Total campaign contributions / lobbying by TARP recipients AKA open corruption

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The Big Picture has the data and a downloadable spreadsheet. This just shows the first 7, there are 175 listed online.

We need public financing of elections and a complete end to campaign “contributions” like these as well as new and severe limitations on what lobbyists can do.

Unless of course you think TARP recipients didn’t spend all this money because they expected something in return.