Politicians Who Received Money for SOPA Vote

January 25, 2012 in Congress, Politics, Propaganda

Politicians Who Received Money for SOPA Vote

Here is a list of politicians in favor of the bill known as SOPA and PIPA and the amounts of money they received from the SOPA backers who bought their favor in voting yes for both bills.

The Winners are:

Money Received from Pipa Sponsors:

Sen. Charles Schumer [D, NY] $864,265

Sen. Harry Reid [D, NV] $665,420

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D, NY] $556,525

Sen. Barbara Boxer [D, CA] $544,424

Sen. Patrick Leahy [D, VT] $416,250 (head sponsor of pipa btw)

Sen. Michael Bennet [D, CO] $347,406

Sen. Roy Blunt [R, MO] $341,700

Sen. Robert Portman [R, OH] $337,525

Sen. Richard Burr [R, NC] $275,950

Sen. Patty Murray [D, WA] $272,750

 

Money Received from Sopa Sponsors:

Sen. Harry Reid [D, NV] $3,502,624

Sen. Charles Schumer [D, NY] $2,648,770

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D, NY] $2,080,651

Sen. Barbara Boxer [D, CA] $1,431,843

Sen. Scott Brown [R, MA] $1,364,872

Sen. Robert Portman [R, OH] $1,363,009

Sen. Patrick Toomey [R, PA] $1,291,744

Sen. Michael Bennet [D, CO] $1,019,172

Sen. Mark Kirk [R, IL] $911,296

Sen. Patrick Leahy [D, VT] $905,310

More bill support withdraws since this article was posted:
Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH) Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL)S en. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) Rep. Nita Lowery (D-NY)