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Five facts about money, guns, and the current Congress

  
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une 15, 2016 - Learn five interesting facts about money spent to influence the current Congress on bills to prevent terror suspects from purchasing guns and expand background checks for gun buyers.  Read more

Senators Who Voted Against Background Checks Received More Pro-Gun Contributions
Gun Control Bill Pulled from the Senate Floor

Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
National Rifle Association$3,953,29984

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Ed Markey[D-MA]48
Kirsten E. Gillibrand[D-NY]42
Dick Durbin[D-IL]41
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Eleanor Holmes Norton[D-DC]94
Sheila Jackson Lee[D-TX]93
Raúl M. Grijalva[D-AZ]87

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.