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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Bad day for billionaires
Nov 7, 2012
Conservative super donors fared poorly on Election Day
Last-minute outside spending favors Romney
Nov 6, 2012
Outside spending burst closes campaign
Obama slammed by attack ads in final weekend of campaign
Nov 5, 2012
Outside spending the weekend before Election Day tops $73 million
Conservative outside ads spin Obama’s Sandy response
Nov 2, 2012
Reaction to Libyan attack panned
Bloomberg’s super PAC backs candidates in both parties
Nov 1, 2012
Super PAC founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spends nearly $5 million in California, Florida, and Illinois.
Super PACs aim to spook voters with Halloween ads
Oct 31, 2012
Negative ads with a Halloween twist hit the airwaves
Tennessee congressman targeted in ads over alleged affair
Oct 30, 2012
Rep. Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee is the subject of a pro-Democrat super PAC ad.
Chevron-powered super PAC helps Ohio Congressman
Oct 29, 2012
An Ohio seat for U.S. House of Representatives is targeted by conservative super PAC that received $2.5 million from Chevron.
Chevron gives $2.5 million to conservative super PAC
Oct 26, 2012
Corporate contributions to groups rare
Adelson spends big on Virginia U.S. Senate race
Oct 25, 2012
Contest is No. 1 among outside spending groups