Congressional Junket Front-Page News Unless It’s a Trip to Israel

The ongoing controversy regarding Representative Charles Rangel (D, NY-15) and trips to the Caribbean in 2007 and 2008 has refreshed the discourse on privately funded congressional travel. Following the Jack Abramoff scandal of 2006 stricter limits were adopted by the House in order to expose and prevent corporate-sponsored junkets. The new ethics rules stipulated that members could not accept trip funding from non-profits that had received corporate donations, which would constitute lobbying.

Rep. Rangel was investigated for having violated these rules by attending conferences in St. Maarten sponsored by the Carib News Foundation. Major corporations, including Citigroup and Pfizer, however, appear to have earmarked donations to Carib News specifically for the trips. Rep. Rangel’s staff was apparently aware of the connection between the corporations and Carib News, whereas Rep. Rangel maintains that he was never informed of such a link. Therein lies the debate: Is Rep. Rangel to be held accountable for the improper conduct of his staff?

The case, moreover, exposes the inconsistencies of the ethics rules constraining congressional behavior. The rules intend to restrict the influence of lobbyists; however, they do nothing to constrain so-called “educational” organizations. Under the current rules, a non-profit like the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF) is considered an independent entity from its parent group the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which self-identifies as “America’s Pro-Israel Lobby.”

Under this arrangement we are to assume that AIPAC’s hard-line, rightist views of the Arab-Israeli conflict have not once influenced the “education” imparted on the 480 trips (at a cost of $4,024,845) sponsored by AIEF since Jan. 2000. Unfortunately, the link between AIEF’s “educational” efforts and AIPAC’s lobbying are as obvious as they appear. Members and staffers participating in the trips are bombarded by a one-sided distortion of reality. The perspectives generated by these “educational” sojourns rarely include moderate or left-leaning voices in Israel. When, if ever, was B’Tselem or Peace Now involved in the “education” process? Furthermore, the trips neglect the Palestinian perspective altogether.

A spade will always be a spade and a lobby will always be a lobby, whether or not it markets itself as an “educational” organization. Clearly, the ethics rules in place do not do enough to prevent the undue influence of lobbies on the legislative process.

For further information regarding trips sponsored by AIEF and similar groups please consult the following table: 

Rank Top Ten Members in Terms of Approved Trips Sponsored by Pro-Israel Groups Pro-Israel Groups Funded Travel* # of Trips Sponsored by Pro-Israel Groups*
1 Hoyer, Steny H (D, Maryland District 5 ) $142,426.02 17
2 Berkley, Shelley (D, Nevada District 1 ) $102,910.67 14
3 Blunt, Roy (R, Missouri District 7 ) $69,356.98 10
4 Kirk, Mark (R, Illinois District 10 ) $64,503.09 9
5 Green, Gene (D, Texas District 29 ) $50,527.94 4
6 Wexler, Robert (D, Florida District 19 ) $46,171.94 5
7 Pence, Mike (R, Indiana District 6 ) $45,288.05 5
8 Gohmert, Louis B Jr (R, Texas District 1 ) $44,753.60 3
9 Bachmann, Michele (R, Minnesota District 6 ) $44,381.14 3
10 Langevin, Jim (D, Rhode Island District 2 ) $43,302.15 7

Member Pro-Israel Groups Funded Travel* # of Trips Sponsored by Pro-Israel Groups*          
* - Trips are those approved, which includes all trips from office both by members and by staffers
               
Abercrombie, Neil (D, Hawaii District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Ackerman, Gary (D, New York District 5 ) $13,504.03 7          
Aderholt, Robert B (R, Alabama District 4 ) $0.00 0          
Adler, John H (D, New Jersey District 3 ) $18,235.00 1          
Akaka, Daniel K (D, Hawaii Senate) $4,610.00 1          
Akin, Todd (R, Missouri District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Alexander, Lamar (R, Tennessee Senate) $3,650.85 1          
