S. 3628 - Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act

Government operations and politics. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such elections, and to establish additional disclosure requirements with respect to spending in such elections, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such elections, and to establish additional disclosure requirements with respect to spending in such elections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
Senate Vote: Upon Reconsideration, Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 3628

DID NOT PASS on September 23, 2010.

3/5 required to pass

voted YES: 59 voted NO: 39
2 voted present/not voting

Other Votes:

Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act

S. 3628 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such elections, and to establish additional disclosure requirements with respect to spending in such elections, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such elections, and to establish additional disclosure requirements with respect to spending in such elections, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act
  • DISCLOSE Act
Sponsor
Charles E. Schumer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Business records
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional elections
  • Constitution and constitutional amendments
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Financial crises and stabilization
  • Foreign and international corporations
  • Government information and archives
  • Internet and video services
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Labor-management relations
  • Members of Congress
  • Political advertising
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public participation and lobbying
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • Telecommunication rates and fees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/21/2010
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 36287/27/2010This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
57 voted YES 41 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateUpon Reconsideration, Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 36289/23/2010This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
59 voted YES 39 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/21/2010
7/21/2010Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar7/22/2010Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 476.
7/22/2010Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
7/22/2010Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
7/26/2010Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
7/27/2010Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
7/27/2010Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the bill made in Senate.
select this voteVote7/27/2010Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 3628
9/23/2010Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to S. 3628 (Record Vote No. 220) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
9/23/2010Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to S. 3628 (Record Vote No. 220) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedVote9/23/2010Upon Reconsideration, Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 3628
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this motion

29 times as much
$187,021
$89,185
$29,670
$178
YES$306,054
$3,401
$132
$6,950
$0
NO$10,483

opposed this motion

Insurance companies, brokers & agents
Hospitals
Public works, industrial & commercial construction
Restaurants & drinking establishments
Building trades unions
Electric Power utilities
Republican/Conservative
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs
Chemicals
Credit agencies & finance companies
Building operators and managers
Property & casualty insurance
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products
Hotels & motels
Food and kindred products manufacturing
Commodity brokers/dealers
Milk & dairy producers
Trucking companies & services
Food stores
Petroleum refining & marketing
Natural Gas transmission & distribution
Special trade contractors
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)
Retail trade
Meat processing & products
Electrical contractors
Textiles & fabrics
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories
Poultry & eggs
Animal feed & health products
Commercial printing & typesetting
Fabricated metal products
Insurance
Construction equipment
Mining
Paper packaging materials
Direct mail advertising services
Florists & Nursery Services
Manufacturing
Builders associations
Small business associations
General business associations
Chambers of commerce
Lodging & tourism
Furniture & appliance stores
Wholesale trade
Import/Export services
Personal products manufacturing
Communications & Electronics
Pro-business associations
Labor, anti-union
Abortion policy/Anti-Abortion
Air freight
Fiscal & tax policy
Manmade fibers
Farm bureaus
Christian Conservative
Clocks & watches
Average given to Senators who voted:
$63,801
$8,127
$527
$1,350
$1,337
$13,309
$23,678
$33,844
$129
$25,597
$3,709
$10,604
$20,110
$78,056
$1,843
$5,725
$9,206
$13,065
$181
$70
$2,343
$12,679
$32,981
$5,574
$183
$4,177
$31,846
$503
$778
$1,618
$4,035
$32,573
$0
$69,524
$21,237
$5,972
$15,693
$1,059
$1,676
$21,699
$553
$1,200
$5,387
$3,242
$2,724
$3,783
$11,919
$27,678
$7,948
$147
$8,382
$256
$5,886
$0
$2,663
$5,324
$2,811
$1,565
YES$671,885
35% more
$2,359
$12,997
$245
$847
$886
$27,511
$33,996
$23,218
$527
$29,315
$9,487
$18,725
$18,514
$104,590
$2,299
$10,699
$24,833
$22,388
$0
$6,256
$9,691
$20,754
$50,585
$6,131
$467
$8,915
$17,518
$1,371
$81,273
$306
$2,843
$41,147
$412
$62,247
$15,342
$9,308
$21,056
$4,174
$4,755
$27,277
$3,281
$4,816
$7,391
$6,900
$5,662
$9,534
$31,447
$56,507
$9,094
$1,248
$13,129
$967
$6,432
$1,487
$4,785
$8,102
$872
$3,146
NO$910,061
7 Organizations Supported and 61 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act

