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.

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Features by Rachael Marcus

Post-Citizens United spending favors Romney

Outside spending enabled by the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United has accounted for $119 million in spending on the presidential race.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, super PACs, Citizens United, campaign contributions

Firefighters mad at Rep. Denny Rehberg over lawsuit

Ads remind voters of Rehberg's legal attacks on city, fire department
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, montana

California contest tops outside spending in House races

Dan Lungren, Ami Bera battle in targeted race that pits energy against the environment
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, california, Sierra Club, enviroment, big oil

Let the debate spin begin

Obama smirks, Romney leaves heart in Cayman Islands
Posted In: 2012 election, debate, presidential candidates, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, super PACs

Nebraska Senate race targeted by Democratic super PAC

Democratic super PAC pumping money into a race that looks increasingly like a GOP pickup
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, Nebraska

Misleading ad attacks Obama on Libya

American Crossroads makes political hay out of attacks in Libya
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Israel, Iran, United Nations, Libya

Hospital PAC backs GOP House candidates

American Hospital Association's PAC spends almost $1 million on ads
Posted In: 2012 election, Medicare, hospital, super PACs

Nonprofit spends $8.2 million against Obama

Americans for Job Security's new ad attacks Obama on economic issues
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Dr. Seuss, super PAC, Mitt Romney

Veterans groups jump into U.S. Senate race in Arizona

VoteVets Action Fund and Majority PAC say Rep. Jeff Flake has failed America's soldiers
Posted In: 2012 election, arizona, veterans, super PAC

Issue ads make comeback

Koch-backed nonprofit hits Obama on 'failing agenda'
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Americans for Prosperity, Koch, super PAC

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