Alexander, Rodney (R, Louisiana District 5 ) $15,763.13 2          
Altmire, Jason (D, Pennsylvania District 4 ) $13,656.90 1          
Andrews, Robert E (D, New Jersey District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Arcuri, Michael (D, New York District 24 ) $16,811.00 1          
Austria, Steve C (R, Ohio District 7 ) $7,325.84 1          
Baca, Joe (D, California District 43 ) $0.00 0          
Bachmann, Michele (R, Minnesota District 6 ) $44,381.14 3          
Bachus, Spencer (R, Alabama District 6 ) $2,588.40 1          
Baird, Brian (D, Washington District 3 ) $2,694.94 1          
Baldwin, Tammy (D, Wisconsin District 2 ) $23,918.83 2          
Barrasso, John A (R, Wyoming Senate) $36,555.99 2          
Barrett, Gresham (R, South Carolina District 3 ) $4,850.00 1          
Barrow, John (D, Georgia District 12 ) $12,484.35 2          
Bartlett, Roscoe G (R, Maryland District 6 ) $0.00 0          
Barton, Joe (R, Texas District 6 ) $0.00 0          
Baucus, Max (D, Montana Senate) $0.00 0          
Bayh, Evan (D, Indiana Senate) $5,435.23 2          
Bean, Melissa (D, Illinois District 8 ) $25,755.16 3          
Becerra, Xavier (D, California District 31 ) $13,234.49 2          
Begich, Mark (D, Alaska Senate) $0.00 0          
Bennet, Michael F (D, Colorado Senate) $0.00 0          
Bennett, Robert F (R, Utah Senate) $5,201.99 3          
Berkley, Shelley (D, Nevada District 1 ) $102,910.67 14          
Berman, Howard L (D, California District 28 ) $7,595.58 7          
Berry, Marion (D, Arkansas District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Biden, Joseph R Jr (D, Delaware Senate) $2,500.00 3          
Biggert, Judy (R, Illinois District 13 ) $18,853.62 2          
Bilbray, Brian P (R, California District 50 ) $0.00 0          
Bilirakis, Gus (R, Florida District 9 ) $10,391.01 1          
Bingaman, Jeff (D, New Mexico Senate) $0.00 0          
Bishop, Rob (R, Utah District 1 ) $14,376.98 1          
Bishop, Sanford D Jr (D, Georgia District 2 ) $7,639.28 2          
Bishop, Timothy H (D, New York District 1 ) $5,669.82 1          
Blackburn, Marsha (R, Tennessee District 7 ) $0.00 0          
Blumenauer, Earl (D, Oregon District 3 ) $0.00 0          
Blunt, Roy (R, Missouri District 7 ) $69,356.98 10          
Boccieri, John A (D, Ohio District 16 ) $0.00 0          
Boehner, John (R, Ohio District 8 ) $17,096.91 2          
Bond, Christopher "Kit" (R, Missouri Senate) $13,043.19 2          
Bonner, Jo (R, Alabama District 1 ) $17,297.85 2          
Bono Mack, Mary (R, California District 45 ) $0.00 0          
Boozman, John (R, Arkansas District 3 ) $13,746.69 2          
Bordallo, Madeleine Z (D, Guam At Large) $6,599.15 1          
Boren, Dan (D, Oklahoma District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Boswell, Leonard L (D, Iowa District 3 ) $8,690.55 1          
Boucher, Rick (D, Virginia District 9 ) $0.00 0          
Boustany, Charles W Jr (R, Louisiana District 7 ) $5,258.27 1          
Boxer, Barbara (D, California Senate) $5,422.96 2          
Boyd, Allen (D, Florida District 2 ) $14,682.09 3          
Brady, Kevin (R, Texas District 8 ) $0.00 0          
Brady, Robert A (D, Pennsylvania District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Braley, Bruce (D, Iowa District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Bright, Bobby (D, Alabama District 2 ) $16,249.04 1          
Broun, Paul Jr (R, Georgia District 10 ) $0.00 0          
Brown, Corrine (D, Florida District 3 ) $2,823.98 1          
Brown, Henry (R, South Carolina District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Brown, Scott (R, Massachusetts Senate) $0.00 0          
Brown, Sherrod (D, Ohio Senate) $0.00 0          
Brown-Waite, Ginny (R, Florida District 5 ) $28,533.14 2          
Brownback, Sam (R, Kansas Senate) $15,275.43 4          
Buchanan, Vernon (R, Florida District 13 ) $21,329.00 1          
Bunning, Jim (R, Kentucky Senate) $4,973.51 1          
Burgess, Michael (R, Texas District 26 ) $0.00 0          
