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Rep. Ted Deutch | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Ted Deutch

The factors that would typically lead to a campaign's demise -- the absence of popular support, too few donors -- have become irrelevant in an era where a few billionaires can resurrect campaigns from the dead through Super PACs.

SLIDESHOW: Romney-supporting Restore Our Future raises funds in lap of luxury

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel, iWatch NewsThey say it takes money to make money. And supporters of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's presidential bid have s...

WATCH: Pro-Romney Super PAC Hits Santorum's Values

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's allied Super PAC Restore Our Future released a new ad attacking former Sen. Rick Santorum as the date for the primary elections in Michi...

Bill Maher Throws His Weight Into Election

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Stephen Colbert may not support the idea of super PACs, but fellow political satirist Bill Maher is buying into the system -- literally....

Top fundraiser for Romney super PAC gets a $1.9 million payday

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsA super PAC supporting Mitt Romney has paid one of the Republican candidate's veteran fundraisers a fee of $1.9 million ...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Super PAC 'Has Clearly Violated The Law'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The main super PAC supporting Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has violated campaign finance law, a nonpartisan campaign finance watc...

Super PAC Contributions Concentrated Among Several Donors

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

Super PACs, the political groups flexing their muscles in a presidential race for the first time, are disproportionately funded by a handful of donors...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney's Bad January Gets Worse

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As he remains stuck in a four-way race for the Republican presidential nomination, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's financial adv...

Gingrich Threatens TV Stations

Politico | Ken Vogel | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich’s campaign is threatening to sue TV stations in upcoming primary states that are airing or plan to broadcast an ad from a pro-Mitt Rom...

Hunter Stuart

Mitt Romney Super PAC Donors: Own Your Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Thanks to the financial floodgates opened by the Supreme Court's decision in the now-infamous Citizens United decision, campaign spending in the 2012 ...

Super PAC Ads of the Apocalypse -- and Unilateral Disarmament

MP Nunan | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media
MP Nunan

President Obama's (non-coordinated) "Priorities USA Action" is the latest Super PAC whose organizers have to used the phrase "unilateral disarmament" ...

Another Bain exec revealed as man behind corporate donor to pro-Romney super PAC

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel, iWatch NewsA mysterious corporate donor to an outside spending group supporting Mitt Romney's campaign for president isn't a corpor...

Paul Blumenthal

HUFFPOST FUNDRACE - Romney Secret Super PAC Donor Revealed

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

EXCLUSIVE: The Romney super PAC, Restore Our Future, today filed an amendment to their year-end filing replacing the name of an obscure shell company ...

Bain execs spent nearly $5 million on Romney's White House runs, records show

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Anne Farris Rosen, iWatch NewsOf all the investments made by the super-wealthy partners at Bain Capital, perhaps none have a greater potential retu...

Negative Ad Master Goes All Out For Romney

The New Yorker | Jane Mayer | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney, in his struggle to wrap up the 2012 Republican nomination for the Presidency, has presented himself as an outsider....

"Liberal Media?" Conservative Super PACs Got Over $350,000 From Media Execs, Companies in 2011

Corbin Hiar | Posted 04.04.2012 | Media
Corbin Hiar

Conservative complaints about a liberal bias in the media do not hold up, at least not when it comes to the free-spending groups known as "super PACs."

Presidential super PACs raise $49 million through December

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By John Dunbar, iWatch NewsOutside groups that funded numerous attack ads in the GOP primaries collected more than $49 million in donations in 2011, w...

Paul Blumenthal

Fundraising Reports Show Who's Raised The Real Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday's deadline, the latest quarterly fundraising reports poured into the Federal Election Commission and out to the public from c...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Campaign Leaves Television Ads To Affiliated Super PAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The rapid growth of super PACs has dramatically altered the world of campaign finance, providing wealthy donors with the ability to pair...

Paul Blumenthal

How Money Helped Romney's Florida Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fresh off a triumphant victory in the South Carolina primary, former Speaker Newt Gingrich came to Florida with the wind at his back. Wh...

Pro-Gingrich Group Drops $6 Million In Florida

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

A group backing Newt Gingrich has made a $6 million ad buy in Florida ahead of the Sunshine State's upcoming Republican primary. Winning Our Future...

Presidential super PAC spending hits $30 million

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By John Dunbar, iWatch NewsMitt Romney continues to enjoy a huge advantage in support from "super PACs" overall, but is running about even with a pro-...

Paul Blumenthal

Gingrich's Surge Aided By Really Big Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich, a man of more acts than your average reality television star, has been slain and resurrected twice in the drama that is t...

Paul Blumenthal

Why Romney's Super PAC Stance Doesn't Make Sense

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Monday night's GOP presidential debate, Mitt Romney attempted to sidestep questions about a pro-Romney super PAC by stating there was...

Jon Ward

Gingrich Calls For Anti-Romney Film To Be Edited

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich has called on a pro-Gingrich super PAC to edit a 28-minute film attacking Mitt Romney to "remove inaccuracies" and asked R...