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Democratic Super Pacs

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Fundraising Soars For 2014 | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PACs are set to be a massive force in the 2014 midterms, having collectively raised $59 million during the first half of this year...

Moral Qualms Eclipsed As Dems Gear Up For Next Battle

Politico | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Winning changes everything. It took Democrats a while to warm up to super PACs, but their glee over 2012 is — for now — eclipsing any moral qua...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Success 'A Huge Mistake,' Says Campaign Finance Reformer | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2010 election was a disaster for Democrats in Congress. The party lost 63 seats in the House of Representatives and six in the Senat...

Democratic Super PACs Gaining Steam

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

* Pro-Obama group out-raised pro-Romney group in September * Second strong month for Democratic spending groups * Republ...

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Super PAC Launches Huge Ad Campaign Against Allen West | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are turning up the heat on Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), with a Democratic super PAC investing $1 million in ads dedicated to gett...

Sam Stein

The Obama Campaign Embraces Super PACs, Despite Russ Feingold's Efforts | Sam Stein | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

The debate over how Democrats should approach the proliferation of super PACs in the 2012 election cycle is over, and the voices of morality have lost...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PACs Gain In Crucial Race | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four Democratic super PACs announced in a joint statement on Friday that they had raised a combined $25 million in the second quarter of...

Dem Groups Planning Bold Move For Obama

Politico | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Strapped for cash and facing a tidal wave of big-money Republican attack ads, Democratic super PACs are putting an unlikely plan in motion: the Super-...

Despite Progress, Dem Groups' Effort Dwarfed By GOP Achievement

Politico | KENNETH P. VOGEL and ROBIN BRAVENDER | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

A network of Democratic outside groups boosting President Barack Obama and his congressional allies picked up its fundraising this year, but still lag...

Wisconsin: Laboratory of Democracy?

Ruth Conniff | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Ruth Conniff

In Wisconsin, a group of progressive activists are calling on whichever Democratic candidate emerges to run against Governor Scott Walker to eschew big money in the recall race.