Burr, Richard (R, North Carolina Senate) $0.00 0          
Burris, Roland (D, Illinois Senate) $0.00 0          
Burton, Dan (R, Indiana District 5 ) $3,161.50 1          
Butterfield, G K (D, North Carolina District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Buyer, Steve (R, Indiana District 4 ) $0.00 0          
Byrd, Robert C (D, West Virginia Senate) $0.00 0          
Calvert, Ken (R, California District 44 ) $0.00 0          
Camp, Dave (R, Michigan District 4 ) $5,537.60 1          
Campbell, John (R, California District 48 ) $0.00 0          
Cantor, Eric (R, Virginia District 7 ) $129,054.90 17          
Cantwell, Maria (D, Washington Senate) $7,493.74 2          
Cao, Joseph (R, Louisiana District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Capito, Shelley Moore (R, West Virginia District 2 ) $13,791.22 1          
Capps, Lois (D, California District 23 ) $0.00 0          
Capuano, Michael E (D, Massachusetts District 8 ) $9,271.80 2          
Cardin, Ben (D, Maryland Senate) $0.00 0          
Cardoza, Dennis (D, California District 18 ) $13,849.45 3          
Carnahan, Russ (D, Missouri District 3 ) $21,278.41 2          
Carney, Chris (D, Pennsylvania District 10 ) $5,258.27 1          
Carper, Tom (D, Delaware Senate) $11,046.74 2          
Carson, Andre (D, Indiana District 7 ) $0.00 0          
Carter, John (R, Texas District 31 ) $20,859.13 2          
Casey, Bob (D, Pennsylvania Senate) $5,816.00 1          
Cassidy, Bill (R, Louisiana District 6 ) $0.00 0          
Castle, Michael N (R, Delaware District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Castor, Kathy (D, Florida District 11 ) $0.00 0          
Chaffetz, Jason (R, Utah District 3 ) $15,813.47 1          
Chambliss, Saxby (R, Georgia Senate) $6,999.91 2          
Chandler, Ben (D, Kentucky District 6 ) $0.00 0          
Childers, Travis W (D, Mississippi District 1 ) $15,449.04 1          
Christian-Christensen, Donna (D, Virgin Islands At Large) $0.00 0          
Chu, Judy (D, California District 32 ) $0.00 0          
Clarke, Yvette D (D, New York District 11 ) $0.00 0          
Clay, William L Jr (D, Missouri District 1 ) $2,694.94 1          
Cleaver, Emanuel (D, Missouri District 5 ) $0.00 0          
Clyburn, James E (D, South Carolina District 6 ) $25,065.52 4          
Coble, Howard (R, North Carolina District 6 ) $0.00 0          
Coburn, Tom (R, Oklahoma Senate) $0.00 0          
Cochran, Thad (R, Mississippi Senate) $8,364.76 2          
Coffman, Mike (R, Colorado District 6 ) $14,624.33            
Cohen, Stephen Ira (D, Tennessee District 9 ) $10,444.86 1          
Cole, Tom (R, Oklahoma District 4 ) $7,705.02 2          
Collins, Susan M (R, Maine Senate) $8,387.92 3          
Conaway, Mike (R, Texas District 11 ) $21,495.70 1          
Connolly, Gerry (D, Virginia District 11 )              
Conrad, Kent (D, North Dakota Senate) $0.00 0          
Conyers, John Jr (D, Michigan District 14 ) $0.00 0          
Cooper, Jim (D, Tennessee District 5 ) $0.00 0          
Corker, Bob (R, Tennessee Senate) $0.00 0          
Cornyn, John (R, Texas Senate) $11,922.83 4          
Costa, Jim (D, California District 20 ) $14,623.94 2          
Costello, Jerry F (D, Illinois District 12 ) $3,877.00 2          
Courtney, Joe (D, Connecticut District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Crapo, Mike (R, Idaho Senate) $8,690.62 1          
Crenshaw, Ander (R, Florida District 4 ) $0.00 0          
Crowley, Joseph (D, New York District 7 ) $37,670.20 10          
Cuellar, Henry (D, Texas District 28 ) $0.00 0          
Culberson, John (R, Texas District 7 ) $0.00 0          
Cummings, Elijah E (D, Maryland District 7 ) $3,151.25 1          
Dahlkemper, Kathleen (D, Pennsylvania District 3 ) $0.00 0          
Davis, Artur (D, Alabama District 7 ) $12,499.46 10          
Davis, Danny K (D, Illinois District 7 ) $14,838.20 3          
Davis, Geoff (R, Kentucky District 4 ) $24,626.40 1          
Davis, Lincoln (D, Tennessee District 4 ) $15,446.04 1          
Davis, Susan A (D, California District 53 ) $14,039.70 2          
