Bank of America

#11 Contributing Company

  • 4,926 contributions
  • $5,042,069 in total

#81 Most Interested Company

  • 11 bills supported
  • 5 bills opposed

#70 Most Influential Company

  • Won 5 bills on which it took a position

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Obama's Pick to Oversee Fannie and Freddie Has Deep Ties to Banks

May 3, 2013Rep. Melvin Watt, D-N.C., has been nominated by President Obama to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the quasi-governmental mortage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. One key question facing the FHFA right now is whether to allow struggling mortgage borrowers in the private market to refinance with a reduced principal through Fannie and Freddie.

How much campaign money has Rep. Watt received from companies with an interest in the mortgage market? Read more

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CompanyContributionsBill Positions
American Bankers Association$7,881,975197
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UBS$2,928,0281
USAA$2,613,3787
Altria$2,521,04118

Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
John McCain$520,7700
Addison "Mitch" McConnell$40,3000
Richard Burr$37,2700
Kirsten Gillibrand$34,7502
Roy Blunt$34,1500
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Gregory Meeks$37,0501
John A. Boehner$34,0500
Pete Sessions$29,6001
Jim Clyburn$27,2500
Joe Crowley$25,5002

Top Stock Holders

PoliticianMinimum ValueMaximum ValueAverage Value
James Renacci$100,001$250,000$175,001
Michael McCaul$100,001$250,000$175,001
Kay Hagan$31,003$115,000$73,002
Leonard Lance$30,002$100,000$65,001
Sheldon Whitehouse$30,002$100,000$65,001
Numbers on this page include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present.
'Top Stock Holders' based on data for 2013.