American Crystal Sugar has donated political funds to most of the state's congressional lawmakers in 2011. The cooperative's primary political agenda is to see that price supports remain in place for U.S. sugar producers.
Received Supports sugar protections?
Sen. Amy Klobuchar $10,100 Yes
Sen. Al Franken $0 Yes
Rep. Michele Bachmann $0 Would not state a position
Rep. Chip Cravaack $5,000 Did not respond
Rep. Keith Ellison $5,000 Yes
Rep. John Kline $5,000 Would not state a position
Rep. Betty McCollum $5,000 Yes
Rep. Erik Paulsen $9,000 Did not respond
Rep. Collin Peterson $10,000 Yes
Rep. Tim Walz $10,000 Yes