Corporate Cash Hypocrisy

GreenFraud Claim

  • Theresa Greenfield pledged to not accept any corporate PAC donations, saying she hasn’t taken “one dime from corporate PACs.”

The Facts

  • Greenfield has received over $272,000 from leadership PACs funded by corporate donations. Citation
  • Greenfield has received over $700,000 from executives, CEOs, and lobbyists at some of the nations’ largest corporations – including big oil and multi-national pharmaceutical companies. Citation
  • Greenfield was endorsed by and received money from BOLD PAC, which has accepted thousands in contributions from corporations. Citation

While Campaigning For Senate, Greenfield Has Received Over $272,000 From Leadership PACs Funded By Corporate Donations

Since Entering The Race, Greenfield Has Accepted $272,800 In Contributions From Democratic Leadership PACs Funded By Corporate Interests

PACDemocratic AffiliationNotable Corporations With At Least
$2,000 In Contributions To The PAC   
Total Amount Donated To Greenfield
All For Our Country Leadership PACSen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)Eli Lilly & Co.
Merck & Co.
Pfizer Inc.
Deloitte LLP
Altria Group
Amgen Inc.
$10,000
IMPACT PACSen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY)Eli Lilly & Co.
Merck & Co.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Altria Group
Dominion Energy
$10,000
Hawaii PACSen. Brian Schatz (D-HI)AT&T Inc.
Facebook
Google Inc.
Amazon.com
Hawaiian Airlines
$10,000
Perimeter PACSen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)Northrup Grumman
Pfizer
Motorola
SolutionsCSX Corp. 
$5,000
Nutmeg PACSen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)Microsoft
Honeywell
General Dynamics
Pfizer
$10,000
HOOPS PACSen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)Amgen Inc. 
Sempra Energy
Amerisource
Bergen Corp. 
Xcel Energy
$10,000
Lobo PACSen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM)Union Pacific
Google
United Postal Service
Facebook
$10,000
Great Lakes PACSen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)Ford Motor Co.
General Motors
Delta Air Lines
Comcast Corp.
$10,000
Granite Values PACSen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH)Comcast Corp.
UBS Americas
Goldman Sachs
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
$10,000
Velvet Hammer PACSen. Tina Smith (D-MN)United Parcel Service
US Bancorp
Honeywell
Wells Fargo
$2,800
Victory Now PACSen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)Honeywell
Deloitte LLP
Northrop Grumman
$5,000
Smart Solutions PACSen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV)Johnson & Johnson
Pfizer Inc. 
Walmart
Goldman Sachs 
$5,000
Common Ground PACSen. Tim KaineLockheed Martin
Merck & Co.
Boeing
AFLAC
$10,000
Educate & Innovate PACSen. Ed MarkeyUnion Pacific Corp.
General Electric
Dell Technologies
$5,000
Getting Stuff Done PACSen. Kyrsten SinemaJP Morgan Chase & Co.
UnitedHealth Group
Amgen Inc.
Capital One Financial
$10,000
Keystone America PACSen. Bob CaseyErnst & Young
Humana
Comcast
CVS Health
$10,000
Motor City PACSen. Gary PetersMerck & Co.
Visa Inc.
DuPont Co.
Pfizer
$10,000
Pineapple PACSen. Mazie HironoGeneral Dynamics
Google
AT&T
Merck & Co.
$10,000
People’s Voice PACSen. Tammy BaldwinAmazon
Comcast
General Dynamics
Home Depot
$10,000
Searchlight Leadership FundFmr. Sen. Harry ReidMGM Resorts International*
Amgen*
Boeing*
Altria*
$6,000
M- PACSen. Patty MurrayMicrosoft
Merck & Co.
Amgen
Johnson & Johnson
$10,000
New Millennium PACSen. Bob MenendezCiti Group
Merck & Co.
Boeing
Amazon
$10,000
Oceans PACSen. Sheldon WhitehouseGreenberg Traurig LLP
Broadcast Music Inc.
$10,000
Treasure State PACSen. Jon TesterCharter Communications
Comcast
Merck & Co
JP Morgan Chase & Co
$10,000
Blue Hen PACSen. Chris CoonsAmgen
AT&T
Google
Pfizer
$10,000
First State PACSen. Tom CarperAmerican Express
Visa
New York Life Insurance
PG&E Corp.
$7,500
Green Mountain PACSen. Pat LeahyWalmart
Comcast Corp.
Facebook
Lockheed Martin
$10,000
Prairie PACSen. Dick DurbinHome Depot
Delta Air Lines
Norfolk Southern
Union Pacific Corp.
$10,000
Southwest Leadership FundFmr. Sen. Tom UdallSouthwest Airlines*
Charter Communications*
General Motors*
CSX Corp*
$2,000
Moving Forward AmericaFmr. Sen. Bill NelsonAnthem Inc.*
Century Link*
BlueCross/Blue Shield*
AT&T*
$2,000
Dakota Prairie PACFmr. Sen. Heidi HeitkampPfizer*
General Electric*
Merck & Co.*
Fidelity Investments*
$2,500
A New Direction PACSen. Jeanne ShaheenNorthrop Grumman
SpaceX
Microsoft Corp.
Anthem Inc.
$2,500
Country Roads PACSen. Joe ManchinPinnacle
West Capital
Dominion Energy
Walmart Inc.
American Express
$5,000
United For A Strong America PAC (Frontline PAC)Rep. Adam SchiffComcast Corp
AT&T Inc
Lockheed Martin
Northrop Grumman
$5,000
Narragansett Bay PACSen. Jack ReidTextron Inc
Home Depot
Holland & Knight
Leidos Inc.
$2,500
PAC For A ChangeFmr. Sen. Barbara BoxerMasimo Corp.*$2,500
Purpose PACSen. Cory BookerNew York Life Insurance$2,500
TOTAL$272,800

