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Democrats Voting for Derivatives Bill Receive More Money From Citigroup and Other Financial Institutions
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November 22, 2013—Democratic representatives were split when the House of Representatives voted on October 30, 2013 to pass H.R. 992, a bill seeking to reverse new financial derivatives regulations that were approved by Congress in 2010 as part of the Dodd-Frank Act. According to the New York Times, lobbyists from Citigroup played a major role in drafting the bill.

How did money from Citigroup and other interests correlate with how House Democrats voted? Read more

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Key Companies

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Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Ed Markey[D-MA]113
Dick Durbin[D-IL]98
Chuck Schumer[D-NY]93
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Jan Schakowsky[D-IL]194
Raúl Grijalva[D-AZ]169
Steve Cohen[D-TN]145

Key Industries

IndustryContributedRelated bill positions
Consumer groups$6,078149
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.