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Paul Blumenthal

Democratic Mega-Donors Dominate Super PAC Race As Republicans Hide In 'Dark Money'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the U.S. heads into the third national election since the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, super PACs are still raking in the ...

Republican Offers Major Praise For Koch Brothers

Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) had high praise for the Koch brothers while speaking at a town hall event at Blanchard Elementary in Shreveport, Louisiana o...

Paul Blumenthal

Big Money Behind The Republican Super PAC That Is Already Attacking Hillary Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- America Rising, the Republican opposition research super PAC that has already begun a campaign against potential 2016 Democratic preside...

Jon Ward

President Of Top Democratic Opposition Research Group Stepping Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rodell Mollineau, the president of Democratic opposition research group American Bridge, is stepping down next month to work as an independent consul...

Jon Ward

Destroying The Opposition Is A Business For the Right, A Cause For The Left

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– In the age of big data, there is also big oppo. The Republicans last year launched their own group, America Rising, to counter the...

Outside Groups Coalescing Around Clinton

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Hillary Rodham Clinton weighs a second White House run, pieces of the Democratic establishment are beginning to fall into place...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman On Unfilled Jobs: Businesses Can't Find Enough 'Sober,' 'Drug-Free' Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The economy and jobs continue to dominate discussions lawmakers have with their constituents during the August recess, as many Americans...

Liberal SuperPAC Had Secret Bain Ties

BuzzFeed | Ben Smith and Evan McMorris-Santoro | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

A top liberal SuperPAC in the 2012 election had undisclosed financial ties to the private equity firm Bain Capital — something that some people clos...

Romney Campaign Manager To Lead New GOP Effort

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Following a recommendation made in the Republican National Committee's recently released autopsy of the 2012 election, three top Republican strategist...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Success 'A Huge Mistake,' Says Campaign Finance Reformer

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2010 election was a disaster for Democrats in Congress. The party lost 63 seats in the House of Representatives and six in the Senat...

Tea Party Favorite Highlights Manners, Sincerity In New Ad

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat, state Treasurer Josh Mandel, has unveiled a new ad focusing on integrity to counteract past ads th...

Talking Brochures Repeat Senate Candidate's Rape Remarks

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

A Democratic-aligned group is trying a novel approach to get Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's controversial rape remarks into the hands -- ...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Cancels Campaign Events, Campaigns Anyway

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's unseemly to campaign in the midst of an unfolding natural disaster, but the Romney-Ryan camp was ready this week with a solution: D...

American Bridge: 'Romnopoly' Has Different Rules For Wealthy

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

Liberal political action committee American Bridge has a shoutout to Mitt Romney's long-deceased Irish setter -- along with a whole lot of other criti...

John Celock

Tea Party Favorite Asked For Records On Lobbying Ties

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican nominee for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat, state Treasurer Josh Mandel, is facing a request for records from his state office r...

WATCH: Sarah Silverman Takes On Romney's 'Corporations Are People' Remark

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Two pro-Democratic super PACs, the Jewish Council for Education and Research and American Bridge 21st Century, released a new video Thursday with come...

Group Finds New Way To Remind Of 'Legitimate Rape'

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A pro-Democratic group is mailing talking brochures to Missouri homes with an audio clip of Republican Senate candidate Todd Ak...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Holding GOP Accountable

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the morning of Aug. 19, an employee of the Democratic super PAC American Bridge 21st Century was eating his breakfast while monitorin...

Mandel Aide Accused Of Shoving Democratic Tracker

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

An aide to the Republican nominee for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat, state Treasurer Josh Mandel, is accused of shoving a tracker for a Democratic super PAC...

Rosie Perez Mocks Mitt Over Latino Remarks

Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Fresh off the heels of their viral video starring Samuel L. Jackson demanding voters to "wake the f*ck up," two pro-Obama super PACs have teamed up wi...

Tea Party Favorite's 'Pathological Ability' Called 'Unsettling'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat, state Treasurer Josh Mandel, has reiterated claims that a tracker for a Democratic super PAC made ...

Tea Party Favorite's Claim Of 'Inappropriate' 'Physical Contact' Disputed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

The Republican candidate for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat, state Treasurer Josh Mandel, said that a tracker for a Democratic super PAC, made "physical con...

Tea Party Favorite's Bizarre Outburst

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat, state Treasurer Josh Mandel, had a bizarre exchange and brief outburst while sharing an elevator F...

Matt Sledge

American Bridge Ad Piggybacks On Romney Video With Comedy Clip

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- It appears to be another damaging clip: Mitt Romney, dressed in a suit, tells a crowd, "when I was a boy I used to think that becoming ric...

Tea Party Favorite Threatened With Legal Action

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat is being threatened with legal action by a Democratic super PAC for his decision to not answer requ...