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Media Fund
"527" Political Organization
Contributions, Expenses, & Filing Information


Organization Info

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Group NameMedia Fund
Stated PurposeTo communicate with the public on issues that relate to the election of cnadidates for federal, state or local office or the legislative process in a manner that does not expressly advocate the election or defeat of a particular candidate.
Email Addressgruvergary@hotmail.com
Established Date11/05/2003
Contact PersonGary Gruver
Contact Address1101 Vermont Avenue, NW
9th Floor
Washington, DC  20005
Mailing Address1101 Vermont Avenue, NW
9th Floor
Washington, DC  20005
Contributions Received
(since 11/05/2003)
$60,139,183
Expenditures Made
(since 11/05/2003)
$60,158,448

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Media Fund
"527" Contribution List

ContributorEmpoyer/Occupation$ Contribution AmountDate
Abe Pollin
Washington, DC  20004
Washington Sports & Entertainment/CEO $100,00010/22/2004
AFL-CIO
Washington, DC  20006
$250,00007/12/2004
AFLCIO
Washington, DC  20006
NA/NA $525,73802/01/2004-
04/22/2004
AFSCME
Washington, DC  20036
NA/NA $2,100,00004/01/2004-
07/22/2004
Alma O Cohen
Philadelphia, PA  19103
NA/Homemaker $1,00004/28/2004
Amer Fed of State, County, Muni Employees
Washington, DC  20036
$50,00010/05/2005
American Federation of Gov't Employees
Washington, DC  20001
$75,00008/24/2004
American Federation of Teachers
Washington, DC  20001
$250,00009/01/2004
American Federation of Teachers COPE
Washington, DC  20001
NA/NA $750,00003/01/2004-
03/05/2004
American Postal Workers Union
Washington, DC  20005
$500,00008/17/2004
Andre Gregory
New York, NY  10014
SelfEmployed/Artist $5,00005/19/2004
Annette P Cumming
Jackson, WY  83001
Cumming Foundation/Executive Director/VP $2,50007/26/2004
Anthony T Dean
Long Grove, IL  60047
Village of Long Grove/President $25,00009/21/2004
Axelrod & Associates, Inc
Chicago, IL  60610
$29,53509/21/2004
Barry J Peek
North Haven, NY  11963
Meyer Suozzi English Klein/Attorney $50005/25/2004
BCTGM International Union
Kensington, MD  20895
$50,00008/30/2004
Ben Heller
Sharon, CT  06069
NA/Retired $12,50006/01/2004
Bernard Rapoport
Waco, TX  76702
American Income Life Insurance/Chairman Emeritus $25,00007/29/2004
Bruce Fields
Chicago, IL  60622
Self/Trader $1,00010/22/2004
Business Loan Express
New York, NY  10022
NA/NA $12,50006/29/2004
Christine L Mattso
Austin, TX  78746
Self/Homemaker $1,200,00009/22/2004
Committee to Defeat George Bush
BRookdale, CA  95007
$5,00007/26/2004
Communication Workers of America
Washington, DC  20001
NA/NA $500,00005/21/2004-
08/30/2004
Craig Kaplan
New York, NY  10003
Selfemployed/Attorney $10,00003/31/2004
David Bender
Woodbridge, CT  06525
Bender Plumbing Supplies, Inc./Owner $12,50010/22/2004
Deleware County Consulting Inc
Gladwyne, PA  19035
$10,00012/16/2004
Democratic Governors Association
Washington, DC  20001
$125,00010/14/2005-
11/30/2005
Elizabeth Sloss
Seattle, WA  98112
Self/Psychotherapist $1,00010/22/2004
Environment 2004 Action Fund
Washington, DC  20005
$30,00010/18/2004
Frank Brunckhorst
Sarasota, FL  34231
Boars Head/Chairman of the Board $100,00005/17/2004
Fred Eychaner
Chicago, IL  60614
Newsweb Corp./President $500,00002/19/2004
Galloway Group
Boulder, CO  80302
$75,00009/29/2004
IBEW Educational Committee
Washington, DC  20005
$200,00009/29/2004
IBEW Educational Committee Education Fund
