Data Summary

2,717,789 Citations
922,167 Relationships
151,794 Persons
54,038 Business Persons
47,122 Organizations
17,486 Businesses
11,688 Lobbyists
8,773 Academics
8,093 Political Candidates
7,619 Political Fundraising Committees
5,266 Lawyers
4,627 Public Officials
3,648 Private Companies
3,482 Elected Representatives
2,860 Schools
2,732 Other Not-for-Profits
2,569 Government Bodies
1,981 Individual Campaign Committees
1,968 Public Companies
1,622 Media Personalities
1,619 Other Campaign Committees
1,579 Philanthropies
1,395 Lobbying Firms
878 Membership Organizations
619 Couples
384 Law Firms
375 Industry/Trade Associations
225 Policy/Think Tanks
186 Political Parties
170 Cultural/Artses
120 PACs
108 Public Intellectuals
89 Consulting Firms
67 Media Organizations
58 Public Relations Firms
57 Professional Associations
47 Labor Unions
43 Social Clubs
28 Government-Sponsored Enterprises

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