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October 31, 2014

Records Show Connections to New Republican Leaders

The campaign finance records of the newly elected House Majority Leader and Majority Whip provide a wealth of data on who already has connections into the two new leaders.

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has raised over $12.5 million in campaign funds for his principal campaign committee since 2006. The $4.9 million in contributions from individuals is easily searchable by donor name, employer, state, or date, on McCarthy’s multi-year financial profile with a subscription to Political MoneyLine’s databases.

McCarthy’s $6.6 million in receipts from PACs and other committees is also searchable by interest group category, such as Finance & Insurance, which has been his largest industry category over the years.

The records of McCarthy’s leadership PAC, the Majority Committee PAC, also show connections with donors around the country. The committee had almost $5 million in receipts since 2006. His personal wealth and income statements also are available.

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., has raised almost $6 million in campaign funds for his principal campaign committee since 2000. The $3.7 million in contributions from individuals is easily searchable by donor name, employer, state, or date, on Scalise’s multi-year financial profile, with a subscription to Political MoneyLine’s databases.

Scalise’s $2.2 million in receipts from PACs and other committees is also searchable by interest group category, such as Energy & Natural Resources, which has been his largest industry category over the years.

The records of Scalise’s leadership PAC, Eye of the Tiger PAC, also show connections with donors around the country. The PAC had receipts of $641,514 since 2009. His personal wealth and income statements also are available.

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