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Money & Politics Blog: TV ads reviled, but effective

On Election Day, capping off months of record spending on federal and state political campaigns, reporters from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism visited some Madison polling places to ask voters about the role of money in politics.

Their reactions, like the ads themselves, were mostly negative. Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
SXP Analytics$30,6000
International Brotherhood of Teamsters$01
United Transportation Union$05

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Lena Taylor[D-WI]274
Dale Schultz[R-WI]176
Dave Hansen[D-WI]160
AssemblymembersParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Alvin Ott[R-WI]223
Terese Berceau[D-WI]222
Ed Brooks[R-WI]172

Key Industries

Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2009 through the present. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.