Deal, Nathan (R, Georgia District 9 ) $0.00 0          
DeFazio, Peter (D, Oregon District 4 ) $0.00 0          
DeGette, Diana (D, Colorado District 1 ) $8,646.81 1          
Delahunt, Bill (D, Massachusetts District 10 ) $2,587.90 1          
DeLauro, Rosa L (D, Connecticut District 3 ) $3,292.00 1          
DeMint, James W (R, South Carolina Senate) $18,324.36 2          
Dent, Charlie (R, Pennsylvania District 15 ) $17,112.40 1          
Diaz-Balart, Lincoln (R, Florida District 21 ) $0.00 0          
Diaz-Balart, Mario (R, Florida District 25 ) $3,761.56 1          
Dicks, Norm (D, Washington District 6 ) $2,131.06 1          
Dingell, John D (D, Michigan District 15 ) $0.00 0          
Dodd, Chris (D, Connecticut Senate) $2,323.04 2          
Doggett, Lloyd (D, Texas District 25 ) $0.00 0          
Donnelly, Joe (D, Indiana District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Dorgan, Byron L (D, North Dakota Senate) $0.00 0          
Doyle, Mike (D, Pennsylvania District 14 ) $2,131.00 1          
Dreier, David (R, California District 26 ) $7,680.99 1          
Driehaus, Steve (D, Ohio District 1 ) $9,401.02 1          
Duncan, John J (Jimmy) Jr (R, Tennessee District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Durbin, Dick (D, Illinois Senate) $5,459.45 3          
Edwards, Chet (D, Texas District 17 ) $0.00 0          
Edwards, Donna (D, Maryland District 4 ) $0.00 0          
Ehlers, Vernon J (R, Michigan District 3 ) $0.00 0          
Ellison, Keith (D, Minnesota District 5 ) $22,023.89 2          
Ellsworth, Brad (D, Indiana District 8 ) $15,437.04 1          
Emerson, Jo Ann (R, Missouri District 8 ) $0.00 0          
Engel, Eliot L (D, New York District 17 ) $28,854.98 9          
Ensign, John (R, Nevada Senate) $2,828.98 1          
Enzi, Mike (R, Wyoming Senate) $0.00 0          
Eshoo, Anna (D, California District 14 ) $0.00 0          
Etheridge, Bob (D, North Carolina District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Faleomavaega, Eni F H (D, American Samoa At Large) $32,598.15 2          
Fallin, Mary (R, Oklahoma District 5 ) $23,937.93 2          
Farr, Sam (D, California District 17 ) $6,340.72 1          
Fattah, Chaka (D, Pennsylvania District 2 ) $4,973.84 1          
Feingold, Russ (D, Wisconsin Senate) $0.00 0          
Feinstein, Dianne (D, California Senate) $2,694.95 1          
Filner, Bob (D, California District 51 ) $0.00 0          
Flake, Jeff (R, Arizona District 6 ) $11,584.20 1          
Fleming, John Calvin Jr (R, Louisiana District 4 ) $21,134.56 2          
Forbes, J Randy (R, Virginia District 4 ) $11,780.00 1          
Fortenberry, Jeffrey Lane (R, Nebraska District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Foster, Bill (D, Illinois District 14 ) $18,955.50 1          
Foxx, Virginia (R, North Carolina District 5 ) $18,291.52 2          
Frank, Barney (D, Massachusetts District 4 ) $7,146.82 5          
Franken, Al (D, Minnesota Senate)              
Franks, Trent (R, Arizona District 2 ) $21,359.70 1          
Frelinghuysen, Rodney (R, New Jersey District 11 ) $0.00 0          
Fudge, Marcia L (D, Ohio District 11 ) $0.00 0          
Gallegly, Elton (R, California District 24 ) $0.00 0          
Garamendi, John (D, California District 10 )              
Garrett, Scott (R, New Jersey District 5 ) $9,559.62 1          
Gerlach, Jim (R, Pennsylvania District 6 ) $7,942.00 1          
Giffords, Gabrielle (D, Arizona District 8 ) $15,049.12 2          
Gillibrand, Kirsten (D, New York Senate)              
Gingrey, Phil (R, Georgia District 11 ) $9,716.84 1          
Gohmert, Louis B Jr (R, Texas District 1 ) $44,753.60 3          
Gonzalez, Charlie A (D, Texas District 20 ) $3,570.29 1          
Goodlatte, Bob (R, Virginia District 6 ) $14,589.49 1          
Gordon, Bart (D, Tennessee District 6 ) $0.00 0          
Graham, Lindsey (R, South Carolina Senate) $14,360.74 2          
Granger, Kay (R, Texas District 12 ) $0.00 0          
Grassley, Chuck (R, Iowa Senate) $4,352.28 1          
Graves, Sam (R, Missouri District 6 ) $0.00 0          
