Top 20 recipients of AHA & affiliates' $1.7M in political contributions: Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton & more

The American Hospital Association and its affiliates have made more than $1.7 million in political contributions in 2016, according to OpenSecrets.org.

The organization has given $1.2 million to candidates as well as additional contributions to leadership political action committees, parties and committees. Here are the top 20 recipients of AHA political financial contributions, according to data released by the FEC on June 27 and the IRS on May 2, and reported by OpenSecrets.org.

The designation of “Individuals” refers to contributions from people who work for the AHA; the “Organizations” designation denotes contributions from the AHA’s PAC.

For questions and comments on this list, contact Laura Dyrda at ldyrda@beckershealthcare.com.

1. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc.: $30,211 (Individuals: $20,211; Organizations: $10,000)

2. Hillary Clinton, Democratic presidential candidate: $25,781 (Individuals: $25,781; Organizations: $0)

3. National Republican Congressional Committee: $15,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $15,000)

4. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C.: $14,500 (Individuals: $4,500; Organizations: $10,000)

5. Rep. Patrick J. Tiberi, R-Ohio: $13,000 (Individuals: $3,000; Organizations: $10,000)

6. Rep. Greg Walden, (R-Ore,): $10,500 (Individuals: $500; Organizations: $10,000)

7. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Calif.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

8. Rep. Vernon Buchanan, R-Fla.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

9. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

10. James Comer, R-Ky., candidate for the House of Representatives: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

11. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

12. Rep. Bob Dold, R-Ill.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

13. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

14. Rep. George Holding, R-N.C.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

15. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

16. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

17. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

18. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

19. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y.: $10,000 (Individuals: $0; Organizations: $10,000)

20. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla.: $9,500

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