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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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?