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Feb 10, 2012
Political campaign donations through super PACs are more concentrated than ever. Fewer rich donors are giving increasingly greater amounts to their chosen candidates, and it's raising new concerns about big money influencing elections.
Feb 8, 2012
Is that a Super PAC or a Britney Spears movie? Marvel over this list of the most obscure Super PAC names and create your own with the Super PAC Name Generator from WNYC
Feb 7, 2012
The end of a political campaign does not mean the end of a super PAC. In fact, candidates who pull out of a race have no claim to the unused cash, and PAC staffers can use this so-called zombie money however they want after the candidate drops out.
Feb 6, 2012
Missouri is holding its presidential primary tomorrow. Turnout is expected to be extremely low, mostly because the votes for GOP candidates won't count -- and it'll still cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
Feb 2, 2012
Nevada's unionized workforce could play a huge role in deciding who wins the swing state come November. Professor Ruben Garcia discusses Nevada's union landscape.
Feb 1, 2012
Midnight was the filing deadline for "super" political action committees to reveal where all the big money flowing into the 2012 presidential campaigns is coming from. But still, it could be a while before we know the names of donors.
Jan 31, 2012
Armed with a smartphone and a special app from Square, fundraisers can collect credit card donations on the spot.
Jan 30, 2012
We speak to Brian France, the CEO of NASCAR, about how the economy in Florida has suffered in recent years, and what he hopes to get out of the primary in that state.
Jan 26, 2012
The flap over debate audience reactions raises questions about who picks them, who is really in control of them and whether they can affect voters' choices at the polls.
Jan 25, 2012
President Obama delivered an election-year State of the Union address last night. Past presidents have touched on many of the themes Obama raised -- some of them, word for word.