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Five facts about money, guns, and the current Congress

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une 15, 2016 - Learn five interesting facts about money spent to influence the current Congress on bills to prevent terror suspects from purchasing guns and expand background checks for gun buyers.  Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
American Association for Justice$10,674,40525
National Rifle Association$4,702,699117

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Dick Durbin[D-IL]1341
Chris Van Hollen[D-MD]1289
Ed Markey[D-MA]1142
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Jenniffer González-Colón[R-PR]33

Key Industries

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.