Data Summary

2,344,213 Citations
781,572 Relationships
121,463 Persons
45,961 Business Persons
38,895 Organizations
14,734 Businesses
11,583 Lobbyists
7,681 Political Candidates
7,199 Political Fundraising Committees
4,422 Lawyers
3,866 Public Officials
3,281 Elected Representatives
2,896 Private Companies
2,294 Schools
2,253 Academics
2,154 Government Bodies
2,013 Other Not-for-Profits
1,943 Individual Campaign Committees
1,903 Public Companies
1,618 Other Campaign Committees
1,396 Philanthropies
1,366 Lobbying Firms
1,364 Media Personalities
668 Membership Organizations
329 Industry/Trade Associations
317 Law Firms
211 Policy/Think Tanks
181 Political Parties
109 PACs
104 Public Intellectuals
100 Cultural/Artses
78 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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