What you need to know about the role of dark money in Alabama's election

Dec 12, 2017
Anonymous super PACs have poured millions of dollars into advertising on both sides.
Roy Moore, former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, is running for the U.S. Senate seat vacated when Jeff Sessions was appointed U.S. Attorney General by President Donald Trump.
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Hedge fund managers spend it up for candidates

Mar 11, 2016
Ted Cruz and Hilary Clinton are the top recipients of hedge-fund campaign dollars.
Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who is one of the top recipients of hedge-fund campaign dollars.
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The steady flow of money feeding the presidential race

Feb 2, 2016
A closer look at the super PACs behind it all.

When a candidate exits, what happens to the cash?

Feb 2, 2016
An ex-candidate's super PAC is flush with donors' money, but no place to go.
Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley tells a small gathering of supporters that he will suspend his presidential campaign February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. 
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Sanders has no super PAC — but he might have something better

Nov 4, 2015
Republicans used to enjoy big support from small donors, but Democrats have the edge online.

Nobody's minding the super PAC store

Oct 27, 2015
Super PACs don't seem to worry about bending the rules.

Where super PAC money goes when a candidate drops out

Sep 14, 2015
What does the group supporting Rick Perry do with the millions still in the bank?

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Super PACs picking up the tab for campaign activities

Aug 11, 2015
Despite millions from supporters, Rick Perry can't make his staff payroll.

MayDay PAC: The end of the Super PAC era?

Jul 7, 2014
Lawrence Lessig decided the only way to take down Super PACs... was to make one.

2012: Reviewing the year of the super PAC

Dec 25, 2012
Super PACs spent big money on the 2012 election. But some of the biggest donors didn't exactly get a good rate of return. So, can we expect more big spending the next election cycle?