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Banks Gave Big to Lawmakers Voting to Weaken Financial, Consumer Protections


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May 4, 2017A MapLight analysis of campaign contributions found that members of the House Financial Services Committee who voted for the the Financial CHOICE Act received almost 80 percent more money during the 2016 election cycle from commercial banks and holding companies than representatives who voted against it. Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
National Association of Realtors$19,206,090134
National Beer Wholesalers Association$15,978,56315
American Bankers Association$12,679,641267

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Sherrod Brown[D-OH]1128
Chuck Schumer[D-NY]1028
Dick Durbin[D-IL]1016
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl M. Grijalva[D-AZ]1794
Eleanor Holmes Norton[D-DC]1618
Jan Schakowsky[D-IL]1549
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.