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Rep. Dale E. Kildee

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Birthdate: b. 09/16/1929
Birthplace: Flint, MI
District: represents MI-05
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Roman Catholic
Education: Graduate Studies, History/Political Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, Rotary Foundation Fellowship MA, University of Michigan, 1961 BA, Sacred Heart Seminary, 1952 Teaching Certificate, University of Detroit.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 176,171 (73.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $331,046 (#474)
Spent 64% (#327)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 40% (#389)
From PACs 50% (#201)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 17 (#359)
Total cost $47,549,750 (#227)
Received 16 (#365)
Total cost $15,813,750 (#361)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 36% left-wing (#284)
Predictable 97% (#87)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 4 times (#303)
Avg. length 518 words (#483)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 2,559 (#33)
Introduced 76 (#217)
Debated 19 (#106)
Enacted 12 (#49)
Data from GovTrack.

Interest Group Alignment

Interest Group Alignment compares a politician’s votes to positions taken by interest groups. [ more ]
GroupAgreement
American Nurses Association 100% (5/5 votes)
National Association of Realtors 100% (8/8 votes)
AFL-CIO 100% (13/13 votes)
NAACP 100% (7/7 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 100% (6/6 votes)
Public Citizen 90% (9/10 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 85% (6/7 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
Friends Committee on National Legislation 80% (4/5 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 71% (5/7 votes)
American Civil Liberties Union 60% (3/5 votes)
National Retail Federation 20% (1/5 votes)
US Chamber of Commerce 16% (1/6 votes)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 14% (2/14 votes)
More interest groups →
Data from Maplight.org , for the 11Xth Congress.

Top Contributors

Individuals reporting the same zip code who have donated to a lawmaker's political campaign. Use with caution: based on raw FEC data.
1 Larry Rosenthal $7,100 from April 22, 2004 to December 31, 2007
2 Eastern Band Of Cherokee Ind $6,000 from December 28, 2003 to September 14, 2005
3 Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux $5,000 from October 22, 2002 to December 29, 2005
4 Jicarilla Apache Nation $4,000 on December 31, 2005
5 Mississippi . Band Of Choctaw $4,000 on March 26, 2004
More contributors →
Source: FEC data from the 1980 to 2000 election cycles.

Top Contributor Employers

Campaigns disclose the employers of their contributors; this list aggregates them. Use with caution: this list is based on raw FEC data
1 Self $34,610
2 Ietan Consulting $13,200
3 Genova Products $12,000
4 Pequot Tribe $8,950
5 Homemaker $8,900
More contributors →
Source: FEC data from the 1980 to 2000 election cycles.

Top Lobby Contributors

New rules require lobbyists to disclose their giving, and giving by the PACs they control. Use with caution: This data compiled from raw filings
1 Mr. William M. Prentice - American Dental Association $5,000
2 Mr. Nathaniel H. Lacour - American Federation Of Teachers $5,000
3 Mr. Hasan R. Solomon - International Association Of Machinists And Aerospace Workers $5,000
4 Mr. Jerry Giovaniello - National Association Of Realtors $5,000
5 Daniel Cohen - American Association For Justice $2,500
More lobby contributors →
Source: Senate Office of Public Records LD-203 disclosure database; data from 2008.
Some campaign finance information from Open Secrets.


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