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James L Oberstar
United States House of Representatives (Congress)
Political Campaign Contributions
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'08 Election Cycle


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Candidate NameJames L Oberstar
Contributions Received
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$1,995,753 Total Money Receipts
$800,622 From Individuals
(Amounts over $200)
$1,143,648 From Political Action Committees
$0 From Indian Tribes
$0Self-Funded
Office Running ForUnited States House of Representatives (Congress)
StateMinnesota (MN)
PartyDemocrat Farm Labor
Election Year'08
District08
Campaign Address1017 8th St NE
Washington, DC  20002
Candidate Committee Friends Of Jim Oberstar

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Campaign Contribution Totals/Summary as of 12/31/2008
Category$ Dollar Amount
Cash on Hand$758,117
Total Money Receipts$1,995,753
Total Individual Contributions$855,999
Total Disbursements$1,409,685
Loans From Candidate$0
Other Loans$0
Candidate Loan Repayments$0
Debts Owed By$0
Refunds to Individuals$400
Refunds to Committees$1,000
Contributions from Other Political Committees$1,126,244
Contributions from Party Committees$357

Contributions From Individuals by State (contribution amounts of $200 or more)

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StateContribution
Count
Contribution
$ Amount
Percent
of Total
Minnesota 326$158,26619.77%
District Of Columbia 208$126,76715.83%
Virginia 105$64,0448.00%
New York 62$47,9735.99%
California 62$42,3995.30%
Texas 50$40,2005.02%
New Jersey 50$36,4504.55%
Illinois 56$33,5504.19%
Florida 37$29,5833.70%
Ohio 39$23,5502.94%
Pennsylvania 30$21,2802.66%
Missouri 21$18,1002.26%
Maryland 23$14,9001.86%
Louisiana 20$14,2501.78%
Massachusetts 16$11,2501.41%
Oregon 12$10,0501.26%
Georgia 12$10,0001.25%
Washington 15$9,2501.16%
Michigan 10$8,2351.03%
Tennessee 8$7,8000.97%
Iowa 9$7,6000.95%
Alabama 8$7,4750.93%
Wisconsin 16$7,1500.89%
Arizona 8$6,0000.75%
North Carolina 8$5,8500.73%
Connecticut 7$4,7500.59%
South Carolina 5$4,0500.51%
Colorado 5$4,0000.50%
Hawaii 5$3,5000.44%
Oklahoma 2$2,6000.32%
Kentucky 6$2,2500.28%
Alaska 3$2,2500.28%
South Dakota 1$2,0000.25%
Mississippi 2$2,0000.25%
Utah 2$2,0000.25%
Nebraska 7$1,7500.22%
New Mexico 2$1,5000.19%
Nevada 2$1,5000.19%
New Hampshire 2$1,0000.12%
Montana 1$1,0000.12%
Kansas 1$1,0000.12%
West Virginia 1$1,0000.12%
Indiana 1$5000.06%

Contributions From Poltical Action Committees
Committee Interest Group TypeContribution
Count
Contribution
$ Amount
Percent
of Total
Corporation414$519,328 45.41%
Labor117$235,300 20.57%
Non-Connected20$23,499 2.05%
Trade/Memership/Health185$264,988 23.17%
Cooperative17$32,500 2.84%
Corp.w/o Capital Stock14$21,750 1.90%
Other45$46,283 4.05%
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Contributions From Indian Tribes
Indian Tribe/
Location
Contribution
$ Amount
Primary/
General
Date
None Yet Reported/Available

Top 150 Donors/Individual Financial Contributors (contribution amounts of $200 or more)

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Name/
Location
Employer/
Occupation
Contribution
$ Amount
Primary/
General
Date
Rose, Matthew
Fort Worth, TX
76161
Burlington Norhtern Santa Fe Corpor$2,300 P05/05/2007
McSpedon, Edward
West Hills, CA
91307
HNTB/Vice President$2,300 P05/07/2007
Yarossi, Paul
New York, NY
10001
HNTB/President$2,300 G05/07/2007
Yarossi, Paul
New York, NY
10001
HNTB/President$2,300 P05/07/2007
Burgos, Tonio
Washington, DC
20004
Tonio Burgos & Associates$2,300 P05/17/2007
Burgos, Tonio
Washington, DC
20004
Tonio Burgos & Associates$2,300 G05/17/2007
Moreland, Jeffrey
Fort Worth, TX
76107
Burlington Norhtern Santa Fe Corpor$2,300 P05/28/2007
Ames, Richard J.
