The Bankrollers: Lobbyists' Payments to the Lawmakers They Court
Publication Date: May 2006
Publisher(s): Public Citizen, inc.
Keywords: donor; lobbying; lobbyist; campaign
Coverage: United States
Lobbyists and their political action committees (PACs) have contributed at least $103.1 million to members of Congress since 1998, according to this report released by Public Citizen. This is the first comprehensive effort to match names of lobbyists with Federal Election Commission campaign contribution data.