Sunlight Foundation

Follow the Unlimited Money

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US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 2012 CYCLE

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Contributions are as of the last report.

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Independent Expenditures (during 2012 cycle): $32,676,075.00
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Independent Expenditure Summary

Negative: 86%   Opposes Democrats: $27,912,717.50   Opposes Republicans: $346,297.50
Positive: 9%   Supports Democrats: $305,044.00   Supports Republicans: $2,773,016.00

This table shows the overall total amount spent by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in independent expenditures in the 2012 election cycle.

Race Candidate Support/oppose Amount
VA (Senate) KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) winner Oppose $4,425,717.00
OH (Senate) BROWN, SHERROD (D) winner Oppose $4,314,000.00
FL (Senate) NELSON, BILL (D) winner Oppose $3,846,303.00
WI (Senate) BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) winner Oppose $2,846,000.00
NM (Senate) HEINRICH, MARTIN TREVOR (D) winner Oppose $1,605,000.00
MT (Senate) TESTER, JON (D) winner Oppose $1,352,000.00
ME (Senate) KING, ANGUS STANLEY JR winner Oppose $1,339,000.00
CT (Senate) MCMAHON, LINDA (R) Support $700,022.00
IL-17 (House) BUSTOS, CHERI (D) winner Oppose $621,711.50
CA-10 (House) HERNANDEZ, JOSE M (D) Oppose $600,000.00
ND (Senate) HEITKAMP, HEIDI (D) winner Oppose $592,400.00
HI (Senate) LINGLE, LINDA (R) Support $567,696.00
IL-10 (House) SCHNEIDER, BRADLEY SCOTT (D) winner Oppose $550,000.00
IL-11 (House) FOSTER, G. WILLIAM (BILL) (D) winner Oppose $540,000.00
PA (Senate) CASEY, ROBERT P JR (D) winner Oppose $500,000.00
IL-13 (House) GILL, DAVID MICHAEL (D) Oppose $500,000.00
CA-7 (House) BERA, AMERISH (D) winner Oppose $490,000.00
CA-9 (House) MCNERNEY, JERRY (D) winner Oppose $490,000.00
NV (Senate) HELLER, DEAN (R) winner Support $489,500.00
IL-12 (House) ENYART, WILLIAM L JR (D) winner Oppose $428,288.50
CA-26 (House) BROWNLEY, JULIA (D) winner Oppose $400,000.00
MA-6 (House) TIERNEY, JOHN F (D) winner Oppose $400,000.00
NY-21 (House) OWENS, WILLIAM (D) winner Oppose $390,000.00
NY-18 (House) MALONEY, SEAN PATRICK (D) winner Oppose $380,000.00
MO (Senate) MCCASKILL, CLAIRE (D) winner Oppose $346,297.50
MO (Senate) STEELMAN, SARAH H (R) Oppose $346,297.50
CA-47 (House) LOWENTHAL, ALAN (D) winner Oppose $320,000.00
CA-52 (House) BILBRAY, BRIAN PHILLIP (R) Support $320,000.00
NY-27 (House) HOCHUL, KATHLEEN COURTNEY (D) Oppose $310,000.00
NY-1 (House) BISHOP, TIMOTHY (D) winner Oppose $305,000.00
MA (Senate) WARREN, ELIZABETH (D) winner Oppose $300,000.00
HI (Senate) HIRONO, MAZIE K (D) winner Oppose $250,000.00
NM (Senate) WILSON, HEATHER A (R) Support $220,923.00
CA-41 (House) TAKANO, MARK (D) winner Oppose $220,000.00
UT-4 (House) MATHESON, JAMES D (D) winner Support $202,112.00
NY-25 (House) SLAUGHTER, LOUISE M (D) winner Oppose $185,000.00
NY-24 (House) MAFFEI, DANIEL BENJAMIN (D) winner Oppose $185,000.00
CA-24 (House) CAPPS, LOIS (D) winner Oppose $120,000.00
GA-12 (House) BARROW, JOHN J. (D) winner Support $102,932.00
MA (Senate) BROWN, SCOTT P (R) Support $100,042.00
FL-22 (House) FRANKEL, LOIS J. (D) winner Oppose $100,000.00
UT (Senate) HATCH, ORRIN G (R) winner Support $95,140.00
OH (Senate) MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $78,434.00
VA (Senate) ALLEN, GEORGE (R) Support $68,901.00
WI (Senate) THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) Support $65,906.00
MO (Senate) BRUNNER, JOHN (R) Support $47,600.00
ME (Senate) SUMMERS, CHARLES EDWARD JR (R) Support $9,294.00
MT (Senate) REHBERG, DENNIS RAY (R) Support $9,294.00
PA (Senate) SMITH, TOM (R) Support $22.00
IL-17 (House) SCHILLING, ROBERT T. (R) Support $22.00
MA-6 (House) TISEI, RICHARD R. (R) Support $22.00
NY-1 (House) ALTSCHULER, RANDOLPH (R) Support $22.00
NY-18 (House) HAYWORTH, NAN (R) Support $22.00
NY-21 (House) DOHENY, MATTHEW (R) Support $22.00
NY-25 (House) BROOKS, MAGGIE (R) Support $22.00
NY-27 (House) COLLINS, CHRISTOPHER C (R) winner Support $22.00
FL (Senate) HASNER, ADAM (R) Support $22.00
IL-12 (House) PLUMMER, JASON (R) Support $22.00
IL-11 (House) BIGGERT, JUDY (R) Support $22.00
NY-24 (House) BUERKLE, ANN MARIE (R) Support $22.00

