Members of Congress Buying and Selling Stocks
Members of Congress continue to report their periodic stock transactions as required by the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act. Meanwhile the House Ethics Committee is still looking into a member’s stock purchases in a company that would benefit from legislation being considered by his subcommittee, as well as actions the Congressman took to help a company he invested in to retain a billion dollar defense contract.
The House Ethics Committee is still investigating the actions of Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wis., in regards to his stock purchases in Plum Creek Timber, and his actions in support of defense contractor Oshkosh. Petri, himself, had requested the committee review the matter.
Here are some of the larger transactions by members of Congress.
Sen. Mark Warner , D-Va., the third richest member, reported he purchased $500,001 to $1 million of Alexandria RC Investors LLC on 1/21. He also sold $1 million to $5 million of EJF Select Fund LP on 1/11. He also sold $1 million to $5 million of Ramsey Long Biased Fund LP on 1/22.
Rep. John Delaney , D-Md., the 6th richest member, reported he sold $1 million to $5 million in stock of CapitalSource Inc. on 3/3 and the same amount again on 3/4. On each of three days, 2/26, 2/27, and 2/28 he also sold $1 million to $5 million of CapitalSource Inc.
Rep. Diane Black , R-Tenn., the 14th richest member, reported her spouse purchased $1 million to $5 million of BBH Limited Duration on 2/27. During January he purchased $450,004 to $950,000 of BBH Limited Duration. He also purchased $250,001 to $500,000 of Artisan Funds Inc. Int’l. on 2/27.
Rep. Jared Polis , D-Colo., the 7th richest member, reported he purchased $1 million to $5 million of iShares ETF Russell 3000 on 2/3.
Sen. Pat Roberts , R-Kan., reported his spouse sold $100,001 to $250,000 of Apple Inc. on 1/28.
Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV , D-W.Va., the 5th richest member, reported his spouse bought and also sold $250,001 to $500,000 of PepsiCo. Inc. on 2/19.
Rep. Scott Peters , D-Calif., the 8th richest member, reported his spouse sold $250,001 to $500,000 of PMFG stock on 2/4. In January his spouse sold between $217,005 and $580,000 of PMFG Inc. On 2/1, he sold $250,001 to $500,000 of Los Angeles, CA Sanitation Equip. Bonds on 2/1.
Rep. Richard Hanna , R-N.Y., the 25th richest member, reported he purchased $100,001 to $250,000 of Goldman Sachs Groups on 2/26.
Sen. Tom Coburn , R-Okla., reported he sold $100,001 to $250,000 of Priceline stock on 2/10.
Rep. Alan Grayson , D-Fla., the 21st richest member, reported he sold $100,001 to $250,000 of Yamana stock on 2/19.
Rep. Suzan DelBene , D-Wash., the 16th richest member, reported she and her husband purchased $100,000 to $250,000 of Goose Creek Consl 2% GO due 2/15/40 on 2/4.
See earlier posting of stock transactions.