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Political Action Committee
Campaign Contribution Details
2008 Election Cycle

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Financial Details in the 2008 Election Cycle
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Through 12/31/2008
Category$ Dollar Amount
Total Receipts$1,934,967
Transfers From Affiliates$0
Contributions From Individuals$507,364
Contributions From Other Political Committees$1,385,496
Total Loans Received$0
Total Disbursements$2,130,513
Transfers To Affiliates$0
Refunds To Individuals$0
Refunds to Committees$0
Loan Repayments$0
Beginning Cash$500,269
Ending Cash$304,722
Debts Owed By$0
Nonfederal Transfers Received$0
Contributions Made To Other Committees$600,783
Independent Expenditures Made$0
Party Coordinated Expenditures Made$0
Nonfederal Share of Expenditures$0

Top 100 Donations/Contributions in the 2008 Election Cycle
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Name/
Location
Employer/
Occupation
Contribution
$ Amount
Primary/
General
Date
Angelos, Georgia K
Monkton, MD
21111
Self Employed/Attorney$5,000 P04/18/2007
Angelos, Peter G.
Baltimore, MD
21201
Self-Employed/Attorney$5,000 P11/19/2008
Barnes, Ben
Austin, TX
78701
Self-Employed/Consultant$5,000 P05/17/2007
Barnes, George F. III
Washington, DC
20001
Public Policy Partners LLC/Presiden$5,000 P07/05/2007
Barnes, Melanie
Austin, TX
78701
N/A/Homemaker$5,000 P05/17/2007
Barnes, Rebecca T.
Potomac, MD
20854
N/A/Homemaker$5,000 P07/05/2007
Barona Band Of Mission Indians
Lakeside, CA
92040
$5,000 P09/02/2008
Barona Band Of Mission Indians
Lakeside, CA
92040
$5,000 P02/27/2007
Berman, Michael
Washington, DC
20007
The Duberstein Group/President$5,000 P04/19/2007
Buttenwieser, Peter L
Philadelphia, PA
19118
N/A/Retired$5,000 P06/04/2007
Campbell, John G
Saint Simons Islan, GA
31522
Self Employed/Consultant$5,000 P05/10/2007
Cauthen, Harvey E. Jr.
Montgomery, AL
36105
Cauthen Forbes & Williams LLC/Attor$5,000 P10/14/2008
Cauthen, Harvey E. Jr.
Montgomery, AL
36105
Cauthen Forbes & Williams LLC/Partn$5,000 P08/16/2007
Cooper, Francesca M.
Edwardsville, IL
62025
N/A/Homemaker$5,000 P02/18/2008
Cooper, Jeffrey S.
Edwardsville, IL
62025
The Simmons Firm/Attorney$5,000 P02/11/2008
Daschle, Linda H
Washington, DC
20004
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & B$5,000 P04/16/2007
Eastern Band Of Cherokee Indians
Cherokee, NC
28719
$5,000 P08/21/2007
Finley, Shannon J.
Washington, DC
20008
Capitol Counsel, LLC/Principal$5,000 P07/31/2007
Frias, Phyllis
Las Vegas, NV
89118
Union Cab Company/Secretary/Treasur$5,000 P05/15/2007
Grace, Oliver R. Jr.
Silver Spring, MD
20910
Development Services LLC/Member$5,000 P10/14/2008
Haley, Michael J
Chevy Chase, MD
20815
Law Offices of Peter Angelos/CFO$5,000 P04/18/2007
Harris, David B
New York, NY
10024
Children's Research & Education/Exe$5,000 P04/19/2007
Harris, Emily B.
New York, NY
10024
N/A/Homemaker$5,000 P05/14/2008
Harris, Roberta
Cambridge, MA
02138
Self Employed/Author$5,000 P04/19/2007
Harris, William W.
Cambridge, MA
02138
Self Employed/Investor$5,000 P12/11/2007
Hawk, Albert I.
Potomac, MD
20854
Corstone Corporation/Chairman$5,000 P10/14/2008
Hindery, Leo J Jr.
New York, NY
10174
InterMedia Partners/Managing Partne$5,000 P05/14/2007
Hyatt, Gilbert P.
