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Outside Money

Clinton And Wall Street: What's The Deal, Really?

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

If Clinton was bought by investment bankers, hedge fund managers and the like, we'd expect to see them donating in large numbers to her campaign committee; even though individual contributions to that account are limited to $2,700 for the primary and another $2,700 for the general election, they are a good measure of which parts of the economy are really drawn to a candidate.

Pennsylvania Senate Race Draws Highest Outside Money From The Left

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Outside spending groups have poured more than $20.4 million so far into Pennsylvania's Senate race between Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democrat Katie McGinty, putting it close behind Ohio's Senate race, at $21.8 million, for the most outside spending in a congressional contest.

Group That Backed Tom Cotton In '14 Got A Big Boost From Club For Growth

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Club for Growth had been one of the earliest backers of Cotton's campaign, and its own super PAC was spending heavily against Cotton's opponent, Mark Pryor.

Climate Change Gets Real

Rep. Joe Garcia | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Rep. Joe Garcia

The changes needed to meet the challenge of climate change are great, so it is natural that there is resistance. But Koch money be damned: There is no force greater in this world than the rising sea, unless it is the human spirit.

Flow Of Outside Money Into Colo. Races DOUBLED Last Week

The Denver Post | Allison Sherry and Michael Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Outside political money being spent in Colorado more than doubled last week to over $23 million, dropping even the most cynical jaws and boosting call...