Dec. 8, 2010 -- California Rep. Darrell Issa has been named to lead the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, according to the New York Times. Issa represents California's 49th Congressional District, which includes Oceanside, Vista and Camp Pendleton.
The following are the top ten contributors to Issa's campaign by interest group:
|Public Sector Unions||$41,000|
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$27,350|
|Oil & Gas||$26,500|
Rep. Darrell Issa will replace Edolphous Towns (D-N.Y.) as chairman of the House Oversight Committee in the 112th Congress. The following are the top ten contributors to Towns' campaign by interest group:
|Public Sector Unions||$84,500|
Contributions above are for the last two years of available data, Oct 14, 2008 - Oct 13, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org).