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Spending Detail: Political Activities Lobbying

RecipientPurposeTotal Amount
WORKING AMERICAAllied Organization$4,083,000
AFL-CIO COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATIONPAC$3,030,584
NEW PARTNERS CONSULTING, INC.Political Consultant$1,567,794
PETEL COMPANYPolitical Media Consultant$1,263,176
THE PIVOT GROUP, INC.Political Media Consultant$1,126,723
ALLIANCE FOR RETIRED AMERICANSAllied Organization$1,009,496
NGP VAN, INC.Software Provider$901,176
MACK-SUMNER COMMUNICATIONS, LLCPrinting Company$875,717
COALITION TO STOP FAST TRACKIssue Advocacy Group$800,000
MOSAIC, INC.Printing Company$631,070
THE NEW MEDIA FIRM, INC.Political Media Consultant$630,017
CATALIST, LLCSubscrip/Reference Matl Sr$569,704
GREENBERG QUINLAN ROSNER RESEARCH, INC.Research Organization$505,200
HART RESEARCH ASSOCIATESResearch Organization$438,500
HOWARD UNIVERSITYUniversity/College$379,955
IBEW-NECA DIVERSIFIED UNDERWRITTEN REAL ESTATE FUNReal Estate Fund$355,348
XEROX CORPORATIONGeneral Office Operations$313,370
FLORIDA AFL-CIOState Federation$258,164
INDURE BUILD-TO-CORE FUND, LLCReal Estate Fund$253,820
ATTTelecommunication Vendor$248,546
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERSAffiliate$225,000
MURRAY, JEANI M.Political Consultant$214,164
LOCAL POLITECHS STRATEGIES, LLCPolitical Media Consultant$211,308
DEMOCRACY ALLIANCEPublic Policy Organization$210,000
MISSION HILL STRATEGIES, LLCPolitical Consultant$204,948
SHENKER-OSORIO, ANATConsultant$197,976
GSI CONNECT, INC.Communications Consultant$189,259
CDW DIRECT, LLCComputer/Systems Support$186,274
SALSA LABS, INC.Computer/Systems Support$184,277
A. PHILIP RANDOLPH INSTITUTEConstituency Group$163,000
NORTH CAROLINA STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$160,075
BERLIN ROSEN, LTDCommunications Consultant$154,000
CENTER FOR EFFECTIVE GOVERNMENTResearch Organization$151,900
NCEC SERVICES INCConsultant$150,000
GEORGIA STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$145,875
CBS OUTDOOR OUTFRONT MEDIA LLCIndependent Media Company$145,000
CHISM STRATEGIESPollsters$137,224
BAUMAN, BRADLEY M.Communications Consultant$135,445
MAINE AFL-CIOState Federation$135,000
LAKE RESEARCH PARTNERS, INC.Research Organization$131,051
ECONOMIC POLICY INSTITUTEPublic Policy Organization$125,668
THE PARTNERSHIP FOR WORKING FAMILIESSocial Welfare Organizatio$125,259
OREGON AFL-CIOState Federation$122,590
THE REMINGTON ROAD GROUP, LLCSTATE UNITY CONSULTANT$120,000
LEXICON GRAPHICS, INC.Print/Web Design$117,939
YEDWAB, DENNISSTATE UNITY CONSULTANT$115,107
UNION SPORTSMEN'S ALLIANCELabor Support Group$115,000
DELTA AIR LINESTransportation Provider$110,807
CALIFORNIA LABOR FEDERATION, AFL-CIOState Federation$107,500
RADISSON BLU MINNEAPOLISHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$102,443
TIDES FOUNDATIONSocial Welfare Organization$100,000
STOREFRONT POLITICAL MEDIAPolitical Media Consultant$100,000
ATT MOBILITYTelecommunication Vendor$97,009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONDANL$96,725
TEXAS AFL-CIOState Federation$94,500
DENVER AREA LABOR FEDERATION, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$92,163
US AIRWAYSTransportation Provider$89,907
MISSOURI AFL-CIOState Federation$88,613
PRIDE AT WORKConstituency Group$84,000
MINNESOTA AFL-CIOState Federation$83,255
PACIFIC MARKET RESEARCH, LLCResearch Organization$83,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINESTransportation Provider$82,441
