U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, received the most money of all U.S. Senate candidates from one of the nation’s leading asbestos firms, the Baron & Budd law firm based in Dallas, according to opensecrets.org.
Legal Newsline performed an analysis of donations from the nation’s top asbestos firms because these companies contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars in the 2014 election cycle.
Baron & Budd contributed the most money, awarding $203,950 to politicians and Senate Majority PAC, and another $32,400 to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Legal Newsline reports.
Schatz received $12,600, followed by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. at $8,900, and Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., at $7,100.
See the full report by David Yates on Legal Newsline