Sunday, October 17, 2010

Follow the money ! ! !

Union Cash Kicks Butt
The total contributions for the 100 biggest givers in federal-level politics since 1989
11 of top 20 are unions. 
14 of top 20 give their cash to the Dems.
Only 3 of top 20 give to Republicans.
Teachers spent around $59 million between NEA and AFT
Top 15 are either Dem donors or fence sitters.
RankOrganizationTotal '89-'09Dem %Repub %Tilt
1AT&T Inc$45,650,98444%55%
2American Fedn of State, County & Municipal Employees$42,963,51198%1%   
3ActBlue$42,601,34499%0%   
4National Assn of Realtors$36,848,74348%51%
5Goldman Sachs$32,750,70262%36%
6American Assn for Justice(Trial lawyers)$32,602,77990%8%   
7Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$32,573,44597%2%   
8National Education Assn$30,891,23093%6%   
9Laborers Union$29,767,30092%7%   
10Teamsters Union$28,764,78493%6%   
11Service Employees International Union$28,738,43295%3%   
12Carpenters & Joiners Union$28,645,30889%10%  
13American Federation of Teachers$28,042,89198%0%   
14Communications Workers of America$27,800,15698%0%   
15Citigroup Inc$27,576,04250%49%
16American Medical Assn$26,839,42039%60%
17United Auto Workers$26,509,90298%0%   
18Machinists & Aerospace Workers Union$25,924,77798%0%   
19National Auto Dealers Assn$25,310,75832%67%
20United Parcel Service$24,908,38836%62%