Wells Fargo

#36 Contributing Company

  • 6,406 contributions
  • $5,656,264 in total

#87 Most Interested Company

  • 15 bills supported
  • 2 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

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Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
John McCain$75,0951
Ted Cruz$59,5361
Chuck Schumer$45,5004
Bernie Sanders$43,5091
Shelley Moore Capito$35,5752
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Erik Paulsen$74,2253
Kevin McCarthy$65,3500
Ed Royce$58,3001
Patrick T. McHenry$54,8500
Nancy Pelosi$47,7500

Top Stock Holders

PoliticianMinimum ValueMaximum ValueAverage Value
Addison "Mitch" McConnell$500,001$1,000,000$750,001
Diane Black$250,001$500,000$375,001
James B. Renacci$215,004$500,000$357,502
Dave Camp$77,007$280,000$178,504
John Hoeven$100,001$250,000$175,001
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.