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Major Dem Super PAC Will Sit Out Midterm Elections

BuzzFeed | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

The Democratic Party’s biggest Super PAC, recently retooled as an early pro-Hillary Clinton effort, will sit out the midterm elections this year....

Top Liberal Super PAC Begins Raising Funds For Possible Clinton Presidential Bid

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the largest liberal super PAC in the country, has begun raising money to help elect former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton p...

Pro-Obama Super PAC Jumps In The Ring For 2016 With New Leadership

The Washington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the super PAC that helped give President Obama air cover during his hard-fought reelection campaign, is set to announce a new l...

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...

Sam Stein

IRS Scandal Puts Dems Who Called For Investigation Of Conservative Group In A Bind

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During the fall months of 2010, congressional Democrats grew increasingly alarmed that conservative non-profit groups, backed by big-mon...

The Bipartisan Agreement on Romney's Biggest Mistake

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

It is a common mistake for many candidates to focus nearly exclusively on issues and not enough on making sure they connect personally with voters at the level of their daily lives.

Amanda Terkel

Karl Rove Spins GOP Election Losses

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- No one lost as much on election night as Karl Rove. Although he wasn't running for office, his Crossroads organizations spent more th...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Influence, But Don't Buy Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Independent conservative groups are going to have to come to terms with the fact that they spent more than $700 million -- 70 percent of...

Paul Blumenthal

Billionaires Give Record Amount In Presidential Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than half of the nation's 400 richest citizens have contributed money to help elect President Barack Obama or former Massachusetts ...

New Attack Ad Links Romney To Unpopular Governor

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting the reelection of President Barack Obama, released an ad Wednesday running in Florida linking GOP presi...

Paul Blumenthal

Soros, Silicon Valley Back Obama Super PAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Silicon Valley has supported President Barack Obama with huge contributions to the super PAC backing his reelection in the final month b...

Priorities USA Bain Capital Ad Attacks Mitt Romney As Crossroads GPS Seeks To Humanize Candidate

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the super PAC backing President Barack Obama, released a new Bain Capital-centric ad Tuesday that targets Mitt Romney over the...

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 ...

Democratic Super PACs Gaining Steam

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

* Pro-Obama group out-raised pro-Romney group in September * Second strong month for Democratic spending groups ...

Sam Stein

Back To Bain: Obama-Backing Super PAC Re-Releases Romney Attack Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama-supporting super PAC Priorities USA Action is going back to Bain in a campaign-closing television ad campaign that attacks GOP...

Pro-Obama Super PAC Raises $15.2 Million In September

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The primary super PAC backing President Barack Obama's reelection campaign, Priorities USA Action, will report raising $15.2 million for...

Priorities USA Action Attacks Mitt Romney Over Planned Education Cuts In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, released a new television ad Monday targeting Republican presidential nominee ...

Report: George Soros Gives $1 Million To Barack Obama Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

The Democrats heavy-hitters are finally coming out of the dugout to play ball in the brave new world of unlimited contributions and super PACs. A s...

Paul Blumenthal

Whose Super PAC Is On Top In August?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just as the tables have turned for the fundraising operation of President Barack Obama's campaign, so have things changed for the super ...

Paul Blumenthal

Questionable Obama Super PAC Comment At Fundraiser

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking at a fundraiser hosted by the famous rapper and singer couple Jay-Z and Beyonce, President Barack Obama made comments, seemingl...

Pro-Obama Group Uses Secret Romney Footage In Ad

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, released an ad Wednesday using secret footage of GOP presidential nominee Mitt R...

Obama Spanish-Language Ad: Mitt Romney Opposed First Latina Supreme Court Justice

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign touted his appointment of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor -- and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's opposition to it -- i...

Sam Stein

The Obama Campaign Embraces Super PACs, Despite Russ Feingold's Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

The debate over how Democrats should approach the proliferation of super PACs in the 2012 election cycle is over, and the voices of morality have lost...

Paul Blumenthal

Campaign Reformers Disappointed In Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008, a central tenet of his campaign was that he would not play the same old Washington gam...

Emanuel Making 'Super' Move

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's national campaign co-chairman, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is stepping down to help raise money for a "sup...