Las Vegas, NV
89180
Self Employed/Electrical Engineer$5,000 P10/15/2007
Isaacs, Maxine
Washington, DC
20008
Harvard University/Adjunct Professo$5,000 P06/08/2007
James, Mark A
Las Vegas, NV
89148
Frias Holding Company/CEO$5,000 P05/15/2007
Johnson, David E
Washington, DC
20016
Johnson Madigan Peck Boland & Stewa$5,000 P05/31/2007
Johnson, James A
Washington, DC
20006
Perseus LLC/Vice Chairman$5,000 P06/08/2007
Kayes, Kevin D
Arlington, VA
22201
Quinn Gillespie & Associates LLC/Vi$5,000 P03/21/2007
Kayes, Kevin D.
Arlington, VA
22201
Quinn Gillespie & Associates, LLC/V$5,000 P08/12/2008
Kern, Michael
Las Vegas, NV
89107
Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern/CPA$5,000 P10/17/2007
Kief, Garry C.
Inglewood, CA
90301
Stiletto Entertainment/Producer$5,000 P10/06/2007
Koza, John R
Los Altos, CA
94023
Third Millennium/President$5,000 P04/12/2007
Krone, David B
Washington, DC
20037
National Cable & Telecommunications$5,000 P05/17/2007
Krone, David B.
Washington, DC
20037
Comcast/Senior Vice President$5,000 P02/04/2008
Leeds, Gerard G.
Washington, DC
20036
Alliance for Excellent Education/Co$5,000 P10/06/2008
Lewis, Rita M
Washington, DC
20005
The Washington Group/Vice-President$5,000 P05/17/2007
Lewis, Rita M.
Washington, DC
20001
National Cable & Telecom Assn./Vice$5,000 P07/09/2008
Manilow, Barry
Inglewood, CA
90301
Self-Employed/Entertainer$5,000 P10/06/2007
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Ledyard, CT
06339
$5,000 P09/19/2007
McGarr, Cappy
Dallas, TX
75201
McGarr Capital/Attorney$5,000 P05/08/2007
Morgan, Glen W
Beaumont, TX
77701
The Reaud Law Firm/Attorney$5,000 P06/04/2007
Neeleman, David G
Darien, CT
06820
Jet Blue/CEO$5,000 P05/17/2007
Neeleman, David G.
Highland, UT
84003
Jet Blue/CEO$5,000 P05/14/2008
Pechanga Band Of Mission Indians
Temecula, CA
92593
$5,000 P08/21/2007
Platt, Ronald L
Great Falls, VA
22066
Buchanan Ingersoll PC/Government Af$5,000 P05/07/2007
Reaud, Wayne A
Beaumont, TX
77701
The Reaud Law Firm/Attorney$5,000 P06/04/2007
Rockefeller, John D IV
Washington, DC
20010
U.S. Senate/Senator$5,000 P04/18/2007
Rogers, Wayne
Annapolis, MD
21401
Synergics/President$5,000 P03/27/2008
San Manuel Tribe
Highland, CA
92346
$5,000 P08/06/2007
Scully, Timothy H
Falls Church, VA
22046
Miller Brewing Company/Director Gov$5,000 P04/11/2007
Smith, Michael D.
Washington, DC
20015
Cornerstone Group/Government Relati$5,000 P08/22/2007
Spicer, Tracy
Washington, DC
20001
Avenue Solutions/Consultant$5,000 P05/01/2008
Steffen, Dawana
Saint Louis, MO
63101
N/A/Homemaker$5,000 P05/17/2007
Steffen, John R
Saint Louis, MO
63101
Pyramid Construction Inc./Developer$5,000 P05/17/2007
Walters, Susan B
Las Vegas, NV
89122
Self Employed/Decorator$5,000 P05/07/2007
Walters, William T
Las Vegas, NV
89113
The Walters Group/CEO$5,000 P05/07/2007
Williams, Zachary W.
Washington, DC
20007
Cauthen Forbes & Williams/Consultan$5,000 P12/13/2007
Arapis, Peter P.
Washington, DC
20003
Ford Motor Company/Government Affai$2,500 P08/01/2007
Block, Arthur R
Elkins Park, PA
19027
Comcast Corporation/Senior Vice Pre$2,500 P05/15/2007
Cooper, Lynne Breaux
Washington, DC
20036
Restaurant Assn of Greater Washingt$2,500 P09/20/2007
Copeland, James M. Jr.
Washington, DC
20004
CJ Strategies LLC/President$2,500 P05/14/2008
Elmendorf, Steven A
Washington, DC
20004
Elmendorf Strategies/President$2,500 P05/19/2007
Faust, Marcus G.
