Data Summary

2,367,544 Citations
790,468 Relationships
124,356 Persons
46,518 Business Persons
39,707 Organizations
14,916 Businesses
11,601 Lobbyists
7,693 Political Candidates
7,241 Political Fundraising Committees
4,468 Lawyers
3,916 Public Officials
3,306 Elected Representatives
2,950 Private Companies
2,543 Academics
2,522 Schools
2,185 Government Bodies
2,046 Other Not-for-Profits
1,943 Individual Campaign Committees
1,910 Public Companies
1,618 Other Campaign Committees
1,401 Philanthropies
1,381 Media Personalities
1,367 Lobbying Firms
680 Membership Organizations
331 Industry/Trade Associations
319 Law Firms
211 Policy/Think Tanks
181 Political Parties
109 PACs
105 Public Intellectuals
100 Cultural/Artses
80 Consulting Firms
65 Media Organizations
49 Public Relations Firms
48 Professional Associations
39 Social Clubs
37 Labor Unions
21 Government-Sponsored Enterprises

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