Some consultants see a payday in super PACs

Oct 20, 2014
Consultants create super PACs to raise money and use that money to pay themselves.

The Koch brothers are spending on the midterm elections. Already

Jan 15, 2014
The conservative Koch brothers are targeting vulnerable Congressional Democrats who supported the ACA.

Flow of political money may continue in Massachusetts

Dec 17, 2012
With U.S. Sen. John Kerry on the short list to become Secretary of State, Massachusetts could be in line for its third U.S. Senate election in just more than two years. It's meant big bucks spent in advertising.

Election donors already looking ahead to next campaigns

Nov 20, 2012
It has been two weeks since the election, and the big number we're going to focus on is: $6 billion. That's how much money was spent on the 2012 campaign... And a lot of that money came from big donors.

So what can $6 billion buy you?

Nov 5, 2012
The price of this year's campaign spending is what Americans spend every year renting DVDs.

Candidates poised to tap general election money

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Aug 24, 2012
Federal law has kept money raised for the general election off limits until Mitt Romney and Barack Obama become official nominees.

Attack ads fly on the prairie

Aug 17, 2012
Crossroads GPS hits North Dakota's Heitkamp with the second round of ads in as many weeks

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Romney, Obama focus one-quarter of spending in one state

Jun 18, 2012
And, no, it's not Ohio. Would you believe... Massachusetts?

Presidential candidates likely to pass on public money

Apr 13, 2012
This year's presidential race could be the most expensive ever, and neither President Obama nor his presumed opponent Mitt Romney are expected to accept public financing of their campaigns -- it just wouldn't be enough.

Mitt Romney recalibrates campaign for longer haul

Mar 16, 2012
The GOP presidential candidate is looking at having to raise more money to fight off rivals with staying power.