Top Recipients of Contributions from Lobbyists, 2020 Cycle

Members of congress spend a large part of their time looking for campaign contributions and lobbyists offer a prime target. These are the members who received the most from lobbyists who are also calling on congressional offices to influence policy.

Top Recipients of Contributions from Lobbyists, 2020 Cycle

Recipient From Lobbyists From Lobbyists + Family
McConnellMitch McConnell (R-Ky) $505,811 $559,096
McCarthyKevin McCarthy (R-Calif) $490,745 $495,770
TillisThom Tillis (R-NC) $430,708 $453,308
GardnerCory Gardner (R-Colo) $351,572 $373,922
BidenJoe Biden (D) $339,952 $516,081
CornynJohn Cornyn (R-Texas) $307,592 $318,592
PetersGary Peters (D-Mich) $295,009 $314,709
CollinsSusan Collins (R-Maine) $287,232 $301,092
WarnerMark Warner (D-Va) $284,251 $300,991
DainesSteven Daines (R-Mont) $277,008 $288,108
ShaheenJeanne Shaheen (D-NH) $247,988 $255,638
ScaliseSteve Scalise (R-La) $241,664 $242,214
NealRichard E Neal (D-Mass) $231,570 $237,570
JonesDoug Jones (D-Ala) $229,151 $239,211
Jr.Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) $204,150 $206,650
MarkeyEd Markey (D-Mass) $191,648 $221,273
SullivanDan Sullivan (R-Alaska) $188,283 $193,458
GrahamLindsey Graham (R-SC) $185,883 $196,183
BullockSteve Bullock (D-Mont) $179,593 $186,231
TrumpDonald Trump (R) $166,184 $194,000
PerdueDavid Perdue (R-Ga) $165,245 $173,895
IIIJoe Kennedy III (D-Mass) $164,446 $177,396
CoonsChris Coons (D-Del) $156,320 $158,770
ErnstJoni Ernst (R-Iowa) $148,522 $152,647
LujanBen Ray Lujan (D-NM) $145,465 $146,335
LaHoodDarin LaHood (R-Ill) $136,850 $136,850
SmithTina Smith (D-Minn) $134,200 $137,000
HoyerSteny H Hoyer (D-Md) $126,050 $127,050
BuchananVernon Buchanan (R-Fla) $121,371 $127,471
GrangerKay Granger (R-Texas) $118,450 $122,450
DurbinDick Durbin (D-Ill) $113,845 $117,545
JeffriesHakeem Jeffries (D-NY) $113,024 $115,724
YoungDavid Young (R-Iowa) $112,772 $112,971
SinemaKyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz) $111,627 $113,652
HagertyBill Hagerty (R-Tenn) $107,950 $110,450
ClyburnJames E Clyburn (D-SC) $107,825 $107,825
CunninghamCal Cunningham (D-NC) $107,378 $109,328
InhofeJames M Inhofe (R-Okla) $106,987 $110,537
MakkiAmanda Makki (R) $105,258 $108,258
PelosiNancy Pelosi (D-Calif) $105,064 $121,189
CheneyLiz Cheney (R-Wyo) $103,420 $103,920
McHenryPatrick McHenry (R-NC) $103,350 $106,150
BradyKevin Brady (R-Texas) $101,002 $106,802
ReedJack Reed (D-RI) $99,363 $104,363
GreenfieldTheresa Greenfield (D-Iowa) $98,316 $100,666
ToomeyPat Toomey (R-Pa) $95,882 $100,882
McSallyMartha McSally (R-Ariz) $94,988 $101,688
BecchiRosemary Becchi (R-NJ) $93,250 $96,850
ByrneBradley Byrne (R) $91,600 $91,600
CassidyBill Cassidy (R-La) $90,932 $95,732
WaldenGreg Walden (R-Ore) $90,185 $91,685
CollinsDoug Collins (R-Ga) $89,910 $95,785
SmallXochitl Torres Small (D-NM) $88,405 $88,655
ThuneJohn Thune (R-SD) $86,550 $87,050
HickenlooperJohn Hickenlooper (D-Colo) $85,762 $100,987
DavisRodney Davis (R-Ill) $85,171 $85,671
DeFazioPeter DeFazio (D-Ore) $83,452 $83,452
SasseBen Sasse (R-Neb) $82,050 $88,775
NunesDevin Nunes (R-Calif) $81,346 $81,346
BluntRoy Blunt (R-Mo) $79,200 $80,200
StefanikElise Stefanik (R-NY) $78,575 $80,375
ArringtonJodey Arrington (R-Texas) $77,900 $77,900
ReedTom Reed (R-NY) $76,867 $76,867
SchumerCharles E Schumer (D-NY) $76,613 $76,613
HoldingGeorge Holding (R-NC) $76,221 $76,221
KatkoJohn Katko (R-NY) $75,821 $75,821
RosenJacky Rosen (D-Nev) $75,717 $75,717
FergusonDrew Ferguson (R-Ga) $73,350 $75,350
SessionsJeff Sessions (R) $72,900 $73,400
CapitoShelley Moore Capito (R-WVa) $72,812 $72,812
CalvertKen Calvert (R-Calif) $72,387 $72,387
HudsonRichard Hudson (R-NC) $72,336 $75,836
UptonFred Upton (R-Mich) $72,047 $78,547
RoundsMike Rounds (R-SD) $70,563 $74,063
BustosCheri Bustos (D-Ill) $70,434 $71,434
SpanbergerAbigail Spanberger (D-Va) $68,615 $70,420
RodgersCathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash) $67,771 $68,271
HarrisonJaime Harrison (D-SC) $67,070 $70,074
KellyMike Kelly (R-Pa) $64,721 $64,721
StevensHaley Stevens (D-Mich) $64,505 $65,838
StewartChris Stewart (R-Utah) $64,450 $64,450
BarrassoJohn A Barrasso (R-Wyo) $64,000 $64,000
CaseyBob Casey (D-Pa) $63,365 $63,365
BeyerDon Beyer (D-Va) $63,103 $73,903
SmithAdrian Smith (R-Neb) $62,050 $62,050
GottheimerJosh Gottheimer (D-NJ) $61,602 $67,302
LuetkemeyerBlaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo) $61,300 $66,300
MoranJerry Moran (R-Kan) $61,150 $64,200
RischJames E Risch (R-Idaho) $60,583 $60,583
CrenshawDan Crenshaw (R-Texas) $59,970 $60,470
HornKendra Horn (D-Okla) $59,218 $65,318
PortmanRob Portman (R-Ohio) $59,150 $59,650
O'HalleranTom O'Halleran (D-Ariz) $59,133 $59,133
EstesRon Estes (R-Kan) $58,561 $58,561
CruzTed Cruz (R-Texas) $58,440 $64,280
KinzingerAdam Kinzinger (R-Ill) $57,950 $58,450
EngelEliot Engel (D-NY) $57,512 $57,762
YoungDon Young (R-Alaska) $57,450 $58,750
LongBilly Long (R-Mo) $56,050 $56,450
WextonJennifer Wexton (D-Va) $55,986 $57,991

Data on this page is generated by matching names of lobbyists who register with the Senate Office of Public Records to individual contribution data collected from the Federal Election Commission. Family totals are calculated by adding together a lobbyist's contributions and those from his or her family, including any dependent children.

Data for the most recent election cycle was downloaded on September 21, 2020.

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