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Showing data from the 2011-2012 election cycle. See the 2013-2014 home page.

AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP, 2012 CYCLE

Contributions are as of the last report.

This group is not a political committee
Filing Frequency: Quarterly

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Independent Expenditures (during 2012 cycle): $9,787,783.68
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Independent Expenditure Summary

Negative: 33%   Opposes Democrats: $3,224,304.76   Opposes Republicans: $0.00
Positive: 67%   Supports Democrats: $2,454.38   Supports Republicans: $6,561,024.54

This table shows the overall total amount spent by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in independent expenditures in the 2012 election cycle.

Race Candidate Support/oppose Amount
President ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $5,572,718.68
President OBAMA, BARACK (D) winner Oppose $3,224,304.76
IN (Senate) MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) Support $195,197.62
PA (Senate) SMITH, TOM (R) Support $135,740.26
CT (Senate) MCMAHON, LINDA (R) Support $115,388.27
UT-4 (House) MATHESON, JAMES D (D) winner Oppose $97,366.22
UT-4 (House) LOVE, MIA (R) Support $96,755.08
NE (Senate) FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) winner Support $62,226.14
WI (Senate) THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) Support $60,804.82
NV (Senate) HELLER, DEAN (R) winner Support $53,275.73
NM (Senate) WILSON, HEATHER A (R) Support $44,611.33
ND (Senate) BERG, RICHARD A (R) Support $43,260.36
MT (Senate) REHBERG, DENNIS RAY (R) Support $43,243.93
FL (Senate) MACK, CONNIE (R) Support $41,243.35
AZ (Senate) FLAKE, JEFF (R) winner Support $37,644.35
MI (Senate) HOEKSTRA, PETER (R) Support $17,390.15
OH (Senate) MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $13,548.71
AZ-2 (House) MCSALLY, MARTHA E (R) Support $9,971.85
AZ-9 (House) PARKER, VERNON (R) Support $8,041.25
MA (Senate) BROWN, SCOTT P (R) Support $4,240.81
AZ-1 (House) PATON, JONATHAN (R) Support $3,273.55
President OBAMA, BARACK (D) winner Support $2,454.38
VA (Senate) ALLEN, GEORGE (R) Support $2,448.30

Independent Expenditures

This table shows the independent expenditures of $10,000 or more made by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in the 2012 election cycle. To view a more detailed file of all such spending, click here.

Date Committee Candidate Support/Oppose Amount State Purpose
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $64,328.32 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $223,980.00 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP SMITH, TOM (R) Support $81,271.68 PA Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) Support $27,985.16 WI Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MCMAHON, LINDA (R) Support $38,303.58 CT Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) Support $79,285.71 IN Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $21,359.17 NE Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP BERG, RICHARD A (R) Support $17,506.86 ND Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP REHBERG, DENNIS RAY (R) Support $17,247.37 MT Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP WILSON, HEATHER A (R) Support $12,221.44 NM Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP HELLER, DEAN (R) Support $15,988.84 NV Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP FLAKE, JEFF (R) Support $12,831.28 AZ Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $1,581,853.00 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-06 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $43,632.52 Voter contact phones: system
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $38,287.60 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP SMITH, TOM (R) Support $15,451.45 PA Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) Support $11,700.85 WI Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MCMAHON, LINDA (R) Support $41,613.25 CT Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) Support $49,600.95 IN Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $18,658.15 NE Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP REHBERG, DENNIS RAY (R) Support $11,601.45 MT Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP WILSON, HEATHER A (R) Support $18,032.00 NM Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP HELLER, DEAN (R) Support $16,954.35 NV Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP FLAKE, JEFF (R) Support $10,156.30 AZ Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $1,483,760.95 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $266,388.71 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-11-05 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $35,817.51 Voter contact phones: system
2012-11-04 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $126,408.83 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-11-04 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) Support $17,161.90 IN Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-04 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $1,105,679.20 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-04 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $47,913.86 Voter contact phones: system
2012-11-03 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $169,174.37 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-11-03 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP SMITH, TOM (R) Support $22,135.75 PA Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-03 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) Support $14,632.80 WI Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-03 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MCMAHON, LINDA (R) Support $17,146.60 CT Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-03 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) Support $45,126.30 IN Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-03 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP FISCHER, DEBRA S (R) Support $12,696.70 NE Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-03 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $1,083,637.95 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-03 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $21,799.06 Voter contact phones: system
2012-11-02 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $134,532.10 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-11-02 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $17,986.20 Voter contact phones: system
2012-11-01 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $22,052.58 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-01 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $138,825.65 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-11-01 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $13,548.71 OH Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-01 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MACK, CONNIE (R) Support $28,271.60 FL Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-01 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $129,200.90 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-11-01 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $22,016.84 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-31 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $25,104.59 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-10-31 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $128,856.91 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-31 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP HOEKSTRA, PETER (R) Support $14,355.30 MI Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-10-31 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP MACK, CONNIE (R) Support $12,971.75 FL Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-10-31 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $38,813.59 Voter contact phones: system & personnel
2012-10-31 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $20,296.75 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-30 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $138,400.54 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-30 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $29,065.60 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-29 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $126,962.00 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-29 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $21,966.05 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-28 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $40,678.67 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-27 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $98,729.82 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-27 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $25,121.04 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-26 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $121,304.33 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-26 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $34,532.40 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-25 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $126,065.04 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-25 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $36,773.48 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-24 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $120,545.97 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-24 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $36,806.05 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-23 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $106,778.42 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-23 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $26,530.22 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-22 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $104,988.35 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-22 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $24,853.94 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-21 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $31,807.29 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-20 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $70,260.08 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-20 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $11,032.57 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-19 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $87,605.00 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-19 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $27,586.16 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-18 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $87,657.02 Voter contact phones: personnel
2012-10-18 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $10,824.10 Voter contact phones: system
2012-10-17 AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $227,612.12 Voter contact phones: personnel