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K Street Endorsements ChartThis information has been updated

K Street’s top GOP donors and bundlers have been slow to commit themselves this time around, but that is starting to change. As in the primary at large, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is the frontrunner in the influence industry. Romney and the remaining candidates are busy courting backers of Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman. Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (Ga.) has former Hill aides scattered all over K Street, and many are helping him behind the scenes. Not all K Street’s GOP primary players are writing or rounding up checks; some are helping with debate prep or with strategic and policy advice. Many are lobbyists, but some are influential players not officially registered to lobby. And not all are on this list — please email Eliza Newlin Carney at elizacarney@cqrollcall.com with tips.

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NEWT GINGRICH Arne Christenson, senior vice president at American Express Former Gingrich chief of staff
Jim Frogue, principal at FrogueClark LLC
Ralph Hellmann, top lobbyist at the Information Technology Industry Council Former Gingrich staffer
Rob Hood, vice president at CH2M Hill One-time Gingrich staffer
Jack Howard, vice chairman and chief operating officer at Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates Worked for then-Speaker Gingrich on the Hill
Missy Jenkins, BellAire Consulting Ex-special assistant to then-Speaker Gingrich
Kenneth Kies, managing director of the Federal Policy Group Former chief of staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation
Ex-Rep. Bob Livingston (R-La.), founding partner of the Livingston Group
Clint Robinson, vice president of government relations for Research In Motion
Rachel Robinson, vice president of government relations for American International Automobile Dealers Association Worked for Gingrich on the Hill
Tony Roda, principal at Williams & Jensen Former aide to then-Minority Whip Gingrich
Ex-Rep. Bob Walker (R-Pa.), executive chairman of Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates Gingrich campaign adviser
Jon Huntsman Ex-Rep. Tom Loeffler (R-Texas), co-chairman of Gray Loeffler Leadership role in campaigns to elect and re-elect President George W. Bush
Rick Perry Stanton Anderson, partner at McDermott, Will & Emery and senior counsel to U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue Managed several GOP conventions
David Bass, president and CEO of Raptor Strategies
David Bockorny, chairman and CEO of the Bockorny Group Worked on President H.W. BushХs campaign and served in Reagan White House
Les Brorsen, partner and head of public policy in Washington for Ernst & Young Was a top bundler for President George W. Bush
Bobby Burchfield, partner at McDermott Will & Emery
Roy Coffee, lobbyist with Locke Lord Strategies Deputy campaign manager for George W. Bush in his successful 1994 gubernatorial bid
Brian Conklin, vice president at the United Services Automobile Association
Manus Cooney, lobbyist with American Continental Group Advised the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) in 2008
Arnold Havens, partner at Jones Walker and strategic counsel at the Livingston Group Treasury Department general counsel under President George W. Bush
Graham Hill, founding member and CEO of Ice Miller Strategies
Chris Israel, lobbyist with American Continental Group U.S coordinator for international intellectual property under President George W. Bush
Aleix Jarvis, partner with Fierce, Isakowitz & Blalock Did grass-roots work on the 2004 Bush/Cheney campaign
Matt Keelen, founder and president of the Keelen Group Longtime GOP operative and fundraiser
Marc Lampkin, lobbyist and senior strategic adviser at Quinn Gillespie & Associates Deputy campaign manager of Bush for President campaign in 2000
Jeffrey MacKinnon, partner at Ryan, MacKinnon, Vasapoli and Berzok Former aide to Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas)
Matt Mackowiack, founder and president of Potomac Strategy Group Former press secretary to Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and worked on Bush/Cheney campaign in 2004
Fred McClure, partner at SNR Denton Worked in the White House under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan
David Metzner, head of ACG Analytics at American Continental Group
Keith Murphy, associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Kevin O'Neill, partner at Patton Boggs A top fundraiser for the 2004 Bush/Cheney re-election campaign
Patrick Raffaniello, principal at Raffaniello & Associates
Bob Rusbuldt, president and CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
Shawn Smeallie, lobbyist with American Continental Group Was a top bundler for President George W. Bush and served in the Bush White House
Alan Sobba, chief policy and communications officer at International Derivatives Clearing Group
Dennis Stephens, government affairs counselor at K&L Gates Former senior aide to ex-House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas)
Jade West, senior vice president of government relations at National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
Mitt Romney Howard Adler, partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Justin Ailes, vice president of government and regulatory affairs at the American Land Title Association
Phil Anderson, president of Navigators Global
Bonnie Arthur, counsel at Hunton & Williams
David Beightol, managing principal at Dutko Grayling Served on RomneyХs national finance team in 2008 and served as special assistant to President George W. Bush for legislative affairs
Wayne Berman, chairman at Ogilvy Government Relations A senior adviser to Bush/Cheney transition in 2001
Kirk Blalock, partner at Fierce, Isakowitz & Blalock Worked in White House under President George W. Bush as liaison to the business community; previously supported Rick Perry
J. Caleb Boggs III, partner at Blank Rome
Brad Card, managing principal at Dutko Grayling Helped with the George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush election efforts
Amy Carnevale, government affairs adviser at K&L Gates
Kirsten Chadwick, partner at Fierce, Isakowitz & Blalock
Jeff Choudhry, vice president at the Nickles Group
Brian C. Conklin, vice president of federal government relations for USAA
James Connaughton, executive vice president for corporate affairs and public and environmental policy at Constellation Energy Directed White House Office of Environmental Policy under George W. Bush
Renée Courtland, director of business development at the Jefferson Consulting Group
Mary Kathryn Covert, senior vice president of policy and government relations at FTI Consulting
Jay Cranford, partner at Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford
Lee Dunn, policy counsel, Google Inc.