(All For Our Country PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Impact, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Hawaii PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Perimeter PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Nutmeg PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; HOOPS PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Lobo PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Great Lakes PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Granite Values PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Velvet Hammer PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; MURPHPAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Victory Now PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Smart Solutions PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Common Ground PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Educate & Innovate PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Getting Stuff Done PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Keystone America PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Motor City PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Pineapple PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; People’s Voice PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Searchlight Leadership Fund, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; M PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; New Millennium PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Oceans PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Treasure State PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Blue Hen PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; First State PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Green Mountain PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Prairie PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Southwest Leadership Fund, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Moving Forward America, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 5/27/20; Dakota Prairie PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 7/19/20; A New Direction PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 7/19/20; Country Roads PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 7/19/20; United For A Strong America PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 7/19/20; Narragansett Bay PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 7/19/20; PAC For A Change, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 7/19/20; Purpose PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 7/19/20)
NOTE: Starred Corporations Reflect Data From The Last Election Cycle The Former Senator Was In Office.

During The 2020 Cycle, Greenfield Has Received Over $700,000 In Campaign Contributions From Corporate Executives And Lobbyists

Fundraising QuarterCEOs, ExecutivesLobbyists
Second Quarter 2020$193,451.30
Pre-Primary 2020$72,400
First Quarter 2020$129,313
Year End 2019$105,835
Third Quarter 2019$73,250
Second Quarter 2019$43,050
Total:$617,299$89,509

(Greenfield For Iowa, July Quarterly 2019 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 7/15/19; Greenfield For Iowa, October Quarterly 2019 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 10/15/19; Greenfield For Iowa, Year-End 2019 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 1/31/20; Greenfield For Iowa, April Quarterly 2020 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 4/15/20; Greenfield For Iowa, Pre-Primary 2020 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 5/21/20; Greenfield For Iowa, July Quarterly 2020 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 7/15/20“Lobbying Data Summary,” Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 7/13/20)

