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Top contributors to the District 21 race


Lamar Smith (Republican)
1. National Auto Dealers Assn.: $10,000
2. United Services Automobile Assn. Group: $10,000
3. Schering-Plough Corp.: $7,500 (pharmaceuticals)
4. TXU Corp.: $7,500 (Texas utilities)
5. Lockheed Martin: $7,000 (defense contractor)
6. HB Zachry Co.: $6,200 (builder)
7. Verizon Communications: $5,750 (telecommunications)
8. Loeffler, Jonas & Tuggey: $5,000 (lobbyist for business, real estate, energy, and water interests)
9. Wal-Mart Stores: $5,000
10. National Rifle Assn.: $4,950

John Courage (Democrat)
1. Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers: $7,500 (Union)
2. National Cmte for an Effective Congress: $3,000 (a progressive PAC)
3. Sheet Metal Workers Union: $2,500 (Union)
4. Law Offices of Pat Maloney: $2,000 (Defense attorney)
5. Pro-Immigration PAC: $1,603
6. Texas Federation of Teachers: $1,000 (union)
7. Communications Workers of America: $1,000 (Union)
8. Miley & Brown: $1,000 (immigration law)
9. National Education Assn.: $1,000
10. Tindall & Foster: $1,000 (immigration law)

Source: Center for Responsive Politics

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