7 organizations supported this motion

Campaign Legal Center
The Campaign Legal Center (2010, July 23). Reform Groups Urge Senators to Oppose Filibuster & Support Passage of DISCLOSE Act. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from .
Common Cause
Common Cause (2010, July 23). Reform Groups Urge Senators to Oppose Filibuster & Support Passage of DISCLOSE Act. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from .
Democracy 21
Democracy 21 (2010, July 23). Reform Groups Urge Senators to Oppose Filibuster & Support Passage of DISCLOSE Act. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from .
League of Women Voters
League of Women Voters (2010, July 23). Reform Groups Urge Senators to Oppose Filibuster & Support Passage of DISCLOSE Act. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from .
Public Citizen
Public Citizen (2010, July 23). July 23, 2010 -- Reform Groups Urge Senators to Oppose Filibuster & Support Passage of DISCLOSE Act. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from .
Sunlight Foundation
Schneider, Gabriela (2010, July 27). Senate's Nay Vote on DISCLOSE Act Leaves Americans in the Dark on Campaign Spending. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from .
U.S. PIRG
U.S. PIRG (2010, July 23). Reform Groups Urge Senators to Oppose Filibuster & Support Passage of DISCLOSE Act. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from .

61 organizations opposed this motion

60 Plus Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Agricultural Retailers Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Airforwarders Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Apparel & Footwear Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Association of Exporters and Importers
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Bakers Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Chemistry Council
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Civil Liberties Union
Murphy, Laura W. and Michael W. Macleod-Ball (2010, July 23). ACLU Opposes S. 3628 – The Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act. Retrieved July 26, 2010, from ACLU.
American Council of Engineering Companies
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Farm Bureau Federation
Kansas Farm Bureau (2010, July 26). AFBF Calls for ‘No’ Vote on DISCLOSE Act. Retrieved July 27, 2010, from Kansas Farm Bureau.
American Financial Services Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Foundry Society
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Gas Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Hotel & Lodging Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Insurance Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Lighting Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Petroleum Institute
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Trucking Associations
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
american watch association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Associated Builders and Contractors
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Associated Equipment Distributors
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
associated food stores
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Associated General Contractors of America
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Building Owners and Managers Association International
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Business Roundtable
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Center for Competitive Politics
Center for Competitive Politics (2010, July 22). Policy Briefing ‘DISCLOSE Act’: H.R. 5175 and S. 3628. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from .
Consumer Electronics Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Direct Marketing Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Edison Electric Institute
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Family Research Council
Family Research Council (2010). DISCLOSE: Dem Incumbents Seek Cash of Liberals, Oppress Speech Elsewhere. Retrieved July 27, 2010, from FRC.
Florida Fertilizer & Agrichemical Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Futures Industry Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Heritage Foundation
Spakovsky, Hans von (2010, July 23). DISCLOSE Act Assault on First Amendment Continues. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from .
Independent Electrical Contractors
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
International Dairy Foods Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
International Franchise Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Manufacturers
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Federation of Independent Business
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Grain and Feed Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Mining Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
national paper trade association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
national poultry and food distributors association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Restaurant Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Retail Federation
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Right to Life Committee
David N. O’Steen, Executive Director; Douglas Johnson, Legislative Director & (2010, July 23). Letter to U.S. Senate. Retrieved July 27, 2010, from NRTLC.
National Roofing Contractors Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
North American Equipment Dealers Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
North American Meat Institute
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Printing Industries of America
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Public Service Research Council
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Renewing American Leadership
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Retail Industry Leaders Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Society of American Florists
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Textile Care Allied Trades Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Peck, Brad (2010, July 26). Key Vote Letter to the Senate Opposing the Disclose Act. Retrieved July 26, 2010, from Chamber Post.
U.S. Travel Association
U.S. Chamber of Commerce et al. (2010, July 26). Multi-industry letter opposing the "Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act (DISCLOSE Act)" . Retrieved July 27, 2010, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$15,250$257,800Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,700$850,347No
John BarrassoRWY$4,600$427,400No
Max BaucusDMT$33,100$1,659,135Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$15,502$501,819Yes
Mark BegichDAK$130,672$202,138Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$230,756$543,500Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$663,508No
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$41,250$470,651Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$5,400$160,495No
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,724,400$747,474Yes
Scott P. BrownRMA$3,900$1,043,811No
Sherrod BrownDOH$322,369$708,090Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$2,600$25,550No
Jim BunningRKY$0$168,801No
Richard BurrRNC$5,250$1,463,980No
Roland BurrisDIL$0$4,500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$270,126$396,248Yes
Ben CardinDMD$254,553$513,672Yes
Tom CarperDDE$23,600$747,445Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$528,205$1,028,041Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$12,000$2,560,152No
Tom CoburnROK$2,650$439,404No
William Thad CochranRMS$1,500$341,247No
Susan M. CollinsRME$79,354$1,008,049No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$42,250$686,805Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$25,626$2,048,951No
John CornynRTX$27,775$2,055,314No
Mike CrapoRID$2,350$667,768No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$1,055,699No
Chris DoddDCT$50,150$1,152,525Yes
Byron DorganDND$16,200$563,035Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$82,800$968,923Yes
John EnsignRNV$7,600$590,745No
Mike EnziRWY$0$333,350No
Russ FeingoldDWI$326,749$401,072Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$130,020$521,083Yes
Al FrankenDMN$434,788$396,792Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,253,214$1,199,532Yes
