Dec. 17, 2010 -- Rep. John Kline, who represents Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, was chosen to lead the House Committee on Education and Labor according to the New York Times. Kline has served as the ranking minority member of the Education and Labor Committee since 2009.
The following are the top ten contributors to Kline's campaign by interest group:
|Banks and Credit||$46,408|
|Securities & Investment||$46,150|
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$31,200|
Rep. Kline will replace California Democrat George Miller as chair of the Education and Labor Committee.The following are the top ten contributors to Miller's campaign by interest group:
|Building Trade Unions||$78,650|
|Public Sector Unions||$53,165|
|General Labor Unions||$37,170|
Contributions above are for the last two years of available data, Oct 14, 2008 - Oct 13, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org).