Former Senator Chuck Hagel, recently nominated for secretary of defense by President Barack Obama, represented Nebraska in the United States Senate from 1997 to 2009. Hagel, a Republican, would enter the Democratic president's incoming cabinet having received two Purple Hearts in the Vietnam War.
Data: A MapLight analysis of campaign contributions to Chuck Hagel from top industries and companies from January 1, 2001-December 31, 2008.
- In total, Hagel has received $2,438,895 in campaign contributions.
|Top 10 Interests Funding||Contributions|
|Banks & Credit||$185,650|
|Securities & Investment||$160,048|
|Oil & Gas||$76,850|
|Top 10 Organizations Funding||Contributions|
|Peter Kiewit Sons||$24,400|
|Level 3 Communications||$18,900|
|Service Employees International Union||$15,000|
|Mutual of Omaha||$14,470|
|American Bankers Association||$12,500|
Methodology: MapLight analysis of campaign contributions to Chuck Hagel from January 1, 2001-December 31, 2008. Data source: OpenSecrets.org. If you use MapLight data, please cite accordingly.