Heather Podesta & Partners

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Campaign Finance

$1,184,833 Given

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

federal data covers from 1989 roughly through Q2 2014
state-level data is not available in bulk for 2014. for current state data, browse http://followthemoney.org/
  • Top Recipients

    PAC Color Block
    Organization's PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
  • Republicans vs. Democrats

    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
  • State vs. Federal

    in dollars
  • Top PAC Recipients

    PAC Color Block
    Organization's PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
  • Bundled Contributions

    Money raised by the firm from multiple donors on behalf of the recipient. The firm's own contributions are not included.
    Recipient Lobbyist Amount
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Cmte Heather Podesta $201,500
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Cmte Heather Podesta $192,500
View all campaign finance data for Heather Podesta & Partners Sources: OpenSecrets.org


$49,525,000 Income

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q2, 2014

Lobbying Carried Out by Heather Podesta & Partners

  • Names of Lobbyists
  • Client Amount
    Oz Management $2,810,000
    Hearst Corp $2,010,000
    American Beverage Assn $1,970,000
    Aramark Corp $1,700,000
    US Steel $1,700,000
    Eli Lilly & Co $1,700,000
    Home Depot $1,690,000
    American Airlines $1,540,000
    Cigna Corp $1,460,000
    Devry University $1,270,000
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
    • Taxes,
    • Education,
    • Energy & Nuclear Power,
    • Health Issues,
    • Finance,
    • Food Industry,
    • Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
    • Defense,
    • Environment & Superfund,
    • Insurance
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
    Bill No. Title
    H.R.1 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
    H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010
    H.R.3962 Affordable Health Care for America Act
    H.R.3590 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009
    S.1733 Green Taxis Act of 2009
    H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009
    H.R.1424 Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007
    S.448 Free Flow of Information Act of 2009
    H.R.1174 Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act
  • Recent Lobbying Contracts
    Date Client Summary
    Aug. 26, 2015 Cigna Corp General health and health care legislation including issues related to corporate taxation, health insurance, and antitrust. View registration
    July 31, 2015 National Cannabis Industry Association Advocate on behalf of owners of state-legal cannabis businesses who are seeking reliable and secure banking services and fair treatment under the federal tax code View registration
    July 6, 2015 Electrolux North America Outreach to congressional Members regarding household and professional use appliances. View registration
    June 23, 2015 National Pork Producers Council Support Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal; support efforts to repeal the Country of Origin Labeling Act. View registration
    June 12, 2015 Hampton Creek Educate Members of Congress about innovative approaches to provide healthier, sustainable, and affordable food products. View registration
View all lobbying data for Heather Podesta & Partners Sources: Lobbyist Registration Tracker OpenSecrets.org


Mentioned in 2 dockets

All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

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updated daily from Regulations.gov by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "Heather Podesta & Partners" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.