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"… lic Integrity review of federal campaign finance records maintained by the Center for Responsive Politics. Last year, Cruz, a tea party favorite, forced Dewhurst into a run-off el …"

"… government" in a statement marking Perry's death in April. Data from the Center for Responsive Politics also show that prior to his death, Perry donated to the campaigns of Reps. …"

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"… as industry ranks as Pearce’s top campaign contributor, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, with people and political action committees associated with it providing …"

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"… gun control interest group spending did not top $70,000, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The National Rifle Association has also had a big year, raising more tha …"

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"… obbying in 2012 — twice what it spent 10 years earlier, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The push may be having an effect. In June, for instance, two Republican …"

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"… ns, but spent nearly $5 million during the 2006 midterms, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Since the Mobilization Project and American Commitment Action Fund offic …"

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"… er for Public Integrity review of federal records and data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. The most money KOCHPAC has ever donated to federal-level candidates and …"

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"… ccording to a Center for Public Integrity review of data maintained by the Center for Responsive Politics. The Holts combined to contribute more than $500,000 during the 2012 elec …"

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"… s, outside groups spent more than $8 million on the race, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Just two other House contests in California saw more non-candidate spend …"

"… Action Network spent about $2.5 million on such messages, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Empower Central Valley's objectives are not yet clear. The group lists i …"

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"… million to Democratic candidates and groups, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. Additionally, Democrats received $1.1 million in contributions last cycl …"

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"… bying income through the first three months of this year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The firm has wide range of clients, including the pharmaceutical company …"

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"… ich was her No. 1 campaign contributor during her career, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.     …"

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"… aid Viveca Novak, editorial and communications director of the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. “There is serious money to be made for a former member,” Novak conti …"

"… nonprofits during both the 2010 and 2012 election cycles, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Coleman is also the chairman of the Congressional Leadership Fund, a sup …"

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"… ed 40 percent of its annual budget, according to documents obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics. Patriot Majority USA has never publicly reported any of its funders. Wh …"

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"… ntegrity analysis of Federal Election Commission filings maintained by the Center for Responsive Politics. The donations were split roughly evenly between Obama's two presidential …"

"… r union has historically supported Democratic candidates, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Both the Democratic National Committee and Republican National Committee …"

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"… al Committee in 2008, according to federal records. But, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, it was the people and PACs associated with Boeing and the International A …"

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"… ell-established and conventional industry contemporaries, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. UFC outspent former heavy-hitters such as Major League Baseball ($310,00 …"

"… es to $150,000 in 2012 from $90,000 in the previous year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Lobbying is “not a terribly active space for us,” NASCAR spokesman M …"

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"… s from the finance, real estate and insurance industries, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonprofit research group that tracks money in politics.  That’s …"

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"… than it has during any previous year, according to data maintained by the Center for Responsive Politics, but spending during this year's first quarter puts it on pace to exc …"

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"… g efforts during 2012, collectively hiring 173 lobbyists, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. That represents an uptick in the tobacco industry’s lobbying expenditur …"

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"… nation's most expensive House race during 2012, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. West accounted for the vast majority of that spending. Super PACs and no …"

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"… m $280,000 in 2011 — and up from just $120,000 in 2007, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The entertainment company hired 10 lobbyists in 2012, including three in …"

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"… to influence lawmakers, according to federal lobbying data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. Consider the National Confectioners Association, the trade group for all …"

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"… ntegrity analysis of Federal Election Commission records maintained by the Center for Responsive Politics. That's a roughly a two-and-a-half-fold increase from the group's giving …"

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"… the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision. The Center for Responsive Politics calculated that more than $300 million in political spending was reported …"

"… pent super PACs by a 3-to-2 ratio, a joint Center for Public Integrity and Center for Responsive Politics investigation found. Super PACs are required to disclose their donors. Th …"

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"… tary matters and transportation, according to federal data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. Such spending consistently ranks it ahead of all but a handful of Americ …"

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"… Very few Americans hit the biennial limit. During the last election, the Center for Responsive Politics calculated that just 0.1 percent of American adults gave at least $2,500 t …"

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"… cumbents on average spent on their re-election campaigns, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. A McDermott spokesperson could not immediately be reached for comment on …"

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"… ion companies that operate in the state. According to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics, they paid Ryan $240,000 last year to represent their interests in Washing …"

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"… three-and-a-half times as much money to Romney as Obama, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The industry, which gave nearly 70 percent of its funds to Republicans d …"

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"… uerly in February. Such talk came during a week when the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics estimated that the 2012 election cost more than $6.3 billion at the federa …"

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