Dec. 17, 2010 -- The New York Times reports that Rep. Paul Ryan has been tapped by Republican leadership to head the House Budget Committee in the 112th Congress. Ryan represents Wisconsin's 1st District, which includes Burlington and Kenosha. Rep. Ryan is currently the ranking minority member on the Budget Committee.
The following are the top ten contributors to Ryan's campaign by interest group:
|Securities & Investment||$212,350|
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$59,050|
|Oil & Gas||$45,750|
|Public Sector Unions||$94,500|
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).