Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, May 2004, page 26

Pro-Israel PAC Contributions to 2004 Congressional Candidates

2004 Top Ten Career Recipients of Pro-Israel PAC Funds

House: Current Cycle

Berkley, Shelley (D-NV)
Hoyer, Steny (D-MD)
Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana (R-FL)
Lantos, Tom (D-CA)
Frost, Martin (D-TX)
DeLay, Tom (R-TX)
Hastert, J. Dennis (R-IL)
Lowey, Nita (D-NY)
Menendez, Robert (D-NJ)
Cantor, Eric (R-VA)

House: Career

Berkley, Shelley (D-NV)
Gephardt, Richard (D-MO)
Frost, Martin (D-TX)
Obey, David (D-WI)
Engel, Eliot (D-NY)
Levin, Sander (D-MI)
Lowey, Nita (D-NY)
Lantos, Tom (D-CA)
Hoyer, Steny (D-MD)
Gilman, Benjamin (R-NY)

$37,500
36,500
31,000
27,500
24,700
23,000
18,500
16,150
15,875
15,750

$203,855
172,295
158,814
149,100
129,418
112,727
105,238
103,150
91,275
84,543

 

Senate: Current Cycle

Boxer, Barbara (D-CA)
Daschle, Tom (D-SD)
Wyden, Ronald (D-OR)
Bennett, Robert (R-UT)
Murray, Patty (D-WA)
Specter, Arlen (R-PA)
Reid, Harry (D-NV)
Bayh, Evan (D-IN)
Shelby, Richard (R-AL)
Brownback, Samuel (R-KS)

Senate: Career

Levin, Carl (D-MI)
Daschle, Tom (D-SD)
Harkin, Tom (D-IA)
Specter, Arlen (R-PA)
Lautenberg, Frank (D-NJ)
McConnell, Mitch (R-KY)
Durbin, Richard (D-IL)
Baucus, Max (D-MT)
Reid, Harry (D-NV)
Bingaman, Jeff (D-NM)