Oakton, VA
22124
Self-Employed/Attorney$2,500 P05/14/2008
Forbes, Jeffrey A
Washington, DC
20016
Cauthen Forbes & Williams/Principal$2,500 P06/25/2007
Forbes, Jeffrey A.
Washington, DC
20016
Cauthen Forbes & Williams LLC/Princ$2,500 P07/25/2007
Loveman, Gary W
Wellesley, MA
02482
Harrah's Entertainment Inc./CEO$2,500 P05/25/2007
McGowan, Christopher J.
Chicago, IL
60613
Madison Dearborn Partners/Managing$2,500 P10/30/2008
Pick, Robert S
Cherry Hill, NJ
08003
Comcast Corporation/Executive$2,500 P05/21/2007
Podesta, Anthony T
Washington, DC
20001
Podesta Group/Chairperson$2,500 P01/01/2007
Schaps, Richard M
New York, NY
10021
Van Wagner Communications/Chairman$2,500 P05/07/2007
Tresnowski, Mark B.
Inverness, IL
60067
Madison Dearborn Partners/General C$2,500 P10/30/2008
Weisbrod, Les F
Dallas, TX
75230
Miller Curtis & Weisbrod/Attorney$2,500 P04/12/2007
Banks, Britt D.
Denver, CO
80206
Newmont Mining Corporation/Attorney$2,000 P12/28/2007
Brachman, Marshall A
Washington, DC
20002
Self Employed/Consultant$2,000 P06/15/2007
Bradshaw, Richard E
Washington, DC
20003
Stirling Strategic Services LLC/Mem$2,000 P05/16/2007
Brown, Michael J
Alexandria, VA
22309
Gold Corporation/Vice President$2,000 P05/21/2007
Brown, Michael J.
Alexandria, VA
22309
Berrick Gold/Government Affairs$2,000 P09/24/2007
Clark, Vernon A
Stateline, NV
89449
Self-Employed/Consultant$2,000 P03/31/2007
Dunlap, Calvin R
Reno, NV
89505
Self Employed/Attorney$2,000 P05/17/2007
Hadar, Youn
New York, NY
10003
N/A/Homemaker$2,000 P05/17/2007
Hart, Daniel
Henderson, NV
89014
Dan Hart & Associates/President$2,000 P12/11/2007
Hsu, Norman
New York, NY
10012
Next Components Ltd./Director$2,000 P05/17/2007
Huang, Yu-Fin
Forest Hills, NY
11375
Newspring Packaging/Human Resources$2,000 P05/17/2007
Iger, Robert A
Burbank, CA
91521
Walt Disney Company/President & CEO$2,000 P06/29/2007
Iger, Robert A.
Burbank, CA
91521
Walt Disney Company/President & CEO$2,000 P10/07/2008
Juliano, David A.
Wilmington, DE
19807
Comcast Corporation/Executive Vice$2,000 P06/04/2008
Levinson, Lawrence E.
Arlington, VA
22207
DLA Piper LLP/Attorney$2,000 P09/18/2007
Merrigan, John A.
Washington, DC
20036
DLA Piper LLP/Attorney$2,000 P09/18/2007
Murphy, Patrick M.
Washington, DC
20002
M. Capitol Management/Senior Vice P$2,000 P09/23/2008
O'Brien, Richard T.
Denver, CO
80204
Newmont Mining Corporation/Presiden$2,000 P12/28/2007
Rasulo, James A.
