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Super PACs Distort per Capita Influence

Aug. 15, 2012 -- MapLight, a nonpartisan research organization that tracks money's influence on politics, has conducted an analysis of census data combined with the geographic origin of over $306 million in contributions to super PACs from Jan. 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012. The analysis found that a disproportionate amount of contributions comes from a few states:  Read more

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Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Dick Durbin[D-IL]240
Mazie Hirono[D-HI]212
Barbara Boxer[D-CA]210
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl Grijalva[D-AZ]405
Jan Schakowsky[D-IL]352
Sheila Jackson Lee[D-TX]340

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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.