Exxon edges out General Electric for Q3 lobbying crown

Exxon Mobil spent $7.16 million on lobbying in July, August, and September of this year, just edging out second-quarter lobbying king General Electric ($6.94 million) as the company spending the most on 3rd quarter lobbying.

The single biggest Q3 lobbying entity was the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which shelled out a record $34.7 million, more than any entity has ever spent.

Here are the top ten lobbying entities for the quarter:

  1. U.S Chamber of Commerce: $34.69 million
  2. American Beverage Association: $7.33 million
  3. Exxon Mobil: $7.16 million
  4. General Electric: $6.94 million
  5. Pharmaceutical Researchers and Manufacturers of America: $6.79 million
  6. Nat'l Association of Manufacturers: $5.75 million
  7. AARP: $5.68 million
  8. FedEx: $5.61 million
  9. Pfizer: $5.42 million
  10. UPS: $4.41 million
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