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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

State Office District Candidate Party Status 2009 Cont. Career Total Committees
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, Michael R I 2,500 18,325 AS, HS, I
  H 5 Parker, Wayne, Jr. R I 2,500 7,500  
  H 6 Bachus, Spencer R I 2,500 17,000  
Alaska S   Murkowski, Lisa* R I 7,500 61,100 A (HS)
Arizona S   McCain, John* R I 2,000 177,500 AS, HS, I
  H 1 Kirkpatrick, Ann D I 2,000 5,000 HS
  H 5 Mitchell, Harry E. D I 2,000 8,000  
  H 8 Giffords, Gabrielle D I 7,500 38,224 AS, FR
Arkansas S   Lincoln, Blanche* D I 18,500 62,027  
California S   Boxer, Barbara* D I 11,000 239,794 C, FR (NE)
  H 8 Pelosi, Nancy D I 11,500 114,300 Speaker of the House
  H 11 McNerney, Jerry D I 2,000 15,000 C
  H 27 Sherman, Brad D I 4,000 63,930 FR (NE)
  H 28 Berman, Howard D I 12,000 101,050 FR
  H 29 Schiff, Adam D I 3,500 62,917 A (FO), I
  H 31 Becerra, Xavier D I 1,000 3,000 B, W
  H 32 Cedillo, Gilbert D O 2,000 2,000  
  H 33 Watson, Diane E. D N 1,000 13,500 FR
  H 36 Harman, Jane D I 3,000 106,771 C, HS
  H 47 Sanchez, Loretta D I 4,000 55,200 AS, HS
  H 47 Tran, Van R C 1,000 1,000  
  H 51 Filner, Bob D I 1,000 91,514  
Colorado S   Udall, Mark E. D I 1,000 48,250 AS
  H 4 Markey, Elizabeth H. D I 2,000 9,100  
Connecticut S   Dodd, Christopher* D N 13,000 247,178 FR (NE)
  S   Lieberman, Joseph Ind. I 1,500 367,851 AS, HS
Delaware S   Carper, Thomas D I 1,000 37,600 HS
Florida S   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 Mark D I 3,000 5,000  
  H 15 Posey, Bill R I 1,000 1,000  
  H 18 Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana R I 36,500 200,240 FR
  H 19 Deutch, Theodore D O 1,000 1,000  
  H 19 Wexler, Robert D N 500 33,750  
  H 20 Wasserman Schultz, Debbie D I 5,500 37,300  
  H 21 Diaz-Balart, Lincoln R N 500 58,000  
  H 22 Klein, Ron D I 7,500 55,024 FR (NE)
  H 23 Hastings, Alcee D I 15,000 85,850 I
  H 24 Kosmas, Suzanne D I 2,000 4,000  
Georgia S   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
Hawaii S   Inouye, Daniel K.* D I 49,000 254,425 A (D, FO, HS), C
Idaho H 1 Minnick, Walter C. D I 500 3,500  
Illinois S   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, Sara D C 2,000 2,000  
  H 9 Schakowsky, Janice D. D I 1,145 31,145 C, I
  H 11 Halvorson, Deborah D I 3,000 13,500  
  H 13 Biggert, Judy R 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  
Indiana S   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, Mike R I 14,500 72,250 FR
  H 9 Hill, Baron P. D I 3,500 37,465 C
Iowa S   Grassley, Charles E.* R I 8,500 149,823 B
Kansas S   Moran, Jerry*# R O 3,500 3,500  
Kentucky S   Bunning, Jim* R N 10,940 100,690 B
  S   Grayson, C.M. (Trey)* R O 2,500 2,500  
Louisiana S   Vitter, David* R I 25,500 67,000 AS, C
  S   Landrieu, Mary D I -1,000 205,389 A (FO, HS), HS
  H 1 Scalise, Steve R 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, Rodney R I 2,500 13,500 A
  H 6 Cassidy, William R I 2,500 2,500  
Maine S   Collins, Susan R I 1,000 109,000 A, AS, HS
  H 2 Michaud, Michael H. D I 1,500 11,750  
Maryland S   Mikulski, Barbara* D I 21,000 198,599 A (D, FO, HS), I
  H 4 Edwards, Donna D I 2,500 3,500  
  H 5 Hoyer, Steny H. D I 21,000 214,275 House Majority Ldr.
