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Rove Group Going After New Senator In First Big Attack

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

American Crossroads, the super PAC co-founded by Karl Rove, is set to air an attack ad next week against Montana Lt. Gov. John Walsh (D), who was name...

Paul Blumenthal

These Billionaires Are Now Ready For Hillary

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More political donors are getting Ready for Hillary. The super PAC formed to promote a potential 2016 Democratic presidential bid by for...

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Senate Democratic Super PAC Raises Big Bucks To Defend Majority

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority PAC, the Democratic super PAC focused on Senate elections, raised more than $4.7 million from donors in the last half of...

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Democratic Super PAC Raises Huge Amount To Win Back The House

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority PAC, a super PAC dedicated to electing Democrats to the House of Representatives, raised more than $4.4 million in the la...

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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...

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...

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7 Charts To Understand Citizens United On Its 4th Anniversary

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four years ago the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case that corporations could spend unl...

Are Colorado Republicans Arming Themselves to Attack the Tea Party?

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.08.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

One of the biggest political stories of last year has got to be the escalating war between the Republican Party establishment, the so-called "country-club Republicans," and the Tea Party.

Document Reveals How Rove Group Spent More Than It Said

ProPublica | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

by Kim Barker ProPublica, Nov. 25, 2013, 9:04 a.m.On its 2012 tax return, GOP ...

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Here's The Real Reason We Aren't Done With Shutdowns

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the 16-day government shutdown earlier this month produced devastating poll numbers for the GOP, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McCo...

Largest Republican Party Donor Wants To Nuke This Country

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson told a crowd at Yeshiva University in New York on Tuesday that the only proper negotiating tactic with Iran would b...

This Is the Supreme Court's Shutdown

Mansur Gidfar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mansur Gidfar

While there's certainly plenty of finger pointing to go around, few of them have been pointed in the right direction. This isn't President Obama's shutdown or John Boehner's shutdown -- it's Citizens United's.

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GOP Senate Candidate Welcomes Super PAC Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

GOP candidate Terri Lynn Land is welcoming controversial super PAC money into her race to win Michigan's open Senate seat. Land was recorded tellin...

Legal Fight Brewing Over Anti-Pelosi Group

Center For Public Integrity | Dave Levinthal | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

A new conservative political committee that’s clearly no fan of Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has nevertheless incorporated her name...

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Santorum Illegally Directed $1 Million To Super PAC Supporting Campaign, Watchdogs Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former 2012 Republican presidential candidate and Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) broke campaign finance rules by directing a $1 million chec...

How A High-Stakes Gambler & White Castle Fuel Boehner's Reign

Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

By Michael Beckel Center for Public Integrity Hamburger chain White Castle, the for-profit education provider Apollo Group and a firm connected to...

Apparently, The Dead Can Donate Too

USA Today | Fredreka Schouten and Christopher Schnaars | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

Thirty-two people listed on federal campaign records as "deceased" have contributed more than $586,000 to congressional and presidential candidates an...

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Who Are This Year's Biggest Super PAC Donors?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mega-donors remain the biggest source of funds for super PACs so far in the 2014 election cycle, but their share of those donations is d...

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Super PAC Fundraising Soars For 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PACs are set to be a massive force in the 2014 midterms, having collectively raised $59 million during the first half of this year...

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Rove Fundraising Groups Get Slow Start For 2014 Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The political groups co-founded by GOP political strategist Karl Rove are raising funds at a slower pace than they did in the last elect...

Super PAC for independents closes down

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel July 30, 2013This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigati...

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Super PACs Push 2014 Campaigns To Earliest Start Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), who faces the Senate's toughest reelection, spent the final days of June shooting campaign video -- for an ele...

New super PAC forms in contested California district

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel June 17, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit,...

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Dem Super PAC Raises Big Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The main super PAC supporting House Democrats reported raising more than $1 million in less than six weeks during April and May. Hous...

Super PAC Targeting Mark Sanford Discloses Its Donors

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

House Majority PAC, which is dedicated to electing Democrats to Congress' lower chamber, became the first major super PAC to file a disclosure report ...