Bank of America

#34 Contributing Company

  • 4,558 contributions
  • $5,657,410 in total

#81 Most Interested Company

  • 11 bills supported
  • 5 bills opposed

#73 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
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Wells Fargo$4,688,22210
Investment Company Institute$4,148,18918

Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
John McCain$123,7750
Dean Heller$44,0000
Roy Blunt$35,6000
Richard Burr$32,1700
Kirsten E. Gillibrand$32,1502
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Joe Crowley$49,7002
John A. Boehner$49,7000
Sandy Levin$46,5001
Pat Tiberi$44,5000
Jeb Hensarling$42,7500

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.