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Forum Post: Here's the list of current political leaders who have received the most $ from the NRA

Posted 5 years ago on Dec. 17, 2012, 5:40 p.m. EST by therising (6643)
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2012 Top 20 NRA contributions

Boehner, John (R-OH) $48,575 Rehberg, Denny (R-MT) $43,029 West, Allen (R-FL) $38,351 Brown, Scott (R-MA) $30,275 Bachmann, Michele (R-MN) $28,822 Heller, Dean (R-NV) $26,900 Barrasso, John A (R-WY) $23,258 Paul, Ron (R) $21,700 Coffman, Mike (R-CO) $20,200 Quayle, Ben (R-AZ) $19,600 Hartzler, Vicky (R-MO) $19,000 Noem, Kristi (R-SD) $18,235 Berg, Rick (R-ND) $16,950 King, Steven A (R-IA) $16,700 Tipton, Scott (R-CO) $16,400 Ryan, Paul (R-WI) $16,075 Thune, John (R-SD) $15,900 Schilling, Bobby (R-IL) $15,800 McConnell, Mitch (R-KY) $13,500 Renacci, Jim (R-OH) $13,400

(Thanks Bensdad for providing the list).



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[-] 2 points by bensdad (8977) 5 years ago

A bit more info from MSM - MSNBC - so we know it can't be true

most nra backed candidates 2012 LOST!

the nra gets most of its power by using fear- they get hundreds of their members to call congressmen to do what they want
and the congressmen do what they are told to do!


what if OWS did this -
imagine every OWSer got 10 people to call their congressman -
to raise the cap gains tax
to create an FDR type jobs program
or ?

[-] 1 points by therising (6643) 5 years ago

I completely agree. I worked on Capitol Hill for a congressman and constituent personal calls, letters etc. made a big difference to him. It matters folks!

[-] 2 points by therising (6643) 5 years ago

Nonviolent protest at their office or events would seem fitting.

[-] 1 points by VQkag2 (16478) 5 years ago

NRA can be beat. These numbers are not huge. This should be the list of who should be targeted for defeat.

Better we should go on record that the NRA list of bestrated pols will be our list of targeted pols for defeat.

Gotta find the NRA list.

[-] 1 points by therising (6643) 5 years ago

I think they've been vulnerable for longer than people realize.

[-] 0 points by VQkag2 (16478) 5 years ago

Agreed. I heard they have not tweeted in 3 days, and have shut down their face book page. We've seen a few nra senators call for action so there might be hope for progress.

[-] 1 points by therising (6643) 5 years ago

I think it's up to the American people to raise their voices loud and clear.

[-] 1 points by VQkag2 (16478) 5 years ago

Can't let the gun nutters wait it out. Without a doubt. People power is the only way.

[-] 1 points by OTP (-203) from Tampa, FL 5 years ago

The ban in automatics in 1994 didnt really leave that many less dead, the massive prison complex that was errected did.

That being said, the removal of that ban in 2000 hasnt led to more deaths in the country.

If guns were never invented, I think that would have been a good thing. That being said, they are.

This problem is much deeper than automatic weapons.