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Rep. Michael E. Capuano

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Nickname: known as "Mike"
Birthdate: b. 01/09/1952
Birthplace: Somerville, MA
District: represents MA-08
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Roman Catholic
Education: JD, Boston College Law School, 1977 BA, Psychology, Dartmouth College, 1973.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 125,515 (91.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $469,262 (#410)
Spent 67% (#316)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 39% (#402)
From PACs 55% (#141)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 31 (#176)
Total cost $43,188,808 (#241)
Received 30 (#169)
Total cost $29,811,600 (#254)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 63% left-wing (#433)
Predictable 97% (#126)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

No information available.

Bills

Co-sponsored 1,609 (#129)
Introduced 42 (#338)
Debated 2 (#443)
Enacted 1 (#358)
Data from GovTrack.

Interest Group Alignment

Interest Group Alignment compares a politician’s votes to positions taken by interest groups. [ more ]
GroupAgreement
NAACP 100% (7/7 votes)
AFL-CIO 100% (13/13 votes)
National Association of Realtors 100% (8/8 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 100% (6/6 votes)
American Nurses Association 100% (5/5 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 John Mcquillan $10,700 from May 29, 2004 to August 16, 2007
2 Jonah Jacob $8,700 from December 12, 2005 to March 17, 2008
3 Christopher O'Neill $8,500 from May 22, 2004 to June 26, 2007
4 David Doherty $8,000 from February 20, 2001 to March 12, 2007
5 Paul Trane $8,000 from November 25, 2003 to August 14, 2006
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 Information Request $221,925
2 Self $176,093
3 Pma Group $20,500
4 Retired $18,150
5 Somerville $17,500
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 Government Affairs Department - Air Line Pilots Association $5,000
3 Mr. Hasan R. Solomon - International Association Of Machinists And Aerospace Workers $5,000
4 Mr. Jose Ceballos - National Air Traffic Controllers Association $5,000
5 Mr. Paul Mattera - Liberty Mutual Group $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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