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American Crossroads’ $8 million buy

Jul 23, 2012
Super PAC's ad buy is one of the largest of the election so far
Posted In: super PAC, Karl Rove, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election, campaign finance

A Soros PAC to end all super PACs

Jul 13, 2012
Financier George Soros’s son starts a super PAC to support candidates who want tougher campaign finance rules. How ironic.
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Billionaires top list of donors to super PACs

Apr 25, 2012
Find out who tops the list of top contributors to so-called super PACs through the end of March.
Posted In: super PAC, 2012 election

GOP-friendly super PACs can now focus money on Obama

Apr 11, 2012
Rick Santorum's exit from the GOP primary race means the super PAC money that kept his presidential bid alive will now likely be spent on anti-Obama attack ads.
Posted In: super PAC, Rick Santorum, 2012 election, Mitt Romney

Bankers jump on Super PAC bandwagon

Apr 5, 2012
Friends of Traditional Banking wants to target a few close Congressional elections rather than spreading their money around to a lot of politicians hoping they'll vote in their interests.
Posted In: super PAC, Bankers

Campaign fundraising, pre- and post-primaries

Apr 3, 2012
How history has led to how recent electoral caucuses are run, and the waning influence of the super PACs in the coming general elections.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, campaign contribution

Super PACs = Long primaries + big $ for local media

Mar 6, 2012
The extended, expensive GOP primary race could help state primaries that never mattered before, in big media markets like California and New York.
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VIDEO: Super PAC Mad Libs

Mar 6, 2012
Political cartoonist Mark Fiore lampoons the rise of the Super PAC in this short video animation
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Super PAC money no help building campaign organizations

Mar 5, 2012
Super PACs are not allowed to spend the millions they take in on campaign organizations. Some cash-rich Super Tuesday candidates were so organization poor they couldn't collect enough signatures to get on ballots in all ten states.
Posted In: super PAC, Super Tuesday

Super PAC money keeps candidates afloat longer

Feb 29, 2012
Unlimited political campaign donations from super PACs are keeping struggling GOP candidates like Newt Gingrich in this year's presidential primaries longer than they might have survived in past elections.
Posted In: super PAC, GOP

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