Data Summary

2,846,442 Citations
968,797 Relationships
161,311 Persons
55,909 Business Persons
50,159 Organizations
18,763 Businesses
11,832 Lobbyists
11,486 Academics
8,324 Political Candidates
7,645 Political Fundraising Committees
5,693 Lawyers
4,953 Public Officials
4,106 Private Companies
3,671 Elected Representatives
2,998 Schools
2,874 Other Not-for-Profits
2,742 Government Bodies
2,102 Public Companies
1,988 Individual Campaign Committees
1,729 Media Personalities
1,624 Other Campaign Committees
1,605 Philanthropies
1,410 Lobbying Firms
931 Membership Organizations
619 Couples
415 Law Firms
408 Industry/Trade Associations
227 Policy/Think Tanks
189 Political Parties
173 Cultural/Artses
135 PACs
120 Public Intellectuals
96 Consulting Firms
77 Media Organizations
66 Professional Associations
65 Public Relations Firms
62 Labor Unions
48 Social Clubs
46 Government-Sponsored Enterprises

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