Data Summary

3,043,114 Citations
1,001,910 Relationships
169,096 Persons
57,859 Business Persons
53,462 Organizations
20,219 Businesses
11,857 Lobbyists
11,637 Academics
8,466 Political Candidates
7,727 Political Fundraising Committees
6,224 Lawyers
5,559 Public Officials
4,594 Private Companies
3,858 Elected Representatives
3,110 Schools
3,021 Government Bodies
2,984 Other Not-for-Profits
2,163 Public Companies
1,991 Individual Campaign Committees
1,802 Media Personalities
1,639 Philanthropies
1,629 Other Campaign Committees
1,416 Lobbying Firms
1,003 Membership Organizations
619 Couples
465 Law Firms
439 Industry/Trade Associations
258 Policy/Think Tanks
193 Political Parties
174 Cultural/Artses
143 PACs
124 Public Intellectuals
98 Consulting Firms
83 Media Organizations
69 Public Relations Firms
69 Professional Associations
64 Labor Unions
62 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
52 Social Clubs

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