Since Entering The Iowa Senate Race, Greenfield Has Accepted At Least $617,299 From Corporate Executives

In The 2020 Cycle, Greenfield’s Campaign Has Received At Least 617,299 In Contributions From Corporate Executives, Including Executives At Facebook, Twitter, Cambridge Associates, Lockheed Martin, Monetary Strategies, The Carlyle Group, Soros Fund Management, Merck, and IBM. (Greenfield For Iowa, July Quarterly 2019 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 7/15/19; Greenfield For Iowa, October Quarterly 2019 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 10/15/19; Greenfield For Iowa, Year-End 2019 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 1/31/20; Greenfield For Iowa, April Quarterly 2020 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 4/15/20; Greenfield For Iowa, Pre-Primary 2020 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 5/21/20; Greenfield For Iowa, July Quarterly 2020 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 7/15/20)

  • NOTE: A Full List Of The Lobbyists Who Contributed To Greenfield And The Corporations They Represent Is Available From America Rising Corp. Upon Request.

Since Entering The 2020 Iowa Senate Race, Greenfield Has Accepted $76,659 From Lobbyists That Represent Major Corporations, Including Oil And Pharmaceutical Companies

In The 2020 Cycle, Greenfield’s Campaign Has Received At Least $76,659 In Contributions From Lobbyists That Represent Major Corporations, Including Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Pfizer, Merck, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Amazon, And Alibaba. (Greenfield For Iowa, July Quarterly 2019 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 7/15/19; Greenfield For Iowa, October Quarterly 2019 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 10/15/19; Greenfield For Iowa, Year-End 2019 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 1/31/20; Greenfield For Iowa, April Quarterly 2020 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 4/15/20; Greenfield For Iowa, Pre-Primary 2020 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 5/21/20; Greenfield For Iowa, July Quarterly 2020 Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 7/15/20; “Lobbying Data Summary,” Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 7/13/20)

In 2020, Greenfield Was Endorsed And Received Money From BOLD PAC, Which Has Accepted Thousands In Contributions From Corporations 

Greenfield Announced Her Endorsement From BOLD PAC In January 2020

In January 2020, Greenfield Tweeted That She Was “Proud To Have The Support” Of Bold PAC. “Proud to have the support of @BOLDDems in our race for #IASen. We’re ready to get to work to lower health care costs, invest in the education of Iowans across the state, and so much more to improve the lives of everyday families.” (Theresa Greenfield, Twitter, 1/15/20)

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(Theresa Greenfield, Twitter, 1/15/20)

In 2019, Greenfield Accepted $2,000 From BOLD PAC

Between October 1, 2019 And December 31, 2019, Theresa Greenfield For Senate Received $2,000 From The CHC BOLD PAC. (Theresa Greenfield For Senate, 2019 Year End Report, Federal Election Commission, Filed 1/31/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, BOLD PAC Has Received Thousands In Contributions From Large Corporations, Pharmaceutical, And Major Oil Companies

In The 2020 Cycle, Citigroup Inc. Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Union Pacific Corp. Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Johnson & Johnson Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Coca-Cola Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Akim, Gump Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Exxon Mobil Contributed $5,000 To Bold PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, New York Life Insurance Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Walgreens Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Holland & Knight Contributed $5,000 To Bold PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Anthem Inc. Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Deloitte LLP Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Microsoft Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Ernst & Young Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, American Express Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, BP Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Walmart Inc Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Merck & Co Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Raytheon Co Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Amgen Inc Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC to PAC/Party,” Committee for Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Mylan Inc Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Goldman Sachs Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, Amazon.com Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

In The 2020 Cycle, BOLD PAC Received $5,000 From PG&E Corp, The Electrical Company Responsible For Causing The Deadliest Wildfire In California’s History

In The 2020 Election Cycle, PG&E Contributed $5,000 To BOLD PAC. (“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

(“PAC To PAC/Party,” Committee For Hispanic Causes-BOLD PAC, Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/15/20)

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