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Fred Eychaner

Individual-Candidate Super PACs Threaten to Wipe Out Candidate Contribution Limits

Fred Wertheimer | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics
Fred Wertheimer

The real purpose of an individual-candidate Super PAC is to circumvent candidate contribution limits. Wealthy donors, corporations and other contributors use these Super PACs as vehicles to make unlimited contributions to directly support the candidate backed by the Super PAC.

Paul Blumenthal

Billionaire's Campaign Contribution Among Biggest In Recent History

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With a $2.5 million contribution to Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, Chicago-based hedge fund executive Ken Gri...

Top Democratic Donor Breached Aggregate Contribution Limit Last Year

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

The revelation comes just as Alabama Republican activist Shaun McCutcheon and the Republican National Committee are challenging the federal political contribution ceiling, put in place following the Watergate scandal.

Paul Blumenthal

The Biggest Donor In Recent History

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, among those whose contributions are disclosed, is far and away the largest donor to independent politica...

Paul Blumenthal

Democratic Super PACs Raise $31 Million In September

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top three Democratic super PACs are closing strong with a collective take of $31 million in September. The big fundraising haul was ...

Michelle Obama Headlines Two Chicago Fundraisers

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Apparently that 2 1/2-hour anniversary dinner Barack and Michelle Obama celebrated at Spiaggia Restaurant Friday night went pretty well. "Happy anniv...