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Graphic: Lobbyists’ Honorary Gifts to Federal Officials


Companies and organizations can donate an unlimited amount of money to honor officials, sponsor their conferences, and donate to their pet charities, so long as these donations are reported to the Senate. The Sunlight Foundation analyzed these filings from 2009 and 2010 and found about $50 million in honorary gifts and meeting costs. These donations can all be viewed in the interactive display below by company making the donation or by official being honored.

Viewers can filter the data by the type of honoree (executive branch officials and members of Congress, for example) and can further narrow the display to ...

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