WISCONSIN STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$82,125
ANGLE MASTAGNI MATHEWS POLITICAL STRATEGIES, LLCPollsters$80,902
COLORADO AFL-CIOState Federation$80,252
NATIONAL PUBLIC PENSION COALITIONProfessional Association$80,000
LANDMARK STRATEGIES, INC.Consultant$79,945
COALITION OF BLACK TRADE UNIONISTSConstituency Group$76,500
HARKIN INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY AND CITIZEN ENGPublic Policy Development$75,000
ARIZONA'S WORKING FAMILIESIssue Advocacy Group$75,000
NCEC SERVICES, LLCConsultant$75,000
ANZALONE LISZT GROVE RESEARCH, INCResearch Organization$73,800
DAVID BINDER RESEARCH, INC.Research Organization$72,600
FIGHT FOR FLORIDA, INC.Issue Advocacy Group$71,678
UNITED AIRLINESTransportation Provider$71,393
OHIO AFL-CIOState Federation$69,930
MOLLINEAU, RODELL J.Communications Consultant$68,708
NORTH AMERICAN COMMUNICATIONS RESOURCE, INC.Telecommunication Vendor$68,155
THE WINDING CREEK GROUP, INC.Pollsters$66,946
ELECTRUM PRODUCTIONSProduction Company$66,000
RMEM INC.Political Consultant$65,230
PRECISION NEW MEDIAPublic Relations Consultan$65,196
PROJECT NEW AMERICAResearch Organization$65,000
TRISTER, ROSS, SCHADLER GOLD, PLLCLegal Counsel$62,920
WEST VIRGINIA AFL-CIOState Federation$62,497
CENTER FOR POPULAR DEMOCRACYPublic Policy Development$60,000
MICHIGAN STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$60,000
SHERATON CLEVELAND AIRPORT HOTELHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$59,995
ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN LABOR ALLIANCEConstituency Group$56,000
JOHN A. LOREDO ASSOCIATES, LLCPolitical Consultant$55,000
CONNECTICUT AFL-CIOState Federation$55,000
NBA OFFICE PRODUCTSGeneral Office Operations$54,201
PHILADELPHIA COUNCIL OF THE AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$54,200
CQ-ROLL CALL, INC.Subscrip/Reference Matl Sr$51,946
BACCILE, RACHELResearch Organization$50,389
MONTANA STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$50,289
SIX ACTIONPublic Policy Development$50,000
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORECivil and Human Rights Gro$50,000
CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS ACTION FUNDSocial Welfare Organizatio$50,000
NEVADA STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$48,767
COLOROFCHANGE.ORGCommunity Development Grou$48,000
NORTH SHORE LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$47,500
HOLIDAY INN GEORGETOWNHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$45,138
NEW MEXICO FEDERATION OF LABOR, AFL-CIOState Federation$45,000
ARIZONA WINSPublic Policy Development$43,600
SKDKNICKERBOCKER LLCGraphic Design Consultant$41,860
TROPICANA LAS VEGAS, INC.Hotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$41,834
PALLEY, THOMAS I.Consultant$41,280
INDIANA STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$41,000
LABOR COUNCIL FOR LATIN AMERICAN ADVANCEMENTConstituency Group$40,500
PROGRESS MISSOURIIssue Advocacy Group$40,000
NATIONAL JOURNAL GROUP INCSubscrip/Reference Matl Sr$39,600
DALLAS AFL-CIO COUNCILCentral Labor Council$38,050
COALITION OF LABOR UNION WOMENConstituency Group$38,000
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COUNTY LABOR COUNCILCentral Labor Council$37,500
NEW YORK CITY CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$37,500
SHERATON STATION SQUARE HOTEL, INC.Hotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$37,004
