Mesabi Fund

Spent: $271,712

Affiliated with:

Rep. James L. Oberstar (D-MN)

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Top Spending Categories

Contributions to candidacies $74,500 27.4%
Conventions $65,002 23.9%
Administrative $40,644 15.0%
Entertainment, events, or travel $40,387 14.9%
Credit card payments $28,636 10.5%
Salaries $17,303 6.4%
Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind) $5,240 1.9%

Top Recipients

Cox, Francessa $86,155 31.7%
PAC Outsourcing LLC $37,000 13.6%
Business Card $27,969 10.3%
Morton's of Chicago $9,965 3.7%
Susan Gage Caterers $9,935 3.7%
Steve Sarvi for Congress $8,000 2.9%
MADIA FOR U S CONGRESS $7,000 2.6%
Tinklenberg For Congress $7,000 2.6%
Phoenix Park Hotel $4,519 1.7%
ASAP Printing & Graphics $3,517 1.3%

Expenditure Details

Entire list (167 entries)
Date Amount Paid to Category
10/01/2007 $3,800 Cox, Francessa Conventions
10/02/2007 $3,800 Cox, Francessa Conventions
10/08/2007 $200 United Airlines Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind)
10/08/2007 $26 Cafe Bernardo's Davis Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind)
10/08/2007 $1,130 United Airlines Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind)
10/08/2007 $176 Best Western Palm Court Hotel Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind)
10/08/2007 $1,861 Friends Of Jim Oberstar Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind)
10/08/2007 $329 Hilton Eugene & Conference Center Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind)
10/25/2007 $475 United Airlines Entertainment, events, or travel
10/25/2007 $156 Southwest Airlines Entertainment, events, or travel
10/25/2007 $2,270 Business Card Credit card payments
10/25/2007 $820 ASAP Printing & Graphics Administrative
10/25/2007 $818 National Democratic Club Entertainment, events, or travel
11/06/2007 $350 Honeywell Entertainment, events, or travel
11/07/2007 $3,973 Cox, Francessa Conventions
11/16/2007 $350 Honeywell Entertainment, events, or travel
11/16/2007 $9,000 PAC Outsourcing LLC Administrative
11/26/2007 $1,000 Richardson for Congress Contributions to candidacies
11/26/2007 $1,000 Kagen 4 Congress Contributions to candidacies
11/26/2007 $1,000 ROBIN WEIRAUCH FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
11/28/2007 $52 Staples Administrative
11/28/2007 $35 Talay Thai Entertainment, events, or travel
11/28/2007 $4,519 Phoenix Park Hotel Entertainment, events, or travel
11/28/2007 $7,359 Business Card Credit card payments
11/28/2007 $799 Occasions Caterers Entertainment, events, or travel
11/28/2007 $1,504 W Chicago City Center Hotel Entertainment, events, or travel
11/28/2007 $450 ASAP Printing & Graphics Administrative
12/05/2007 $7,200 Cox, Francessa Conventions
12/05/2007 $3,050 Cox, Francessa Conventions
12/10/2007 $175 Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. Entertainment, events, or travel
12/14/2007 $1,000 Tinklenberg For Congress Contributions to candidacies
12/19/2007 $9,935 Susan Gage Caterers Entertainment, events, or travel
12/21/2007 $1,559 ASAP Printing & Graphics Administrative
12/21/2007 $3,750 Morton's of Chicago Entertainment, events, or travel
12/21/2007 $22 Homestead Technologies Administrative
12/21/2007 $5,331 Business Card Credit card payments
01/15/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
01/15/2008 $800 Cox, Francessa Conventions
01/15/2008 $3,850 Cox, Francessa Conventions
01/15/2008 $39 Bank of America Credit card payments
01/15/2008 $60 Business Card Credit card payments
01/16/2008 $9,000 PAC Outsourcing LLC Administrative
01/23/2008 $141 United Parcel Service INC PAC Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind)
02/06/2008 $3,850 Cox, Francessa Conventions
02/22/2008 $802 Haas, Gregory Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind)
02/28/2008 $1,213 American Airlines Entertainment, events, or travel
02/28/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
02/28/2008 $58 WA Frost & Company Restaurant Entertainment, events, or travel
02/28/2008 $32 Carlson Waglit Travel Entertainment, events, or travel
02/28/2008 $1,323 Business Card Credit card payments
03/05/2008 $3,914 Cox, Francessa Conventions
03/14/2008 $525 Neodad, Inc Administrative
03/24/2008 $1,000 CARNEY FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 DAN LIPINSKI FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Friends of Jim Marshall Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 CIRO D RODRIGUEZ FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 HOOSIERS FOR HILL Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Giffords for Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Gillibrand for Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 COMMITTEE TO ELECT CHRIS MURPHY Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Harry Mitchell for Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 YARMUTH FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 ANNE BARTH FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Tinklenberg For Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 BOSWELL FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Kagen 4 Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 STEVE COHEN FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Steve Sarvi for Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Melissa Bean For Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 MCNERNEY FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Lampson for Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 TIM MAHONEY FOR FLORIDA Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 John Hall for Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Joe Donnelly for Congress Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 TIM WALZ FOR US CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 BRALEY FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 ZACK SPACE FOR CONGRESS COMMITTEE Contributions to candidacies
