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Marco Rubio's Super PAC Takes Aim At 90-Year-old Barbara Bush In Provocative Mailer

The Huffington Post | Scott Conroy | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

BEDFORD, N.H. -- The Republican presidential race has gotten so heated that not even the candidates’ moms are off-limits anymore. With two days to ...

Bernie Sanders Has His Own Shadowy Donors -- And They're Nurses

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics

During Thursday night's Democratic debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) trotted out a variation on a line we've heard from him often on the campaign tr...

Fossil Fuel Companies Made Big Super PAC Gifts Before Congress Ended The Oil Export Ban

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A handful of the biggest oil and gas companies and their CEOs poured millions into a super PAC created to boost the election of Senate R...

Bern the Witch-Hunters

David Trumble | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
David Trumble

In the absence of name-calling, smear campaigns, misogyny and conspiracy theorizing by Bernie, his supporters have compensated by doing it all themselves. The Sanders campaign has no need for attack ads, their supporters write infinitely more toxic slurs and accusations in countless blogs.

Plutocrats Not Named Trump Are Paying To Influence The 2016 Race

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Very rich people are playing an outsized role in funding the race for the White House, especially on the Republican side. Newly released...

White House Race Nearing $1 Billion

Center for Public Integrity | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

This story is from the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative media organization in Washington, D.C. Read more of its inv...

Super PACs Supporting Hillary Clinton Rely On $1 Million Donors

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Priorities USA Action and Correct the Record, both super PACs allied with the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, raised a combined $...

Hedge Fund Billionaires And Untraceable Money Fill Rubio Super PAC Coffers

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super-wealthy hedge fund managers were some of the biggest donors to Conservative Solutions PAC, the super PAC created by allies of Sen....

Charles Koch Complains About Lack Of Influence While His Super PAC Raises $11 Million

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The main super PAC run by the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch raised more than $11 million in the second half of 2015, accor...

'Black Americans For A Better Future' Super PAC 100% Funded By Rich White Guys

The Intercept | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

New FEC filings show that all of the $417,250 in monetary donations to a Super PAC called “Black Americans for a Better Future” comes from conserv...

GOP Congressman Says He Personally Won't Ask Donors For Money Anymore

The Huffington Post | Mariam Baksh | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.) has stopped personally asking donors to contribute to his 2016 Senate campaign. He wants to focus his time on more important...

Politics As Unusual

Ken White | Posted 01.12.2016 | San Francisco
Ken White

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Want To Know The Real GOP Rivalries? Check Out These Attack Ads.

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With a little less than a month to go until the first votes are cast, candidates in the crowded Republican presidential primary -- or ra...

Barely Any Money Has Been Spent Attacking Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- From April 2015 through Jan. 4, 2016, independent groups spent roughly $99.3 million on ads for the 2016 presidential campaign. Of that...

Here's Why Jeb Bush's Super PAC Is Spending $1.4 Million To Attack Marco Rubio

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 12.29.2015 | Politics

After months of speculation over what, precisely, it was doing with the tens of millions of dollars in its coffers, Jeb Bush’s super PAC, Right To R...

A Super PAC Was Actually Fined For Breaking The Rules

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission last month fined a super PAC for illegally re-airing a commercial in 2012 that had been produced by Mitt...

Donald Trump’s Corporate Support Questioned By Ironic Source

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top lawyer for Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s super PAC has filed a complaint with the Feder...

Meet The Mega-Donors Funding Donald Trump's Islamophobic Allies

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When billionaire eccentric and Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump called for banning all Muslims from entering the United...

Why This New Anti-Trump Group May Not Rewrite Elections

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Republican operatives decided to finally organize an attack on leading presidential candidate Donald Trump, they didn’t launch a ...

Bernie Sanders Doesn't Like Super PACs, But He Won't Speak Out Against This One

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has not asked a super PAC supporting his presidential campaign to stop spending money on his behalf, though he’s repeate...

How Super PACs And Campaigns Are Coordinating In 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The role of single-candidate super PACs has expanded exponentially in the 2016 presidential campaign. Candidates have become increasingl...

FEC Deadlocks On Whether Candidates Can Coordinate With Their Own Super PACs

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A request to relax limits on coordination between candidates and super PACs left the Federal Election Commission divided and, at times, ...

Maine Backs Post-Citizens United Campaign Finance Initiative

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine voters backed a ballot initiative on Tuesday to update the state’s 19-year-old system of publicly financing campaigns. Fifty-fiv...

Your State And Local Elections Are Now A Super PAC Playground

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The influence of billionaires in the post-Citizens United era is in no way limited to the 2016 presidential and congressional elections....

Donald Trump Takes Aim At Rival's Super PAC Support

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2015 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire eccentric and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday called on all presidential candidates to disavow supp...