Wealthy activists who spend vast sums of money each election cycle on political causes are both celebrated and demonized by the public - whether you are Charles and David Koch on the right or Tom Steyer on the left. For today's Daily Data, we took a look at the top recipients of campaign contributions from George Soros since 2004. Love them or hate them, they are Senate Democrats Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Al Franken (D-MN), and Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY), Donna Edwards (D-MD) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

Everyone talks about how powerful interests exert a disproportionate influence on politics, but which members of Congress are targeted? Here's the list of the top recipients from agribusiness giant Monsanto.

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