Burnsville, MN
55306
Ames Construction/President$2,300 P08/20/2007
Mille Lacs Band, The
Onamia, MN
56359
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe/Native Am$2,300 P10/16/2007
Mille Lacs Band, The
Onamia, MN
56359
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe/Native Am$2,300 G10/16/2007
Crooks, Stanley
Prior Lake, MN
55372
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Communit$2,300 P10/18/2007
Burke, Richard A.
Vero Beach, FL
32963
Retired$2,300 P02/27/2008
Caperton, Kent A
Austin, TX
78701
Ben Burnes Group/Attorney$2,300 P03/21/2008
Wiedeman, Wyeth
Austin, TX
78701
$2,300 P03/21/2008
Girardi, Thomas V
Los Angeles, CA
90017
Girardi & Keese/Attorney$2,300 P07/26/2008
Carfolite, David W
Myrtle Beach, SC
29579
Telecorps Communications/Executive$2,300 G09/14/2008
Yesawich, Paris
Maitland, FL
32751
N/A/Homemaker$2,300 G09/14/2008
Yesawich, Peter C
Orlando, FL
32810
Y PARTNERSHIP/CEO$2,300 G09/14/2008
Gabel, Caroline
Chestertown, MD
21620
Shared Earth Foundation/President,$2,300 G09/25/2008
Rechler, Scott
Glen Head, NY
11545
Rex Corp/Realtor$2,300 G09/26/2008
Sandquist, Gary B
Johnston, IA
50131
UNITED CONTRACTOR'S, INC/President$2,300 G10/16/2008
Jordan, Jack
Nashville, TN
37215
FAB Industries/Owner$2,300 G10/19/2008
du Lac Band, Fond
Cloquet, MN
55720
Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwe Indians/$2,300 G10/27/2008
Wilf, Audrey
Springfield, NJ
07801
Garden Homes/Real estate$2,300 G11/03/2008
Wilf, Zygi
Eden Prairie, MN
55344
MN Vikings$2,300 G11/03/2008
Ames Bene, Raymond
Burnsville, MN
55306
Ames Construction/Executive$2,100 P03/04/2007
Ames Bene, Raymond
Burnsville, MN
55306
Ames Construction/Executive$2,100 G03/04/2007
Gump, Thomas A
Edina, MN
55424
Beard Group/Development$2,100 P04/18/2007
Duit, James A.
Edmond, OK
73003
Duit Construction, Inc./President$2,100 P04/28/2007
Pechanga Band of Mis, The
Temecula, CA
92592
Pechanga Tribal Council/Chairman$2,100 P11/10/2007
Gabel, Caroline
Chestertown, MD
21620
Shared Earth Foundation/President,$2,100 P03/21/2008
Beard, William H
Edina, MN
55424
Beard Group Inc./President$2,000 P04/18/2007
Anderson, John
Dallas, TX
75205
Ennis Paint/Executive$2,000 P05/06/2007
Dingess, Robert N
Fredericksburg, VA
22406
Mercer Strategic Alliance, Inc./Con$2,000 P05/06/2007
Smith, Delford
Dundee, OR
97115
Evergreen Airlines/CEO$2,000 P06/14/2007
Arison, Micky
Miami, FL
33178
Carnival Corporation/President & CE$2,000 P08/04/2007
Fain, Richard
Miami, FL
33132
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines/Chairm$2,000 P08/04/2007
Ciresi, Ann
Mendota Heights, MN
55118
Homemaker$2,000 P08/09/2007
Ciresi, Michael V.
Saint Paul, MN
55118
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi/Att$2,000 P08/09/2007
Kelly, Wally C.
Phoenix, AZ
85018
Viacom Outdoor/President$2,000 P08/20/2007
Schieffer, Kevin
Sioux Falls, SD
57103
DM&E Railroad/President$2,000 P08/27/2007
Berman, Carol
Washington, DC
20007
Self/Potter$2,000 P09/22/2007
Guevremont, John J.
