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Giving Voice Back to the People

Martha Coakley | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
Martha Coakley

In the two years since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Citizens United v. FEC, those of us who are concerned with the growing influence of special interests and corporations in our political process have seen our worst fears realized.

Who Cares Who Finished Second in New Hampshire?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Despite efforts by candidates and the media to create a story that Mitt Romney has still not wrapped up the nomination, Romney has, in fact, all but clinched the Republican nomination for president.

Jon Ward

Rush Goes Nuclear On Newt, Compares Him To Elizabeth Warren

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh went nuclear on Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Tuesday, layin...

Jason Linkins

How To Deal With Super PACs: A Primer For The Media

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.11.2012 | Media

Chances are, if you've been following Stephen Colbert's high-concept satiric attack on super PACs you may be somewhat versed in the controversy these organizations have caused and the potential distorting effect they have on the political discourse.

Campaign 2012: The Disconnect Widens

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Perhaps the profound disconnect between what people are really concerned about and what the 2012 candidates are talking about is why only 17 percent of Americans are satisfied with the way things are going.

Voters Left In The Dark About Key 2012 Force

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Dubbed "super PACs" and flush with millions of dollars, outside groups backing and attacking Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich include ...

Casino mogul's $5 million check to pro-Gingrich group a harbinger of GOP help to come

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsThe $5 million check that casino mogul Sheldon Adelson wrote to help his friend Newt Gingrich win his party's presiden...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney vs. Paul On Air In New Hampshire

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, with a year-long, double-digit lead in the polls, has gone in for the kill in New Hampshire with ...

Lucia Graves

Gingrich Attacks Romney: 'You Think My Rhetoric Is Over The Top?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

During Sunday's GOP debate in New Hampshire, host David Gregory discussed the campaign's increasingly negative tone, noting Newt Gingrich had complain...

Newt Calls On Rival To Run Campaign 'Worthy Of His Grandchildren'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich sharply criticized Mitt Romney Friday over negative ads run by a Romney-aligned super PAC in an interview with MSNBC's Chris Matthews Fr...

Mitt, Son of Citizens United

Robert Reich | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Romney and Citizens United were made for each other. Other candidates have quietly set up Super PACs of their own, but Mitt's unique ties to the biggest money pits enable him to take unique advantage of the Court's scurrilous invitation. He personifies the 1 percent.

WATCH: Ron Paul Super PAC Mocks GOP Rivals

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

As the race for the GOP presidential nomination heats up, one pro-Ron Paul Super PAC has unleashed its sense of humor. Endorse Liberty has launche...

Sam Stein

GOP Field Sobers Up On Super PACs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

TILTON, N.H. -- The rapid rise and far-reaching impact of super PACs -- the well-financed non-party groups that helped carry former Massachusetts Gov....

McCain Slams Citizens United, Throws Romney Charge Back At Obama

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just two days after the first votes in the race to pick a Republican presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain said it's time to wrap thing...

Newt Levels Shocking Charge Against Rival

Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

By SHANNON McCAFFREY, Associated Press DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Onetime Republican presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich called on campaign rival Mitt R...

'Super PACs' spend $13 million on early primaries, Romney top beneficiary

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By John Dunbar, iWatch NewsNew outside spending groups, dubbed super PACs, that can accept unlimited donations from corporations and wealthy indivi...

New Groups Altering 2012 Race

AP | By JACK GILLUM | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Look no further than Iowa to understand the impact of a Supreme Court ruling that opened the floodgates to outside money in American pol...

Paul Blumenthal

How Campaign Money Reshaped Iowa Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "This is politics," Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney declared Dec. 21, dismissing calls for him to condemn ads attacking fo...

Paul Blumenthal

More Than $1.5 Million Wasted On Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ben Nelson's Hamlet routine ended Tuesday as the Nebraska Democrat announced that he would retire from the Senate at the end of thi...

Obama Campaign, Dems Set Ambitious Goal

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign and the Democratic Party have set a combined fundraising goal of $60 million for the final...

Santorum Endorsement Raises Question Of Quid Pro Quo

ABC News | Shushannah Walshe and Michael Falcone | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

An Iowa Christian conservative leader who bestowed his highly sought-after endorsement on presidential candidate Rick Santorum this week is now at the...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Flip-Flops On Super PAC: 'This Is Politics'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Just one day after declaring that he can't tell the super PAC supporting him to stop running negative advertisements, Mitt Romney declared that he cou...

Feud Grows Between Two GOP Candidates

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and KASIE HUNT | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Mitt Romney refused to be pinned down Wednesday on how Congress should break an impasse that threatens to raise taxes for 160...

GOP Candidate Hitting Obama's 'Entitlement Society'

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics

BEDFORD, N.H. — Sharpening his message ahead of voting in Iowa and New Hampshire, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney on Tuesday accused...

Tyler joins Gingrich PAC, big ad buy imminent

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsWinning Our Future, the super PAC recently set up to boost Newt Gingrich's campaign, has recruited long time Gingrich...