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The Continuing Muddle At A Pro-Trump Political Committee

ProPublica | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics

America Comes First can’t seem to decide if it’s a PAC or a super PAC, but in either case its federal filings remain problematic. by Robert Fature...

These Super PAC Donors Were Able To Hide Their Identities Before The Election

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In the final days of the 2016 election, there was concern among Democrats that voters in Philadelphia wouldn’t be able to get to thei...

Billionaires, Big Oil Flooded Mitch McConnell's Super PAC In Campaign's Final Weeks

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Senate Leadership Fund, a super PAC run by former aides to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, raised an astonishing $39 million in...

Unions Spent A Record Amount On The Elections. But Not As Much As These 5 People.

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― This election cycle, the political influence of labor unions seems greater than ever. Just consider the following numbers. The AFL-CIO ...

Super PAC Mega-Donors Expand Election Influence With Record $1 Billion In Contributions

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The super rich have managed to increase their influence on elections, even though the 2016 presidential race will cost less than the pr...

Hillary Clinton's Super PAC Has Raised More Money Than Any Super PAC Ever

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Priorities USA Action, the main super PAC supporting Democrat Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, has raised and spent more mone...

Donald Trump Is Trailing So Badly, This National Super PAC Sent Money Way Down The Ballot

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Democrats and their affiliated groups have begun to look to support down-ballot candidates, as all polling models show Democratic presi...

Super PACs lifted by megadonors, unions in third quarter

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Wrestling magnate and former Senate candidate Linda McMahon has given $6 million to a pro-Trump super PAC. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File) By: Jack Nol...

'Dinner with Donald' super PAC raises $1 million, 1 percent goes to backing Trump

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

A pro-Donald Trump PAC has only spent 1 percent of its funds helping the Donald. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) By: Ashley Balcerzak Remember American Horiz...

Super PAC Megadonors Are Giving More Than Ever In 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Casino oligarch Sheldon Adelson, who with his wife Miriam was the biggest super PAC donor in 2012, made his first super PAC contributio...

See The Amazing Campaign Contortionists Twist The Finance Rules

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Every election cycle, politicians and their ethically flexible consultants aim to stretch the boundaries of campaign finance law a bit ...

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...

Get Ready For The Most Expensive Senate Races Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Two of the most important elections for determining which party will control the upper chamber of Congress are well on pace to cost mor...

Clinton-Supporting Super PACs Target Latino Voters

The Center for Public Integrity | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 09.28.2016 | Latino Voices

About one of every nine voters this fall is expected to be Latino. In critical swing states like Colorado, Florida and Nevada, that percentage is like...

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...

As A Republican I Refuse To Vote For Donald Trump

James Stepp | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
James Stepp

When Donald Trump first announced his candidacy for President in June of 2015, I like most people laughed it off. Given the sideshow antics that invariably accompany The Donald wherever he goes, I didn't take his candidacy seriously. So when he secured the nomination in July the next year, I was shocked and appalled.

Campaign Finance Reformers Endorse Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The campaign finance reform organization Every Voice made its first endorsement in a presidential election on Friday, backing Democrati...

Hillary Clinton Continues To Build Campaign Money Advantage Over Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton continues to lead her Republican opponent Donald Trump in fundraising as the November...

Sheldon Adelson Pours Money Into GOP Super PAC In Senate Fight

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Billionaires Sheldon and Miriam Adelson lead the march of wealthy megadonors pouring money into super PACs aiming to help Republicans k...

Donald Trump's Latest Hire Shows He's No Different Than His Old Republican Foes

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump once denounced his Republican primary opponents as being “totally in cahoots” with the unlimited-money super PACs supp...

How Newt Gingrich Is Bringing John McCain's Campaign And Super PAC Together

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― When Republican voters in Arizona receive a robocall this week featuring former House Speaker Newt Gingrich endorsing Sen. John McCain ...

Trump Campaign Is Spending The Money It Has To Try To Raise More

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In almost every possible way, Hillary Clinton and her allies entered the general election push against Donald Trump with massive campai...

This Super PAC Is Funded By Groups Once Run By The Candidate It Now Supports

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Three days before Florida Republican state Rep. Matt Gaetz announced his intention to run for an open seat in Congress, he sent two let...

Hillary Clinton, The Supreme Court And A Progressive Future

David Morris | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics
David Morris

Many of us disagree with Hillary Clinton on a number of issues, in some cases intensely. But there is one overarching reason we should be vigorously supporting her election: The future of the Supreme Court is at stake.

The Democratic National Convention Is A Great Place To Be A Lobbyist

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― After addressing the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, former President Bill Clinton appeared on another, more private st...