Grayson, Alan (D, Florida District 8 ) $0.00 0          
Green, Al (D, Texas District 9 ) $5,452.47 1          
Green, Gene (D, Texas District 29 ) $50,527.94 4          
Gregg, Judd (R, New Hampshire Senate) $0.00 0          
Griffith, Parker (D, Alabama District 5 ) $15,449.04 1          
Grijalva, Raul M (D, Arizona District 7 ) $0.00 0          
Guthrie, Steven Brett (R, Kentucky District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Gutierrez, Luis V (D, Illinois District 4 ) $10,906.00 1          
Hagan, Kay R (D, North Carolina Senate) $0.00 0          
Hall, John (D, New York District 19 ) $3,200.00 1          
Hall, Ralph M (R, Texas District 4 ) $0.00 0          
Halvorson, Deborah (D, Illinois District 11 ) $24,850.27 2          
Hare, Phil (D, Illinois District 17 ) $15,586.41 2          
Harkin, Tom (D, Iowa Senate) $0.00 0          
Harman, Jane (D, California District 36 ) $5,293.60 1          
Harper, Gregg (R, Mississippi District 3 ) $22,230.53 2          
Hastings, Alcee L (D, Florida District 23 ) $4,490.28 1          
Hastings, Doc (R, Washington District 4 ) $24,753.40 2          
Hatch, Orrin G (R, Utah Senate) $0.00 0          
Heinrich, Martin (D, New Mexico District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Heller, Dean (R, Nevada District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Hensarling, Jeb (R, Texas District 5 ) $7,358.99 1          
Herger, Wally (R, California District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie (D, South Dakota District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Higgins, Brian M (D, New York District 27 ) $7,607.37 2          
Hill, Baron (D, Indiana District 9 ) $12,077.03 3          
Himes, Jim (D, Connecticut District 4 ) $18,131.04 1          
Hinchey, Maurice (D, New York District 22 ) $9,219.00 3          
Hinojosa, Ruben (D, Texas District 15 ) $0.00 0          
Hirono, Mazie K (D, Hawaii District 2 ) $12,258.26 1          
Hodes, Paul W (D, New Hampshire District 2 ) $19,159.40 1          
Hoekstra, Peter (R, Michigan District 2 ) $10,214.00 1          
Holden, Tim (D, Pennsylvania District 17 ) $0.00 0          
Holt, Rush (D, New Jersey District 12 ) $0.00 0          
Honda, Mike (D, California District 15 ) $9,185.43 2          
Hoyer, Steny H (D, Maryland District 5 ) $142,426.02 17          
Hunter, Duncan D (R, California District 52 )              
Hutchison, Kay Bailey (R, Texas Senate) $0.00 0          
Inglis, Bob (R, South Carolina District 4 ) $0.00 0          
Inhofe, James M (R, Oklahoma Senate) $0.00 0          
Inouye, Daniel K (D, Hawaii Senate) $0.00 0          
Inslee, Jay R (D, Washington District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Isakson, Johnny (R, Georgia Senate) $20,156.06 2          
Israel, Steve (D, New York District 2 ) $40,263.08 10          
Issa, Darrell (R, California District 49 ) $4,217.20 1          
Jackson Lee, Sheila (D, Texas District 18 )              
Jackson, Jesse Jr (D, Illinois District 2 ) $24,218.37 4          
Jenkins, Lynn (R, Kansas District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Johanns, Michael O (R, Nebraska Senate) $0.00 0          
Johnson, Eddie Bernice (D, Texas District 30 ) $0.00 0          
Johnson, Hank (D, Georgia District 4 ) $5,452.47 1          
Johnson, Sam (R, Texas District 3 ) $0.00 0          
Johnson, Tim (D, South Dakota Senate) $6,840.00 2          
Johnson, Timothy V (R, Illinois District 15 ) $8,241.29 2          
Jones, Walter B Jr (R, North Carolina District 3 ) $0.00 0          
Jordan, James D (R, Ohio District 4 ) $14,757.74 1          
Kagen, Steve (D, Wisconsin District 8 ) $0.00 0          
Kanjorski, Paul E (D, Pennsylvania District 11 ) $0.00 0          
Kaptur, Marcy (D, Ohio District 9 ) $0.00 0          
Kennedy, Patrick J (D, Rhode Island District 1 ) $5,452.47 1          
Kerry, John (D, Massachusetts Senate) $0.00 0          
Kildee, Dale E (D, Michigan District 5 ) $0.00 0          
Kilpatrick, Carolyn Cheeks (D, Michigan District 13 ) $0.00 0          