  H 7 Cummings, Elijah D I 2,000 22,500  
Massachusetts S   Coakley, Martha”  D O 12,000 12,000  
Michigan H 7 Schauer, Mark H. D I 2,000 6,500  
  H 9 Peters, Gary D 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
Minnesota S   Franken, Al D I 3,000 5,680  
  H 2 Kline, John P. R I 3,000 17,500 AS
Missouri S   Blunt, Roy*# R O 18,000 63,850 C, I
  S   Carnahan, Robin* D O 5,000 5,000  
  H 3 Carnahan, Russ D I 2,500 18,600 FR (NE)
  H 4 Skelton, Ike D I 4,000 92,450 AS
Montana S   Burns, Conrad R N -1,000 210,210  
Nevada S   Reid, Harry* D I 54,000 374,301 I
  H 1 Berkley, Shelley D I 19,500 309,555 FR (NE), W
New Hampshire S   Ayotte, Kelly A* R O 5,000 5,000  
  S   Hodes, Paul W.*# D O 10,500 32,137  
  H 1 Shea-Porter, Carol D I 2,000 4,000 AS
New Jersey S   Lautenberg, Frank R. D I 1,000 503,578 A (FO, HS), C
  H 1 Andrews, Robert D 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, Leonard R I 2,000 7,000  
  H 9 Rothman, Steven R. D I 3,500 77,003 A (D, FO, HS)
  H 13 Sires, Albio D I 1,000 1,000 FR
New Mexico H 1 Heinrich, Martin D I 4,000 9,000 AS
  H 2 Teague, Harry D I 2,000 4,000  
New York S   Gillibrand, Kirsten*”  D I 10,200 26,450 FR
  S   Schumer, Charles* D I 6,000 63,635  
  H 2 Israel, Steve D 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, Joseph D I 1,000 94,657 FR (NE), W
  H 13 McMahon, Michael E. D I 4,000 6,000 FR (NE)
  H 17 Engel, Eliot D 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, William D 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 Carolina S   Burr, Richard* R I 2,500 13,250 AS, I
North Dakota S   Dorgan, Byron L.* D N 47,000 186,350 A (D), C
Ohio S   Fisher, Lee Irwin* D O 5,000 5,000  
  H 1 Chabot, Steve R C 3,000 16,500  
  H 1 Driehaus, Steven L. D I 2,000 4,000  
  H 8 Boehner, John R 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 Jo D 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  
Oregon S   Wyden, Ron* D I 41,500 319,062 B, I
  S   Merkley, Jeffrey Alan D I 12,500 21,600 B
Pennsylvania S   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, Kathleen D 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 Carolina S   DeMint, Jim* R I 3,720 28,220 C, FR
South Dakota S   Thune, John* R I 26,500 40,730 AS, C
Tennessee H 9 Cohen, Steve I. D I 2,000 19,000  
Texas H 16 Reyes, Silvestre D I 21,000 22,000 AS, I
  H 23 Rodriguez, Ciro D. D I 3,500 14,500 A (HS)
Utah S   Bennett, Robert* R I 34,000 133,250 A (D, FO), HS
  H 3 Chaffetz, Jason R I 2,000 2,000  
Vermont S   Leahy, Patrick* D I 16,711 134,911 A (D, FO, HS)
Virginia S   Warner, Mark R. D I -4,000 36,500 B, C
  H 2 Nye, Glenn Carlyle, III D I 4,000 4,000 AS
  H 5 Perriello, Thomas S. D I 2,500 3,500  
  H 7 Cantor, Eric R I 24,500 200,730 W
  H 11 Connolly, Gerry D I 2,000 5,000 B, FR (NE)
Washington S   Murray, Patty* D I 19,000 182,293 A (D, HS), B
Wisconsin S   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).

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