Bank of America

#30 Contributing Company

  • 8,457 contributions
  • $6,942,719 in total

#82 Most Interested Company

  • 16 bills supported
  • 5 bills opposed

#69 Most Influential Company

  • Won 7 bills on which it took a position

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Obama's Pick to Oversee Fannie and Freddie Has Deep Ties to Banks

May 3, 2013Rep. Melvin Watt, D-N.C., has been nominated by President Obama to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the quasi-governmental mortage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. One key question facing the FHFA right now is whether to allow struggling mortgage borrowers in the private market to refinance with a reduced principal through Fannie and Freddie.

How much campaign money has Rep. Watt received from companies with an interest in the mortgage market? Read more

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Independent Community Bankers of America$4,990,864323

Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Richard Burr$60,1201
Patrick J. Toomey$52,4910
Roy Blunt$43,6000
Marco Rubio$35,6420
Gary C. Peters$31,0001
No House recipients found

Top Stock Holders

PoliticianMinimum ValueMaximum ValueAverage Value
James B. Renacci$100,001$250,000$175,001
Michael T. McCaul$100,001$250,000$175,001
Kay R. Hagan$31,003$115,000$73,002
Leonard Lance$30,002$100,000$65,001
Sheldon Whitehouse$30,002$100,000$65,001
Numbers on this page include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present.
'Top Stock Holders' based on data for 2013.