Dec. 17, 2010 -- According to the New York Times, the Republican leadership has chosen Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to lead the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Ros-Lehtinen represents Florida's 18th Congressional District, which includes parts of Miami and the Florida Keys.
The following are the top ten contributors to Ros-Lehtinen's campaign by interest group:
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$34,300|
|Securities & Investment||$22,850|
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) will replace Howard Berman (D-Calif.) as chairman of the House Foreign Affiars Committee in the 112th Congress. The following are the top ten contributors to Berman's campaign by interest group:
|Securities & Investment||$54,800|
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$49,350|
|General Labor Unions||$37,500|
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).