Graph of the Day for October 30, 2009

"Most middle class adults agree with the old saw that the Republican Party favors the rich while the Democratic Party favors the middle class and the poor.  Nearly six-in-ten (58%) middle class survey respondents say the Republican Party favors the rich, while nearly two-thirds say the Democratic Party favors the middle class (39%) or the poor (26%)."
 - Pew Research Center, based on polling in January and February 2008. 


The 20 Richest Senators in 2007

(Minimum Net Worth, Midpoint Estimate, Maximum Net Worth)



Source:  OpenSecrets.org


Political Contributions by Industry in 2010 Election Cycle as of Sept. 25, 2009



Source:  OpenSecrets.org


Hoven's Index for October 30, 2009


Total amount raised by all Republican candidates for Senate in 2010 (as of Oct. 27, 2009):  $66,491,237.

Raised by Democrats:  $91,162,755.  (Source: OpenSecrets.) 
"Most middle class adults agree with the old saw that the Republican Party favors the rich while the Democratic Party favors the middle class and the poor.  Nearly six-in-ten (58%) middle class survey respondents say the Republican Party favors the rich, while nearly two-thirds say the Democratic Party favors the middle class (39%) or the poor (26%)."
 - Pew Research Center, based on polling in January and February 2008. 


The 20 Richest Senators in 2007

(Minimum Net Worth, Midpoint Estimate, Maximum Net Worth)



Source:  OpenSecrets.org


Political Contributions by Industry in 2010 Election Cycle as of Sept. 25, 2009



Source:  OpenSecrets.org


Hoven's Index for October 30, 2009


Total amount raised by all Republican candidates for Senate in 2010 (as of Oct. 27, 2009):  $66,491,237.

Raised by Democrats:  $91,162,755.  (Source: OpenSecrets.)