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

S. 559 - Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act

Education. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Education from engaging in regulatory overreach with regard to institutional eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act

S. 559 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Education from engaging in regulatory overreach with regard to institutional eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Education from engaging in regulatory overreach with regard to institutional eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act
  • Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act
Sponsor
Richard Burr
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Business ethics
  • Consumer affairs
  • Contracts and agency
  • Department of Education
  • Education programs funding
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Higher education
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Performance measurement
  • Right of privacy
  • School administration
  • State and local government operations
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Vocational and technical education
  • Wages and earnings
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/25/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/25/2015
2/25/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
2/25/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$9,075,327
$508,239
$1,185,593
$10,769,159
78% more
$197,000
$280,073
$8,250,935
$910,780
$750
$547,752
$45,000
$563,701
$7,379,240
$612,336
$374,750
$19,162,317
22 Organizations Supported and 37 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act

22 organizations supported this bill

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
American Association of Community Colleges
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
American Council on Education
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
American Dental Education Association
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
American Indian Higher Education Consortium
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
Association of American Medical Colleges
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
Association of American Universities
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
Council of Graduate Schools
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
Council of Independent Colleges
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
EDUCAUSE
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
Home School Legal Defense Association
Home School Legal Defense Association (2015, March 16). H.R. 970—"Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act". Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Home School Legal Defense Association.
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
United Negro College Fund
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Broad, Molly Corbett (2015, February 23). Letter from ACE and 24 higher education groups endorsing the Supporting Academic Freedom Through Regulatory Relief Act. Retrieved February 27, 2015, from American Council on Education.

37 organizations opposed this bill

AFL-CIO
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Air Force Sergeants Association
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
American Association of University Professors
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
American Association of University Women
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
American Federation of Teachers
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Americans for Financial Reform
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Center for Law and Social Policy
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Center for Public Interest Law
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Center for Responsible Lending
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Children's Advocacy Institute
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Consumer Action
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Consumers Union
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Crittenton Women's Union
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Demos
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Generation Progress
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
league of united latin american citizens
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
National Association for Black Veterans, Inc
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
National Association for College Admission Counseling
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
National Consumers League
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
National Council of La Raza
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
National Education Association
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
New Economy Project
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Public Citizen
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Public Counsel
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Public Good Law Center
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Service Employees International Union
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Student Debt Crisis
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
The Institute for College Access & Success
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
U.S. PIRG
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
United States Student Association
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Veterans Education Success
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
VetJobs
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.
Vietnam Veterans of America
Undersigned (2015, April 23). Letter to Congress: AFR, 45 Organizations Urge Opposition to HR 970, S 559, Legislation Harmful to Students and Taxpayers. Retrieved April 24, 2015, from Americans for Financial Reform.

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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$112,188$10,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$70,360$53,629
Tammy BaldwinDWI$328,132$1,584,203
John BarrassoRWY$44,750$2,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$351,034$733,021
Richard BlumenthalDCT$84,272$62,900
Roy BluntRMO$84,605$105,230
Cory A. BookerDNJ$243,977$229,476
John BoozmanRAR$14,640$2,200
Barbara BoxerDCA$6,250$9,397
Sherrod BrownDOH$585,250$1,060,359
Richard BurrRNC$91,035$15,062
Maria CantwellDWA$94,637$109,273
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$53,283$59,550
Ben CardinDMD$85,075$97,750
Tom CarperDDE$19,966$24,100
Bob CaseyDPA$228,783$161,163
Bill CassidyRLA$59,225$6,999
Daniel CoatsRIN$11,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$53,250$18,450
Susan M. CollinsRME$42,560$27,600
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$36,700$97,379
Bob CorkerRTN$61,843$6,128
John CornynRTX$41,425$0
Tom CottonRAR$55,500$17,017
Mike CrapoRID$7,710$0
Ted CruzRTX$92,986$14,382
Steve DainesRMT$33,400$1,700
Joe DonnellyDIN$143,374$107,519
Dick DurbinDIL$128,073$108,725
Mike EnziRWY$14,950$1,000
Joni ErnstRIA$11,105$11,655
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$52,692$252,243
Deb FischerRNE$24,723$23,580
Jeff FlakeRAZ$72,050$1,125
Al FrankenDMN$181,324$286,470
Cory GardnerRCO$114,621$5,119
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$149,581$764,620
Lindsey GrahamRSC$46,316$9,160
Chuck GrassleyRIA$49,127$7,450
Orrin G. HatchRUT$40,700$18,750
Martin HeinrichDNM$141,924$189,820
Heidi HeitkampDND$71,586$270,036
Dean HellerRNV$28,658$250
Mazie K. HironoDHI$65,350$561,270
John HoevenRND$7,050$5,000
Jim InhofeROK$18,150$5,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$41,725$3,300
Ron JohnsonRWI$69,339$7,350
Tim KaineDVA$480,045$866,759
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$53,783$34,415
Mark KirkRIL$68,870$9,820
Amy KlobucharDMN$91,549$304,200
James LankfordROK$75,600$17,450
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$20,557$125,940
Mike LeeRUT$40,600$1,460
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$54,366$58,125
Ed MarkeyDMA$177,500$293,567
John McCainRAZ$165,385$43,568
Claire McCaskillDMO$357,247$1,423,773
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$199,283$27,150
Bob MenéndezDNJ$154,311$97,200
Jeff MerkleyDOR$130,791$141,618
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,000$3,000
Jerry MoranRKS$23,500$19,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,900$20,275
Chris MurphyDCT$220,246$347,068
Patty MurrayDWA$198,317$700,463
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$141,728$116,393
Rand PaulRKY$64,579$3,753
David PerdueRGA$60,750$5,950
Gary C. PetersDMI$283,228$599,943
Rob PortmanROH$124,174$14,900
John "Jack" ReedDRI$21,863$37,850
Harry ReidDNV$27,716$16,017
Jim RischRID$500$500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$29,800$7,539
Mike RoundsRSD$17,800$2,600
Marco RubioRFL$115,565$18,652
Bernie SandersIVT$62,048$355,465
Ben SasseRNE$39,510$3,950
Brian SchatzDHI$83,300$149,676
Chuck SchumerDNY$180,584$167,071
Tim ScottRSC$72,400$7,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,050$250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$150,534$1,007,019
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$130,319$462,581
Dan SullivanRAK$39,150$8,450
Jon TesterDMT$146,161$394,117
John ThuneRSD$15,485$6,988
Thom TillisRNC$77,900$5,350
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$163,111$45,573
Tom UdallDNM$149,822$153,135
David VitterRLA$3,730$5,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$130,750$99,714
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,223,856$3,547,523
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$70,051$80,097
Roger F. WickerRMS$23,450$1,750
Ron WydenDOR$106,941$152,500

