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Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, May-June, 2010, Pages 27-29

Election Watch

PRO-ISRAEL PAC CONTRIBUTIONS TO 2010 CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES

StateOfficeDistrictCandidatePartyStatus2009 Cont.Career TotalCommittees
Alabama S Shelby, Richard C.*R I 5,000 199,825 A (D, HS)
 H 2 Bright, Bobby N., Sr.D I 2,500 8,500 AS
 H 3 Rogers, MichaelR I 2,500 18,325 AS, HS, I
 H 5 Parker, Wayne, Jr.R I 2,500 7,500  
 H 6 Bachus, SpencerR I 2,500 17,000  
AlaskaS Murkowski, Lisa*R I 7,500 61,100 A (HS)
ArizonaS McCain, John*R I 2,000 177,500 AS, HS, I
 H 1 Kirkpatrick, AnnD I 2,000 5,000 HS
 H 5 Mitchell, Harry E.D I 2,000 8,000  
 H 8 Giffords, GabrielleD I 7,500 38,224 AS, FR
ArkansasS Lincoln, Blanche*D I 18,500 62,027  
CaliforniaS Boxer, Barbara*D I 11,000 239,794 C, FR (NE)
 H 8 Pelosi, NancyD I 11,500 114,300 Speaker of the House
 H 11 McNerney, JerryD I 2,000 15,000 C
 H 27 Sherman, BradD I 4,000 63,930 FR (NE)
 H 28 Berman, HowardD I 12,000 101,050 FR
 H 29 Schiff, AdamD I 3,500 62,917 A (FO), I
 H 31 Becerra, XavierD I 1,000 3,000 B, W
 H 32 Cedillo, GilbertD O 2,000 2,000  
 H 33 Watson, Diane E.D N 1,000 13,500 FR
 H 36 Harman, JaneD I 3,000 106,771 C, HS
 H 47 Sanchez, LorettaD I 4,000 55,200 AS, HS
 H 47 Tran, VanR C 1,000 1,000  
 H 51 Filner, BobD I 1,000 91,514  
ColoradoS Udall, Mark E.D I 1,000 48,250 AS
 H 4 Markey, Elizabeth H.D I 2,000 9,100  
ConnecticutS Dodd, Christopher*D N 13,000 247,178 FR (NE)
 S Lieberman, JosephInd. I 1,500 367,851 AS, HS
DelawareS Carper, ThomasD I 1,000 37,600 HS
FloridaS Meek, Kendrick*#D O 5,000 26,500 W
 H 2 Boyd, F. Allen, Jr.D I 5,000 14,700 A (D), B
 H 6 Stearns, Clifford B.R I 3,000 13,500 C
 H 8 Grayson, Alan MarkD I 3,000 5,000  
 H 15 Posey, BillR I 1,000 1,000  
 H 18 Ros-Lehtinen, IleanaR I 36,500 200,240 FR
 H 19 Deutch, TheodoreD O 1,000 1,000  
 H 19 Wexler, RobertD N 500 33,750  
 H 20 Wasserman Schultz, DebbieD I 5,500 37,300  
 H 21 Diaz-Balart, LincolnR N 500 58,000  
 H 22 Klein, RonD I 7,500 55,024 FR (NE)
 H 23 Hastings, AlceeD I 15,000 85,850 I
 H 24 Kosmas, SuzanneD I 2,000 4,000  
GeorgiaS Isakson, Johnny*R I 16,000 41,500 C, FR (NE)
 H 6 Price, Thomas E.R I 1,000 2,000  
 H 12 Barrow, John J.D I 500 49,074 C
HawaiiS Inouye, Daniel K.*D I 49,000 254,425 A (D, FO, HS), C
IdahoH 1 Minnick, Walter C.D I 500 3,500  
IllinoisS Kirk, Mark S.*#R O 42,604 263,686 A (FO, HS)
 H 3 Lipinski, Daniel W.D I -750 4,900  
 H 5 Feigenholtz, SaraD C 2,000 2,000  
 H 9 Schakowsky, Janice D.D I 1,145 31,145 C, I
 H 11 Halvorson, DeborahD I 3,000 13,500  
 H 13 Biggert, JudyR I 3,000 13,227  
 H 14 Foster, G. William (Bill)D I 1,500 6,500  
 H 17 Hare, Philip G.D I 2,500 13,650  
 H 18 Schock, Aaron J.R I 2,500 9,000  
IndianaS Bayh, Evan*D N 29,000 113,250 AS
