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As Tax Reform Enters the Debt Ceiling Debate, A Look at Top Contributors to Key Lawmakers

Senator Max Baucus, D-Mont.
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September 25, 2013Republican leadership in the House of Representatives have bolstered the prospects of a major tax code overhaul proposal from Senator Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Representative Dave Camp, R-Mich., by suggesting that it be linked to legislation to lift the nation's debt limit. Over the years, the campaigns of Baucus and Camp have received millions of dollars from a wide range of industriesmany of which would have major tax breaks at stake in the overhaul.

Which industries have given the most money to the lawmakers leading the tax code overhaul? Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
Deloitte$4,094,6070
PricewaterhouseCoopers$3,945,7652
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants$1,473,0635

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Susan Collins[R-ME]27
Carl Levin[D-MI]22
Amy Klobuchar[D-MN]21
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Lynn Westmoreland[R-GA]42
John Conyers[D-MI]38
Mike Michaud[D-ME]37

Key Industries

IndustryContributedRelated bill positions
Accountants$38,988,9655
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.