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

Mystery group goes after Dems in Senate races

Conservative nonprofit American Future Fund attacks Senate candidates in Florida and Wisconsin
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Attack ads fly on the prairie

Crossroads GPS hits North Dakota's Heitkamp with the second round of ads in as many weeks
Posted In: North Dakota, 2012 election, super PAC, campaign spending

Virginia politics is for haters, not lovers

Heavy-hitting outside groups release five negative ads in 24 hours
Posted In: super PAC, RNC, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Karl Rove, 2012 election

Disillusioned Democrats speak

Republican ads say Obama's promise of 'hope and change' hasn't materialized for voters.
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Americans for Prosperity, RNC

Union enters presidential fray

AFL-CIO super PAC goes after Romney and Ryan on coal and Medicare
Posted In: 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, unions, super PAC

Ads tout veep pick Ryan

RNC, nonprofit group introduce 'America's Comeback Team'
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, RNC, 2012 election

Missouri Senate race simmers

A Democratic super PAC is spending heavily against businessman John Brunner who has yet to win the GOP nomination.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, missouri

Club for Growth Action eyes Wisconsin

After Texas win, the tea party super PAC looks north
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, Barack Obama, tea party, Wisconsin

Misleading ad seeks to scare voters

New ad uses 9/11 footage to blast Obama on American security
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election, super PAC, terrorism

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