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Democrats? Republicans? Political Campaigns Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) PAC Supported

June 17th, 2019

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Longtime readers of MHProNews know that we’ve published more than one article that cast concerns about billionaire George Soros.  That disclaimer noted, this is one of those classic cases of the need to separate the wheat from the chaff with all people, organizations, and things.  There is good, bad, and meh to be found in all people and things.  Because what follows comes with a tip of the hat to the Soros-funded “Open Secrets” platform. Why? Because it is data – not opinion – driven.

 

Per Open Secrets Center for Responsive Politics, the following is based upon the data obtained by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) data released on February 01, 2019.

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Our concerns about the Arlington, VA based Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) are likewise well know to longtime, attentive readers.

 

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In the days ahead, this article will likely be referenced several times in our ‘related reports’ that follow so many of our Daily Business News reports or Masthead news, commentaries, fact-checks and analysis.

 

Total Contributions from this PAC to federal candidates
(27% to Democrats, 73% to Republicans)
$209,000

 

House
Total to Democrats: $44,500
Total to Republicans: $123,500
Recipient Total
Aderholt, Robert B (R-AL) $1,000
Barr, Andy (R-KY) $12,500
Bost, Mike (R-IL) $1,000
Budd, Ted (R-NC) $1,000
Byrne, Bradley (R-AL) $1,000
Calvert, Ken (R-CA) $1,000
Carbajal, Salud (D-CA) $1,000
Carter, John (R-TX) $1,000
Correa, Lou (D-CA) $3,000
Costa, Jim (D-CA) $1,000
Cuellar, Henry (D-TX) $1,000
Culberson, John (R-TX) $2,000
DeFazio, Peter (D-OR) $2,500
Diaz-Balart, Mario (R-FL) $2,500
Duffy, Sean P (R-WI) $5,000
Emmer, Tom (R-MN) $1,000
Fleischmann, Chuck (R-TN) $5,000
Foster, Bill (D-IL) $2,000
Gonzalez, Vicente (D-TX) $1,500
Gottheimer, Josh (D-NJ) $3,000
Graves, Tom (R-GA) $5,000
Guthrie, Brett (R-KY) $1,000
Hensarling, Jeb (R-TX) $3,000
Hill, French (R-AR) $2,500
Huizenga, Bill (R-MI) $2,500
Hultgren, Randy (R-IL) $2,000
Joyce, David P (R-OH) $1,000
Kelly, Trent (R-MS) $500
Kihuen, Ruben (D-NV) $1,000
Kind, Ron (D-WI) $1,000
Knight, Steve (R-CA) $2,000
Kustoff, David (R-TN) $4,000
Loudermilk, Barry (R-GA) $3,000
Love, Mia (R-UT) $2,000
Lucas, Frank D (R-OK) $1,000
Luetkemeyer, Blaine (R-MO) $5,000
MacArthur, Thomas (R-NJ) $1,500
McHenry, Patrick (R-NC) $2,500
Moolenaar, John (R-MI) $2,000
Murphy, Stephanie (D-FL) $1,000
Nunes, Devin (R-CA) $1,000
O’Halleran, Tom (D-AZ) $1,000
Palazzo, Steven (R-MS) $2,000
Panetta, Jimmy (D-CA) $2,500
Peters, Scott (D-CA) $2,000
Peterson, Collin (D-MN) $1,000
Poliquin, Bruce (R-ME) $10,000
Rice, Kathleen (D-NY) $6,000
Roby, Martha (R-AL) $1,000
Rogers, Hal (R-KY) $1,000
Rogers, Mike D (R-AL) $1,000
Roskam, Peter (R-IL) $1,000
Ross, Dennis (R-FL) $2,500
Rothfus, Keith J (R-PA) $2,500
Scalise, Steve (R-LA) $2,500
Schneider, Brad (D-IL) $1,000
Scott, David (D-GA) $2,500
Sessions, Pete (R-TX) $3,000
Sewell, Terri A (D-AL) $5,000
Sherman, Brad (D-CA) $2,000
Stivers, Steve (R-OH) $3,000
Suozzi, Tom (D-NY) $2,500
Tenney, Claudia (R-NY) $1,500
Tipton, Scott (R-CO) $1,000
Valadao, David (R-CA) $1,000
Veasey, Marc (D-TX) $1,000
Walden, Greg (R-OR) $2,500
Walorski, Jackie (R-IN) $1,500
Walters, Mimi (R-CA) $1,000
Williams, Roger (R-TX) $2,500
Yoder, Kevin (R-KS) $2,000
Young, David (R-IA) $4,000
Zeldin, Lee (R-NY) $1,500

 

Senate
Total to Democrats: $12,500
Total to Republicans: $28,500
Recipient Total
Boozman, John (R-AR) $2,500
Brown, Sherrod (D-OH) $500
Capito, Shelley Moore (R-WV) $1,000
Cotton, Tom (R-AR) $3,500
Crapo, Mike (R-ID) $5,000
Daines, Steven (R-MT) $1,000
Graham, Lindsey (R-SC) $1,000
Heller, Dean (R-NV) $2,500
Kaine, Tim (D-VA) $1,000
Manchin, Joe (D-WV) $2,500
McConnell, Mitch (R-KY) $5,000
Scott, Tim (R-SC) $5,000
Sinema, Kyrsten (D-AZ) $7,500
Tester, Jon (D-MT) $1,000
Wicker, Roger (R-MS) $2,000

 

Let’s note that MHProNews recognizes the right within the scope of the law and ethics of the MHI PAC to contribute to whomever.

Let’s further state that this pro-industry, pro-consumer, pro-growth industry trade platform similarly recognizes the right of individuals to do the same, within the framework of those same ethical and legal limits.

MHI is widely seen as being in the sway of a relatively small group of ‘big boy’ corporations.  Chief among those is Warren Buffett led Berkshire Hathaway.  Berkshire’s brands in MHVille include, but are not limited to, Clayton Homes, 21st Mortgage Corp, and Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance.

See the related reports below for more insights on those operations.

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