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Senators Voting Yes on Syria Resolution Received 83% More Money From Defense Industry

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September 5, 2013The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 10-7 yesterday to approve a resolution authorizing the President to use military force in Syria. The resolution would allow the President to use the Armed Forces of the United States in Syria "as he determines to be necessary and appropriate in a limited and specified manner."

How much money have members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee received from defense contractors and other defense interests? Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
U.S.-Cuba Democracy PAC$1,204,2000
NORPAC$1,008,2352

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Dick Durbin[D-IL]374
Bob Menéndez[D-NJ]351
Ben Cardin[D-MD]329
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Jim McGovern[D-MA]582
Sheila Jackson Lee[D-TX]531
Barbara Lee[D-CA]516

Key Industries

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.