 H 5 Burton, Dan L.R I 15,000 135,500 FR (NE)
 H 6 Pence, MikeR I 14,500 72,250 FR
 H 9 Hill, Baron P.D I 3,500 37,465 C
IowaS Grassley, Charles E.*R I 8,500 149,823 B
KansasS Moran, Jerry*#R O 3,500 3,500  
KentuckyS Bunning, Jim*R N 10,940 100,690 B
 S Grayson, C.M. (Trey)*R O 2,500 2,500  
LouisianaS Vitter, David*R I 25,500 67,000 AS, C
 S Landrieu, MaryD I -1,000 205,389 A (FO, HS), HS
 H 1 Scalise, SteveR I 4,500 14,500 C
 H 2 Cao, Anh (Joseph)R I 5,000 5,000 HS
 H 4 Fleming, John C., Jr.R I 2,500 5,000 AS
 H 5 Alexander, RodneyR I 2,500 13,500 A
 H 6 Cassidy, WilliamR I 2,500 2,500  
MaineS Collins, SusanR I 1,000 109,000 A, AS, HS
 H 2 Michaud, Michael H.D I 1,500 11,750  
MarylandS Mikulski, Barbara*D I 21,000 198,599 A (D, FO, HS), I
 H 4 Edwards, DonnaD I 2,500 3,500  
 H 5 Hoyer, Steny H.D I 21,000 214,275 House Majority Ldr.
 H 7 Cummings, ElijahD I 2,000 22,500  
MassachusettsS Coakley, Martha” D O 12,000 12,000  
MichiganH 7 Schauer, Mark H.D I 2,000 6,500  
 H 9 Peters, GaryD I 4,500 11,500  
 H 11 McCotter, Thaddeus G.R I 1,000 13,500  
 H 12 Levin, Sander M.D I 1,000 129,727 W
MinnesotaS Franken, AlD I 3,000 5,680  
 H 2 Kline, John P.R I 3,000 17,500 AS
MissouriS Blunt, Roy*#R O 18,000 63,850 C, I
 S Carnahan, Robin*D O 5,000 5,000  
 H 3 Carnahan, RussD I 2,500 18,600 FR (NE)
 H 4 Skelton, IkeD I 4,000 92,450 AS
MontanaS Burns, ConradR N -1,000 210,210  
NevadaS Reid, Harry*D I 54,000 374,301 I
 H 1 Berkley, ShelleyD I 19,500 309,555 FR (NE), W
New HampshireS Ayotte, Kelly A*R O 5,000 5,000  
 S Hodes, Paul W.*#D O 10,500 32,137  
 H 1 Shea-Porter, CarolD I 2,000 4,000 AS
New JerseyS Lautenberg, Frank R.D I 1,000 503,578 A (FO, HS), C
 H 1 Andrews, RobertD I 10,500 73,525 AS, B
 H 2 LoBiondo, Frank A.R I 2,000 24,750 AS
 H 3 Adler, John H.D I 4,000 7,000  
 H 7 Lance, LeonardR I 2,000 7,000  
 H 9 Rothman, Steven R.D I 3,500 77,003 A (D, FO, HS)
 H 13 Sires, AlbioD I 1,000 1,000 FR
New MexicoH 1 Heinrich, MartinD I 4,000 9,000 AS
 H 2 Teague, HarryD I 2,000 4,000  
New YorkS Gillibrand, Kirsten*” D I 10,200 26,450 FR
 S Schumer, Charles*D I 6,000 63,635  
 H 2 Israel, SteveD I 10,500 49,059 A (FO)
 H 3 King, Peter T.R I 1,000 26,500 HS, I
 H 5 Ackerman, Gary L.D I 3,850 54,350 FR (NE)
 H 7 Crowley, JosephD I 1,000 94,657 FR (NE), W
 H 13 McMahon, Michael E.D I 4,000 6,000 FR (NE)
 H 17 Engel, EliotD I 7,000 242,418 C, FR (NE)
 H 18 Lowey, Nita M.D I 5,500 154,738 A (HS)
 H 20 Murphy, Scott M.D I 5,250 5,250 AS
 H 20 Tedisco, James” R O 2,500 2,500  
 H 23 Owens, WilliamD I 5,000 5,000 AS, HS
 H 23 Scozzafava, Dierdre K.” R N 1,500 1,500  
 H 24 Arcuri, Michael A.D I 4,000 16,000  
 H 29 Massa, Eric J.J.D N 10 11,110 AS, HS
North CarolinaS Burr, Richard*R I 2,500 13,250 AS, I
North DakotaS Dorgan, Byron L.*D N 47,000 186,350 A (D), C
