USA Today: Our view on campaign finance: Big votes draw big money for a compliant Congress

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"Suspicious donations
Eight U.S. representatives under scrutiny received thousands of dollars in donations* from those interested in the financial reform bill in the 10 days leading to the vote last December.

$30,900 Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas)

$27,300 John Campbell (R-Calif.)

$23,500 Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.)

$22,000 Melvin Watt(D-N.C.)

$11,975 Christopher Lee (R-N.Y.)

$11,250 Earl Pomeroy (D-N.D.)

$7,500 Tom Price (R-Ga.)

$4,000 Frank Lucas (R-Okla.)

* Contributions from financial, insurance and real estate interests.

Source: Center for Responsive Politics "

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