MapLight research on the influence of money and politics.
Pamela Behrsin | October 07, 2008
Oct. 7, 2008 - MAPLight.org's research department revealed that each House member voting 'Yes' on the Financial Bailout received, on average, 41% more money, or $213,766, from Banks and Securities Firms than those voting 'No, $152,125.For a full analysis and listing of how each legislator voted visit: http://www.maplight.org/map/us/bill/12867/N7DgM9/votes/vote-352731.
Pamela Behrsin | September 16, 2008
Media General News Service: Phone Giants Gave Liberally to Lawmakers During Wiretapping Debate by Neil Simon
Pamela Behrsin | June 27, 2008
CBS News: Dems Who Flipped On FISA Immunity See More Telecom Cash by Chris Frates – Politico: The Crypt Blog
Pamela Behrsin | June 25, 2008
June 23, 2008CBS NewsChris Frates, Politico: The Crypt Blog"House Democrats who flipped their votes to support retroactive immunity for telecom companies in last week’s FISA bill...
Pamela Behrsin | May 27, 2008
May 24, 2008Denver PostAnne C. MulkernTwo House members from Colorado who pushed passage of controversial farming legislation together reaped more than $390,000 in campaign contributions from businesses boosted by the bill.
Pamela Behrsin | April 07, 2008
Pamela Behrsin | April 02, 2008
March 21, 2008Wired NewsRyan Singel"The analysis found that from January 2005 to September 2007 AT&T, Sprint and Verizon PAC donations favored legislators who subsequently voted in March 2008 to help the companies escape their legal woes."