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Top All-Time Donors 1989-2008 Summary

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LEGEND: Republican   Democrat   On the fence

= Between 40% and 59% to both parties
= Leans Dem/Repub (60%-69%)
= Strongly Dem/Repub (70%-89%)
= Solidly Dem/Repub (over 90%)
RankOrganizationTotalDem %Repub %Tilt
1AT&T; Inc$40,838,39544%55%
2American Fedn of State, County & Municipal Employees$40,690,63098%1%   
3National Assn of Realtors$34,635,00348%51%
4Goldman Sachs$30,878,68263%35%
5American Assn for Justice$30,103,42990%9%   
6Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$29,684,34197%2%   
7National Education Assn$29,624,87693%6%   
8Laborers Union$27,797,48991%7%   
9Service Employees International Union$27,363,92295%3%   
10Carpenters & Joiners Union$26,789,80889%9%  
11Teamsters Union$26,752,02092%6%   
12Communications Workers of America$26,239,90699%0%   
13American Medical Assn$26,042,19939%60%
14American Federation of Teachers$25,977,60398%0%   
15Citigroup Inc$25,757,22650%49%
16United Auto Workers$25,410,20098%0%   
17Machinists & Aerospace Workers Union$24,013,33698%0%   
18National Auto Dealers Assn$23,754,60831%68%
19Altria Group$23,518,79227%72%  
20United Food & Commercial Workers Union$23,315,62698%1%   
21United Parcel Service$23,076,64436%63%
22National Assn of Home Builders$21,266,30535%64%
23American Bankers Assn$21,013,11640%59%
24EMILY's List$20,862,65099%0%   
25JPMorgan Chase & Co$20,036,45851%48%
26National Beer Wholesalers Assn$19,581,85430%69%  
27Time Warner$19,285,68670%28%  
28Microsoft Corp$19,251,17352%46%
29National Assn of Letter Carriers$18,985,93488%11%  
30Morgan Stanley$17,874,59745%53%
32Verizon Communications$17,632,45339%60%
33FedEx Corp$17,468,35440%59%
34Lockheed Martin$17,144,12842%57%
35National Rifle Assn$17,012,28617%82%  
36General Electric$16,615,35649%50%
37Sheet Metal Workers Union$16,534,18897%2%   
38Ernst & Young$16,507,29444%55%
39Credit Union National Assn$16,259,56147%52%
40Bank of America$15,869,99747%52%
41American Hospital Assn$15,660,52452%47%
42American Dental Assn$15,596,77945%54%
43Plumbers & Pipefitters Union$15,386,26694%5%   
44Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu$15,004,17834%65%
45International Assn of Fire Fighters$14,986,59381%17%  
46Air Line Pilots Assn$14,872,34783%15%  
47Natl Assn/Insurance & Financial Advisors$14,625,90542%57%
49Blue Cross/Blue Shield$14,417,39038%61%
50BellSouth Corp$14,384,72745%54%
51Operating Engineers Union$14,230,37584%14%  
52Merrill Lynch$14,219,98637%61%
53AFLAC Inc$13,948,51943%55%
54Union Pacific Corp$13,466,99022%76%  
55United Steelworkers$13,380,70199%0%   
56RJR Nabisco/RJ Reynolds Tobacco$13,173,97725%74%  
57Pfizer Inc$12,963,22928%71%  
58United Transportation Union$12,955,68888%10%  
59Boeing Co$12,812,53245%53%
60American Institute of CPAs$12,562,37442%57%
61Ironworkers Union$12,340,55192%7%   
62Credit Suisse Group$11,954,12644%55%
64American Postal Workers Union$11,633,11995%4%   
65National Rural Electric Cooperative Assn$11,281,53451%47%
66American Financial Group$11,128,02519%80%  
67General Dynamics$11,022,64345%53%
69Walt Disney Co$10,484,46567%32%
70Natl Active & Retired Fed Employees Assn $10,424,00077%21%  
71Exxon Mobil$10,280,13513%85%  
72MBNA Corp$10,106,00617%82%  
73General Motors$10,078,75039%60%
74UST Inc$9,902,91121%78%  
75Freddie Mac$9,853,94043%56%
76Human Rights Campaign$9,696,14490%9%   
78National Restaurant Assn$9,568,99515%83%  
80Southern Co$9,267,57930%69%  
81Prudential Financial$9,157,05747%51%
82MetLife Inc$9,071,94555%44%
83American Academy of Ophthalmology$9,005,03852%47%
84National Cmte to Preserve Social Security & Medicare$8,978,76680%19%  
85Eli Lilly & Co$8,792,80427%71%  
86National Cmte for an Effective Congress$8,705,44099%0%   
87Associated General Contractors$8,682,47114%85%  
88CSX Corp$8,612,51030%69%  
89American Maritime Officers$8,604,03146%53%
90Amway Corp$8,381,4230%99%   
91Archer Daniels Midland$8,227,61443%56%
92MCI Inc$8,097,82246%53%
93Seafarers International Union$7,965,95784%14%  
94American Airlines$7,865,70747%52%
95American Council of Life Insurers$7,415,23136%63%
96Marine Engineers Beneficial Assn$7,299,32774%25%  
97Bristol-Myers Squibb$7,248,10521%78%  
98Enron Corp$6,633,20729%70%  
Based on data released by the FEC on March 02, 2009.

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