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Wirth

“Before Congress can truly meet the challenges of energy and climate change, unemployment, and financial regulation, it must address the perverse incentives that mire each and every one of its members in a perpetual race for private campaign funds.”

- Tim Wirth
Former Senator from Colorado
ACR Advisory Board Member

Wall Street Money in Politics

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Wall Street Tops Campaign Finance Charts

Both Parties Profit from Wall Street Funds

Wall Street Donors Favor Incumbents

Wall Street Targets Regulatory Committees

Source: Center for Responsive Politics analysis of campaign finance disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission, 1990-2008