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$112,188$10,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$70,360$53,629
Tammy BaldwinDWI$328,132$1,584,203
John BarrassoRWY$44,750$2,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$351,034$733,021
Richard BlumenthalDCT$84,272$62,900
Roy BluntRMO$84,605$105,230
Cory A. BookerDNJ$243,977$229,476
John BoozmanRAR$14,640$2,200
Barbara BoxerDCA$6,250$9,397
Sherrod BrownDOH$585,250$1,060,359
Richard BurrRNC$91,035$15,062
Maria CantwellDWA$94,637$109,273
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$53,283$59,550
Ben CardinDMD$85,075$97,750
Tom CarperDDE$19,966$24,100
Bob CaseyDPA$228,783$161,163
Bill CassidyRLA$59,225$6,999
Daniel CoatsRIN$11,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$53,250$18,450
Susan M. CollinsRME$42,560$27,600
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$36,700$97,379
Bob CorkerRTN$61,843$6,128
John CornynRTX$41,425$0
Tom CottonRAR$55,500$17,017
Mike CrapoRID$7,710$0
Ted CruzRTX$92,986$14,382
Steve DainesRMT$33,400$1,700
Joe DonnellyDIN$143,374$107,519
Dick DurbinDIL$128,073$108,725
Mike EnziRWY$14,950$1,000
Joni ErnstRIA$11,105$11,655
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$52,692$252,243
Deb FischerRNE$24,723$23,580
Jeff FlakeRAZ$72,050$1,125
Al FrankenDMN$181,324$286,470
Cory GardnerRCO$114,621$5,119
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$149,581$764,620
Lindsey GrahamRSC$46,316$9,160
Chuck GrassleyRIA$49,127$7,450
Orrin G. HatchRUT$40,700$18,750
Martin HeinrichDNM$141,924$189,820
Heidi HeitkampDND$71,586$270,036
Dean HellerRNV$28,658$250
Mazie K. HironoDHI$65,350$561,270
John HoevenRND$7,050$5,000
Jim InhofeROK$18,150$5,400
Johnny IsaksonRGA$41,725$3,300
Ron JohnsonRWI$69,339$7,350
Tim KaineDVA$480,045$866,759
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$53,783$34,415
Mark KirkRIL$68,870$9,820
Amy KlobucharDMN$91,549$304,200
James LankfordROK$75,600$17,450
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$20,557$125,940
Mike LeeRUT$40,600$1,460
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$54,366$58,125
Ed MarkeyDMA$177,500$293,567
John McCainRAZ$165,385$43,568
Claire McCaskillDMO$357,247$1,423,773
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$199,283$27,150
Bob MenéndezDNJ$154,311$97,200
Jeff MerkleyDOR$130,791$141,618
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,000$3,000
Jerry MoranRKS$23,500$19,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$15,900$20,275
Chris MurphyDCT$220,246$347,068
Patty MurrayDWA$198,317$700,463
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$141,728$116,393
Rand PaulRKY$64,579$3,753
David PerdueRGA$60,750$5,950
Gary C. PetersDMI$283,228$599,943
Rob PortmanROH$124,174$14,900
John "Jack" ReedDRI$21,863$37,850
Harry ReidDNV$27,716$16,017
Jim RischRID$500$500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$29,800$7,539
Mike RoundsRSD$17,800$2,600
Marco RubioRFL$115,565$18,652
Bernie SandersIVT$62,048$355,465
Ben SasseRNE$39,510$3,950
Brian SchatzDHI$83,300$149,676
Chuck SchumerDNY$180,584$167,071
Tim ScottRSC$72,400$7,500
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,050$250
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$150,534$1,007,019
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$130,319$462,581
Dan SullivanRAK$39,150$8,450
Jon TesterDMT$146,161$394,117
John ThuneRSD$15,485$6,988
Thom TillisRNC$77,900$5,350
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$163,111$45,573
Tom UdallDNM$149,822$153,135
David VitterRLA$3,730$5,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$130,750$99,714
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,223,856$3,547,523
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$70,051$80,097
Roger F. WickerRMS$23,450$1,750
Ron WydenDOR$106,941$152,500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Schools & colleges$9,075,327
For-profit Education$1,185,593
Education$842,191
Medical schools$508,239

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Teachers unions$910,780
Education$842,191
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Commercial service unions$374,750
Military$280,073
Labor Unions$197,000
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750
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