Burbank, CA
91521
Walt Disney Parks/President$2,000 P07/10/2007
Tyson, Don
Springdale, AR
72766
Tyson Foods Inc./Senior Chairman$2,000 P05/17/2007
Tyson, John
Springdale, AR
72765
Tyson Foods Inc./Chairman$2,000 P05/17/2007
Wilder, Duane
Fort Lauderdale, FL
33316
Self-Employed/Consultant$2,000 P12/05/2007
McMullen, Samuel P
Henderson, NV
89074
Snell Wilmer/President$1,600 P01/31/2007

Political Candidates Receiving Contributions in the 2008 Election Cycle from
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Candidate NameOfficePartyStateDistrictPrimary/
General
$ Dollar
Amount
Date
ALLEN, THOMAS H SenateDemocratME --P$5,00005/08/2007
ALLEN, THOMAS H SenateDemocratME --G$5,00005/08/2007
BAKER, JUDITH W House of RepsDemocratMO 09G$5,00010/14/2008
BARTH, ANNE MRS. House of RepsDemocratWV 02G$2,50006/24/2008
BAYH, EVAN SenateDemocratIN --P$5,00011/14/2008
BAYH, EVAN SenateDemocratIN --G$5,00011/14/2008
BEGICH, MARK SenateDemocratAK --G$5,00003/24/2008
BEGICH, MARK SenateDemocratAK --P$5,00003/24/2008
BIDEN, JOSEPH R JR PresidentDemocratDE --P$5,00002/25/2008
BOXER, BARBARA SenateDemocratCA --G$5,00011/14/2008
BOXER, BARBARA SenateDemocratCA --P$5,00011/14/2008
CALLAHAN, COLLEEN House of RepsDemocratIL 18G$5,00003/31/2008
CAZAYOUX, DONALD J House of RepsDemocratLA 06P$2,00005/02/2008
CHILDERS, TRAVIS W. House of RepsDemocratMS 01P$3,00005/05/2008
CLARK, WESLEY K PresidentDemocratAR --P$5,00003/08/2007
CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM PresidentDemocratVA --P$5,00006/25/2008
DASKAS, ROBERT JAMES House of RepsDemocratNV 03G$5,00003/31/2008
DASKAS, ROBERT JAMES House of RepsDemocratNV 03P$5,00009/14/2007
DERBY, JILL T House of RepsDemocratNV 02P$5,00002/25/2008
DERBY, JILL T House of RepsDemocratNV 02G$5,00006/25/2008
DODD, CHRISTOPHER J PresidentDemocratCT --P$5,00006/25/2008
DODD, CHRISTOPHER J SenateDemocratCT --G$5,00011/14/2008
DODD, CHRISTOPHER J SenateDemocratCT --P$5,00011/14/2008
DORGAN, BYRON L SenateDemocratND --G$5,00011/14/2008
DORGAN, BYRON L SenateDemocratND --P$5,00011/14/2008
DRIEHAUS, STEVEN LEO House of RepsDemocratOH 01G$5,00010/14/2008
DURBIN, RICHARD J SenateDemocratIL --P$5,00003/19/2007
DURBIN, RICHARD J SenateDemocratIL --G$5,00003/19/2007
FRANKEN, AL SenateDemocrat Farm LaborMN --P$5,00003/13/2008
FRANKEN, AL SenateDemocrat Farm LaborMN --G$5,00003/13/2008
GARCIA, JOE House of RepsDemocratFL 25G$50008/26/2008
HAGAN, KAY R SenateDemocratNC --G$5,00001/24/2008
HAGAN, KAY R SenateDemocratNC --P$5,00012/06/2007
HALVORSON, DEBORAH 'DEBBIE' House of RepsDemocratIL 11G$5,00010/14/2008
HARKIN, THOMAS RICHARD SenateDemocratIA --G$5,00005/21/2007
HARKIN, THOMAS RICHARD SenateDemocratIA --P$5,00005/21/2007
HEINRICH, MARTIN House of RepsDemocratNM 01P$50012/20/2007
INOUYE, DANIEL K SenateDemocratHI --G$5,00011/14/2008
INOUYE, DANIEL K SenateDemocratHI --P$5,00011/14/2008
KANJORSKI, PAUL E. House of RepsDemocratPA 11G$50009/04/2008
KERRY, JOHN FORBES SenateDemocratMA --G$5,00010/18/2007
KERRY, JOHN FORBES SenateDemocratMA --P$5,00010/18/2007
KISSELL, LARRY W House of RepsDemocratNC 08G$5,00010/14/2008
KLEEB, SCOTT MICHAEL SenateDemocratNE --G$5,00006/19/2008
