Committee members grilling Goldman have recieved Wall Street giant’s money


Four of the 10 committee members on the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations that grilled Goldman Sachs today have received campaign contributions from the Wall Street Giant. The amounts and recipients are as follows:

•    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, is the leading recipient of money from Goldman Sachs. Employees, their family members, and the company’s political action committee are his fourth largest career donor at more than $337,000. That figure includes donations to his Senate and presidential campaigns. There are no contributions recorded to McCain for the 2010 cycle.

•    Sen. Susan Collins’, R-Maine, campaign received almost $24,000 in 2010. She’s received more than $33,000 from Goldman in her career.

•    Sen. Jon Tester, R-Mont, received almost $11,000 for his 2010 campaign. That’s his career total as well.

•    Sen. Mark Pryor’s, D-Ariz, 2010 campaign received 15,000. Goldman’s given him just over $21,000 throughout his career