Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Selected as House Foreign Affairs Chairman

Chad Outler | December 09, 2010

Dec. 9, 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:

Lawyers/Law Firms$118,851
Real Estate$85,742
Health Professionals$72,280
Human Rights$53,866
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing     $34,300
Business Services$28,000
Securities & Investment$22,850

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 (