Washington, DC  20005
NA/NA $10,00004/20/2004
Int'l Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers
Washington, DC  20006
$30,00007/30/2004
IUPAT
Washington, DC  20006
$250,00007/26/2004
James H Clark
Dallas, TX  75219
Self/Investment $1,000,00007/27/2004
James Lamb
Arlington, VA  22205
Ryan, Phillips, Utrecht & MacKinnon/Attorney $50009/29/2004
James Probst
Marion, IA  52302
Nuclear management Co./Engineer $2,00011/10/2004
Jonathan McHale
Austin, TX  78746
Self/Investor $1,800,00008/27/2004-
09/22/2004
Joseph Field
Bala Cynwyd, PA  19004
Entercom/Executive $1,375,00010/07/2004-
10/25/2004
Joseph M Field
Bal Cynwyd, PA  19004
Entercom Communications/Executive $100,00009/17/2004
Joseph M Field
Bala Cynwyd, PA  19004
Entercom Communications Corp/Chairman $100,00006/08/2004
Laborers Political League
Washington, DC  20006
NA/NA $500,00005/07/2004-
05/19/2004
Leonard Lieberman
Newark, NJ  07102
SelfEmployed/Consultant $25,00005/24/2004
Lerach, Coughlin, Stoia & Robbins LLP
San Diego, CA  92101
$75,00009/21/2004
MACPAC-PA
Philadelphia, PA  19101
$15,00011/10/2004
Marcy Garriott
Austin, TX  78732
NCSoft/CEO $10,00011/15/2004
Metro Management, Inc
Edina, MN  55439
NA/NA $10,00004/28/2004
MoveOnorg
Greenbrae, CA  94904
$29,53508/24/2004
Murray D Peek
Boynton Beach, FL  33437
NA/Retired $25004/08/2004
National Education Association
Washington, DC  20036
$10,00011/15/2004
Norman Bender
New Haven, CT  06530
Bender Plumbing Supplies, Inc./CEO $25,00010/22/2004
Paul Goldenberg
Irvine, CA  92612
Paul's TV & Video/President $20,00011/10/2004
Peggy Cafritz
Washington, DC  20016
Retired $5,00010/07/2004
Richard Garriott
Austin, TX  78730
NCSoft/Vice President $10,00011/15/2004
Rosenfeld Bernstein Tannehauser
New York, NY  10022
NA/NA $12,50006/29/2004
Ruth C Kolbe
Needham, MA  02492
NA/Volunteer $2,50004/28/2004
S Davis Carniglia
Muir Beach, CA  94965
Information Requested $62509/29/2004
SEIU Local 1199
New York, NY  10036
NA/NA $1,000,00003/10/2004
September Fund
Washington, DC  20036
$300,00010/26/2006
Service Employees Int'l Union
Washington, DC  20005
$250,00009/16/2005
Sharon Bender
Woodbridge, CT  06525
Homemaker $12,50010/22/2004
Sheet Metal Workers Intl Assn Political Ed League
Washington, DC  20006
NA/NA $100,00005/19/2004
Sheet Metal Workers' Int'l Assn
Washington, DC  20006
$100,00009/24/2004
Stronger America
Washington, DC  20044
$100,00010/27/2004
Tranportation Communications Intl Union
Rockville, MD  20850
NA/NA $100,00006/25/2004
UA Political Education Committee
Washington, DC  20001
NA/NA $250,00005/17/2004
UFCW
Washington, DC  20006
$200,00007/30/2004
UNITE
New York, NY  10001
NA/NA $100,00005/24/2004-
08/17/2004
United Steelworkers of America
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
$200,00007/01/2004
Victory Campaign 2004
Washington, DC  20036
NA/NA $44,475,00012/31/2003-
10/27/2004


Media Fund "527" Expenses

Vendor$ Expense AmountPurposeDate
Active Group
828 W 6th Street
Austin, TX  78703
$3,500 Media Production10/20/2004
Adrienne Cummins
250 Redwood Rd
San Anselmo, CA  94960
$3,589 Media Production10/18/2004
AFL-CIO
815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
$1,027 Telephone07/08/2004-
11/17/2004
AFLCIO
815 16th St., NW
Washington, DC  20006
$859 Telephone05/22/2004-
06/23/2004
AKP Message & Media
730 N. Franklin Street
#404
Chicago, IL  60610
$40,629 Media Production07/08/2004-
09/13/2004
Allied Office Supplies
P.O. Box 31533
Hartford, CT  06150
$1,973 Office Supplies08/20/2004-