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$4,000$907,945No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$9,800$1,052,088No
Judd GreggRNH$0$33,300No
Kay R. HaganDNC$846,297$347,499Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$103,550$695,374Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,000$691,573No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$8,450$789,920Not Voting
Jim InhofeROK$10,600$897,404No
Dan InouyeDHI$6,400$395,130Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,100$1,198,335No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$845,673No
Tim JohnsonDSD$68,210$671,029Yes
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$124,498$388,250Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$929,704$637,509Yes
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$30,000$1,677,903No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$242,377$1,001,879Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$43,087$548,413Yes
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0No
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,300$153,035Yes
Carl LevinDMI$107,253$423,171Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$101,556$1,767,138Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$79,515$1,646,599Yes
Dick LugarRIN$8,500$414,550No
John McCainRAZ$9,800$792,015No
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,087,230$575,970Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$21,250$2,929,837No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$37,800$1,974,880Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$209,285$307,791Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$109,391$296,598Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,950$634,434Not Voting
Patty MurrayDWA$624,283$770,229Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$34,100$1,536,860Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$192,324$1,031,741Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$28,838$681,046Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,250$489,400Yes
Harry ReidDNV$178,927$1,605,710Yes
Jim RischRID$3,300$502,122No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,350$1,027,018No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$40,450$437,800Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$236,886$163,478Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$100,725$1,512,725Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$655,922No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,205,846$324,051Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$922,704No
Olympia J. SnoweRME$58,872$400,723No
Arlen SpecterDPA$61,250$1,474,996Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$782,852$730,809Yes
Jon TesterDMT$184,272$280,405Yes
John ThuneRSD$13,800$1,372,012No
Mark UdallDCO$334,009$604,267Yes
Tom UdallDNM$177,595$351,156Yes
David VitterRLA$3,750$1,498,197No
George VoinovichROH$8,100$647,318No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$163,918$963,979Yes
Jim WebbDVA$306,580$272,132Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$263,050$317,482Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$6,300$1,121,175No
Ron WydenDOR$19,400$592,425Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$15,250$257,800Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,700$850,347No
John BarrassoRWY$4,600$427,400No
Max BaucusDMT$33,100$1,659,135Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$15,502$501,819Yes
Mark BegichDAK$130,672$202,138Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$230,756$543,500Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$663,508No
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$41,250$470,651Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$5,400$160,495No
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,724,400$747,474Yes
Scott P. BrownRMA$3,900$1,043,811No
Sherrod BrownDOH$322,369$708,090Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$2,600$25,550No
Jim BunningRKY$0$168,801No
Richard BurrRNC$5,250$1,463,980No
Roland BurrisDIL$0$4,500Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$270,126$396,248Yes
Ben CardinDMD$254,553$513,672Yes
Tom CarperDDE$23,600$747,445Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$528,205$1,028,041Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$12,000$2,560,152No
Tom CoburnROK$2,650$439,404No
William Thad CochranRMS$1,500$341,247No
Susan M. CollinsRME$79,354$1,008,049No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$42,250$686,805Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$25,626$2,048,951No
John CornynRTX$27,775$2,055,314No
Mike CrapoRID$2,350$667,768No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$1,055,699No
Chris DoddDCT$50,150$1,152,525Yes
Byron DorganDND$16,200$563,035Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$82,800$968,923Yes
John EnsignRNV$7,600$590,745No
Mike EnziRWY$0$333,350No
Russ FeingoldDWI$326,749$401,072Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$130,020$521,083Yes
Al FrankenDMN$434,788$396,792Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,253,214$1,199,532Yes
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$4,000$907,945No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$9,800$1,052,088No
Judd GreggRNH$0$33,300No
Kay R. HaganDNC$846,297$347,499Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$103,550$695,374Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$5,000$691,573No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$8,450$789,920Not Voting
Jim InhofeROK$10,600$897,404No
Dan InouyeDHI$6,400$395,130Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,100$1,198,335No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$845,673No
Tim JohnsonDSD$68,210$671,029Yes
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$124,498$388,250Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$929,704$637,509Yes
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$30,000$1,677,903No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$242,377$1,001,879Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$43,087$548,413Yes
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0No
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,300$153,035Yes
Carl LevinDMI$107,253$423,171Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$101,556$1,767,138Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$79,515$1,646,599Yes
Dick LugarRIN$8,500$414,550No
John McCainRAZ$9,800$792,015No
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,087,230$575,970Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$21,250$2,929,837No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$37,800$1,974,880Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$209,285$307,791Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$109,391$296,598Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,950$634,434Not Voting
Patty MurrayDWA$624,283$770,229Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$34,100$1,536,860Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$192,324$1,031,741Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$28,838$681,046Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,250$489,400Yes
Harry ReidDNV$178,927$1,605,710Yes
Jim RischRID$3,300$502,122No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$7,350$1,027,018No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$40,450$437,800Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$236,886$163,478Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$100,725$1,512,725Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$655,922No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,205,846$324,051Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$922,704No
Olympia J. SnoweRME$58,872$400,723No
Arlen SpecterDPA$61,250$1,474,996Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$782,852$730,809Yes
Jon TesterDMT$184,272$280,405Yes
John ThuneRSD$13,800$1,372,012No
Mark UdallDCO$334,009$604,267Yes
Tom UdallDNM$177,595$351,156Yes
David VitterRLA$3,750$1,498,197No
George VoinovichROH$8,100$647,318No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$163,918$963,979Yes
Jim WebbDVA$306,580$272,132Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$263,050$317,482Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$6,300$1,121,175No
Ron WydenDOR$19,400$592,425Yes

