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Pro-Obama Super PAC Raises $15.2 Million In September

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The primary super PAC backing President Barack Obama's reelection campaign, Priorities USA Action, will report raising $15.2 million for...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Group Attempting New 'Sting' Of Women's Advocacy Groups | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

An anti-abortion activist group notorious for its undercover "sting" operations on Planned Parenthood is currently attempting a similar secret investi...

Report: George Soros Gives $1 Million To Barack Obama Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

The Democrats heavy-hitters are finally coming out of the dugout to play ball in the brave new world of unlimited contributions and super PACs. A s...

Paul Blumenthal

Whose Super PAC Is On Top In August? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just as the tables have turned for the fundraising operation of President Barack Obama's campaign, so have things changed for the super ...

Paul Blumenthal

Questionable Obama Super PAC Comment At Fundraiser | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking at a fundraiser hosted by the famous rapper and singer couple Jay-Z and Beyonce, President Barack Obama made comments, seemingl...

Pro-Obama Group Uses Secret Romney Footage In Ad

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, released an ad Wednesday using secret footage of GOP presidential nominee Mitt R...

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...

Mitt Romney Tax Plan Attacked

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action released a new ad Saturday attacking Mitt Romney for his tax plan. The ad, called "We The People," claims Romney's plan invol...

Paul Blumenthal

Campaign Reformers Disappointed In Obama | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008, a central tenet of his campaign was that he would not play the same old Washington gam...

Sam Stein

Obama Super PAC Plots Massive Anti-Romney Ad Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Obama-supporting super PAC Priorities USA Action is plotting its biggest television ad campaign, a $30 million effort attacking Mit...

Paul Blumenthal

Fundraising Plunge For Obama Super PAC | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Priorities USA Action, the super PAC backing President Barack Obama's reelection campaign, raised $4.7 million in July, according to a f...

Jason Linkins

What To Do About Outrageous Super PAC Ads | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

Ah, super PACs. It seems like only yesterday they came steaming into our lives, promising to play havoc with our politics on a thick cushion of dark m...

BOTH SIDES: Campaigns Shout "You Lie!" About Ads-nauseam, Spitzer/Matalin on Reid & Ryan

HuffPost Radio | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgSpitzer and Matalin debate five new presidential ads -- which are telling, tasteless, true? Then, is Harry Reid a lying McCarthyite or brilliant Machiavellian on Romney's hidden taxes...and is Ryan right or merely far-right?

Romney Hammered Again On Bain Capital Years

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

Unbowed by the backlash sparked by its last ad, the Obama-allied super PAC Priorities USA Action is up with yet another spot, again focusing attention...

Romney Campaign Insists They Have 'High Ground' In Increasingly Nasty Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

BOSTON - Advisers to Mitt Romney on Friday said that President Barack Obama has diminished the presidency with his attacks on the presumptive Republic...

WATCH: 'Morning Joe' Battles Robert Gibbs Over Controversial Anti-Romney Ad

Posted 10.08.2012 | Media

The folks at "Morning Joe" piled onto former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs Wednesday, pressing him to condemn a controversial new ad by a Super P...

Why I Gave One Million Dollars to Re-elect President Obama

Mel Heifetz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mel Heifetz

I just made the biggest political contribution of my life -- $1,000,000 to Priorities USA, the Super PAC working to help re-elect President Obama.

Paul Blumenthal

New Names Among 100-Plus Super PAC Mega-Donors | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PACs had their biggest fundraising month ever in June when they raised a combined total exceeding $54 million. In total, super PAC...

U.S. Olympics Committee Nixes Anti-Romney Ad

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

The U.S. Olympic Committee told the Democratic super PAC Priorities USA Action to pull down its new advertisement from the web and not to cut a versio...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Super PAC Posts Impressive Fundraising | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top super PAC backing President Barack Obama's reelection campaign had its best month, raising $6.1 million in June. Priorities U...

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...

Attacks On Romney's Business Career Continue

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, released a new ad Thursday hammering presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney over hi...

Dave Jamieson

Prominent Democrat Says Romney Has 'Dug His Own Grave With Latino Voters' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has "dug his own grave with Latino voters," Democratic strategist Paul Begala said Monday....

Karl Rove's Grand Slam

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The president and Democrats seem befuddled by how to react to the Citizens United decision, while Karl Rove understands with crystal clarity.

Sam Stein

As Gingrich Attacked Romney On Bain, Obama-Allied Super PAC Took Notes | Sam Stein | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The first sustained attacks against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney over his tenure at the helm of Bain Capital to...