CUNA Contributes Annual PoliticalTithe

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WASHINGTON - (02/21/05) -- CUNA aid it made the maximum $15,000contribution last month to seven political entities affiliated withthe two major political parties, a total of $105,000 it contributesto the political parties as a matter of course every year. Themaximum allowable $15,000 annual contributions went to: TheRepublican National Committee, National Republican SenatorialCommittee, National Republican Congressional Committee, DemocraticNational Committee, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee andDemocratic Congressional Campaign Committee, as well as theRepublican Governors Association. The biggest contributions inJanuary went to: Richard Baker, R-La., chairman of the HouseFinancial Services Subcommittee on Government Sponsored Enterprises($5,000); and Reps. John Lewis, D-Ga. ($5,000); Ed Bryant, R-Tenn.($5,000); and Ed Royce, R-Calif.($4,000); The leading credit unionPAC also contributed $5,000 to The Prosperity PAC, which supportsconservative Republicans.

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