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May 5, 2009 10:29 pm

Subprime lobbyist spending

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The top 25 US originators of subprime mortgages – the risky assets that sparked the global financial crisis – spent almost $370m in Washington over the past decade on lobbying and campaign donations as they tried to ward off tighter regulation of their industry, an investigation by the non-profit by the Center for Public Integrity has shown.

This graphic details their federal campaign contributions from 1994 to 2008. Use the righthand pane to filter contributions by donor, recipient or amount. Scroll down for a full list of recipients.

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