So far in the 2010 election cycle, the CWAs political action committee has contributed $699,000 to federal candidates and spent $4 million on all federal-related activity, including donations to the party committees.
Comcasts PAC has given $991,000 to candidates and spent $2 million on
election-related activity. Democratic candidates received almost all of the unions contributions and just over half of Comcasts donations.
They both have a significant amount of money and a heck of a lot of political heft, said David Levinthal, spokesman for the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks campaign finance issues.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.