Top 25 Organizations Lobbying in First Quarter

Posted April 23, 2013 at 7:40am

Here is the ranking of the top 25 organizations spending on federal lobbying during the first quarter of 2013.

Chamber of Commerce of the U.S.A. $10,140,000 — down from $29,510,000 in the last quarter of 2012
National Association of Realtors $8,500,000 — down from $15,440,000
U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform $6,430,000 — down from $10,910,000
Northrop Grumman Corporation $5,820,000 — up from 4,510,000
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers $5,270,000 — up from $4,120,000
General Electric Company $5,190,000 — up from $4,940,000
American Medical Association $4,910,000 — up from $3,400,000
Exxon Mobil Corporation $4,840,000 — up from $3,100,000
United Technologies Corporation $4,630,000 — up from $3,889,000
Comcast Corporation $4,480,000 — up from $2,330,000
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AT&T Services Inc. $4,260,000 — up from $3,400,000
National Association of Broadcasters $4,200,000 — up from $3,290,000
Merck & Company $4,190,000 — up from $1,190,000
National Cable and Telecommunications Association $4,170,000 — down from 5,880,000
American Hospital Association $3,810,000 — down from $5,350,000
Southern Company $3,760,000 — down from $5,070,000
Lockheed Martin Corporation $3,710,000 — up from $3,600,000
Verizon Communications $3,670,000 — up from $3,480,000
Chevron USA INc. $3,660,000 — up from 2,470,000
Boeing Company $3,580,000 — same as last quarter
Google Inc. $3,350,000 — same as last quarter
CVS Caremark Inc. $3,338,680 — up from $2,930,000
Novartis $3,290,000 — up from $1,212,000
General Motors Company $3,220,000 — up from $1,480,000
Edison Electric Institute $3,160,000 — up from $3,410,000