Top beneficiaries of money from lobbyist-bundlers

Rank Name Amount from lobbyist-bundlers Total contributions
1 Mitt Romney & Romney Victory Fund $17.3 million $797 million
2 Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee $2.80 million $126 million
3 Republican National Committee $1.06 million $226 million
4 National Republican Senatorial Committee $1.02 million $88.9 million
5 Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee $617,119 $141 million
6 National Republican Congressional Committee $455,000 $118 million
7 Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. $227,118 $11.8 million
8 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. $223,035 $2.16 million
9 Rick Perry, GOP presidential candidate $178,250 $20.3 million
10 Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.'s leadership PAC $141,750 $2.42 million
11 Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. $113,150 $2.98 million
12 David Dewhurst, R-Texas, Senate candidate $100,100 $8.95 million

Source/Methodology: Center for Public Integrity analysis of Federal Election Commission filings. Total contributions represent all donations from individuals and political action committees during the 2011-2012 election cycle, not including transfers between committees, loans or candidate self-funding.