Data Summary

2,810,645 Citations
954,352 Relationships
158,301 Persons
54,974 Business Persons
48,636 Organizations
18,190 Businesses
11,727 Lobbyists
11,357 Academics
8,268 Political Candidates
7,636 Political Fundraising Committees
5,447 Lawyers
4,759 Public Officials
3,864 Private Companies
3,602 Elected Representatives
2,946 Schools
2,830 Other Not-for-Profits
2,638 Government Bodies
1,991 Public Companies
1,984 Individual Campaign Committees
1,667 Media Personalities
1,623 Other Campaign Committees
1,596 Philanthropies
1,402 Lobbying Firms
912 Membership Organizations
619 Couples
401 Law Firms
396 Industry/Trade Associations
226 Policy/Think Tanks
188 Political Parties
173 Cultural/Artses
131 PACs
111 Public Intellectuals
94 Consulting Firms
77 Media Organizations
64 Public Relations Firms
63 Professional Associations
58 Labor Unions
44 Social Clubs
39 Government-Sponsored Enterprises

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