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Clinton Super PAC Bears Down On Trump Over His Tax Avoidance

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics

For months, Democrats outside of Hillary Clinton’s campaign have urged the candidate to fine-tune her attacks on Donald Trump by framing him more as...

Clinton Super PAC Going After Team Trump's Hashtag In New Ads

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics

On the eve of the first debate, the pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC Priorities USA is launching a new, six-figure digital ad campaign that attempts to c...

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.

Brutal Super PAC Ad Hits Donald Trump For Mocking Reporter With Disability

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

A super PAC supporting presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton launched an ad Tuesday that delivers a devastating critique of Donald Trump over...

Megadonors Missing from Pro-Trump Super PAC in April

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has repeatedly trashed super PACs and claimed he would run as a candidate who couldn't be bought. Through the end of April, it looked like no one really wanted to try that anyway.

Democratic Ads Highlight Trump's Horrible Comments On Women

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics

The main super PAC supporting Hillary Clinton on Tuesday released its first general election ads targeting presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump. The t...

Hedge Fund Megadonors Profit From Offshore Opportunities

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

On the list of the largest U.S. companies by market value, those in the $30 billion to $45 billion range are household names: Capital One Financial, DirecTV, Phillips 66, Yahoo.

Father Of Virginia Tech Victim Makes Case For Hillary Clinton In New Super PAC Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Priorities USA, a super PAC supporting Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, released a powerful digital ad Friday that fea...

Ryan Grim

Bill Clinton's Role In Campaign Fundraising In Question | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Headed into the 2016 presidential campaign, the Hillary Clinton camp has been confident it will be able to raise the kind of money that ...

'Our Energy Moment': The Blue Engine Behind Fracked Gas Exports PR Blitz

Steve Horn | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Behind nearly every major corporate policy push there's an accompanying well-coordinated public relations and propaganda...

Major Dem Super PAC Will Sit Out Midterm Elections

BuzzFeed | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

The Democratic Party’s biggest Super PAC, recently retooled as an early pro-Hillary Clinton effort, will sit out the midterm elections this year....

Top Liberal Super PAC Begins Raising Funds For Possible Clinton Presidential Bid

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the largest liberal super PAC in the country, has begun raising money to help elect former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton p...

Pro-Obama Super PAC Jumps In The Ring For 2016 With New Leadership

The Washington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the super PAC that helped give President Obama air cover during his hard-fought reelection campaign, is set to announce a new l...

Former Clinton Chief Of Staff To Join Obama: Report

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

John Podesta, who served as former President Bill Clinton's chief of staff for three years, will join President Barack Obama's staff as a counselor, T...

Pro-Obama Nonprofit Boosted by Undisclosed Donors

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

A nonprofit organization started by two former Obama White House staffers received $5 million -- or most of its $8.4 million in revenue last year -- from four unnamed donors, new disclosures obtained by the Center for Public Integrity indicate.

Amanda Terkel

Obama Broke Super PAC Pledge During Campaign | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama quietly attended a fundraising event for the allied super PAC Priorities USA less than a month before the 2012 el...

Liberal SuperPAC Had Secret Bain Ties

BuzzFeed | Ben Smith and Evan McMorris-Santoro | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

A top liberal SuperPAC in the 2012 election had undisclosed financial ties to the private equity firm Bain Capital — something that some people clos...

IRS Scandal a Carbuncle -- on a Cancer-Wracked Body

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Permitting Tea Party, left-wing, libertarian, middle-of-the-road -- whatever -- groups to define themselves as untaxed social welfare organizations that may accept unlimited, untaxed, secret corporate gifts and sponsor political ads is a sarcoma on democracy.

Karl Rove: Obama Won 'By Suppressing The Vote'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney lost the election because President Barack Obama engaged in voter suppression, according to Republican political strategist Karl Rove. ...

Amanda Terkel

Karl Rove Spins GOP Election Losses | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- No one lost as much on election night as Karl Rove. Although he wasn't running for office, his Crossroads organizations spent more th...

Paul Blumenthal

Billionaires Give Record Amount In Presidential Race | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than half of the nation's 400 richest citizens have contributed money to help elect President Barack Obama or former Massachusetts ...

New Attack Ad Links Romney To Unpopular Governor

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting the reelection of President Barack Obama, released an ad Wednesday running in Florida linking GOP presi...

Paul Blumenthal

Soros, Silicon Valley Back Obama Super PAC | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Silicon Valley has supported President Barack Obama with huge contributions to the super PAC backing his reelection in the final month b...

Paul Blumenthal

Democratic Super PACs Raise $31 Million In September | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top three Democratic super PACs are closing strong with a collective take of $31 million in September. The big fundraising haul was ...

Sam Stein

Back To Bain: Obama-Backing Super PAC Re-Releases Romney Attack Ad | Sam Stein | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama-supporting super PAC Priorities USA Action is going back to Bain in a campaign-closing television ad campaign that attacks GOP...