Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 114th Congress.

S. 1176 - EMPOWER Act of 2015

Government operations and politics. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the system of public financing for Presidential elections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

EMPOWER Act of 2015

S. 1176 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the system of public financing for Presidential elections, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the system of public financing for Presidential elections, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • EMPOWER Act of 2015
  • Empowering Mass Participation to Offset the Wealthy's Electoral Role Act of 2015
  • EMPOWER Act of 2015
Sponsor
Tom Udall
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Government trust funds
  • Inflation and prices
  • Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents
  • Public participation and lobbying
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
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Major Actions
Introduced4/30/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/30/2015
4/30/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
4/30/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$45,000
$750
$7,379,240
$7,424,990
$0
8 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
EMPOWER Act of 2015

8 organizations supported this bill

Brennan Center for Justice
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 7). CO-SPONSOR THE EMPOWER ACT. Retrieved March 31, 2016, from Democracy 21.
Campaign Legal Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 7). CO-SPONSOR THE EMPOWER ACT. Retrieved March 31, 2016, from Democracy 21.
Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW)
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 7). CO-SPONSOR THE EMPOWER ACT. Retrieved March 31, 2016, from Democracy 21.
Common Cause
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 7). CO-SPONSOR THE EMPOWER ACT. Retrieved March 31, 2016, from Democracy 21.
Democracy 21
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 7). CO-SPONSOR THE EMPOWER ACT. Retrieved March 31, 2016, from Democracy 21.
Issue One
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 7). CO-SPONSOR THE EMPOWER ACT. Retrieved March 31, 2016, from Democracy 21.
League of Women Voters
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 7). CO-SPONSOR THE EMPOWER ACT. Retrieved March 31, 2016, from Democracy 21.
Public Citizen
Undersigned organizations (2015, May 7). CO-SPONSOR THE EMPOWER ACT. Retrieved March 31, 2016, from Democracy 21.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$557,976$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$660,541$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$11,750$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$81,476$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,147$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$520,700$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$11,605$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$34,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$14,300$0
Bob CaseyDPA$61,900$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$70,379$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$-2,500$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$57,769$0
Dick DurbinDIL$51,625$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,372$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$219,970$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$131,771$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,700$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$147,337$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$59,265$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$90,188$0
John HoevenRND$2,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$338,495$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$27,415$0
Mark KirkRIL$270$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$27,363$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,540$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$32,125$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$188,042$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$138,736$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,700$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$94,518$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$267,768$0
Patty MurrayDWA$205,780$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$80,543$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$227,620$0
Rob PortmanROH$4,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$2,867$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$6,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$320,415$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$107,526$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$87,672$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$119,685$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$70,366$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$137,316$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$89,139$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$55,614$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,793,497$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$25,857$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$81,550$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$557,976$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$660,541$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$11,750$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$81,476$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,147$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$520,700$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$11,605$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$34,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$14,300$0
Bob CaseyDPA$61,900$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$70,379$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$-2,500$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$57,769$0
Dick DurbinDIL$51,625$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,372$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$219,970$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$131,771$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,700$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$147,337$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$59,265$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$90,188$0
John HoevenRND$2,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$338,495$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$27,415$0
Mark KirkRIL$270$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$27,363$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,540$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$32,125$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$188,042$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$138,736$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,700$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$94,518$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$267,768$0
Patty MurrayDWA$205,780$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$80,543$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$227,620$0
Rob PortmanROH$4,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$2,867$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$6,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$320,415$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$107,526$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$87,672$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$119,685$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$70,366$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$137,316$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$89,139$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$55,614$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,793,497$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$25,857$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$81,550$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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