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Israel's Influence in Washington - 2019 Edition
By Viable Opposition
March 27, 2019 "Information Clearing House" - Thanks to the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics and its Open Secrets website, those of us on the outside, get a glimpse of how the "wheels" of Washington are "greased". Open Secrets provides an up-to-date database of the role that money plays in politics through lobbying and campaign donations. In this posting, I want to take a look at one of Washington's more influential parties, the nation of Israel.
We will open this posting with an examination of the pro-Israel lobby in Washington. Here is a summary of the pro-Israel lobby from Open Secrets:
"One of, if not the most, powerful international issue lobby is that of the pro-Israel crowd. Well-financed and politically powerful, the pro-Israel lobby is a major force on American foreign affairs that looks to continue America's military and fiscal support of the Jewish nation-state."
Here is a graphic showing how much the pro-Israel lobby has spent on convincing Washington to see things its way going back to 1998:
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Of the 26 reported lobbyists
working for 9 clients, there are
6 "revolvers" as shown
Now, let's look at the pro-Israel campaign contributions. Here is a summary of the top contributors during the 2018 midterm elections:
a graphic summarizing the
political donations from the
pro-Israel lobby during the 2018
midterm cycle for both political
parties in the House and the
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