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"… illion on lobbying in 2012, and that’s according to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. A total of 144 trade associations met that $1 million threshold, and thes …"

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"… andidates, more than any other industry, according to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. That’s more than two-and-a-half times the $57 million donated by the he …"

"… 012, members raised an average of $2.6 million, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, edging out the powerful Ways and Means Committee. “Members are encoura …"

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"… to political candidates across the country. According to figures from the Center for Responsive Politics and the National Institute on Money in State Politics, from 2009 to 2012 ( …"

"… n account last year, and a Sands PAC gave another $5,000, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The senator’s office did not respond to requests for comment, but Graha …"

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"… ates, according to data provided to the Center for Public Integrity by the Center for Responsive Politics. And about 1,700 people hit the aggregate limit on donations to political …"

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"… s attacking President Barack Obama, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. In all, Americans for Prosperity spent $122 million during 2012&nbs …"

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"… million for lobbying on a range of issues, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks lobbying spending. AT&T spent the 11th largest amount of …"

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"… an $1 million. More than half of this sum came from PACs, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The PACs of Home Depot, General Mills and the American Society of Anesth …"

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"… on and spent $609 million during the 2012 election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. These groups already have spent tens of millions of dollars more during t …"

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"… aces, according to data provided to the Center for Public Integrity by the Center for Responsive Politics. The phenomenon was repeated two years later in more than two dozen House …"

"… will dominate the race,” said Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics. “Outside groups may not determine the victor, but they'll very often d …"

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"… America and the Republican Jewish Coalition, according to research by the Center for Responsive Politics. It has also previously been backed by the Pharmaceutical Research and Ma …"

"… aces, according to data provided to the Center for Public Integrity by the Center for Responsive Politics. The phenomenon was repeated two years later in more than two dozen House …"

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"… $91,000 supporting Flake and Heller’s runs for Senate, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Flake won by a margin of about three percentage points, while Heller won …"

"… are nonprofits for spending in the 2012 federal election, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. That included about $20 million in spending aimed to oust President Barac …"

"… gainst his opponent, former U.S. Surgeon General Carmona, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and American Commitment news releases. Phil Kerpen, president of American …"

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"… making $192,070 worth of independent expenditures that year, according to Center for Responsive Politics and FEC records. The money paid for an ad supporting Tim Burns, the Repub …"

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"… lobbying in Washington in 2013, doling out $18.8 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Comcast also upped its campaign contributions, with its political action …"

"… k’s $1.5 million of lobbying spending in the same year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Public interest groups that oppose the merger because it will reduce com …"

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"… whom have previous experience working for the government, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks lobbying matters. Among Netflix's lobbyists are Christ …"

"… while, owned at least $15,001, and as much as $50,000, in Netflix stock, a Center for Responsive Politics tally shows. He's also mentioned the company more than a few times on …"

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"… mericans provide the bulk of contributions to candidates, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Sarbanes’ bill, officially known as H.R. 20, has been endorsed by a ra …"

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"… e Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat in Wisconsin, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Thompson, who has opposed gay marriage measures, was defeated by Democrat …"

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"… business records. Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks political fundraising, said such contributions may be attemp …"

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"… nbsp;spends more on federal lobbying than any other, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan group that tracks money in politics. Financial firms, inclu …"

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"… all corporate lobbying spending, and hired 98 lobbyists, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. AT&T Inc. hired 89 lobbyists and spent $12.3 million, ranking it 11t …"

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"… obbying spender during 2012, at about $17.5 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. In 2011, AT&T spent $20.2 million and ranked eighth. Verizon Communi …"

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"… nprofits accounted for more than 92 percent of its funding, according to a Center for Responsive Politics analysis of filings with the Internal Revenue Service. The American Futur …"

"… has given Peterson $43,500 since the 2006 election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, including $2,000 in August.     …"

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"… t $2.85 billion for politicians and political committees, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The 2011-2012 election cycle? Nearly $6.3 billion — a 120 percent incre …"

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"… ction of what its nonprofit sister group did during 2012, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Patriot Majority USA’s overall expenses are nearly three times that of …"

"… Care, a trade association, also gave the group $750,000, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Patriot Majority USA was formed in 2008 and technically spun off into a …"

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"… l spending should be restricted to a certain percentage. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, social welfare nonprofits spent more than $240 million on advertising cal …"

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"… independent expenditures during the 2012 election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. And the League has retained its preeminent position this year, as it pou …"

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"… pent more than $13 million on the 2012 federal elections, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan group that tracks campaign spending. The super PAC spent mo …"

"… to 501(c)(4) groups that don’t have to disclose donors, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. And for the first time, contributions to politically active nonprofits we …"

"… million, according to its 2012 tax return, which was first obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics. Launched in October 2011, the group spent nearly $3 million on political …"

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"… Barack Obama. In a new tax return filed Friday and first obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics, the American Energy Alliance, led by former Koch Industries lobbyist Thom …"

"… y Alliance is not required to publicly disclose its funders. Notably, the Center for Responsive Politics reported Friday that the American Energy Alliance received $15,000 last ye …"

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"… after reported cashflow peaked at $3.55 billion in 2010, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Prior to changing its name, the American League of Lobbyists' board of d …"

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"… nter for Public Integrity review of campaign disclosures and data from the Center for Responsive Politics. Meanwhile, Barber, an attorney at Boston-based Looney & Grossman LLP …"

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"… ollar gifts, according to previously unpublished documents obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics. The self-described “grassroots service center,” which is based in Wa …"

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