iOS app Android app

Restore Our Future

Pro-Romney super PAC returns donation from charity

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Rachael Marcus, iWatch NewsThe Citizens United case opened up a whole new way of giving for nonprofit corporations, but there are still some line...

Mitt Romney Super PAC Raises $6.4 Million From The Wealthy

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Restore Our Future, the super PAC supporting Mitt Romney's presidential bid, continued its unlimited fundraising in February by collecting $6.4 millio...

Mitt Romney Super PAC Took Banned Contributions

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

The pro-Mitt Romney super PAC, Restore Our Future, accepted $890,000 in donations from federal contractors despite a ban on such donations, the Washin...

Meet The Repo Man Backing Romney

Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

By Marcus Stern Roderick Aycox is not nearly as well known as some of the hedge fund managers and Wall Street financiers giving large checks to...

Romney, Outside Group Making Big Moves In Key Primary

Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON--In the wild race for the Republican presidential nomination, there has been one constant: When Mitt Romney really ...

Keep Your Eye Out: Scott Brown's Super PAC's on the Move

Nathaniel Loewentheil | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
Nathaniel Loewentheil

The constellation of super PACs supporting Mitt Romney has drowned each of his opponents with lavish expenditures on attack ads. These PACs have not been content to focus on presidential candidates; two days ago, a pro-Romney PAC sponsored internet ads supporting Scott Brown in Massachusetts.

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Mad Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 Republican presidential primary campaign has been the most negative in recent memory. The main culprits are well-funded super P...

The Misinformation Machine

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.08.2012 | Media
Timothy Karr

It is accepted wisdom among the campaigns and Super PACs that a political lie hammered repeatedly into the collective consciousness of the electorate will embed itself in the minds of many as truth -- especially at a time when the press, by and large, doesn't question them.

#SuperPACTuesday

Rep. Ted Deutch | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Ted Deutch

The factors that would typically lead to a campaign's demise -- the absence of popular support, too few donors -- have become irrelevant in an era where a few billionaires can resurrect campaigns from the dead through Super PACs.

SLIDESHOW: Romney-supporting Restore Our Future raises funds in lap of luxury

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel, iWatch NewsThey say it takes money to make money. And supporters of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's presidential bid have...

WATCH: Pro-Romney Super PAC Hits Santorum's Values

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's allied Super PAC Restore Our Future released a new ad attacking former Sen. Rick Santorum as the date for the primary elections in Michi...

Bill Maher Throws His Weight Into Election

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Stephen Colbert may not support the idea of super PACs, but fellow political satirist Bill Maher is buying into the system -- literally....

Top fundraiser for Romney super PAC gets a $1.9 million payday

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsA super PAC supporting Mitt Romney has paid one of the Republican candidate's veteran fundraisers a fee of $1.9 millio...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Super PAC 'Has Clearly Violated The Law'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The main super PAC supporting Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has violated campaign finance law, a nonpartisan campaign finance watc...

Super PAC Contributions Concentrated Among Several Donors

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

Super PACs, the political groups flexing their muscles in a presidential race for the first time, are disproportionately funded by a handful of donors...

Candidates Rake In Donations From Wealthy

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Just two dozen ultra-wealthy donors are behind a surge of million-dollar contributions to the new breed of political committees dur...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney's Bad January Gets Worse

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As he remains stuck in a four-way race for the Republican presidential nomination, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's financial adv...

New Reports Offer Behind-The-Scenes Look At Wealthy Supporters

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A pair of "super" political action committees supporting top Republican presidential candidates spent nearly $24 million in January...

Gingrich Threatens TV Stations

Politico | Ken Vogel | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich’s campaign is threatening to sue TV stations in upcoming primary states that are airing or plan to broadcast an ad from a pro-Mitt Rom...

Romney Aides Follow Obama's Lead

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senior campaign aides to Republican Mitt Romney will begin appearing at fundraising events for an independent political group suppo...

Super PAC Ads of the Apocalypse -- and Unilateral Disarmament

MP Nunan | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media
MP Nunan

President Obama's (non-coordinated) "Priorities USA Action" is the latest Super PAC whose organizers have to used the phrase "unilateral disarmament" ...

Another Bain exec revealed as man behind corporate donor to pro-Romney super PAC

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel, iWatch NewsA mysterious corporate donor to an outside spending group supporting Mitt Romney's campaign for president isn't a corp...

Paul Blumenthal

HUFFPOST FUNDRACE - Romney Secret Super PAC Donor Revealed

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

EXCLUSIVE: The Romney super PAC, Restore Our Future, today filed an amendment to their year-end filing replacing the name of an obscure shell company ...

Bain execs spent nearly $5 million on Romney's White House runs, records show

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Anne Farris Rosen, iWatch NewsOf all the investments made by the super-wealthy partners at Bain Capital, perhaps none have a greater potential re...

Negative Ad Master Goes All Out For Romney

The New Yorker | Jane Mayer | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney, in his struggle to wrap up the 2012 Republican nomination for the Presidency, has presented himself as an outsider....