The ten campaigns that accepted the most tobacco money are listed below. These ten campaigns combined accepted over $500,000 in campaign contributions from tobacco corporations. As you can see, both parties and eight states are represented. This is a pervasive problem in politics. Want to read more about tobacco campaign contributions or curious where your representative’s stand? Read our blog>

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Rank Candidate Office Amount
1 Boehner, John (R-OH) House $110,000
2 Hagan, Kay R (D-NC) Senate $87,485
3 McConnell, Mitch (R-KY) Senate $62,450
4 Cantor, Eric (R-VA) House $44,400
5 Warner, Mark (D-VA) Senate $40,815
6 Barr, Andy (R-KY) House $37,610
7 Cornyn, John (R-TX) Senate $37,434
8 Posey, Bill (R-FL) House $31,362
9 McCarthy, Kevin (R-CA) House $27,500
10 Kingston, Jack (R-GA) House $25,350

**Data from Center for Responsive Politics, accurate as of Oct. 9, 2014**