BREDHOFF KAISERLegal Counsel$36,321
AMERICANS FOR ECONOMIC GROWTHIssue Advocacy Group$36,000
NEW HAMPSHIRE AFL-CIOState Federation$35,850
KELLOGG CONFERENCE HOTEL AT GALLAUDET UNIVERSITYHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$35,628
CROWNE PLAZA JACKSONVILLE RIVERFRONTHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$35,246
PUERTO RICO FEDERATION OF LABOR, AFL-CIOState Federation$35,000
AMERICANS UNITED FOR CHANGEPublic Policy Organization$35,000
LEMMON TREE CONSULTING LLCPolitical Consultant$35,000
METROPOLITAN DETROIT AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$35,000
PILOTLIGHT STUDIOSSoftware Provider$33,500
CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION, INCPublic Policy Organization$33,400
PRECISION MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS, LLCPublic Relations Consultan$33,348
LEXISNEXIS, INC.Subscrip/Reference Matl Sr$33,114
AMERICAN AIRLINESTransportation Provider$32,479
FIRSTLOGIC SOLUTIONS, LLCSubscrip/Reference Matl Sr$32,360
HILTON HARTFORDHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$31,605
NETROOTS NATIONCommunity Development Grou$30,000
JOHANSON, KARINConsultant$30,000
LABOR COMMUNITY AT WORK INC.Community Development Grou$30,000
ACTION FOR THE COMMON GOODCivil and Human Rights Gro$30,000
NORTH SHORE FEDERATION OF LABORCentral Labor Council$30,000
RW BURKE GROUPSTATE UNITY CONSULTANT$30,000
ALASKA STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$29,800
REARDON, ROBERTAConsultant$28,736
FLEISIG, ARIELA M.Research Organization$28,623
WASHINGTON GASUtility Company$28,566
BARCODESINCComputer/Systems Support$28,509
MEHTA, DEEPIKAGraphic Design Consultant$26,625
THE ULTIMATE SOFTWARE GROUP, INC.Payroll Services$26,512
PRIDDY, CUTLER, NAAKE MEADE, PLLCLaw Firm$25,517
COMMITTEE ON STATESIssue Advocacy Group$25,000
NORTH CAROLINA STATE CONFERENCE OF THE NAACPCivil and Human Rights Gro$25,000
TEXAS FUTURE PROJECT, LLCPublic Policy Development$25,000
AMERICA'S VOICECivil and Human Rights Gro$25,000
EDWARD M. KENNEDY INSTITUTE FOR THE UNITED STATESNon Profit Civic Organizat$25,000
GIVE US A RAISEPublic Policy Organization$25,000
MINNEAPOLIS REGIONAL LABOR FEDERATION, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$25,000
PIERCE COUNTY CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$25,000
NEW JERSEY STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$25,000
NEW ORGANIZING INSTITUTENon Profit Civic Organizat$25,000
CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS INSTITUTE, INC.Public Policy Organization$25,000
GREATER BOSTON LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$25,000
THE AGENDA PROJECT, INC.Public Policy Development$25,000
WELLSTONE ACTION!Non Profit Civic Organizat$24,282
CVK LLCProperty Manager/Owner$23,665
BNA, INC.Subscrip/Reference Matl Sr$23,620
UPPER PENINSULA REGIONAL LABOR FEDERATIONCentral Labor Council$22,500
COAST INTERNATIONAL INN ANCHORAGEHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$22,018
ONEILL YANCHULIS, COLLEENConsultant$21,925
ARIZONA AFL-CIOState Federation$21,250
UAW REGION 5Local Union$20,960
ROGER KERSON COMMUNICATIONSSpeech Writing$20,680
DEWEY SQUARE GROUP, LLCConsultant$20,020
CENTER FOR ECONOMIC AND POLICY RESEARCHPolitical Organization$20,000
SOUTH CENTRAL FEDERATION OF LABOR, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$20,000
PENNSYLVANIA AFL-CIOState Federation$20,000
HARVARD UNIVERSITYUniversity/College$20,000
VOTO LATINO INC.Non Profit Civic Organizat$20,000
