Top All-Time Political Donors 1989-2010

Why do these corporations pour millions into a political party? That is the real million dollar question.

1989-2010

Dems Repub
1 AT&T Inc $43,501,240 44% 55%
2 American Fedn of State, County & Municipal Employees $40,965,173 98% 1%
3 National Assn of Realtors $35,179,013 48% 51%
4 Goldman Sachs $31,183,662 64% 35%
5 Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $30,920,696 97% 2%
6 American Assn for Justice $30,734,429 90% 9%
7 National Education Assn $29,908,625 92% 6%
8 Laborers Union $28,201,600 92% 7%
9 Service Employees International Union $27,510,257 95% 3%
10 Teamsters Union $27,402,304 92% 6%
11 Carpenters & Joiners Union $27,368,258 89% 10%
12 Communications Workers of America $26,748,746 99% 0%
13 Citigroup Inc $26,562,905 50% 49%
14 American Medical Assn $26,213,449 39% 60%
15 American Federation of Teachers $25,996,071 98% 0%
16 United Auto Workers $25,767,002 98% 0%
17 Machinists & Aerospace Workers Union $24,793,477 98% 0%
18 National Auto Dealers Assn $24,048,808 31% 68%
19 Altria Group $23,869,891 28% 71%
20 United Food & Commercial Workers Union $23,742,074 98% 1%
21 United Parcel Service $23,649,476 36% 63%
22 American Bankers Assn $21,945,966 41% 58%
23 National Assn of Home Builders $21,401,355 35% 64%
24 EMILY’s List $20,984,384 99% 0%
25 National Beer Wholesalers Assn $20,300,845 31% 68%
26 Microsoft Corp $19,692,774 52% 46%
27 Time Warner $19,653,331 71% 28%
28 JPMorgan Chase & Co $19,395,548 51% 48%
29 National Assn of Letter Carriers $19,206,784 88% 11%
30 Morgan Stanley $18,173,708 45% 53%
31 AFL-CIO $18,034,967 95% 4%
32 Verizon Communications $17,812,927 39% 59%
33 FedEx Corp $17,676,556 40% 58%
34 Lockheed Martin $17,638,388 42% 57%
35 General Electric $17,349,803 50% 49%
36 National Rifle Assn $17,095,136 17% 82%
37 Sheet Metal Workers Union $16,907,563 97% 2%
38 Ernst & Young $16,746,413 44% 55%
39 Credit Union National Assn $16,694,237 47% 51%
40 Bank of America $16,568,591 47% 52%
41 Operating Engineers Union $16,235,350 85% 14%
42 American Dental Assn $16,134,579 46% 53%
43 American Hospital Assn $16,126,109 52% 46%
44 Plumbers & Pipefitters Union $15,807,536 94% 5%
45 Blue Cross/Blue Shield $15,779,305 39% 60%
46 Air Line Pilots Assn $15,478,917 84% 15%
47 International Assn of Fire Fighters $15,372,243 82% 17%
48 Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu $15,366,870 34% 65%
49 PricewaterhouseCoopers $15,073,033 36% 63%
50 Natl Assn/Insurance & Financial Advisors $14,845,205 42% 56%
51 AFLAC Inc $14,582,269 44% 55%
52 Merrill Lynch $14,299,160 37% 61%
53 Union Pacific Corp $13,847,948 23% 76%
54 Boeing Co $13,579,262 47% 52%
55 United Steelworkers $13,477,947 99% 0%
56 United Transportation Union $13,373,545 88% 11%
57 Reynolds American $13,302,827 24% 75%
58 Pfizer Inc $13,210,087 29% 70%
59 BellSouth Corp $12,993,782 45% 54%
60 Ironworkers Union $12,923,775 92% 7%
61 American Institute of CPAs $12,698,585 42% 57%
62 Credit Suisse Group $12,141,215 44% 55%
63 American Postal Workers Union $11,925,473 95% 4%
64 National Rural Electric Cooperative Assn $11,745,871 52% 47%
65 General Dynamics $11,496,724 46% 53%
66 American Financial Group $11,334,675 18% 81%
67 GlaxoSmithKline $10,895,744 28% 70%
68 Walt Disney Co $10,810,549 67% 32%
69 Chevron $10,709,395 25% 74%
70 Exxon Mobil $10,511,023 14% 85%
71 Natl Active & Retired Fed Employees Assn $10,430,000 77% 21%
72 MBNA Corp $10,059,006 17% 82%
73 General Motors $9,950,919 38% 60%
74 UST Inc $9,935,061 21% 78%
75 Freddie Mac $9,859,490 43% 56%
76 AIG $9,744,312 50% 49%
77 Human Rights Campaign $9,741,375 90% 9%
78 National Restaurant Assn $9,645,995 15% 83%
79 Southern Co $9,544,345 31% 68%
80 Prudential Financial $9,345,074 48% 51%
81 MetLife Inc $9,284,365 55% 44%
82 American Academy of Ophthalmology $9,162,538 52% 47%
83 National Cmte to Preserve Social Security & Medicare $9,144,499 80% 19%
84 Eli Lilly & Co $9,039,674 28% 71%
85 CSX Corp $8,935,785 31% 68%
86 Associated General Contractors $8,811,941 14% 85%
87 Amway/Alticor Inc $8,716,601 0% 99%
88 National Cmte for an Effective Congress $8,707,940 99% 0%
89 American Maritime Officers $8,606,031 46% 53%
90 Archer Daniels Midland $8,303,364 43% 56%
91 Seafarers International Union $8,140,144 84% 14%
92 MCI Inc $8,093,472 46% 53%
93 American Airlines $8,052,023 47% 52%
94 American Council of Life Insurers $7,581,090 37% 62%
95 Marine Engineers Beneficial Assn $7,353,627 74% 25%
96 Bristol-Myers Squibb $7,282,437 21% 78%
97 Enron Corp $6,633,457 29% 70%
98 Andersen $6,313,422 37% 62%
99 BP $6,120,971 28% 70%
100 Vivendi $4,455,940 66% 32%

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