Washington, DC
20001
$2,000 P10/16/2007
Saginaw Chippewa, The
Mount Pleasant, MI
48858
NA/Native American Tribe$2,000 P10/16/2007
Schmitt, Dan
Burnsville, MN
55306
Lakeville Bus Co./Executive$2,000 P02/07/2008
Saginaw Chippewa, The
Mount Pleasant, MI
48858
NA/Native American Tribe$2,000 G04/01/2008
Indians, Poarch Creek
Atmore, AL
36502
$2,000 P04/20/2008
Pechanga Band of Mis, The
Temecula, CA
92592
Pechanga Tribal Council/Chairman$2,000 G05/04/2008
San Manuel Band of M, The
Highland, CA
92346
$2,000 P06/16/2008
Foley, Timothy R
Westerville, OH
43081
M & E COMPANIES/President$2,000 P07/18/2008
Latti, Carolyn
Boston, MA
02109
Latti & Anderson/Attorney$2,000 P07/20/2008
Cherokee Indians, Eastern Band of
Cherokee, NC
28719
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians/N/$2,000 G07/25/2008
Crow, Carl
Houston, TX
77024
Self/Attorney$2,000 P07/26/2008
San Manuel Band of M, The
Highland, CA
92346
$2,000 G09/26/2008
Adams, Steven R.
Brentwood, TN
37027
FAB Industries/President$2,000 G10/19/2008
Jordan, John F.
Anniston, AL
36207
FAB Industries/VP$2,000 G10/19/2008
Scott, Jeffrey D.
Nashville, TN
37220
FAB Industries/President$2,000 G10/19/2008
Ames, Richard J.
Burnsville, MN
55306
Ames Construction/President$1,900 G08/20/2007
Petters, Thomas J.
Minnetonka, MN
55343
Petters Group/CEO$1,800 P10/26/2007
Guevremont, John J.
Washington, DC
20001
$1,700 G12/17/2007
Marks, Steven C
Coral Gables, FL
33143
Self/Attorney$1,667 P07/16/2008
Podhurst, Aaron S
Miami, FL
33130
Podhurst Orseck/Attorney$1,666 P07/25/2008
Jerich, Ron
Saint Paul, MN
55118
Jerich and Associates/Consultant$1,600 P04/21/2007
Turch, David
Washington, DC
20002
David Turch and Associates/Consulta$1,500 P04/28/2007
Gilbertson, Peter A.
Saint Paul, MN
55101
Anacostia$1,500 P08/27/2007
Gehman, Andrew S
Denver, PA
17517
MGS, Inc/CEO$1,500 P09/06/2008
Jerich, Ron
Saint Paul, MN
55118
Jerich and Associates/Consultant$1,478 G10/21/2008
Jerich, Valerie J.
Saint Paul, MN
55118
Self/Consultant$1,478 G10/21/2008
Graham, Kenneth R.
Milwaukee, WI
53224
HNTB Corporation/CEO$1,350 P05/07/2007
Smith, Scott M
Kansas City, MO
64113
$1,350 P05/07/2007
McAninch, Dwayne
Norwalk, IA
50211
MCANINCH CONSTRUCTION/President$1,300 P05/04/2007
Washburn, Donald A
Portland, OR
97201
Self/Investor$1,300 P01/20/2008
Cherokee Indians, Eastern Band of
Cherokee, NC
28719
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians/N/$1,300 P07/08/2008
Jungbauer, William G.
Minneapolis, MN
55414
Yeager, Jungbauer, Barczak/Attorney$1,117 G05/27/2008
Sikorski, Gerald E.
Washington, DC
20006
Holland & Knight/Attorney$1,072 P07/09/2008
Devierno, John A.
Washington, DC
20036
Self/Attorney$1,000 P01/23/2007
Barker, James R.
Darien, CT
06820
Mormac Marine Group, Inc./Executive$1,000 P01/27/2007
Barker, Mark W.