Kilroy, Mary Jo (D, Ohio District 15 )              
Kind, Ron (D, Wisconsin District 3 ) $0.00 0          
King, Pete (R, New York District 3 ) $11,156.84 2          
King, Steven A (R, Iowa District 5 ) $14,140.69 2          
Kingston, Jack (R, Georgia District 1 ) $20,347.00 1          
Kirk, Mark (R, Illinois District 10 ) $64,503.09 9          
Kirk, Paul (D, Massachusetts Senate) $0.00 0          
Kirkpatrick, Ann (D, Arizona District 1 ) $18,919.44 1          
Kissell, Larry (D, North Carolina District 8 ) $0.00 0          
Klein, Ron (D, Florida District 22 ) $0.00 0          
Kline, John (R, Minnesota District 2 ) $8,378.65 2          
Klobuchar, Amy (D, Minnesota Senate)              
Kohl, Herb (D, Wisconsin Senate) $0.00 0          
Kosmas, Suzanne (D, Florida District 24 ) $10,075.72 1          
Kratovil, Frank M Jr (D, Maryland District 1 ) $16,019.44 1          
Kucinich, Dennis J (D, Ohio District 10 ) $0.00 0          
Kyl, Jon (R, Arizona Senate) $15,866.15 7          
Lamborn, Douglas L (R, Colorado District 5 ) $22,394.72 1          
Lance, Leonard (R, New Jersey District 7 ) $18,375.74 1          
Landrieu, Mary L (D, Louisiana Senate) $0.00 0          
Langevin, Jim (D, Rhode Island District 2 ) $43,302.15 7          
Larsen, Rick (D, Washington District 2 ) $6,598.55 1          
Larson, John B (D, Connecticut District 1 ) $8,690.92 1          
Latham, Tom (R, Iowa District 4 ) $0.00 0          
LaTourette, Steven C (R, Ohio District 14 ) $0.00 0          
Latta, Robert E (R, Ohio District 5 ) $19,003.74 1          
Lautenberg, Frank R (D, New Jersey Senate) $11,919.83 3          
Leahy, Patrick (D, Vermont Senate) $0.00 0          
Lee, Barbara (D, California District 9 ) $5,968.63 2          
Lee, Christopher J (R, New York District 26 ) $15,024.74 1          
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Lucas, Frank D (R, Oklahoma District 3 ) $0.00 0          
Luetkemeyer, Blaine (R, Missouri District 9 ) $14,464.36 1          
Lugar, Richard G (R, Indiana Senate) $0.00 0          
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Lummis, Cynthia Marie (R, Wyoming District 1 ) $0.00 0          
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Mack, Connie (R, Florida District 14 ) $0.00 1          
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Matsui, Doris O (D, California District 5 ) $0.00 0          
McCain, John (R, Arizona Senate) $0.00 0          
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McCarthy, Kevin (R, California District 22 ) $0.00 0          
McCaskill, Claire (D, Missouri Senate) $0.00 0          
McCaul, Michael (R, Texas District 10 ) $0.00 0          
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McCollum, Betty (D, Minnesota District 4 ) $0.00 0          
McConnell, Mitch (R, Kentucky Senate) $7,358.19 2          
McCotter, Thad (R, Michigan District 11 ) $0.00 0          
McDermott, Jim (D, Washington District 7 ) $10,522.00 1          
McGovern, James P (D, Massachusetts District 3 ) $0.00 0          
McHenry, Patrick (R, North Carolina District 10 ) $10,280.60 1          
McIntyre, Mike (D, North Carolina District 7 ) $0.00 0          
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McMahon, Michael E (D, New York District 13 ) $0.00 0          
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Meeks, Gregory W (D, New York District 6 ) $12,925.23 5          
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Mikulski, Barbara A (D, Maryland Senate) $4,508.24 2          
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Miller, George (D, California District 7 ) $0.00 0          
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Napolitano, Grace (D, California District 38 ) $0.00 0          
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Nelson, Bill (D, Florida Senate) $0.00 0          
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Nye, Glenn (D, Virginia District 2 ) $9,401.02 1          
Oberstar, James L (D, Minnesota District 8 ) $0.00 0          
Obey, David R (D, Wisconsin District 7 ) $0.00 0          