11/17/2004
Allied Office Supply
P.O. Box 31533
Hartford, CT  06150
$179 Office Supplies11/15/2004
Ambrosino, Muir &
467 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
$52,374 Direct Mail Production10/12/2004
Ambrosino, Muir & Hansen
467 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
$252,800 Direct Mail10/21/2004
Ambrusino, Muir & Hansen
467 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
$102,960 Direct Mail10/18/2004
America Coming Together
888 16th St., NW 450
Washington, DC  20006
$2,661 Computer and Office Expenses05/22/2004-
06/23/2004
America Coming Together
888 16th St., NW 450
Washington, DC  20006
$3,435 Computer Equipment04/07/2004
America Coming Together
888 16th Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
$850,000 Contribution04/04/2005-
12/12/2005
America Coming Together
888 16th Street NW, Suite 740
Washington, DC  20006
$1,872 Rent08/31/2004
America Votes
888 16th St., NW 4th Floor
Washington, DC  20006
$50,000 Contribution05/21/2004
America Votes, Inc
888 16th Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
$50,000 Contribution04/27/2005
Amrosino, Muir & Hansen
500 Sansome Street #201
San Francisco, CA  94111
$8,333 Literature03/13/2006
AMS Communications
447 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
$66,400 Direct Mail09/14/2004
AMS Communications
500 Sansome Street
Ste 201
San Francisco, CA  94111
$30,578 Printing and Postage Expense10/30/2006
AMS Communications
500 Sansome St.
Ste 201
San Francisco, CA  94111
$48,130 Printing Expense10/27/2006
AMS Communications, Inc.
447 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA  94111
$132,800 Direct Mail09/17/2004
Andre Smith
1108 Kennebec St #103
Oxon Hill, MD  20745
$1,515 Salary10/31/2005-
11/08/2005
Assistance in Marketing
11890 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH  45249
$13,504 Media Research09/03/2004-
10/26/2004
AT&T Wireless
P.O. Box 8229
Aurora, IL  60572
$335 Telephone11/15/2004
Au Bon Pain
1401 I Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
$1,883 Meals11/07/2005
Automated Mailers, Inc.
4407 Wheeler Ave
Alexandria, VA  22304
$38,718 Mail Postage09/26/2005
Axelrod Associates
730 N. Franklin St. 404
Chicago, IL  60610
$199,078 Media Production05/04/2004-
05/21/2004
Bang Music
16 W 18th Street
New York, NY  10011
$845 Media Production10/29/2004
Barbieri Green
1926 N Street NW
Washington, DC  20036
$821 Graphic Design02/23/2004
Bejamin Metcalf
450 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC  20001
$1,255 Salary09/29/2005
Ben Metcalf
1512 Park Road NW
Washington, DC  20010
$1,200 Accounting Services08/09/2006-
02/06/2007
Benjamin Metcalf
450 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC  20001
$2,470 Airfare/Telephone/Fuel10/27/2005
Benjamin Metcalf
450 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC  20001
$5,880 Salary10/14/2005-
12/15/2005
Benjamin Metcalf
450 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC  20001
$41 Telephone09/22/2005
Benjamin Metcalf
450 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC  20001
$1,856 Telephone/Fuel11/10/2005
Benjamin Metcalf
1101 Vermont Avenue, NW
9th Floor
Washington, DC  20005
$400 Accounting Services10/30/2006
Benjamin Metcalf
1512 Park Road NW
Washington, DC  20010
$400 Accounting Services11/30/2006
Blue Engine Message & Media, LLC
1300 Connecticut Avenue NW
Sixth Floor
Washington, DC  20036
$50,000 Media Consulting Services01/10/2007
Bread Butter Productions
2272 25th St.