Lakewood, OH
44107
Interlake Steamship Company/Executi$1,000 P01/27/2007
Baylis, Jack A
Los Angeles, CA
90064
AECOM/Executive$1,000 P01/30/2007
Cartalis, Glen T
Staten Island, NY
10304
DMJM Harris, Inc/Vice President$1,000 P01/30/2007
Chmielinski, Jane A
Winthrop, MA
02152
DMJM Harris, Inc/President$1,000 P01/30/2007
Lepore, Robert A
Glen Allen, VA
23059
DMJM Harris, Inc./Senior Vice Presi$1,000 P01/30/2007
Levy, Ira Allan
Walpole, MA
02081
DMJM Harris, Inc/Engineer$1,000 P01/30/2007
Manning, B. Charles
Garden City, NY
11530
DMJM & Harris, Inc./VP$1,000 P01/30/2007
Morris, Gary C
Lake Grove, NY
11755
DMJM Harris, Inc/Engineer$1,000 P01/30/2007
Ownjazayeri, Vahid
Sharon, MA
02067
DMJM Harris, Inc./Sr. VP$1,000 P01/30/2007
Premo, Jerome C.
Orange, CA
92869
DMJM & Harris/Executive$1,000 P01/30/2007
Pulicare, Joseph G
Lawrenceville, NJ
08648
DMJM Harris, Inc./Executive VP$1,000 P01/30/2007
Weinstein, James
Moorestown, NJ
08057
DMJM Harris, Inc/Senior Vice Presid$1,000 P01/30/2007
Werner, Frederick W
Mendham, NJ
07945
AECOM/Executive$1,000 P01/30/2007
White, Richard A
Vienna, VA
22182
DMJM Harris, Inc/Vice President$1,000 P01/30/2007
Fisher, Steven
Washington, DC
20005
American Great Lakes Ports$1,000 P02/08/2007
Burke, April L
Washington, DC
20005
$1,000 P02/17/2007
Ryan, Stephen M
Washington, DC
20005
McDermott Will & Emery/Attorney$1,000 P02/17/2007
Blanchard, Mark E
New Orleans, LA
70186
New Orleans Cold Storage/Executive$1,000 P02/18/2007
Cambon, Paul F
Washington, DC
20003
The Livingston Group/Lobbyist$1,000 P02/18/2007
Cancienne, Martin
Metairie, LA
70005
The Livingston Group/Lobbyist$1,000 P02/18/2007
Livingston, Robert L
Washington, DC
20003
The Livingston Group/President$1,000 P02/18/2007
Zeliff, William H Jr
Washington, DC
20003
The Livingston Group/Counselor$1,000 P02/18/2007
Ambrose, Robert P.
Wayzata, MN
55391
Great River Energy/Manager$1,000 P02/24/2007
Duncan, Ronald
Anchorage, AK
99503
$1,000 P03/04/2007
Duncan, Ronald
Anchorage, AK
99503
$1,000 P03/04/2007
Leecy, Kevin
Nett Lake, MN
55772
Bois Forte Reservation Tribal Counc$1,000 P03/04/2007
Cutler, John M Jr
Chevy Chase, MD
20815
$1,000 P03/17/2007
Whiteside, Terry
Billings, MT
59101
Whiteside & Associates/Consultant$1,000 P03/17/2007
Allee, Tom J.
Denver, CO
80249
Frontier Airlines/Director, Communi$1,000 P03/22/2007
Nicholson, Gary W.
Duluth, MN
55802
Lake Superior Warehousing Co./Presi$1,000 P03/26/2007
Mulhall, Kyle M
Washington, DC
20004
Akerman Senterfitt/Attorney$1,000 P03/29/2007
Barclay, Charles M.