Olson, Pete (R, Texas District 22 ) $23,295.91 2          
Olver, John W (D, Massachusetts District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Ortiz, Solomon P (D, Texas District 27 ) $0.00 0          
Owens, Bill (D, New York District 23 )              
Pallone, Frank Jr (D, New Jersey District 6 ) $15,587.50 3          
Pascrell, Bill Jr (D, New Jersey District 8 ) $5,258.27 2          
Pastor, Ed (D, Arizona District 4 ) $7,358.99 1          
Paul, Ron (R, Texas District 14 ) $0.00 0          
Paulsen, Erik (R, Minnesota District 3 ) $4,700.00 1          
Payne, Donald M (D, New Jersey District 10 ) $0.00 0          
Pelosi, Nancy (D, California District 8 ) $4,793.47 2          
Pence, Mike (R, Indiana District 6 ) $45,288.05 5          
Perlmutter, Edwin G (D, Colorado District 7 )              
Perriello, Tom (D, Virginia District 5 ) $0.00 0          
Peters, Gary (D, Michigan District 9 ) $18,971.42 1          
Peterson, Collin C (D, Minnesota District 7 ) $0.00 0          
Petri, Tom (R, Wisconsin District 6 ) $0.00 0          
Pierluisi, Pedro (3, Puerto Rico At Large) $0.00 0          
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Pitts, Joe (R, Pennsylvania District 16 ) $10,584.85 3          
Platts, Todd (R, Pennsylvania District 19 ) $0.00 0          
Poe, Ted (R, Texas District 2 ) $0.00 0          
Polis, Jared (D, Colorado District 2 )              
Pomeroy, Earl (D, North Dakota District 1 )              
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Price, David (D, North Carolina District 4 ) $3,650.85 1          
Price, Tom (R, Georgia District 6 ) $38,366.70 3          
Pryor, Mark (D, Arkansas Senate) $860.50 1          
Putnam, Adam H (R, Florida District 12 ) $9,426.94 2          
Quigley, Mike (D, Illinois District 5 ) $18,755.18 1          
Radanovich, George (R, California District 19 ) $0.00 0          
Rahall, Nick (D, West Virginia District 3 ) $0.00 0          
Rangel, Charles B (D, New York District 15 )              
Reed, Jack (D, Rhode Island Senate) $806.70 1          
Rehberg, Denny (R, Montana District 1 ) $4,168.67 1          
Reichert, Dave (R, Washington District 8 ) $0.00 0          
Reid, Harry (D, Nevada Senate) $19,279.56 4          
Reyes, Silvestre (D, Texas District 16 ) $0.00 0          
Richardson, Laura (D, California District 37 ) $22,211.50 1          
Risch, James E (R, Idaho Senate) $0.00 0          
Roberts, Pat (R, Kansas Senate) $8,967.82 2          
Rockefeller, Jay (D, West Virginia Senate) $610.00 1          
Rodriguez, Ciro D (D, Texas District 23 ) $3,570.89 1          
Roe, Phil (R, Tennessee District 1 ) $15,917.74 1          
Rogers, Hal (R, Kentucky District 5 ) $0.00 0          
Rogers, Mike (R, Michigan District 8 ) $10,608.60 1          
Rogers, Mike D (R, Alabama District 3 ) $0.00 0          
Rohrabacher, Dana (R, California District 46 ) $0.00 0          
Rooney, Tom (R, Florida District 16 ) $14,947.74 1          
Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana (R, Florida District 18 ) $36,314.16 6          
Roskam, Peter (R, Illinois District 6 ) $0.00 0          
Ross, Mike (D, Arkansas District 4 ) $20,185.79 2          
Rothman, Steven R (D, New Jersey District 9 ) $7,821.15 2          
Roybal-Allard, Lucille (D, California District 34 ) $0.00 0          
Royce, Ed (R, California District 40 ) $8,739.47 2          
Ruppersberger, Dutch (D, Maryland District 2 ) $16,374.78 1          
Rush, Bobby L (D, Illinois District 1 ) $0.00 0          
Ryan, Paul (R, Wisconsin District 1 ) $14,724.54 1          
Ryan, Tim (D, Ohio District 17 ) $13,016.40 3          
Salazar, John (D, Colorado District 3 ) $14,119.78 1          
Sanchez, Linda (D, California District 39 ) $5,809.05 1          
Sanchez, Loretta (D, California District 47 ) $21,004.85 6          
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Sarbanes, John (D, Maryland District 3 ) $0.00 0          
Scalise, Steve (R, Louisiana District 1 ) $9,155.87 1          
Schakowsky, Jan (D, Illinois District 9 ) $16,951.76 5          