Santa Monica, CA  90405
$750 Media Production05/04/2004
Brilliant Corners
1001 G Street NW #500E
Washington, DC  20001
$49,004 Media Research10/18/2004-
12/13/2004
Brilliant Corners
1001 G Street, NW
#500E
Washington, DC  20001
$40,000 Polling09/20/2004-
10/07/2004
Brooks & Partners
1509 SW Sunset Blvd #1C
Portland, OR  97239
$38,954 Media Production10/29/2004
Bynum, Thompson & Ryer
2120 L Street NW #305
Washington, DC  20037
$387,329 Direct Mail10/18/2004-
10/21/2004
Bynum, Thompson & Ryer
2120 L Street NW
Washington, DC  20037
$8,333 Mail Design09/29/2005
Campaign Farm
2G Larchmont Ave
Larchmont, NY  10538
$10,660 Media Production12/02/2004
Campaign Farm
134 Spring Street 602
New York, NY  10012
$347,068 Media Production03/17/2004-
06/23/2004
Campaign Farm
134 Spring Street 602
New York, NY  10012
$5,603 Travel Expenses06/23/2004
Campaign Media Analysis Group
2800 Shirlington Rd. 700
Arlington, VA  22206
$60,000 Research05/21/2004
Carroll Travel
201 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, DC  20002
$1,041 Travel10/27/2005-
11/15/2005
Casa del Mar
1910 Ocean Way
Santa Monica, CA  90405
$1,484 Catering02/20/2004
Catalist, LLC
1101 Vermont Avenue NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20005
$13,750 Data Management Services03/26/2007
Charles Beck
2256 Herdon Ave
St Paul, MN  55108
$417 Salary11/08/2005
Charles BEck
2256 Herdon Ave
St. Paul, MN  55108
$674 Salary10/31/2005
Charlton/Engel Marketing Inc.
419 SE Pine St.
Portland, OR  97214
$99,871 Media Buy10/22/2004
Christina Villarreal
888 16th Street NW, Suite 740
Washington, DC  20006
$1,980 Salary07/12/2004-
07/30/2004
Cincinnati Enquirer
312 Elm
Lockdale, OH  45215
$10,253 Media Buy10/29/2004
Cincinnati EnquirerPost
312 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH  45202
$8,709 Advertisement06/18/2004
Citi Bank
153 East 53rd Street
New York, NY  10043
$7,379 Housing09/16/2005
CitiBank
153 East 53rd Street
New York, NY  10043
$3,924 Staging Site11/02/2005
Citibank
1400 G Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
$60 Bank Service Charges01/31/2007-
06/08/2007
Cleveland Plain Dealer
1801 Superior Avenue East
Cleveland, OH  44114
$20,349 Media Buy10/29/2004
Corbis Motion
3455 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Culver City, CA  90016
$15,735 Media Production03/29/2004
Craft & Assoc
888 16th Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
$200,000 Media Buy10/28/2004
Craig Poterbin
7733 Robinson Street
Overland Park, KS  66204
$460 Salary11/08/2005
Craig Poterbin
7733 Robinson Street
Overlook Park, KS  66204
$1,227 Salary10/31/2005
Cristina Villarreal
888 16th Street NW 7th Fl.
Washington, DC  20006
$6,930 Salary03/31/2004-
06/30/2004
CTSG
456 Chrnelton St
Eugene, OR  97401
$10,287 Website07/08/2004-
11/17/2004
CTSG Inc.