$64,000
63,500
57,000
55,750
54,120
52,600
47,999
44,500
38,500
33,350

$657,887
526,635
520,450
434,223
433,806
368,675
324,171
317,348
301,801
261,425


Pro-Israel PAC Contributions to 2004 Congressional Candidates

            2003-2004    
State Office District Candidate Party Status Contributions Career Total Committees
Alabama S   Shelby, Richard* R I 38,500 193,325 A(FO)
  H 2 Everett, Terry R I 2,000 11,000 AS, I
  H 3 Rogers, Michael R I 3,000 6,000 AS
  H 4 Aderholt, Robert R I 2,000 13,500 A
  H 5 Cramer, Bud D I 1,000 44,800 A, I
  H 7 Davis, Artur D I 4,500 66,067 B
Alaska S   Murkowski, Frank R N 1,000 65,000
  S   Murkowski, Lisa* R I 23,600 23,600
  S   Stevens, Ted R I 1,000 68,200 A(D)
Arizona S   Kyl, Jon R I 1,000 78,525
  H 8 Kolbe, James R I -1,000 43,000 A(FO)
Arkansas S   Lincoln, Blanche* D I 28,500 41,527
  H 3 Delay, Robert R C 4,000 5,000
  H 4 Ross, Michael D I 2,500 14,000
California S   Boxer, Barbara* D I 64,000 214,794 C, FR(NE)
  S   Feinstein, Dianne D I 1,000 114,842 A(D), I
  H 8 Pelosi, Nancy D I 1,150 37,950 I
  H 12 Lantos, Tom D I 27,500 103,150 IR
  H 18 Cardoza, Dennis D I 0 16,000
  H 20 Costa, Jim D C 1,000 1,000
  H 27 Sherman, Brad D I 1,000 39,830 IR
  H 29 Schiff, Adam D I 3,000 19,917 IR(NE)
  H 30 Waxman, Henry D I 1,000 33,832
  H 32 Murray, Kevin D C 2,000 5,000
  H 33 Watson, Diane D I 2,000 7,500 IR
  H 36 Harman, Jane D I 7,000 81,771 I
  H 39 Sanchez, Linda D I 2,500 6,500
  H 47 Sanchez, Loretta D I 2,000 36,700 AS
  H 52 Hunter, Duncan R I 3,000 36,350 AS
  H 53 Davis, Susan D I 1,500 8,163 AS
Colorado S   Campbell, Ben Nighthorse R N 12,000 97,750 A(FO)
  H 2 Udall, Mark D I 1,500 11,250
Connecticut S   Dodd, Christopher* D I 27,500 210,428 FR
  S   Lieberman, Joseph D I 1,250 227,758 AS
  H 2 Simmons, Robert R I 2,500 14,500 AS
  H 3 DeLauro, Rosa D I 2,000 43,400 A, B
  H 4 Shays, Christopher R I 5,500 10,850 B
Delaware S   Carper, Thomas D I 1,000 16,500
Florida S   Byrd, Johnnie* R O 5,000 5,000
  S   Deutsch, Peter*# D O 8,000 35,941
  H 1 Miller, Jefferson R I 1,500 2,500 AS
  H 3 Brown, Corrine D I 3,000 8,600
  H 5 Brown-Waite, Ginny R I 800 2,300 B
  H 8 Keller, Richard R I 1,500 5,000
  H 11 Davis, James, III D I 500 3,600
  H 12 Putnam, Adam R I 1,500 4,500 B
  H 17 Meek, Kendrick D I 4,000 7,000 AS
  H 18 Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana R I 31,000 68,490 IR
  H 19 Wexler, Robert D I 1,000 11,000 IR
  H 21 Diaz-Balart, Lincoln R I 5,000 10,000
  H 23 Hastings, Alcee D I 0 21,350 I
Georgia S   Chambliss, Saxby R I 18,500 27,500 AS, I
  S   Majette, Denise*# D O 5,000 57,000 B
  H 3 Marshall, James D I 1,000 7,500 AS
  H 5 Lewis, John D I 1,000 68,250 B, W
  H 6 Price, Thomas R O 500 500
Hawaii S   Inouye, Daniel* D I 25,750 200,925 A(D, FO), C
  H 2 Case, Edward D I 1,000 2,000
Idaho S   Crapo, Michael* R I 16,000 30,000 B
Illinois H 2 Jackson, Jesse, Jr D I 1,000 2,500 A(FO)
  H 5 Emmanuel, Rahm D I 3,000 13,500 B
Illinois H 9 Schakowsky, Janice D I 1,000 14,750
  H 10 Kirk, Mark R I 13,000 37,568 A(FO)
  H 14 Hastert, J. Dennis R I 18,500 80,850 House Speaker, I
