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May 23, 7-10p. The Nevada Restaurant Association sponsors the fourth annual tasting event which includes several gourmet restaurants from the...
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The hot new Harry Reid Campaign Contribution Quiz Game
by Andrew Kiraly | posted June 2, 2011
Over at OpenSecrets.org, they've unveiled a new feature to help watchdogs and concerned citizens examine the entities that are both lobbying the federal government AND dosing up indivdual members of Congress with campaign contributions. (Wait, there's a difference?).
They've wrapped the new feature into a fun quiz that features one of the policitians most loved by lobbyists' wallets: Harry Reid.
In 2010, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) topped the list of senators who received contributions from lobbyists, at $918,988, the Center for Responsive Politics' research indicates. Between 2005 and 2010, the lobbying industry ranked no. 3 on the list of industries contributing to Reid, giving $1.05 million to his campaign committee.
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