Bank of America

#30 Contributing Company

  • 5,860 contributions
  • $6,406,124 in total

#81 Most Interested Company

  • 14 bills supported
  • 5 bills opposed

#65 Most Influential Company

  • Won 7 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

Top 4 Banks Contribute 7 Times as Much to Reps Voting Yes on Derivatives Bill
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CompanyContributionsBill Positions
American Bankers Association$12,027,337281
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Investment Company Institute$4,839,38924
Independent Community Bankers of America$4,796,132261

Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
John McCain$128,1250
Richard Burr$56,5201
Dean Heller$44,0000
Roy Blunt$42,6000
Patrick J. Toomey$36,1660
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Joe Crowley$61,6002
Kevin McCarthy$55,8500
Paul D. Ryan$52,4000
Richard E. Neal$52,0002
Patrick T. McHenry$51,7500

Top Stock Holders

PoliticianMinimum ValueMaximum ValueAverage Value
James B. Renacci$100,001$250,000$175,001
Michael T. McCaul$100,001$250,000$175,001
Kay R. 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.