Data Summary

2,333,411 Citations
777,365 Relationships
120,740 Persons
45,798 Business Persons
38,471 Organizations
14,608 Businesses
11,579 Lobbyists
7,666 Political Candidates
7,188 Political Fundraising Committees
4,395 Lawyers
3,827 Public Officials
3,276 Elected Representatives
2,855 Private Companies
2,279 Schools
2,240 Academics
2,149 Government Bodies
2,002 Other Not-for-Profits
1,943 Individual Campaign Committees
1,894 Public Companies
1,618 Other Campaign Committees
1,392 Philanthropies
1,365 Lobbying Firms
1,357 Media Personalities
664 Membership Organizations
323 Industry/Trade Associations
314 Law Firms
209 Policy/Think Tanks
181 Political Parties
109 PACs
104 Public Intellectuals
100 Cultural/Artses
77 Consulting Firms
65 Media Organizations
49 Public Relations Firms
47 Professional Associations
39 Social Clubs
37 Labor Unions
21 Government-Sponsored Enterprises

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