KENT-IONIA LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$20,000
IOWA FEDERATION OF LABOR, AFL-CIOState Federation$20,000
NEW PARTNERS TELESERVICESPollsters$19,270
BUENA VISTA PALACE HOTEL SPA LLCHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$19,231
INTUIT INC QUICKBASEComputer/Systems Support$18,872
EGENCIA LLCTravel Service Provider$18,795
SAP PUBLIC SERVICES INC.Software Provider$18,756
CHAMBERS LOPEZ STRATEGIES LLCCommunications Consultant$17,775
GOTTSCHALK, DAVID P.Research Organization$17,055
SOAPBOX, LLCCommunications Consultant$16,480
THE BEACON HOTEL AND CORPORATE QUARTERSHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$16,440
HOMEWOOD SUITES LOUISVILLEHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$16,136
STAYMAN-LONDON, KATHERINECommunications Consultant$15,675
CALIBRE CPA GROUP, PLLCAudit Firm$15,400
LOUISIANA AFL-CIOState Federation$15,000
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE FEDERATION OF LABOR, AFL-CIOState Federation$15,000
FOCUS STRATEGIES LLCPolitical Consultant$15,000
IMPREMEDIANews Agency$15,000
GREATER NEW ORLEANS AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$15,000
CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS INSTITUTE501(c)4 Organization$15,000
YES ON PROP. 47, CALIFORNIANS FOR SAFE NEIGHBORHOOIssue Advocacy Group$15,000
FLORIDA NEW MAJORITYCommunity Development Grou$15,000
ADVANCEMENT PROJECTCivil and Human Rights Gro$15,000
MALDEN EXPRESS, LLCOffice Supplies Vendor$14,404
DEMOCRACY WORKS, INC.Non Profit Civic Organizat$14,254
THE WESTIN PEACHTREE PLAZAHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$13,306
SUEPPEL, NICHOLAS E.Consultant$13,125
WASHINGTON STATE LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOState Federation$12,750
SOUTHEASTERN AREA LABOR FEDERATION OF PENNSYLVANIACentral Labor Council$12,500
DELAWARE STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$12,500
NORTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA AREA LABOR FEDERATION, ACentral Labor Council$12,500
JUBILEE USA NETWORK INC.Community Development Grou$12,500
NORTHEAST INDIANA CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$12,500
RHODE ISLAND AFL-CIOState Federation$12,500
CANDLEWOOD SUITES LOUISVILLE AIRPORTHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$12,485
SAWICKI SON, INC.Printing Company$11,957
WILSON, ELIZABETHPhotographers$11,898
ALASKA AIRLINESTransportation Provider$11,548
CAP ALT BETA INVESTMENTS, LLCProperty Manager/Owner$11,522
SENATOR INN SPAHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$11,113
KELLY PRESS INCORPORATEDPrinting Company$11,049
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SOCIAL INSURANCEIssue Advocacy Group$11,000
ON POINT CONSORTIUM LLCConsultant$10,800
POLITICO, LLCNewspaper$10,500
HILTON FORT LAUDERDALE MARINAHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$10,234
CENTRAL INDIANA LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$10,000
UTAH STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$10,000
NORTH DAKOTA AFL-CIOState Federation$10,000
NEIGHBORHOOD FUNDERS GROUPSocial Welfare Organizatio$10,000
CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIESResearch Organization$10,000
CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL OF NASHVILLE AND MIDDLE TENNCentral Labor Council$10,000
NORTHWEST WASHINGTON CENTRAL LABOR COUNCILCentral Labor Council$10,000
BLACK YOUTH PROJECT 100University/College$10,000