  H 15 Johnson, Timothy R I 1,500 4,500
  H 17 Evans, Lane D I 1,500 83,879 AS
  H 18 Bean, Melissa D C 1,000 1,000
Indiana S   Bayh, Evan* D I 44,500 69,750 AS, I
  H 2 Chocola, Chris R I 1,500 8,000
  H 5 Burton, Dan R I 3,000 70,000 IR
  H 9 Hill, Baron D I 1,000 9,465 AS
Iowa S   Grassley, Charles* R I 31,000 138,823 B
  H 3 Boswell, Leonard D I 1,500 17,575 I
Kansas S   Brownback, Samuel* R I 33,350 77,850 A, C, FR(NE)
  H 3 Moore, Dennis D I 3,000 24,676 B
Kentucky S   Bunning, Jim* R I 31,400 73,250 B
  H 4 Lucas, Kenneth D I 2,000 12,000
  H 5 Rogers, Harold R I 3,000 3,000 A
  H 6 Chandler, BenÝ D I 11,000 11,000
  H 6 Kerr, Alice Forgy R C 1,000 1,000
  H 6 Miller, Jonathan D C 1,000 1,000
Louisiana S   Terrell, Suzanne HaikÝ R C 15,000 15,000
  H 1 Vitter, David R I 3,000 17,500 A(FO), B
  H 5 Alexander, Rodney D I 2,000 7,500 AS
Maryland S   Mikulski, Barbara* D I 27,000 157,599 A(FO), I
  H 2 Ruppersberger, C.A. D I 2,500 8,750 I
  H 4 Wynn, Albert D I 1,000 10,250
  H 5 Hoyer, Steny D I 36,500 91,275 A
  H 8 Van Hollen, Chris D I 1,000 4,000
Massachusetts H 1 Olver, John D I 1,000 19,500 A
  H 7 Markey, Edward D I 1,000 6,250
Michigan H 3 Ferguson, John, Jr. D C 1,500 4,500
  H 9 Knollenberg, Joseph R I 1,000 23,750 A(FO)
  H 11 McCotter, Thaddeus R I 5,000 10,000 B, IR(NE)
  H 12 Levin, Sander D I 2,200 112,727 W
Minnesota S   Coleman, Norm R I 9,000 35,980 FR(NE)
  S   Wellstone, Paul (deceased) DFL N -1,000 18,472
  H 2 Luther, Bill DFL C 1,000 27,913
Missouri S   Bond, Christopher* R I 16,000 148,200 A(D,FO), I
  H 4 Skelton, Ike D I 1,000 65,450 AS
  H 5 Metzl, Jamie D C 1,000 1,000
  H 6 Graves, Sam, Jr. R I 1,500 5,000
  H 7 Blunt, Roy R I 11,600 30,850
Montana H At-L Rehberg, Dennis R I 1,500 1,500
Nevada S   Reid, Harry* D I 47,999 301,801 A(D)
  H 1 Berkley, Shelley D I 37,500 203,855 IR(NE)
New Jersey S   Lautenberg, Frank D I -272 433,806 C
  S   Torricelli, Robert D N -3,000 163,052
  H 1 Andrews, Robert D I 4,000 35,250
  H 3 Saxton, H. James R I 5,000 65,900 AS
  H 6 Pallone, Frank, Jr. D I 5,150 50,550
  H 7 Ferguson, Mike R I 8,000 14,500
  H 9 Rothman, Steven D I 6,500 40,503 A(FO)
  H 11 Frelinghuysen, Rodney R I 1,000 6,250 A(D)
  H 13 Menendez, Robert D I 15,875 35,483 IR
New Mexico H 1 Wilson, Heather R I -1,000 15,500 AS
New York S   Schumer, Charles* D I 17,000 49,635
  H 1 Bishop, Timothy D I 1,000 2,000
  H 2 Israel, Steve D I 4,000 13,000 AS
  H 7 Crowley, Joseph D I 12,000 30,500 IR(NE)
  H 8 Nadler, Jerrold D I 1,000 19,000
  H 9 Weiner, Anthony D I 1,000 14,000
  H 14 Maloney, Carolyn D I 4,500 22,000
  H 17 Engel, Eliot D I 10,500 129,418 IR(NE)
  H 18 Lowey, Nita D I 16,150 105,238 A(FO)
North Carolina S   Burr, Richard*# R I 5,000 6,250
  S   Dole, Elizabeth R I 1,000 26,000 AS
North Dakota S   Conrad, Kent D I 4,250 200,939 B
  S   Dorgan, Byron* D I 29,750 130,850 A(D), C
Ohio S   Voinovich, George* R I 4,500 15,000 FR(NE)
  H 3 Turner, Michael R I 0 1,250 AS
  H 11 Jones, Stephanie Tubbs D I 1,500 4,500 W
  H 12 Harmon, Phillip Ind C 1,000 1,000
  H 13 Brown, Sherrod D I 2,000 28,750 IR
Oklahoma H 4 Cole, Tom R I 1,500 5,000 AS