Schauer, Mark (D, Michigan District 7 ) $0.00 0          
Schiff, Adam (D, California District 29 ) $5,573.93 2          
Schmidt, Jean (R, Ohio District 2 ) $20,278.90 1          
Schock, Aaron (R, Illinois District 18 ) $15,301.43 2          
Schrader, Kurt (D, Oregon District 5 )              
Schultz, Debbie Wasserman (D, Florida District 20 ) $10,881.27 7          
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Schwartz, Allyson (D, Pennsylvania District 13 ) $15,230.08 2          
Scott, David (D, Georgia District 13 ) $20,273.45 2          
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Sensenbrenner, F James Jr (R, Wisconsin District 5 ) $0.00 0          
Serrano, Jose E (D, New York District 16 ) $0.00 0          
Sessions, Jeff (R, Alabama Senate) $0.00 0          
Sessions, Pete (R, Texas District 32 ) $0.00 0          
Sestak, Joseph A Jr (D, Pennsylvania District 7 ) $0.00 0          
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Sherman, Brad (D, California District 27 ) $0.00 0          
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Skelton, Ike (D, Missouri District 4 ) $0.00 0          
Slaughter, Louise M (D, New York District 28 ) $0.00 0          
Smith, Adam (D, Washington District 9 ) $0.00 0          
Smith, Adrian (R, Nebraska District 3 ) $12,842.10 1          
Smith, Chris (R, New Jersey District 4 ) $0.00 0          
Smith, Lamar (R, Texas District 21 ) $0.00 0          
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Snyder, Vic (D, Arkansas District 2 ) $2,588.40 1          
Souder, Mark E (R, Indiana District 3 ) $21,469.70 1          
Space, Zachary T (D, Ohio District 18 ) $0.00 0          
Specter, Arlen (D, Pennsylvania Senate) $0.00 0          
Speier, Jackie (D, California District 12 ) $0.00 0          
Spratt, John M Jr (D, South Carolina District 5 ) $0.00 0          
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Stark, Pete (D, California District 13 )              
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Stupak, Bart (D, Michigan District 1 ) $4,352.28 1          
Sullivan, John (R, Oklahoma District 1 ) $5,422.42 1          
Sutton, Betty Sue (D, Ohio District 13 )              
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Taylor, Gene (D, Mississippi District 4 ) $0.00 0          
Teague, Harry (D, New Mexico District 2 )              
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Tester, Jon (D, Montana Senate) $0.00 0          
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Thompson, Glenn (R, Pennsylvania District 5 ) $16,629.92 1          
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Tsongas, Niki (D, Massachusetts District 5 )              
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Udall, Tom (D, New Mexico Senate) $0.00 0          
Upton, Fred (R, Michigan District 6 ) $3,476.20 1          
Van Hollen, Chris (D, Maryland District 8 ) $10,740.66 1          
Velazquez, Nydia M (D, New York District 12 ) $0.00 0          
Visclosky, Pete (D, Indiana District 1 ) $0.00 0          
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Waters, Maxine (D, California District 35 )              
Watson, Diane E (D, California District 33 )              
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Waxman, Henry A (D, California District 30 ) $33,467.72 4          
Webb, James (D, Virginia Senate) $0.00 0          
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Welch, Peter (D, Vermont District 1 ) $0.00 0          
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Wilson, Joe (R, South Carolina District 2 ) $29,964.04 3          
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Woolsey, Lynn (D, California District 6 ) $12,515.14 2          
Wu, David (D, Oregon District 1 ) $0.00 0          
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Yarmuth, John A (D, Kentucky District 3 ) $17,660.60 1          
Young, C W Bill (R, Florida District 10 )              
Young, Don (R, Alaska District 1 ) $0.00 0          
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