Senator James Risch

Junior Senator from Idaho, Republican

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Leadership PACs$163,609$310,309
2Oil & Gas$113,450$185,950
7Securities & Investment$58,850$98,850
8Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$53,800$92,350
9Commercial Banks$52,250$83,750
38Telephone Utilities$11,500$11,500
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1Murray Energy$18,000$23,000
2Honeywell International$15,000$20,000
3Tallatchee Creek Inc$15,000$15,000
4Blue Cross/Blue Shield$14,000$24,500
5Travelers Companies$12,000$17,000
6Chevron Corp$11,500$21,500
7Small Business Investor Alliance$11,000$11,000
8Exxon Mobil$10,500$10,500
9Melaleuca Inc$10,100$23,900
10Monsanto Co$10,000$10,000
92Verizon Communications$5,000$5,000

Bio Information

RISCH, James, (1943 - ) Senate Years of Service: 2009- Party: Republican RISCH, James, a Senator from Idaho; born in Milwaukee, Wis., May 3, 1943; B.A., attended the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1961-1963; B.S. in Forestry, University of Idaho, 1965; J.D., University of Idaho College of Law, 1968; Ada County, Idaho, prosecuting attorney, 1970-1974; Idaho State senator, 1974-1989 and 1995-2003, serving as majority leader (1976-1982), and as president pro tempore (1982-1989); lieutenant governor of Idaho, 2003-2006 and 2007-2009; governor of Idaho, 2006; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2008 for the term ending January 3, 2015.

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