03/24/2008 $1,000 Citizens for Altmire Contributions to candidacies
03/26/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
03/26/2008 $13 Wolfgang Puck Express Entertainment, events, or travel
03/26/2008 $123 Radisson Hotel Entertainment, events, or travel
03/26/2008 $86 Radisson Hotel Entertainment, events, or travel
03/26/2008 $10 Corner Bakery Entertainment, events, or travel
03/26/2008 $420 Continental Airlines Entertainment, events, or travel
03/26/2008 $1,009 Business Card Credit card payments
03/26/2008 $320 American Airlines Entertainment, events, or travel
03/26/2008 $16 Arlington Red Top Cab Company Entertainment, events, or travel
04/03/2008 $3,850 Cox, Francessa Conventions
04/24/2008 $2,000 CAZAYOUX FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
04/24/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
04/24/2008 $15 Radisson University Hotel - Minneapolis Entertainment, events, or travel
04/24/2008 $36 Business Card Credit card payments
05/01/2008 $2,000 CHILDERS FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
05/06/2008 $2,000 Steve Sarvi for Congress Contributions to candidacies
05/06/2008 $3,850 Cox, Francessa Conventions
05/15/2008 $575 Weingart, Lee Entertainment, events, or travel (in kind)
05/28/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
05/28/2008 $575 US Airways Entertainment, events, or travel
05/28/2008 $32 Carlson Waglit Travel Entertainment, events, or travel
05/28/2008 $628 Bank of America Credit card payments
06/05/2008 $3,865 Cox, Francessa Conventions
06/25/2008 $1,614 Business Card Credit card payments
06/25/2008 $95 Arlington Red Top Cab Company Entertainment, events, or travel
06/25/2008 $42 United States Postal Service Administrative
06/25/2008 $58 Tortilla Coast Entertainment, events, or travel
06/25/2008 $398 Riverside Hotel Entertainment, events, or travel
06/25/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
06/25/2008 $1,001 Hugh's Culinary Entertainment, events, or travel
06/27/2008 $3,000 Tinklenberg For Congress Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $2,500 Nels Ackerson For Congress Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $1,000 BRIGHT FOR CONGRESS.COM Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $2,500 TIM WALZ FOR US CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $1,000 Trauner for Congress Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $2,000 People for Ben Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $1,000 Steve Sarvi for Congress Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $2,000 Steve Sarvi for Congress Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $2,000 Linda Stender For Congress Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $2,000 Joe Donnelly for Congress Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $1,000 KILROY FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
06/27/2008 $5,000 MADIA FOR U S CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
07/02/2008 $3,850 Cox, Francessa Conventions
07/02/2008 $13,643 Cox, Francessa Salaries
07/14/2008 $9,500 PAC Outsourcing LLC Administrative
07/23/2008 $489 Bistro Bis - Hotel George Entertainment, events, or travel
07/23/2008 $510 Business Card Credit card payments
07/23/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
08/01/2008 $3,850 Cox, Francessa Conventions
08/06/2008 $2,000 Lautenberg for Senate Contributions to candidacies
08/06/2008 $2,000 CAROL SHEA-PORTER FOR CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
08/18/2008 $2,500 Jerrys Political Action Committee Contributions to candidacies
08/18/2008 $688 ASAP Printing & Graphics Administrative
08/28/2008 $32 Carlson Waglit Travel Entertainment, events, or travel
08/28/2008 $446 Business Card Credit card payments
08/28/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
08/28/2008 $393 Frontier Airlines Inc Entertainment, events, or travel
09/03/2008 $3,850 Cox, Francessa Conventions
09/05/2008 $215 Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc Entertainment, events, or travel
09/18/2008 $348 Mellinger, Stephanie Entertainment, events, or travel
09/30/2008 $6,215 Morton's of Chicago Entertainment, events, or travel
09/30/2008 $447 Southwest Airlines Entertainment, events, or travel
09/30/2008 $6,872 Business Card Credit card payments
09/30/2008 $87 Bank of America Administrative
09/30/2008 $102 Imprints Lodo Administrative
09/30/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
10/03/2008 $3,660 Cox, Francessa Salaries
10/03/2008 $3,850 Cox, Francessa Entertainment, events, or travel
10/28/2008 $21 Homestead Technologies Administrative
10/28/2008 $740 Occasions Caterers Entertainment, events, or travel
10/28/2008 $795 Business Card Credit card payments
10/28/2008 $33 Staples Entertainment, events, or travel
10/28/2008 $2 Bank of America Administrative
10/29/2008 $2,000 Tinklenberg For Congress Contributions to candidacies
10/29/2008 $2,000 Steve Sarvi for Congress Contributions to candidacies
10/29/2008 $1,000 Kagen 4 Congress Contributions to candidacies
10/29/2008 $2,000 MADIA FOR U S CONGRESS Contributions to candidacies
11/03/2008 $3,800 Cox, Francessa Conventions
11/24/2008 $-1,000 YARMUTH FOR CONGRESS Administrative
11/25/2008 $25 Homestead Technologies Administrative
11/25/2008 $203 Cafe Milano Entertainment, events, or travel
11/25/2008 $228 Business Card Credit card payments
11/25/2008 $30 Bank of America Administrative
12/03/2008 $3,850 Cox, Francessa Conventions
12/03/2008 $9,500 PAC Outsourcing LLC Administrative
12/16/2008 $5 Bank of America Administrative
12/18/2008 $25 Homestead Technologies Administrative
12/18/2008 $116 Business Card Credit card payments
12/18/2008 $91 Staples Entertainment, events, or travel