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Sen. John Francis Reed

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Nickname: known as "Jack"
Birthdate: b. 11/12/1949
Birthplace: Cranston, RI
District: represents RI
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Roman Catholic
Education: JD, Harvard Law School, 1982 MPP, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1973 BS, Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1971.
Last elected in 2002 receiving 253,773 (78.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $3,106,175 (#38)
Spent 21% (#601)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 60% (#168)
From PACs 36% (#344)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 114 (#44)
Total cost $582,949,971 (#39)
Received 107 (#41)
Total cost $386,833,509 (#26)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 54% left-wing (#401)
Predictable 95% (#205)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 18 times (#55)
Avg. length 1,223 words (#131)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 1,075 (#248)
Introduced 178 (#64)
Debated 15 (#136)
Enacted 5 (#142)
Data from GovTrack.

Interest Group Alignment

Interest Group Alignment compares a politician’s votes to positions taken by interest groups. [ more ]
GroupAgreement
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 20% (1/5 votes)
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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 Michael Mcmahon $6,600 from June 27, 2007 to December 7, 2007
2 J Terrence Murray $6,250 from March 12, 1990 to September 24, 2001
3 Brian O'Neill $5,000 on December 19, 2007
4 Ernest Baptista $5,000 on December 17, 2007
5 Jodi J Schwartz $4,600 on September 24, 2007
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 $142,065
2 Homemaker $131,760
3 Retired $76,230
4 Picerne Properties $20,400
5 Fleet $19,100
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. Paul Mattera - Liberty Mutual Group $12,500
2 Michael Dibiase - Fmr Llc $7,604
3 Ms. Mary Frances Pearson - Ernst & Young $5,000
4 Ms. Mary Frances Pearson - Ernst & Young $5,000
5 Mr. Leslie Brorsen - Ernst & Young $5,000
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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