Alexandria, VA
22314
Amer. Assoc. of Airport Executives/$1,000 P03/30/2007
Daschle, Linda Hall
Washington, DC
20004
LHD & Associates, Inc./President$1,000 P03/31/2007
McAninch, Dwayne
Norwalk, IA
50211
MCANINCH CONSTRUCTION/President$1,000 P04/08/2007
Hay, Thomas
Minnetonka, MN
55343
Petters Group$1,000 P04/14/2007
Deal, James
Anoka, MN
55303
NAU/Chairman$1,000 P04/18/2007
Deal, Pamela S
Anoka, MN
55303
NAU/Executive$1,000 P04/18/2007
Gamst, Paul
Eden Prairie, MN
55347
Self/Real Estate Developer$1,000 P04/18/2007
Mehl, Ronald G
Eden Prairie, MN
55347
$1,000 P04/18/2007
Bauml, Lauren N
Arlington, VA
22209
EADS North America/Lobbyist, Govern$1,000 P04/22/2007
Crown, Lester
Chicago, IL
60601
Henry Crown & Co./Chairman$1,000 P04/22/2007
Szabo, Robert
Washington, DC
20007
Van Ness, Feldman & Curtis$1,000 P04/22/2007
Lane, Merritt
New Orleans, LA
70112
Canal Barge Company/CEO$1,000 P04/24/2007
McLauchlan, Andy
Seattle, WA
98134
SSA Terminals/Vice President$1,000 P04/27/2007
Brimsek, John
Washington, DC
20004
Mullenholz, Brimsek & Belair/Attorn$1,000 P04/28/2007
Hall, James E
Washington, DC
20003
Hall & Associates LLC/President$1,000 P04/28/2007
Jacquez, Lynnette R.
Washington, DC
20004
CJ Strategies/Attorney$1,000 P04/28/2007
Madison, Cliff
Washington, DC
20002
Self/Lobbyist$1,000 P04/28/2007
Endres, Arthur
Washington, DC
20001
BNSF/Consultant$1,000 P05/05/2007
Hawkins, Amy A.
Washington, DC
20001
BNSF/Manager, Legislative Affairs$1,000 P05/05/2007
Indian Community, Prairie Island
Welch, MN
55089
Prairie Island Indian Community/Pre$1,000 P05/07/2007
Burke, John Paul
Madison, WI
53704
Trek Bicycle Corporation/Executive$1,000 P05/11/2007
Doria, Joseph V.
Bayonne, NJ
07002
City of Bayonne/Mayor$1,000 P05/11/2007
Imperatore, Arthur E
Weehawken, NJ
07086
NY Waterway/President & CEO$1,000 P05/11/2007
Roe, Robert
Wayne, NJ
07474
Robert A. Roe Associates, Inc./Prop$1,000 P05/11/2007
Samuel, David J
Sayreville, NJ
08872
CME Associates/Engineer$1,000 P05/11/2007
Shaw, Judith
Princeton, NJ
08540
MBI/Consultant$1,000 P05/11/2007
VanGelder, Paul
Parsippany, NJ
07054
Clough Harbor & Associates/Engineer$1,000 P05/11/2007
Briant, Robert A
Allenwood, NJ
08720
UTCA/Association Executive$1,000 P05/12/2007
Kuser, Donald C.
Wayne, NJ
07474
Robert A. Roe Associates, Inc./Asso$1,000 P05/12/2007
Medina, Robert
Long Valley, NJ
07853
Medina Consultants/President$1,000 P05/12/2007
Washburn, Donald A
Portland, OR
97201
Self/Investor$1,000 P05/12/2007
Frazier, Michael J.
Washington, DC
20036
Pendulum Strategies LLC/Attorney$1,000 P05/17/2007
Gainer, Kristine E
Ellicott City, MD
21042
Blue Iris Flowers/Floral Designer$1,000 P05/17/2007
Lee, Richard J
New York, NY
10118
RJ Lee Group, Inc./President$1,000 P05/17/2007
Pepe, Ross J
Tarrytown, NY
10591
Construction Industry Council$1,000 P05/17/2007
Barr, William R
Charleston, WV
25309
Madison Coal and Supply/Vice Presid$1,000 P05/19/2007
Flowers, J Russell
Greenville, MS
38702
J. Russell Flowers Inc./President$1,000 P05/19/2007
Hammond, Cathy S.
Hebron, KY
41048
Inland Marine Service/CEO$1,000 P05/19/2007
Ivins, Donald R.
Camden, NJ
08105
Express Marine, Inc./Vice President$1,000 P05/19/2007
McAllister, Brian
New York, NY
10004
$1,000 P05/19/2007
Nichols, D John
Greenville, MS
38702
Mississippi Marine Corp/Executive$1,000 P05/19/2007
Sause, Dale
Coos Bay, OR
97420
Sause Brothers/President$1,000 P05/19/2007

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