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This ad, sponsored by the Florida GOP, is part of the 22,000 ads TV viewers in Florida have seen for just the gubernatorial race alone this year.

Governors are winning the TV ad race

Oct 22, 2014
Spending on gubernatorial races is higher than on Senate contests.
Posted In: TV ads, campaign spending, 2014 elections

Some consultants see a payday in super PACs

Oct 20, 2014
Consultants create super PACs to raise money and use that money to pay themselves.
Posted In: super PAC, campaign finance, campaign spending

Cable eclipsing broadcast for political advertising

Oct 17, 2014
Over-the-air TV is scattershot, while cable can be much more targeted.
Posted In: Political ads, cable TV, election spending

The president as fundraiser-in-chief

Oct 9, 2014
The president is doing less campaigning lately. Is that helping Democrats?
Posted In: fundraising, political donations
David Brat

Grading the political campaign manager

Sep 25, 2014
The difficulty politicians have evaluating managers and consultants.
Posted In: campaign, football, consulting

Congress is back in town

Sep 8, 2014
What will and won’t be happening in Congress in advance of midterms.
Posted In: Congress, government shutdown, election

How big donors affect American politics

Sep 5, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to Ken Vogel about his book "Big Money."
Posted In: campaign finance, Koch brothers, authors

It's illegal to work in August...for Congress

Jul 22, 2014
According to law, Congress is not permitted to work during the month of August.
Posted In: Congress, Congressional recess, summer vacation

MayDay PAC: The end of the Super PAC era?

Jul 7, 2014
Lawrence Lessig decided the only way to take down Super PACs... was to make one.
Posted In: super PACs, political donations
Republican Rep. Paul Ryan Visits The Iowa State Fair

Spring break for Congress: Still work

Apr 14, 2014
Congress is in the midst of a two-week recess.
Posted In: Congress

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