Independent Expenditures

This table shows the independent expenditures of $10,000 or more made by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in the 2012 election cycle. To view a more detailed file of all such spending, click here.

Date Committee Candidate Support/Oppose Amount State Purpose
2012-11-05 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ALLEN, GEORGE (R) Support $57,235.00 VA Get out the vote phone calls
2012-11-05 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE THOMPSON, TOMMY G (R) Support $65,460.00 WI Get out the vote phone calls
2012-11-05 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $77,287.00 OH Get out the vote phone calls
2012-11-05 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BROWN, SCOTT P (R) Support $100,020.00 MA Get out the vote phone calls
2012-11-01 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CASEY, ROBERT P JR (D) Oppose $500,000.00 PA Production and media buy for television and radio - "vote for jobs"
2012-10-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) Oppose $1,250,000.00 WI Television production and media buy - "imagine"
2012-10-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) Oppose $1,750,000.00 VA Television production and media buy - "plan"
2012-10-19 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MCMAHON, LINDA (R) Support $700,000.00 CT Television and radio production and media buy - "makes sense"
2012-10-19 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HEINRICH, MARTIN TREVOR (D) Oppose $900,000.00 NM Television and radio production and media buy - "bring"
2012-10-19 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TESTER, JON (D) Oppose $95,000.00 MT Radio production and media buy - "changed"
2012-10-19 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TESTER, JON (D) Oppose $555,000.00 MT Television production and media buy - "washington"
2012-10-19 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HIRONO, MAZIE K (D) Oppose $250,000.00 HI Television production and media buy - "crazy"
2012-10-18 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WARREN, ELIZABETH (D) Oppose $300,000.00 MA Direct mail production and postage -- three pieces
2012-10-18 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BROWN, SHERROD (D) Oppose $2,300,000.00 OH Television and radio production and media buy -- "40 years" and "Exploration"
2012-10-12 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KING, ANGUS STANLEY JR Oppose $420,680.00 ME Television production and media buy - "Fact is"
2012-10-12 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KING, ANGUS STANLEY JR Oppose $79,320.00 ME Radio production and media buy - "fact is"
2012-10-05 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENYART, WILLIAM L JR (D) Oppose $428,288.50 IL Television production and media buy - "Real"
2012-10-05 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSTOS, CHERI (D) Oppose $621,711.50 IL Television production and media buy - "Here"
2012-10-05 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOSTER, G. WILLIAM (BILL) (D) Oppose $540,000.00 IL Television production and media buy - "Can't Afford"
2012-10-05 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TIERNEY, JOHN F (D) Oppose $400,000.00 MA Television production and media buy - "Can't Gamble"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BISHOP, TIMOTHY (D) Oppose $305,000.00 NY Television production and media buy - "Record of Failure"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MALONEY, SEAN PATRICK (D) Oppose $380,000.00 NY Television production and media buy - "Wrong"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OWENS, WILLIAM (D) Oppose $390,000.00 NY Television production and media buy - "Broken Trust"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MAFFEI, DANIEL BENJAMIN (D) Oppose $185,000.00 NY Television production and media buy - "closed"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SLAUGHTER, LOUISE M (D) Oppose $185,000.00 NY Television production and media buy - "Wrong Way"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOCHUL, KATHLEEN COURTNEY (D) Oppose $310,000.00 NY Television production and media buy - "Failure"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FRANKEL, LOIS J. (D) Oppose $100,000.00 FL Television production and media buy - "Cash Register"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BARROW, JOHN J. (D) Support $102,910.00 GA Television production and media buy - "Fast Pace"
2012-10-04 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MATHESON, JAMES D (D) Support $202,090.00 UT Television production and media buy - "Door"
2012-09-29 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SCHNEIDER, BRADLEY SCOTT (D) Oppose $550,000.00 IL Television production and media buy - "cant afford"
2012-09-29 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GILL, DAVID MICHAEL (D) Oppose $500,000.00 IL Television production and media buy - "far enough"
2012-09-28 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BERA, AMERISH (D) Oppose $490,000.00 CA Television production and Media buy - "Reckless"
2012-09-28 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MCNERNEY, JERRY (D) Oppose $490,000.00 CA Television production and media buy - "Enough"
