Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Who is Roy Blunt? Follow the money...

Check out Roy Blunt's "lifetime profile" from the folks at Open Secrets. First elected in 1996, Blunt has managed to raise nearly $9 million in campaign contributions for his races, 96% of that from business interests. Topping the list of his top lifetime contributors is Edward Jones, a Missouri-based investment firm; Leggett & Platt, a Missouri-based mattress parts manufacturer; Dairy Farmers of America; the National Auto Dealers Association; and the National Association of Realtors. Overall, Blunt the the finance, insurance and real estate sector is the most generous to Blunt, giving him $1.5 million.

More in a bit on Blunt's campaign donors.

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