Oregon S   Wyden, Ronald* D I 57,000 257,562 B, C, I
  H 1 Wu, David D I 3,000 19,927
Pennsylvania S   Santorum, Richard R I 2,000 47,750
  S   Hoeffel, Joseph*# D C 2,000 24,454 IR(NE)
  S   Schwartz, Allyson* D C 1,000 3,500
  S   Specter, Arlen* R I 52,600 434,223 A(D, FO)
  H 2 Fattah, Chaka D I -5,000 1,500 A
  H 6 Gerlach, Jim R I 2,500 2,700
  H 11 Kanjorski, Paul D I 1,000 16,600
  H 17 Holden, Tim D I 1,000 9,500
  H 18 Murphy, Tim R I -1,000 1,000
Rhode Island H 1 Kennedy, Patrick D I 2,000 27,650 A
  H 2 Langevin, James D I 3,000 10,500 AS
South Carolina S   DeMint, James*# R O 1,000 1,000
South Dakota S   Johnson, Tim D I 1,000 159,837 A(FO), B
  S   Daschle, Tom* D I 63,500 526,635 I
  H At-L Herseth, Stephanie D C 6,000 10,900
Tennessee H 3 Wamp, Zach R I 1,000 1,000 A
  H 4 Davis, Lincoln D I 1,000 3,000
  H 6 Gordon, Barton D I 500 56,400
  H 9 Ford, Harold, Jr. D I 1,000 10,000 B
Texas H 1 Sandlin, Max D I 1,000 1,000 W
  H 7 Culberson, John R I 1,500 1,500 A
  H 11 Edwards, Chet D I 2,500 15,350 A, B
  H 17 Stenholm, Charlie D I 1,000 3,250
  H 22 DeLay, Tom R I 23,000 81,050 A
  H 23 Bonilla, Henry R I 1,000 5,000 A(D, FO)
  H 24 Frost, Martin D I 24,700 158,814
  H 25 Bell, R. Christopher D I 12,000 13,500 IR(NE)
  H 32 Sessions, Pete R I 1,000 2,000
Utah S   Bennett, Robert* R I 55,750 97,750 A(FO)
  H 1 Bishop, Robert R I 1,500 2,500 AS
  H 2 Matheson, James D I 4,500 19,000
Virginia S   Allen, George R I 2,000 10,400 C, FR
  H 3 Scott, Robert D I 1,000 1,500 B
  H 4 Forbes, J. Randy R I 1,500 2,000 AS
  H 7 Cantor, Eric R I 15,750 66,980 W
  H 8 Hanley, Kate D C 5,250 5,250
  H 11 Davis, Thomas R I 1,000 16,000
Washington S   Murray, Patty* D I 54,120 127,918 A, B
  H 2 Larsen, Richard D I 1,500 8,500 AS
  H 5 Barbieri, Donald D O 2,000 2,000
  H 6 Dicks, Norm D I 1,000 23,850 A(D)
  H 9 Smith, D. Adam D I 1,000 8,075 AS, IR
West Virginia H 2 Capito, Shelley Moore R I 1,500 4,250
Wisconsin S   Feingold, Russell* D I 21,500 115,310 B, FR
  H 2 Baldwin, Tammy D I 1,000 4,000 B
PRESIDENT     Bush, George W. R I 29,000 37,200  
      Dean, Howard D C 5,000 6,000  
      Gephardt, Richard D C 1,000 173,295  
      Kerry, John D C 1,000 4,750  
      Lieberman, Joseph D C 12,000 239,758  
      Sharpton, Rev. Al D C 2,000 2,000  

 


 

 

TOTAL for 2003-2004 Election Cycle

TOTAL 1978-2004 Funds to Congressional Candidates

TOTAL No. of Recipient Candidates, 1978-2004

$1,447,172

$39,069,440

1,883


KEY: The "Career Total" column represents the total amount of pro-Israel PAC money received from Jan. 1, 1978 through Dec. 31, 2003. 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, Ý=Special Election. Committees: A=Appropriations (D=Defense subcommittee, FO=Foreign Operations subcommittee, NS=National Security subcommittee), AS=Armed Services, B=Budget, C=Commerce, FR=Foreign Relations (NE=Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs subcommittee), I=Intelligence, IR=International Relations, NS=National Security, W=Ways and Means. "­" indicates money returned by candidate, "-0-" that all money received was returned.