2012-09-28 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CAPPS, LOIS (D) Oppose $120,000.00 CA Television production and media buy - "Disappointment"
2012-09-28 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TAKANO, MARK (D) Oppose $220,000.00 CA Television production and media buy - "tax pain"
2012-09-28 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LOWENTHAL, ALAN (D) Oppose $320,000.00 CA Television production and media buy - "job killer"
2012-09-28 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BILBRAY, BRIAN PHILLIP (R) Support $320,000.00 CA Television production and media buy - "works"
2012-09-28 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BROWNLEY, JULIA (D) Oppose $400,000.00 CA Television production and media buy - Brownley
2012-09-28 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HERNANDEZ, JOSE M (D) Oppose $600,000.00 CA Television production and media buy - "What"
2012-09-27 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HEITKAMP, HEIDI (D) Oppose $390,000.00 ND Television production and media buy - "Severe"
2012-09-27 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NELSON, BILL (D) Oppose $2,000,000.00 FL Television production and media buy - "dirty hands"
2012-09-20 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) Oppose $750,000.00 WI Television production and media buy - "can't afford"
2012-09-20 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LINGLE, LINDA (R) Support $311,000.00 HI Television production and media buy - "character"
2012-09-20 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HEINRICH, MARTIN TREVOR (D) Oppose $455,000.00 NM Television production and media buy - "top 5"
2012-09-20 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) Oppose $1,400,000.00 VA Television production and media buy - "no go"
2012-09-18 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KING, ANGUS STANLEY JR Oppose $439,000.00 ME Television ad production and media buy - "Its Good"
2012-09-18 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TESTER, JON (D) Oppose $445,000.00 MT Television ad production and media buy - "Failed"
2012-09-18 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BROWN, SHERROD (D) Oppose $1,100,000.00 OH Television ad production and media buy - "American Energy"
2012-08-15 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NELSON, BILL (D) Oppose $18,216.00 FL Television Ad Production
2012-08-15 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NELSON, BILL (D) Oppose $161,626.00 FL Television Ad Media Buy - "Nelson"
2012-08-15 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) Oppose $256,867.00 VA Television Ad Media Buy - "Kaine"
2012-08-15 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) Oppose $18,850.00 VA Television Ad Production - "Kaine"
2012-08-03 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE STEELMAN, SARAH H (R) Oppose $46,297.50 MO Television production and media buy - Mirror
2012-08-03 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MCCASKILL, CLAIRE (D) Oppose $46,297.50 MO Television buy and media production - Mirror
2012-08-02 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BRUNNER, JOHN (R) Support $47,600.00 MO Television production and media buy - Leadership II
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) Oppose $1,000,000.00 VA Television Buy and Production cost - The Express
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MCCASKILL, CLAIRE (D) Oppose $300,000.00 MO Television buy and production cost - Mirror
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE STEELMAN, SARAH H (R) Oppose $300,000.00 MO Television buy and production cost - Mirror
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KING, ANGUS STANLEY JR Oppose $400,000.00 ME Television buy and production cost - Mainers Know
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) Oppose $846,000.00 WI Television buy and production cost - Failure
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NELSON, BILL (D) Oppose $1,666,461.00 FL Television buy and production cost - Deciding
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BROWN, SHERROD (D) Oppose $914,000.00 OH Television buy and production cost - Own it
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TESTER, JON (D) Oppose $257,000.00 MT Television buy and production cost - Dome
2012-07-26 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HEINRICH, MARTIN TREVOR (D) Oppose $250,000.00 NM Television buy and production cost - Standing
2012-07-17 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HEITKAMP, HEIDI (D) Oppose $202,400.00 ND Television buy and production cost - "Healthcare"
2012-07-17 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HELLER, DEAN (R) Support $489,500.00 NV Television buy and production cost - "Hit"
2012-07-17 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LINGLE, LINDA (R) Support $250,000.00 HI Television buy and production cost - "Proud"
2012-07-17 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WILSON, HEATHER A (R) Support $220,901.00 NM Television buy and production cost - "Energy equals jobs"
2012-06-21 US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HATCH, ORRIN G (R) Support $95,140.00 UT Television buy and production