June 28, 2010 - With the passing of Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV), Daniel Inouye of Hawaii was sworn in on Monday as the Senate President pro-tempore (more often called the President pro tem), a post voted on by the chamber and traditionally given to the majority party’s most senior member. This makes him third in line to the presidency after the Vice President and Speaker of the House
Byrd's Top 10 Interests Funding
|Banks and Credit||$92,850|
|Public Sector Unions||$88,000|
|Building Trade Unions||$63,000|
Inouye's Top 10 Interests Funding
Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in top 10 lists. Contributions shown for the last six years of available data, May 6, 2004 - May 5, 2010.