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Paul Blumenthal

Democratic Mega-Donors Dominate Super PAC Race As Republicans Hide In 'Dark Money'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the U.S. heads into the third national election since the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, super PACs are still raking in the ...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Raise Money From Family And Friends Of The Candidates They Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As super PACs supporting a single politician proliferate across the country ahead of the 2014 elections, some are reaching out for contr...

Paul Blumenthal

Alaska Super PAC Fixated On Local Cred Is Actually Funded Almost Entirely By D.C. Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In advertisements to support Sen. Mark Begich (D), Alaska-based super PAC Put Alaska First has questioned the home-state credentials of ...

Paul Blumenthal

Senate Majority PAC Raises Large Sum To Fight Back Against Kochs

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority PAC, the super PAC trying to hold the Senate Democratic majority in the 2014 elections, posted a huge fundraising quarte...

House Majority PAC Posts Big Haul In First 3 Months of 2014

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

House Majority PAC, a super PAC dedicated to electing Democrats to the House of Representatives, raised more than $5.2 million in the first three mont...

'Our Energy Moment': The Blue Engine Behind Fracked Gas Exports PR Blitz

Steve Horn | Posted 06.02.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Behind nearly every major corporate policy push there's an accompanying well-coordinated public relations and propag...

Andrew Perez

Sheldon Adelson Backed Candidate Who Used Term 'Israeli-Occupied Areas'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This past weekend, at a meeting of donors to the Republican Jewish Coalition, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) caused a stir when he d...

Ted Cruz Staffer Leaves Office To Lead 2016 Presidential Super PAC For The Senator

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

A staffer for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is leaving his office to head up a group drafting the conservative favorite for a 2016 White House run. Cruz ...

Merriam-Webster Makes 'Super PAC' Official

Center for Public Integrity | Dave Levinthal | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

By Dave Levinthal Center for Public Integrity "Super PAC" is officially legit. Making good on a promise, language authority Merriam-Webster rec...

Sam Stein

Obama Aides Say He's Not Embracing Super PACs By Appearing At 2 Super PAC Events

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senior Obama administration officials confirmed on Thursday that President Barack Obama would be appearing at two super PAC events this ...

Paul Blumenthal

What Lies Behind Top GOP Senator's Local Support? Karl Rove's Network

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Steven Law, the head of the Crossroads groups founded by Republican strategist Karl Rove, has declared that reelecting Sen. Mitch McConn...

Paul Blumenthal

Stephen Colbert To IRS: Let Me Make Fun Of 'Dark Money' And Super PACs Some More

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Comedian Stephen Colbert, whose gags have pointed out the absurdity of U.S. campaign finance laws since the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizen...

Zombie Super PACs Face Termination

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Dave Levinthal February 27, 2014This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investi...

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...

Paul Blumenthal

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...

Paul Blumenthal

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...

Paul Blumenthal

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...

Paul Blumenthal

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 ...

Paul Blumenthal

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.