Rachael Marcus is a reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, non-partisan independent investigative news outlet, which contributes campaign finance coverage to Marketplace. For more of their reporting on money and politics go to publicintegrity.org.
Posted In: Election 2012, super PACs, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney
Conservative super donors fared poorly on Election Day
Posted In: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney
Outside spending burst closes campaign
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney
Outside spending the weekend before Election Day tops $73 million
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, Hurricane Sandy, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, FEMA
Reaction to Libyan attack panned
Posted In: super PACs, 2012 election, Michael Bloomberg
Super PAC founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spends nearly $5 million in California, Florida, and Illinois.
Posted In: 2012 elections, super PACs, Halloween
Negative ads with a Halloween twist hit the airwaves
Rep. Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee is the subject of a pro-Democrat super PAC ad.
Posted In: super PAC, Ohio
An Ohio seat for U.S. House of Representatives is targeted by conservative super PAC that received $2.5 million from Chevron.
Posted In: 2012 election, Chevron, super PACs, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama
Corporate contributions to groups rare
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, Virginia
Contest is No. 1 among outside spending groups