COMMITTEE FOR DISTRICT ELECTIONS - YES ON MEASURESIssue Advocacy Group$10,000
THE LESLIE MARSHALL SHOW, LLCPolitical Media Consultant$10,000
MISSOURI JOBS WITH JUSTICE VOTER ACTIONPublic Policy Development$10,000
EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AREA LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOState Federation$10,000
ATT TELECONFERENCE SERVICETelecommunication Vendor$9,682
DETROIT MARRIOTT RENAISSANCE CENTERHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$9,142
CATERING BY AVALON, INCCaterer$8,932
IMAGE POINTE INC.Promotional Supply Vendor$8,926
SOUTH CAROLINA AFL-CIOState Federation$8,750
HAMPTON INN HELENAHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$8,746
CANDLEWOOD SUITES TALLAHASSEEHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$8,621
ETHIX VENTURES INCOffice Supplies Vendor$8,391
MASSACHUSETTS AFL-CIOState Federation$8,250
CROWNE PLAZA SAN ANTONIO AIRPORT HOTELHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$8,140
SAFEWAYGrocer$8,062
COHEN, JOSHUACommunications Consultant$8,000
MOTORCITY CASINO HOTEL, LLCHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$7,781
PRODUCTION SUPPORT SERVICES, INC.Production Company$7,688
SEVEN MOUNTAINS CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$7,500
COALITION FOR A PROSPEROUS AMERICA, INC.Labor Support Group$7,500
SAVANNAH REGIONAL CLC, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$7,500
WYOMING STATE AFL-CIOState Federation$7,500
GREATER SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS LABOR COUNCILCentral Labor Council$7,500
SMARTSHEET.COM, INC.Subscrip/Reference Matl Sr$7,320
CHICAGO FEDERATION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL UNION CCentral Labor Council$7,000
DE PIETRO LIMITEDProperty Manager/Owner$6,954
TEJWANI, SUJATAConsultant$6,875
WESTCOAST INT'L INNHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$6,808
WINNING CONNECTIONS, INC.Political Media Consultant$6,752
BAQUERO, MARIATranslation Services$6,535
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESSHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$6,521
HYATT REGENCY ATLANTAHotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$6,361
PRAIRIE MEADOWS RACE TRACK AND CASINO, INC.Hotel/Bus Center/Temp Hous$6,123
EVANS KATZ LLCPolitical Consultant$5,915
SULLIVAN COMMUNICATIONSIndependent Media Company$5,808
UPTOWN PRODUCTIONS, INC.Production Company$5,347
ENVIORNMENT ENERGY PUBLISHING, LLCSubscrip/Reference Matl Sr$5,288
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUTUniversity/College$5,125
THE CONFERENCE CENTER AT THE MARITIME INSTITUTEConference Center$5,000
NATIONAL IMMIGRATION LAW CENTERCivil and Human Rights Gro$5,000
WOMEN'S CAMPAIGN FUNDCivil and Human Rights Gro$5,000
GREATER KANSAS CITY LABOR COUNCIL, AFL-CIOCentral Labor Council$5,000
SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA AREA LABOR FEDERATION, ACentral Labor Council$5,000
NATIONAL WOMEN'S LAW CENTERIssue Advocacy Group$5,000
THE NATIONPolitical Publication$5,000
THE ATLAS PROJECT, INC.Political Consultant$5,000
PUENTE HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENTCivil and Human Rights Gro$5,000
A. PHILIP RANDOLPH EDUCATIONAL FUNDConstituency Group$5,000
ALABAMA AFL-CIOState Federation$5,000
ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITIES ORGANIZED FOR RESPONSIBLCommunity Development Grou$5,000
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA AREA LABOR FEDERATION, AFL-CIAllied Organization$5,000