Interest Groups that supported this motion

$ Donated
Women's issues$11,167,133
Democratic/Liberal$5,267,065
Non-profit foundations$2,031,719
Consumer groups$10,500

Interest Groups that opposed this motion

$ Donated
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$8,791,437
Hospitals$6,622,055
Public works, industrial & commercial construction$3,979,136
Restaurants & drinking establishments$3,919,910
Building trades unions$3,884,455
Electric Power utilities$3,707,705
Republican/Conservative$3,286,286
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$2,962,841
Chemicals$2,785,897
Credit agencies & finance companies$2,671,666
Building operators and managers$2,588,997
Property & casualty insurance$2,374,336
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$1,966,368
Hotels & motels$1,925,200
Food and kindred products manufacturing$1,874,863
Commodity brokers/dealers$1,853,338
Milk & dairy producers$1,780,287
Trucking companies & services$1,659,952
Food stores$1,601,282
Petroleum refining & marketing$1,595,897
Natural Gas transmission & distribution$1,430,051
Special trade contractors$1,019,540
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$999,208
Retail trade$858,227
Meat processing & products$778,366
Electrical contractors$722,621
Textiles & fabrics$637,753
Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$608,267
Poultry & eggs$606,622
Animal feed & health products$606,098
Commercial printing & typesetting$602,821
Fabricated metal products$592,723
Insurance$568,948
Construction equipment$533,300
Mining$487,700
Paper packaging materials$407,309
Direct mail advertising services$355,155
Florists & Nursery Services$345,456
Manufacturing$292,239
Builders associations$268,125
Small business associations$266,612
General business associations$231,253
Chambers of commerce$216,274
Lodging & tourism$202,946
Furniture & appliance stores$198,400
Wholesale trade$162,326
Import/Export services$113,450
Personal products manufacturing$112,680
Communications & Electronics$107,400
Pro-business associations$86,613
Labor, anti-union$57,987
Abortion policy/Anti-Abortion$57,355
Air freight$55,500
Fiscal & tax policy$52,825
Manmade fibers$29,000
Farm bureaus$28,167
Christian Conservative$16,050
Clocks & watches$10,700
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