456 Charnelton St.
Eugene, OR  97401
$13,800 Internet Services05/13/2004-
06/23/2004
Daniel Walker
8421 Grant street
Overland Park, KS  66212
$460 Salary11/08/2005
Daniel Walker
8421 Grant street
Overlook Park, KS  66212
$1,227 Salary10/31/2005
Data Warehouse
888 16th Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
$250,000 Voter Research02/06/2006
Data Warehouse, LLC
1101 Vermont Avenue, NW
9th Floor
Washington, DC  20005
$-250,000 Refund of Research Services Payment01/30/2007
David Matathia
5604 Southwest Parkway
#421
Austin, TX  78735
$1,524 Travel & Meeting Expenses09/24/2004
Days Inn
3030 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA  22204
$4,335 Travel10/26/2005
DC Treasurer
PO Box 419
Washington, DC  20044
$117 Payroll Taxes02/15/2007
Dell
Box 371964
Pittsburg, PA  15250
$150 Computer Equipment08/20/2004
Dell USA
Box 371964
Pittsburgh, PA  15250
$2,541 Computer Equipment05/13/2004
Democratic Party of Virginia
1108 E Main Street
Richmond, VA  23219
$7,500 Voter File Purchase09/16/2005
Elevation
1818 N St., NW 425
Washington, DC  20036
$568 Travel Expenses05/13/2004
Environmental 2004 Action Fund
733 15th Street, NW
#314
Washington, DC  20005
$30,000 Contribution07/20/2004
Eric Norrby
1200 N Street NW #216
Washington, DC  20005
$712 Bookkeeping Services07/01/2005-
10/05/2005
Eric Norrby
1200 N Street NW #216
Washington, DC  20005
$887 Compliance Consulting02/06/2006
Erik Smith
888 16th Street NW, Suite 740
Washington, DC  20006
$184 Meals/Flowers07/08/2004
Erik Smith
888 16th Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
$16,134 Payroll11/30/2004-
12/31/2004
Erik Smith
888 16th Street NW, Suite 740
Washington, DC  20006
$93,076 Salary02/27/2004-
11/15/2004
Erik Smith
888 16th Street NW, Suite 740
Washington, DC  20006
$1,775 Travel08/20/2004
Erik Smith
888 16th Street NW, Suite 740
Washington, DC  20006
$1,228 Travel & Meeting Expense09/30/2004
Executive Flightways
One Clark Drive
Ronkonkoma, NY  11779
$8,000 Travel Expenses02/20/2004
Fast Express Courier Service
7540 Poplar Street
Charlotte Hall, MD  20622
$21 Courier / Delivery Services01/24/2007
Federal Election Commission
999 E Street NW
Washington, DC  20463
$580,000 Conciliation Agreement12/14/2007
Financial Dynamics
Wall Street Plaza
88 Pine Street 32nd Floor
New York, NY  10005
$15,000 Media Consulting01/11/2006
Financial Dynamics
Wall Street Plaza
88 Pine Street 32nd Floor
New York, NY  10005
$26 Travel Expenses01/12/2006
Financial Dynamics
700 13th Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
$45,000 Media Consulting09/13/2005-
11/15/2005
First Tuesday Media
1148 North Poinsettia Place
West Hollywood, CA  90046
$10,000 Media Production10/27/2006
Focus Groups of Cleveland
828 W 6th Street
Austin, TX  78703
$4,444 Media Research10/29/2004
Focus Groups of Cleveland
2 Summit Park Drive
#225
Cleveland, OH  44131
$1,950 Media Research10/07/2004
FUSE
1409 Washington Ave 5th Floor
St Louis, MO  63103
$1,776 Meida Commission10/27/2004
FUSE
1409 Washington Avenue
5th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63103
$2,609,602 Media Buy09/07/2004-
10/27/2004
FUSE
1409 Washington Avenue
5th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63103
$50,204 Media Commission10/01/2004-
10/21/2004
FUSE
1409 Washington Avenue
5th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63103
$11,756 Media Commissions09/20/2004

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