super PACs


Pro-Obama super PAC outpaces GOP counterpart

Oct 22, 2012
Super PAC donations flow, Ameritrade founder give big.
Posted In: super PACs, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 2012 election

The 'Citizens United' decision, and why it matters

Oct 18, 2012
A primer on the Supreme Court case that changed the way money could be spent in elections.
Posted In: Citizens United, super PAC, super PACs

Secret campaign donations -- so what?

Oct 18, 2012
Nonprofit social welfare organizations may become more potent political donors than super PACs. And they don't have to disclose who gave money.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, super PACs, campaign contributions

Stealth spending on the rise as Election Day approaches

Oct 18, 2012
Why it's so tough to expose super PAC mystery donors.
Posted In: super PACs, super PAC, campaign finance

Bloomberg moves to extend reach with super PAC

Oct 18, 2012
The New York mayor's new super PAC isn't the first time he's tried to change things nationally and around the world.
Posted In: Mike Bloomberg, philanthropy, smoking, money and power, New York, super PACs, super PAC

Koch-funded groups attack Obama for 'war on coal'

Oct 18, 2012
Ads target swing states of Ohio and Virginia.
Posted In: 2012 election, coal, Barack Obama, Koch, super PACs, energy

The "spring break" president?

Oct 17, 2012
New attack ad from a Tea Party PAC says Obama is the one who's out of touch with Americans
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, tea party, super PACs

Super PAC quarterly report sheds light on donors

Oct 16, 2012
Notable donors include the National Education Association, Bob Perry and Foster Friess
Posted In: super PACs, 2012 election

Candidates launch final ad spending push

Oct 16, 2012
In a record breaking year for political advertisements, Governor Romney and President Obama are still racking up dollars in the final months of their campaigns to compete for paid advertisements.
Posted In: Political ads, super PACs

Ads quick to criticize after VP debate

Oct 12, 2012
Biden, Ryan razzed in quick response ads
Posted In: 2012 election, vice president, debate, super PACs, RNC, Joe Biden, Paul Ryan