LAROCCO, LARRY SenateDemocratID --G$2,50010/28/2008
LAUTENBERG, FRANK R SenateDemocratNJ --P$5,00003/19/2007
LAUTENBERG, FRANK R SenateDemocratNJ --G$5,00003/19/2007
LEAHY, PATRICK SenateDemocratVT --G$5,00011/14/2008
LEAHY, PATRICK SenateDemocratVT --P$5,00011/14/2008
LEIBHAM, NICHOLAS ALEXANDER House of RepsDemocratCA 50G$2,50010/21/2008
LINCOLN, BLANCHE LAMBERT SenateDemocratAR --G$5,00011/14/2008
LINCOLN, BLANCHE LAMBERT SenateDemocratAR --P$5,00011/14/2008
LUNSFORD, BRUCE SenateDemocratKY --P$5,00003/24/2008
LUNSFORD, BRUCE SenateDemocratKY --G$5,00006/25/2008
MARKEY, ELIZABETH HELEN House of RepsDemocratCO 04G$5,00010/14/2008
MARLOW, JAMES B JR House of RepsDemocratGA 10S$50005/21/2007
MARTIN, JAMES FRANCIS SenateDemocratGA --R$5,00011/10/2008
MARTIN, JAMES FRANCIS SenateDemocratGA --P$5,00007/24/2008
MARTIN, JAMES FRANCIS SenateDemocratGA --G$5,00003/24/2008
MARTIN, JAMES FRANCIS SenateDemocratGA --P$5,00003/24/2008
MCNERNEY, JERRY House of RepsDemocratCA 11P$50006/15/2007
MERKLEY, JEFFREY ALAN SenateDemocratOR --G$5,00009/10/2007
MERKLEY, JEFFREY ALAN SenateDemocratOR --P$5,00009/10/2007
MIKULSKI, BARBARA SenateDemocratMD --P$5,00011/14/2008
MIKULSKI, BARBARA SenateDemocratMD --G$5,00011/14/2008
MURRAY, PATTY SenateDemocratWA --P$5,00011/14/2008
MURRAY, PATTY SenateDemocratWA --G$5,00011/14/2008
MURTHA, JOHN P MR. House of RepsDemocratPA 12G$2,50010/30/2008
MUSGROVE, DAVID RONALD (RONNIE) SenateDemocratMS --P$5,00002/25/2008
MUSGROVE, DAVID RONALD (RONNIE) SenateDemocratMS --G$5,00002/25/2008
NORIEGA, RICHARD JOEL SenateDemocratTX --G$5,00012/07/2007
NORIEGA, RICHARD JOEL SenateDemocratTX --P$5,00012/06/2007
PRYOR, MARK LUNSFORD SenateDemocratAR --G$5,00003/19/2007
PRYOR, MARK LUNSFORD SenateDemocratAR --P$5,00003/19/2007
REED, JACK SenateDemocratRI --P$5,00003/19/2007
REED, JACK SenateDemocratRI --G$5,00003/19/2007
RICE, ANDREW MONROE SenateDemocratOK --P$5,00005/05/2008
RICE, ANDREW MONROE SenateDemocratOK --G$5,00009/04/2008
SALAZAR, KEN SenateDemocratCO --G$5,00011/14/2008
SALAZAR, KEN SenateDemocratCO --P$5,00011/14/2008
SCHUMER, CHARLES E SenateDemocratNY --P$5,00011/14/2008
SCHUMER, CHARLES E SenateDemocratNY --G$5,00011/14/2008
SEALS, DANIEL JOSEPH House of RepsDemocratIL 10G$5,00010/30/2008
SHAHEEN, JEANNE SenateDemocratNH --G$5,00009/21/2007
SHAHEEN, JEANNE SenateDemocratNH --P$5,00009/21/2007
SLATTERY, JIM SenateDemocratKS --G$5,00003/24/2008
SLATTERY, JIM SenateDemocratKS --P$5,00003/24/2008
TITUS, DINA House of RepsDemocratNV 03P$71605/28/2008
TITUS, DINA House of RepsDemocratNV 03P$4,28306/06/2008
TITUS, DINA House of RepsDemocratNV 03G$5,00006/06/2008
UDALL, MARK E SenateDemocratCO --G$5,00004/19/2007
UDALL, MARK E SenateDemocratCO --P$5,00004/19/2007
UDALL, TOM SenateDemocratNM --P$5,00012/06/2007
UDALL, TOM SenateDemocratNM --G$5,00012/06/2007
WARNER, MARK R SenateDemocratVA --G$5,00009/24/2007
WARNER, MARK R SenateDemocratVA --P$5,00009/24/2007
WEIRAUCH, ROBIN House of RepsDemocratOH 05P$1,00012/06/2007
WYDEN, RONALD LEE SenateDemocratOR --G$5,00011/14/2008
WYDEN, RONALD LEE SenateDemocratOR --P$5,00011/14/2008

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