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Romney vs. Gingrich Battle Enters The Next Round

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Restore Our Future, a super PAC supporting frontrunning GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, continued a feud between Romney and former House Speak...

The Richest People To Have Recently Run For President

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Regardless of whether Mitt Romney eventually secures the presidency this year, he's already cemented his place in recent election history. The for...

Jason Linkins

How To Deal With Super PACs: A Primer For The Media | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.11.2012 | Media

Chances are, if you've been following Stephen Colbert's high-concept satiric attack on super PACs you may be somewhat versed in the controversy these organizations have caused and the potential distorting effect they have on the political discourse.

Casino mogul's $5 million check to pro-Gingrich group a harbinger of GOP help to come

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsThe $5 million check that casino mogul Sheldon Adelson wrote to help his friend Newt Gingrich win his party's presidenti...

Newt Calls On Rival To Run Campaign 'Worthy Of His Grandchildren'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich sharply criticized Mitt Romney Friday over negative ads run by a Romney-aligned super PAC in an interview with MSNBC's Chris Matthews Fr...

Mitt, Son of Citizens United

Robert Reich | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Romney and Citizens United were made for each other. Other candidates have quietly set up Super PACs of their own, but Mitt's unique ties to the biggest money pits enable him to take unique advantage of the Court's scurrilous invitation. He personifies the 1 percent.

Romney PAC gave trash-talking rival Santorum $10K donation in 2006

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Aaron Mehta and Josh Israel, iWatch NewsRick Santorum says Mitt Romney is a "bland, boring, career politician who will lose to Barack Obama" -- tal...

Pity Poor Newt Gingrich

Robert Weissman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Weissman

Pity poor Newt Gingrich. Alright, I admit it's hard to muster much pity for Gingrich. Still, he now stands as not the first, but the most recent, pr...

Newt Levels Shocking Charge Against Rival

Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

By SHANNON McCAFFREY, Associated Press DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Onetime Republican presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich called on campaign rival Mitt R...

Jon Ward

'Positive' Newt Gingrich Sounds Increasingly Angry | Jon Ward | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Newt Gingrich is staying positive. Really. The former House speaker from Georgia, who cannot compete with Mitt Romney's campaig...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Flip-Flops On Super PAC: 'This Is Politics' | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Just one day after declaring that he can't tell the super PAC supporting him to stop running negative advertisements, Mitt Romney declared that he cou...

Jon Ward

Newt Gingrich Rips One Rival As 'Purely Dishonest' | Jon Ward | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

OTTUMWA, Iowa -- Newt Gingrich on Tuesday tore into Mitt Romney for saying he has no control over a pro-Romney super PAC, which has blanketed the air ...

WATCH: Super PAC Makes 'Baggage' Claims Against GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

"Know what makes Barack Obama happy? Newt Gingrich's baggage." That's the claim put forth in a Tuesday ad released by Restore Our Future. The super...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Turns Against The Hand That Funds Him | Sam Stein | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When a political action committee supportive of Mitt Romney announced in early July that it had raised $12 million during the first half...

Elise Foley

Pro-Romney Ad Attacking Gingrich Sticks In The Minds Of Iowa Voters | Elise Foley | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa -- If Iowa voters are thinking about Newt Gingrich these days, there's a good chance that one word in particular is coming to mind. ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Campaign Being Boosted By Type Of Fundraising He Wanted Outlawed | Sam Stein | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Struggling to hang on in the polls, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has been saved, in part, by a friendly...

Pro-Romney super PAC using media firms tied to Swift Boat, Willie Horton ads

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Josh Israel, iWatch NewsA recent ad attacking Republican presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich by a pro-Mitt Romney "super PAC" was produced and d...

Paul Blumenthal

WATCH: Romney Super PAC Unloads On Newt | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the same day that the Mitt Romney campaign launched an offensive to blunt the rapid rise of Newt Gingrich as a legitimate GOP preside...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Buddies Broke The Rules | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Mitt Romney first ran for governor in Massachusetts, his friends pulled out all the stops, including going so far as to break campa...

Paul Blumenthal

Karl Rove, Stephen Colbert Agree On Super PAC Independence | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sitting before the Federal Election Commission is a request from the Karl Rove-linked group American Crossroads for a ruling that allows...

Dan Froomkin

Candidate-Specific Super PACs Offer End Run For Maxed-Out Donors: Study | Dan Froomkin | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Further indicating that candidate-specific super PACs are being used to end-run traditional campaign contribution limits, a new analysis...

Paul Blumenthal

Shadow Campaign: Super PACs And Secret Money | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

This article is part of a collaboration with MSNBC's The Dylan Ratigan Show for the series "Mad As Hell: Get Money Out," airing Monday and Tuesday at ...

Paul Blumenthal

Perry Super PAC Has Huge Money Plans | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Super PAC backing Texas Gov. Rick Perry's bid for the Republican presidential nomination plans on spending $55 million to help secure ...

Paul Blumenthal

WATCH: Romney On Secret Corporate Contributions: 'No Harm, No Foul' | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a town hall event on Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney dismissed a question about the controversy over a myste...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Corporate Donations: Not All Contributions Are Equal | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Corporations are people, my friend," Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney responded to hecklers at the Iowa State Fair on Thur...