Thursday, October 14, 2010

Top 2010 Humane USA PAC donations

Humane USA is the political action committee (PAC) formed by HSUS and various animal rights groups. In addition to making monetary campaign contributions, the PAC organizes activists to work on the campaigns of animal rights friendly candidates. According to their website, Humane USA claims in most cases to already have a working relationship with the office holder.

Who were the top Congressional recipients of Humane USA PAC donations for 2010?

In the U.S. Senate: David Vitter (LA) with $5,000; Harry Reid (NV) with $3,000; Richard Blumenthal (CT) with $2,500; followed by Charles Schumer (NY), Mark Kirk (IL), and Michael Bennet (CO) with $2,000 each.

Top U.S. House recipients were: Elton Gallegly (CA) with $5,750 and Earl Blumenauer (OR) with $5,250; followed by Gary Peters (MI) and Rosa DeLauro (CT) each with $3,500.

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