Gambling on Obama

By Joe Eaton

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"… $68,000 from the groups as compared to $5,000 for McCain, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. “The reservations went deeply blue,” said Patrick Spears, p …"

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"… nt of largesse from the energy and automobile industries. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, he received more than $300,000 in contributions from the energy industry …"

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"… ts and $15 million to Republicans in this election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.Walter P. Schuetze, chief accountant of the SEC in the 1990s, who is now r …"

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"… on in the politically charged pre-election atmosphere. When added to the Center for Responsive Politics’ pre-August tally for the group, the new contributions bring America …"

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"… ther 527 groups, both liberal, have collected more money, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.While the sum pales beside the cash amassed by the largest of the 527s tha …"

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"… of the Obama campaign’s war chest, or $160 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. That leaves another $175 million from large donors, including at least $6 …"

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"… llowable under FEC regulations, according to information gathered from the Center for Responsive Politics. They additionally bundled between $750,000 and $1,600,000 for his preside …"

A gallery of skeptics

By Lisa Chiu

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"… n National Committee and Republican candidates. According to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, from 1995-2006 Singer has donated more than $50,000 to Republican candida …"

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"… 9 to the junior senator from Illinois, according to data obtained from the Center for Responsive Politics. Hillary Clinton also held her own company wide, pulling in $18,900 — $5 …"

Stealth campaigns

By Sara Fritz

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"… roadcast outlets, as well as the broadcasters themselves. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, independent groups reported spending more than $200 million on the 2006 e …"

Zero enforcement

By Caitlin Ginley

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"… dvisory opinion, MUR, or ADR.Massie Ritsch, communications director at the Center for Responsive Politics, told the Center that because this will be the most expensive election in …"

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"… in his failed 1994 Senate campaign, according to records maintained by the Center for Responsive Politics;Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani: $1,000 in 2000 to his presidenti …"

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"… the drug manufacturers and their trade groups.  According to the Center for Responsive Politics, the pharmaceutical/health products sector gave nearly $107 million in fed …"

Passing the bucks

By Sandy Bergo

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"… to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, data compiled from the Center for Responsive Politics website show.Hoyer has taken credit for helping fellow Democrats raise mor …"

"… ouse member, according to a review of contribution records compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics.His fundraising efforts are credited with helping his party win the majori …"

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"… ns and this 527 group, however, were not named in the DeLay indictment.The Center for Responsive Politics assisted this report with federal campaign contributions from national par …"

"… nitially incorrectly credited the findings as in cooperation with the Center for Responsive Politics. In fact CRP assisted with research but did not cooperate in the study's f …"

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"… Public Integrity analysis of campaign finance records provided by the Center for Responsive Politics and the Institute on Money in State Politics. Sixty-five percent …"

"… deral campaign contributions, the Center used research by the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics, based in Washington, D.C. The analysis on state political donations was b …"

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"… 527 committee.On June 22, Democracy 21, The Campaign Legal Center and the Center for Responsive Politics filed a complaint against ACT with the FEC, charging that the group's spen …"

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"… oney limits and seeks to eliminate so-called issue advertising.Source: The Center for Responsive Politics …"

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"… assigned contributions an industry code based on a system developed by the Center for Responsive Politics. The industry code allows us to determine how much particular industries h …"

"… velopers: Hima Jain, Donna Rifai, Scott SingletonIT Manager: Javed KhanThe Center for Responsive Politics: Larry Noble, Executive Director Larry Makinson, Senior Fellow S …"

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"… ssue have so far spent more than $50 million in lobbying, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.Backers of deregulation were, however, more successful in states. Virtuall …"

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"… es and political parties in the 2000 U.S. election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks political campaign contributions.Documents filed under the U …"

Washington state

By Phillip Caston

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"… cies in "State Secrets" this summer. The study, conducted jointly with the Center for Responsive Politics and the National Institute for Money in State Politics, found that state p …"

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"… ign of influence in attempts to block parity legislation. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, since 1990, insurance interests have contributed approximately $175 milli …"

"… These statistics from the Federal Election Commission were compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. …"

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"… in federal elections was conducted by the Center for Public Integrity, the Center for Responsive Politics and the National Institute on Money in State Politics. The end result is a …"

"… he and his wife, Michele, donated $619,000 in soft money, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.More than half of Kirsch's giving at the state level came in the waning da …"

"… parties. Abraham gave $1.5 million to Democratic causes, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.Abraham is former chairman of Slim-Fast Foods in Palm Beach, Fla. The sale …"

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"… e. Republicans have received 74 percent of this largesse, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.Enron’s biggest investmentNo politician in America today is closer to En …"

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"… sually to the Democratic and Republican national parties, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Contributions to the GOP were more than three times those to the Democrat …"

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"… in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics.The Pennsylvania Republicans second-largest campaign patron since 1995 has …"

"… ndustries, which gave $337,870 to his campaign war chest. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, the Utah Republican was the number one recipient of money from the pharma …"

"… ed mainly by pro-life Republican and conservative groups. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, during 1995-2000 Brownback received $15,408 from “pro-life” groups an …"

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"… tion data reported to the Federal Election Commission and collected by The Center for Responsive Politics. They summarize donations of more than $200 made to federal candidates and …"

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"… rom the medical and pharmaceutical industry. According to the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics, over the past five years Frist's top supporting industry has been "health …"

"… ranks fifth on the list of industries supporting Specter, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.Focus shifts to stem cell researchThe defeat of the Bond-Frist bill was se …"

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"… ised in this election cycle. The figures are based on data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics.“Hard money” is the money that comes from individuals and political ac …"

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