Seventh District Congressman Roy Blunt has received $504,733 from lobbyists and an additional $148,838 from lobbyists' political action committees since 1998, according to a report released today by Public Citizen.
That total ranks Blunt 8th in Congress during that time period, but the report shows that he has picked up the pace during the last election cycle.
Since the beginning of 2005, FEC documents examined by Public Citizen show Blunt ranking fourth among all legislators, receiving $152,258 from individual lobbyists and $56,500 from political action committees. The only three who have received more contributions from lobbyists are: 1. Rep. Tom Delay, R-Texas, $387,239, 2. Rep. Jim McCrory, R-Fla., $245,372, 3. Rep. Henry Bonilla, R-Texas, $215,229.