For Immediate Release


Dave Levinthal, 202-354-0111

Center for Responsive Politics

Indicted PMA Group Boss Paul Magliocchetti Donated to 135 Federal-Level Candidates

WASHINGTON - Paul Magliocchetti, the former head of now-defunct lobbying shop PMA
Group, was indicted Thursday in federal court on charges he's
responsible for hundreds of thousands of dollars worth
of illegal campaign

And contribute
Magliocchetti did: A Center for
Responsive Politics
analysis indicates that he and his spouses
together donated more than $792,000 to federal-level candidates and
political committees since the 1990 election

The majority of that total
-- $475,000 -- came recently, during the 2004, 2006 and 2008
election cycles, the Center's analysis

In all since the 1990
election cycle, Magliocchetti and his spouses contributed to the
campaigns and/or leadership PACs of 135 federal-level political
candidates. Of those, Magliocchetti and his spouses contributed
at least $10,000 to the campaign committees and leadership PACs of
18 federal-level

To read the Center's full
report, click


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