,559$0No
    John WarnerRVA$18,794$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$1,365,585$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$832,925$0No
    Roger F. WickerRMS$707,996$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$691,205$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$11,390,874
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies$11,184,170
    Insurance companies, brokers & agents$9,290,962
    Women's issues$8,110,320
    Schools & colleges$6,802,507
    Real estate agents$6,731,613
    Hospitals$6,180,654
    Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$5,511,198
    Civil servant/public employee$3,980,362
    Building trades unions$3,649,394
    Health, Education & Human Resources$2,289,974
    Forestry & Forest Products$1,990,342
    Environmental policy$1,977,009
    Food stores$1,681,100
    Livestock$1,626,707
    Milk & dairy producers$1,619,912
    Sugar cane & sugar beets$1,553,051
    Merchant marine & longshoremen unions$1,483,212
    Non-profit foundations$1,318,450
    Sea freight & passenger services$1,259,695
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,211,093
    Financial services & consulting$998,600
    Teachers unions$984,365
    Federal employees unions$960,850
    Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$948,603
    Agricultural services & related industries$918,065
    Children's rights$869,145
    Nurses$840,160
    Philanthropists$774,532
    Vegetables, fruits and tree nut$748,231
    Veterinarians$662,645
    Poultry & eggs$648,382
    Rural electric cooperatives$636,381
    Other commodities (incl rice, peanuts, honey)$600,948
    Welfare & Social Work$530,955
    Textiles & fabrics$525,035
    Health & welfare policy$515,981
    Commercial service unions$496,425
    State & local govt employee unions$484,348
    Sea transport$462,326
    Cotton$451,238
    Food wholesalers$441,046
    Alternate energy production & services$435,682
    Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$403,458
    General business associations$399,385
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$392,669
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$392,592
    Fishing$384,084
    Elderly issues/Social Security$268,215
    Hunting & wildlife$160,324
    Public official (elected or appointed)$136,865
    Other unions$115,750
    Freight & delivery services$101,248
    Mental Health Services$71,294
    Sheep and Wool Producers$54,750
    Consumer groups$6,850
    Farmers, crop unspecified$0
    Municipal & county government organizations$0
    Farm bureaus$0

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