The Price of Political Influence

January 25th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

by Felix Richter,

Which companies spend the most money for political influence?

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This question can be comprehensively answered for the United States using Congress’s Lobbying Disclosure Database. For example, communications giant AT&T invested almost 16 million U.S. dollars in 2013. Google’s lobbying costs came to 14 million U.S. dollars.

In comparison, Apple invested significantly less – just 3.4 million U.S. dollars. The lobbying expenditure of all companies operating in the United States can be found here.

Infographic: The Price of Political Influence | Statista
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