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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...

Paul Blumenthal

$20 Million To Pro-Gingrich Super PAC?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Newt Gingrich gets hit with a daily barrage of negative ads in Iowa from a super PAC supporting Mitt Romney's presidential bid, the f...

Paul Blumenthal

How 'Issue Ads' Against Elizabeth Warren Keep Donors' Names Secret

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ad released Dec. 8 by the conservative nonprofit Crossroads GPS, which is linked to Karl Rove, paints Democratic Senate candidate Eli...

Pro-Romney super PAC using media firms tied to Swift Boat, Willie Horton ads

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Josh Israel, iWatch NewsA recent ad attacking Republican presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich by a pro-Mitt Romney "super PAC" was produced and...

GOP Hopeful Comes Out Against Candidate-Bashing

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics

ATLANTA — Newt Gingrich is pledging to stay relentlessly positive in his quest for the White House. Except when he's not. Trying to make over h...

Mr. Colbert -- Wanna Help Us Make a Better Tomorrow, Today?

Wendy Block | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
Wendy Block

Hey Stephen Colbert. There's an existential challenge to your shadowy Colbert Super PAC S.H.H. and I've been trying to give you a heads up. But you're not making it easy.

Paul Blumenthal

WATCH: Romney Super PAC Unloads On Newt

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the same day that the Mitt Romney campaign launched an offensive to blunt the rapid rise of Newt Gingrich as a legitimate GOP preside...

GOP Candidate Beating Obama For Billionaire Support

The Washington Post | T.W. Farnam | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

The Republican presidential primary contest isn't over, but in the race to line up the richest donors, it's Mitt Romney vs. President Obama....

Paul Blumenthal

FEC Deadlocks Discussing Rove, Colbert

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a Thursday session featuring a lengthy and testy exchange between two commissioners and the repeated invocation of comedian Stephen C...

Paul Blumenthal

Tea Party Senator Loses Bid To Control Corporate Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission drew a line Thursday on how far campaign finance laws will unravel in the wake of the Supreme Court's 20...

Paul Blumenthal

Pro-Herman Cain Group Gives Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

The Draft Herman Cain PAC, which is raising funds to support the presidential bid of Herman Cain, has given up on the one-time frontrunner and changed...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Buddies Broke The Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Mitt Romney first ran for governor in Massachusetts, his friends pulled out all the stops, including going so far as to break campa...

Opposition Research Grows Ahead Of 2012

Reuters | Timothy Reid | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

It was a little noticed event in Texas governor Rick Perry's schedule, an October 28 visit to the Barley House tavern in Concord, New Hampshire, to sa...