ADVERTISEMENT

The group, which is limited to smaller donations by campaign finance laws, gave the maximum of $15,000 to Rep. Paul BrounPaul Collins BrounHundreds apply to fill Isakson's Senate seat in Georgia Joe Lieberman's son running for Senate in Georgia California lawmaker's chief of staff resigns after indictment MORE (R-Ga.), who is running in a crowded field for the Senate. It also gave $10,000 to Bryan Smith, who is running against Rep. Mike SimpsonMIchael (Mike) Keith SimpsonDuring a time of uncertainty, Great American Outdoors Act deserves our support Dentists want coronavirus testing kits before reopening MLB, Congress play hardball in fight over minor leagues MORE (R-Idaho), a close ally of House Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerLott says lobbying firm cut ties to prevent him from taking clients Lobbying firm cuts ties to Trent Lott amid national anti-racism protests Bush, Romney won't support Trump reelection: NYT MORE (R-Ohio).

The group also gave $5,000 to Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashMichigan candidate's daughter urges people not to vote for him in viral tweet Can Trump break his 46 percent ceiling? NFL to close offices for Juneteenth, making it an official league holiday MORE (R-Mich.), a libertarian-leaning Republican who has drawn a primary opponent, and $5,000 to Igor Birman, a conservative Republican running against former Rep. Doug Ose (R-Calif.) for the right to take on Rep. Ami BeraAmerish (Ami) Babulal BeraKaren Bass's star rises after leading police reform push The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas says country needs to rethink what 'policing' means; US cases surpass 2 million with no end to pandemic in sight Exclusive investigation on the coronavirus pandemic: Where was Congress? MORE (D-Calif.).

Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.), who may face a tough general election campaign, received $10,000 as well.

Citizens United doesn't make the huge donations other conservative groups do — it's up to $315,000 overall this cycle after giving $925,000 last cycle. But the group remains influential on the right, and the candidates it backs early on often receive big donations from other outside groups later on.