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Boehner Elected Majority Leader By Republicans

Take a look at the top donors supporting the Leadership PAC of John Boehner, chair of the Committee on Education and the Workforce .

David Rogers and Brody Mullins

John Boehner brings his own baggage from the Washington lobbying community. The single biggest contributor to his political action committee is student-loan provider Sallie Mae, a company with a huge stake in issues before Mr. Boehner's Education Committee. Sallie Mae, the largest of the private student-loan providers, wants to retain the generous federal subsidies it receives for its loans and make competing loans from the government more expensive by preserving various fees. Sallie Mae has contributed $122,500 to Mr. Boehner's PAC, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics.
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Here is information from the Center for Responsive Politics showing the top donors supporting the Leadership PAC of John A. Boehner (R-Ohio):

Sallie Mae: $122,470

Chicago Mercantile Exchange: $105,000

Merrill Lynch: $93,500

RJR Nabisco/RJ Reynolds Tobacco: $76,500

Cincinnati Financial Corp: 72,700

Goldman Sachs: $58,000

National Assn of Convenience Stores: $53,500

Citigroup Inc: $51,750

American Maritime Officers: $50,000

Union Pacific Corp: $50,000

FedEx Corp: $50,000

Philip Morris: $49,500

— David Rogers and Brody Mullins
Wall Street Journal & The Center for Responsive Politics


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