OhioS Fisher, Lee Irwin*D O 5,000 5,000  
 H 1 Chabot, SteveR C 3,000 16,500  
 H 1 Driehaus, Steven L.D I 2,000 4,000  
 H 8 Boehner, JohnR I 14,500 71,500 House Rep. Ldr.
 H 13 Sutton, Betty S.D I 1,000 8,000 C
 H 14 LaTourette, Steve C.R I 1,000 25,500 A
 H 15 Kilroy, Mary JoD I 1,012 11,012 HS
 H 15 Stivers, Steve E.R C -1,000 5,000  
 H 16 Boccieri, John A.D I 1,000 3,000  
OregonS Wyden, Ron*D I 41,500 319,062 B, I
 S Merkley, Jeffrey AlanD I 12,500 21,600 B
PennsylvaniaS Sestak, Joseph A., Jr.*#D C 500 22,500 AS
 S Specter, Arlen*D I 36,500 539,973 A(D,FO,HS)
 S Toomey, Patrick J.*R C 2,500 3,250  
 H 3 Dahlkemper, KathleenD I 2,000 4,000  
 H 6 Cohen, Howard A.R C 1,000 1,000  
 H 6 Pike, Douglas A.D C 1,000 1,000  
 H 8 Murphy, Patrick J.D I 4,000 22,600 AS, I
 H 13 Schwartz, Allyson Y.D I 500 44,650 B, W
 H 15 Dent, Charles W.R I 1,000 9,250 HS
South CarolinaS DeMint, Jim*R I 3,720 28,220 C, FR
South DakotaS Thune, John*R I 26,500 40,730 AS, C
TennesseeH 9 Cohen, Steve I.D I 2,000 19,000  
TexasH 16 Reyes, SilvestreD I 21,000 22,000 AS, I
 H 23 Rodriguez, Ciro D.D I 3,500 14,500 A (HS)
UtahS Bennett, Robert*R I 34,000 133,250 A (D, FO), HS
 H 3 Chaffetz, JasonR I 2,000 2,000  
VermontS Leahy, Patrick*D I 16,711 134,911 A (D, FO, HS)
VirginiaS Warner, Mark R.D I -4,000 36,500 B, C
 H 2 Nye, Glenn Carlyle, IIID I 4,000 4,000 AS
 H 5 Perriello, Thomas S.D I 2,500 3,500  
 H 7 Cantor, EricR I 24,500 200,730 W
 H 11 Connolly, GerryD I 2,000 5,000 B, FR (NE)
WashingtonS Murray, Patty*D I 19,000 182,293 A (D, HS), B
WisconsinS Feingold, Russell D.*D I 38,000 182,310 B, FR (NE), I
 H 7 Obey, David R.D I 1,000 161,600 A
 H 8 Kagen, Steven L.D I 2,000 22,500  

2009 Total Contributions: $ 1,139,692

Total Contributions (1978-2009): $48,989,535

Total No. of Recipients (1978-2009): 2,198

KEY: The "Career Total" column represents the total amount of pro-Israel PAC money received from Jan. 1, 1978 through July 31, 2008. S=Senate, H=House of Representatives. Party affiliation: D=Democrat, R=Republican, Ref=Reform, DFL=Democratic Farmers Labor, Ind=Independent, Lib=Libertarian. Status: C=Challenger, I=Incumbent, N=Not Running, O=Open Seat (no incumbent). *=Senate election year, #=House member running for Senate seat, ” =Special Election. Committees: A=Appropriations (D=Defense subcommittee, FO=Foreign Operations subcommittee, HS=Homeland Security, NS=National Security subcommittee), AS=Armed Services, B=Budget, C=Commerce, FR=Foreign Relations (NE=Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs subcommittee), HS=Homeland Security, I=Intelligence, IR=International Relations, NS=National Security, W=Ways and Means. "-" indicates money returned by candidate, "0" that all money received was returned, "[]" = independent expenditures on behalf of candidate (not included in candidate totals).