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2012: Reviewing the year of the super PAC
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?
Election donors already looking ahead to next campaigns
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.
On the influence of money in politics
Revisiting the issue of money and its role in politics in this country.
Super PACs: A good return on investment?
Much of the estimated $6 billion in campaign spending this election came from Super PACs who raised millions and then funneled that money into races. Did it pay off?
Podcast Extra: President gets four more, What's next for economy?
President Obama has been re-elected to lead the country for four more years -- what do the election results mean for the markets? Also, how well did Super PAC spending pay off this election?
Super PACs are here to stay
Outside political groups expected to focus their dollars on post-election issues.
Obama slammed by attack ads in final weekend of campaign
Outside spending the weekend before Election Day tops $73 million
Conservative outside ads spin Obama’s Sandy response
Reaction to Libyan attack panned
Bloomberg’s super PAC backs candidates in both parties
Super PAC founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spends nearly $5 million in California, Florida, and Illinois.