PRESENTING: The Top 10 Lifetime Recipients Of NRA Cash In Congress

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The NRA has given millions of dollars to congressional candidates in order to persuade them to endorse their pro-gun message. 

In the current Congress, sitting members have recieved $4.3 million over the course of their careers, according to the Washington Post.

This legacy of influence presents a significant hurdle for the Obama administration, which is trying to get Congress to pass a significant gun control package. 

Here are the people in Congress who have recieved the most money over the course of their careers from the NRA:

10. Rep. John Dingell (D - Michigan) — $49,700

9. Rep. Tom Latham (R - Iowa) — $50,750

8. Rep. Nick Rahall (D - West Virginia) — $56,000

7. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R - Virginia) — $56,250

6. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R - Georgia) — $56,950

5. Rep. Lee Terry (R - Nebraska) — $58,650

4. Sen. Roy Blunt (R - Missouri) —$60,550

3. Rep. Pete Sessions (R - Texas) — $64,000

2. Rep. Steve Chabot (R - Ohio) — $65,950

1. Rep. Don Young (R - Alaska) — $71,250



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