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Inhofe Contributions (2004)

According to The Center for Responsive Politics, Sen. Inhofe received almost twice as much in campaign funding from oil and coal interests than from the next largest contributing industry during the 2002-2004 cycle.

Sector         Total             PACs            Individuals

Agribusiness  $148,682         $93,124        $55,558

Communications/

Electronics   $90,922             $39,000         $51,922

Construction $193,765          $95,569        $98,196

Defense       $96,500            $85,500        $11,000

Energy         $543,269           $350,211       $193,058

Finance/

RealEst         $321,388        $117,167       $204,221

Health           $127,150         $53,000        $74,150

Lawyers/

Lobbyists       $183,194         $35,962        $147,232

Transportation $190,327        $132,237       $58,090

Misc.Business $223,019          $108,669       $114,350

Labor             $15,550           $15,550        $0

Single-Issue $234,503             $166,503      $68,000

Other          $165,517            $1,000          $164,517

Source: http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/sector.asp?CID=N00005582&cycle=2004