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Top 50 PAC's - Disbursements
January 1, 1995 - December 31, 1996

   RANK                                                 NAME                                             DISBURSEMENTS
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          1  EMILY'S LIST                                                                                 $12,494,230 
          2  DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN INDEPENDENT VOTER EDUCATION COMMITTEE                                   $9,931,244 
          3  NRA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND                                                                    $6,642,888 
          4  ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL LAWYERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                            $5,084,785 
          5  NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                     $5,031,657 
          6  CAMPAIGN AMERICA                                                                              $4,491,926 
          7  AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES - P E O P L E, QUALIFIED            $4,307,967 
          8  AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                       $4,133,528 
          9  UAW - V - CAP (UAW VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM)                                        $3,955,068 
         10  MACHINISTS NON-PARTISAN POLITICAL LEAGUE                                                      $3,615,292 
         11  INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION              $3,413,113 
         12  DEALERS ELECTION ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (NADA)       $3,247,206 
         13  ACTIVE BALLOT CLUB, A DEPT OF UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS INT'L UNION                    $3,167,640 
         14  UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA INC POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (UPSPAC)                      $2,957,935 
         15  VOICE OF TEACHERS FOR EDUC/CMTE ON POL EDUC OF NY STATE UNTD TEACHERS (VOTE/COPE) OF NYSUT    $2,904,037 
         16  AMERICAN TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH COMPANY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AT&T PAC)                  $2,746,738 
         17  AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION                              $2,655,527 
         18  TRANSPORTATION POLITICAL EDUCATION LEAGUE                                                     $2,507,028 
         19  WOMEN'S CAMPAIGN FUND INC                                                                     $2,450,019 
         20  LABORERS' POLITICAL LEAGUE                                                                    $2,392,101 
         21  NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR AN EFFECTIVE CONGRESS                                                  $2,341,074 
         22  CWA-COPE POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE                                                    $2,321,326 
         23  NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO PRESERVE SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE - PAC                             $2,277,182 
         24  REALTORS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                                           $2,269,891 
         25  NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                             $2,230,796 
         26  UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION FUND                                          $1,915,676 
         27  BLACK AMERICA'S POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                                    $1,899,486 
         28  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                          $1,894,532 
         29  BUILD POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS                 $1,886,424 
         30  AMERICANS FOR FREE INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE INC                         $1,851,113 
         31  AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS EFFECTIVE LEGISLATION COMMITTEE (AICPA)    $1,848,826 
         32  NEW YORK STATE LABORERS POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                            $1,774,930 
         33  CARPENTERS LEGISLATIVE IMPROVEMENT COMM, UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS & JOINERS OF AME    $1,774,193 
         34  AFL-CIO COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION/POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS COMMITTEE                    $1,720,161 
         35  COMMITTEE ON LETTER CARRIERS POLITICAL EDUCATION (LETTER CARRIERS POLITICAL ACTION FUND)      $1,689,071 
         36  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NARFE-PAC)      $1,673,758 
         37  SEAFARERS POLITICAL ACTIVITY DONATION-SEAFARERS INTERNAT'L UNION OF NA-AGLIWD DIST (SPAD)     $1,608,582 
         38  FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE "FEPAC"                                $1,594,191 
         39  MAJORITY LEADER'S FUND                                                                        $1,574,332 
         40  NATIONAL BEER WHOLESALERS' ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (NBWA PAC)                  $1,541,939 
         41  AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION BANKPAC                                                          $1,529,358 
         42  TEAM AMERITECH POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                                     $1,496,159 
         43  AMERICAN DENTAL POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE                                                    $1,488,290 
         44  SHEET METAL WORKERS INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE (PAL)                   $1,477,632 
         45  NEW JERSEY STATE LABORERS' POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE/LABORERS' POLITICAL LEAGUE (NJSLPAC)    $1,459,125 
         46  IRONWORKERS POLITICAL ACTION LEAGUE                                                           $1,458,226 
         47  ENGINEERS POLITICAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE (EPEC)/INTERNATIONAL UNION OF OPERATING ENGINEERS     $1,420,967 
         48  HOLLYWOOD WOMEN'S POLITICAL COMMITTEE                                                         $1,402,269 
         49  INTERNATIONAL LONGSHOREMEN'S ASSOCIATION AFL-CIO COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL EDUCATION ILA-COPE    $1,387,726 
         50  NEW REPUBLICAN MAJORITY FUND                                                                  $1,386,087