Senator Charles Grassley

Senior Senator from Iowa, Republican

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
2Leadership PACs$310,300$471,879
3Health Professionals$292,170$1,196,937
5Securities & Investment$222,450$717,552
6Agricultural Services/Products$212,250$555,195
8Lawyers/Law Firms$191,273$751,871
9Health Services/HMOs$164,900$404,881
10Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$157,900$664,080
37Telephone Utilities$39,850$39,850
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1Leon Medical Centers$34,600$34,600
2Chevron Corp$29,600$29,600
3Blue Cross/Blue Shield$29,500$90,200
4Berkshire Hathaway$26,700$54,700
5Intellectual Ventures LLC$22,000$22,000
6Monsanto Co$20,500$20,500
7AG Processing$20,000$20,000
8Archer Daniels Midland$18,750$43,750
9Select Medical Holdings$18,000$18,000
10Occidental Petroleum$18,000$18,000
48Verizon Communications$11,250$52,250

Bio Information

GRASSLEY, Charles Ernest, (1933 - ) Senate Years of Service: 1981- Party: Republican GRASSLEY, Charles Ernest, a Senator and a Representative from Iowa; born in New Hartford, Butler County, Iowa, September 17, 1933; attended the public schools; graduated, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls 1955; received a graduate degree from the same university in 1956; pursued graduate work, University of Iowa, Iowa City 1957-1958; engaged in agriculture; part-time university instructor; member, Iowa house of representatives 1959-1974; elected in 1974 as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth Congress; reelected to the Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate in 1980 for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected to the Senate in 1980; reelected in 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004 and again in 2010 for the term ending January 3, 2017; chair, Special Committee on Aging (One Hundred Fifth Congress), Committee on Finance (One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 20 to June 6, 2001], One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congresses).

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