Patrick Durkin, lobbyist for Barclays PLC
Don Fierce, partner at Fierce, Isakowitz & Blalock
Robert Fisher, vice president of government relations at Verizon Former aide to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on the Senate Commerce Committee; an adviser to McCainХs 2008 presidential campaign
Sam Geduldig, partner at Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford Was a supporter of former Gov. Tim Pawlenty
Cindy Gillespie, managing director in Washington for McKenna Long & Aldridge
Emily Gombar, associate vice president at Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications
Mark Isakowitz, president of Fierce, Isakowitz & Blalock
Sanjeev Joshipura, senior vice president of policy and government relations at the Commodity Markets Council
Ron Kaufman, chairman of the executive committee at Dutko Grayling RNC committeeman; White House political director under George W. Bush
William Kilberg, partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Karen Knutson, vice president of government relations at Oxbow Carbon
Former Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.), senior counsel at Patton Boggs
Kevin Madden, executive vice president of public affairs at JDA Frontline Romney's national press secretary in 2008
Drew Maloney, CEO at Ogilvy Government Relations Supported Romney in 2008; Congressional liaison
Jessica Mandel, director of legislative affairs and operations at Tassey & Associates
Bob Marsh, principal at Ob-C Group Was special assistant for legislative affairs to George W. Bush
Greg Maurer, public affairs manager for UPS
Matthew McGinley, managing director for federal government affairs at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
Marty McGuinness, vice president of government affairs at the Unum Group
Alex Mistri, managing director of the Glover Park Group Was a special assistant working on legislative affairs to George W. Bush
John O'Neill, senior vice president at Ogilvy Government Relations
Brendan Reilly, lobbyist for JPMorgan Chase
Ex-Sen. Gordon Smith (R-Ore.), president and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters
Robert L. Smith II, senior legislative adviser at Venable
Amos Snead, principal at Story Partners
Charles Spies, heads national political law practice at Clark Hill Was chief financial officer and counsel to Romney's 2008 campaign and heads Restore Our Future, a Romney-friendly super PAC
Charles Symington, senior vice president of government affairs, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America
David Tamasi, manager of Washington, D.C., office of Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications Served on Romney's national finance committee in 2008
Todd Thorpe, principal at the Bockorny Group
Tim Trysla, partner in the health care group of Alston & Bird Former senior policy adviser to the administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Dirk Van Dongen, president of National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors A top bundler for President George W. Bush and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.); previously supported Rick Perry
Joe Wall, government affairs associate at Goldman Sachs
Ex-Rep. Jim Walsh (R-N.Y.), government affairs counselor at K&L Gates
Ex-Rep. Vin Weber (R-Minn.), managing partner at Clark & Weinstock A regional chairman on Bush/Cheney campaign in 2004
Richard Wiley, founding partner and head of communications at Wiley Rein
Darren Willcox, principal at W Strategies
Tonnie Wybensinger, director of financial services policy at the Investment Company Institute
Rick Santorum Mike Hershey, senior vice president of government relations at the National Association of Broadcasters Was chief of staff and legislative director on Santorum’s Senate staff
Bill Himpler, executive vice president of the American Financial Services Association
David Urban, principal at American Continental Group
Bill Wichterman, senior legislative adviser at Covington & Burling