Industries Favoring TPP Gave 8.6 Times More Money To Lawmakers Than Industries Opposed

A nonpartisan research organization Saturday released figures indicating industries supporting the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact gave 8.6 times more money to current members of the House than industries opposed to the measure. Maplight.org, which compiles data about the sources of campaign contributions in U.S. presidential, congressional, state, and local ballot and candidate elections, released figures indicating industries supporting the pact gave $197.9 million to current lawmakers, compared to $23.1 million given by industries opposed to the measure. …

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