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Vito J. Fossella

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Birthdate: b. 03/09/1965
Birthplace: Staten Island, NY
Political Party: Republican
Religion: Roman Catholic
Education: J.D., Fordham University, 1993 B.S., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1987.
Last elected: Former member of congress.

Money

Raised $851,155 (#218)
Spent 72% (#280)
From self 0% (#34)
From individuals 60% (#174)
From PACs 39% (#314)
PAC = Political Action Committees. Money data from the FECfor the 200X cycle.

Earmarks

No information available.

Voting Analysis

No information available.

Speeches

Spoke 4 times (#303)
Avg. length 583 words (#445)
Data for 110th Congress from GovTrack.

Bills

Co-sponsored 829 (#312)
Introduced 83 (#197)
Debated 8 (#240)
Enacted 6 (#122)
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)
US Chamber of Commerce 100% (6/6 votes)
National Association of Home Builders 85% (6/7 votes)
Mortgage Bankers Association 83% (5/6 votes)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 71% (5/7 votes)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 66% (4/6 votes)
National Association of Realtors 62% (5/8 votes)
National Retail Federation 60% (3/5 votes)
Public Citizen 50% (5/10 votes)
AFL-CIO 46% (6/13 votes)
NAACP 42% (3/7 votes)
American Civil Liberties Union 40% (2/5 votes)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 35% (5/14 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 Dennis Mr. Hansen $17,100 from September 29, 2003 to February 21, 2008
2 Aldo Mr. Jr. Puletti $12,700 from September 9, 2002 to December 7, 2007
3 Anthony J Mr. Santo $11,500 from May 17, 2002 to May 27, 2005
4 Joseph E Mr. Corso $11,000 from September 9, 2002 to June 2, 2005
5 Michael J Mr. Miglino $11,000 from February 26, 2002 to May 3, 2005
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 $334,122
2 Adco Electrical $81,100
3 Homemaker $39,050
4 Retired $22,850
5 Greenside Up Garden Landscaping $19,400
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 Mrs. Laura Cox Kaplan - Pricewaterhousecoopers $4,000
2 Mr. Lyle Beckwith - Natl Assn Of Convenience Stores $4,000
3 Kenneth S. Cohen - Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company $3,000
4 Mr. Walter Price - Wachovia Corporation $3,000
5 Mr. David L. Pringle - Aflac Incorporated $3,000
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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