Tag Archives: money in politics

Federal Lobbying Topped $3b Through Third Quarter for the First Time Ever

Over 13,400 organizations deployed more than 11,900 federal lobbyists during the first nine months of 2022. The 10 clients that spent the most money on federal lobbying during that period accounted for 8% of all federal lobbying spending.

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Most US Lawmakers are Millionaires

For the first time in history, most members of U.S. Congress are millionaires, according to a new analysis of personal financial disclosure data by the Center for Responsive Politics.   Of 534 current members of Congress, at least 268 had an average net worth of $1 million or more in 2012, according to disclosures filed last year by all members of Congress …

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