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Rep. Steven R. Rothman

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Nickname: known as "Steve"
Birthdate: b. 10/14/1952
Birthplace: Englewood, NJ
District: represents NJ-09
Political Party: Democratic
Religion: Jewish
Education: JD, Washington University School of Law, 1977 BA, Political Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1974.
Last elected in 2006 receiving 105,853 (71.0%) votes.
Biographical information from Project Vote Smart, Wikipedia. Photo from Congressional Biographical Directory.

Money

Raised $1,013,349 (#163)
Spent 90% (#175)
From self 0% (#30)
From individuals 58% (#195)
From PACs 34% (#369)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

Requested 55 (#102)
Total cost $167,648,600 (#99)
Received 53 (#102)
Total cost $75,690,000 (#130)
Data for fiscal year 2008 from Taxpayers for Common Sense.

Voting Analysis

Ideology 43% left-wing (#333)
Predictable 97% (#97)
Data and terminology from VoteView. Unpredictable measures how often members vote against their party.

Speeches

Spoke 3 times (#357)
Avg. length 913 words (#223)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 1,757 (#102)
Introduced 68 (#245)
Debated 5 (#328)
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
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 100% (6/6 votes)
AFL-CIO 100% (13/13 votes)
American Nurses Association 100% (5/5 votes)
National Association of Realtors 100% (8/8 votes)
NAACP 85% (6/7 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
Friends Committee on National Legislation 80% (4/5 votes)
Public Citizen 80% (8/10 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 71% (5/7 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 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.

Handshakes

Handshakes are funds that are donated to a politician by a employees of a company, and flow back out to the same company.
Earmark Recipient Donations Earmarks Cycle
Englewood Hospital $3,200 $1600000 2008
Phacil $1,000 $800000 2008

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 James Leitner $14,800 from April 19, 2001 to May 3, 2007
2 David Eisbrouch $14,350 from December 11, 2003 to October 26, 2007
3 Eugene Rose $14,200 from November 10, 2003 to May 25, 2005
4 Jeffrey Bogatin $13,000 from May 10, 2001 to October 30, 2007
5 Myron Adler $12,800 from March 30, 2004 to December 4, 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 $575,171
2 Alden Leeds $29,500
3 Northern Valley Anesthesiology $24,500
4 Kaufman Gelbert Bern $22,250
5 Inserra Supermarkets $20,800
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. Robert Fitch - Bae Systems, Inc. $5,000
2 Christopher J. Hanley - International Union Of Operating Engineers $5,000
3 Mr. Hasan R. Solomon - International Association Of Machinists And Aerospace Workers $5,000
4 Mrs. Shannon C. Steward - F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd And Its Affiliates $5,000
5 Mr. William A. Syers - Itt Corporation (Formerly Itt Industries) $4,000
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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