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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

Paul Blumenthal

Karl Rove, Stephen Colbert Agree On Super PAC Independence | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sitting before the Federal Election Commission is a request from the Karl Rove-linked group American Crossroads for a ruling that allows...

Jason Linkins

Stephen Colbert, Buddy Roemer Coordinate In Super PAC Ad Criticizing Super PAC Coordination | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

Buddy Roemer has suffered some setbacks of late in his long-shot bid to earn the GOP nomination through honesty and a principled stand against the per...

They Say Cut Back, We Say Fight Back

Pearl Korn | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

It will take a whole different crop of leaders and real public servants, who can work unencumbered by special interest influence, to truly cure what ails our nation.

Paul Blumenthal

Let The Super PAC Wars Begin | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A multimillion-dollar super PAC backing the candidacy of Texas Gov. Rick Perry has launched its first salvo in the Republican primary ad...

Jordan Howard

Bad News For Republicans | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new survey sponsored by a Democratic super PAC reveals that several Republican-held House seats could be competitive next year as Demo...

WATCH: Colbert Gets Super PAC Advice From Conservative Pollster

Posted 12.25.2011 | Comedy

The surrealist spectacle that is the Colbert Super PAC dished out another great moment in absurdity on Monday night, as Colbert sat down with conserva...

Paul Blumenthal

Tea Party Senator Wants To Ask Business For Unlimited Money | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Freshman Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), a member of the Tea Party Caucus, is pushing the boundaries of campaign finance law by seeking to open ...

Jon Ward

Perry Aides' $3 Million Island Disappears From Web | Jon Ward | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The super PAC that hopes to spend $55 million on Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's behalf is run by Mike Toomey, a long-tim...

Paul Blumenthal

Perry's Biggest Donor MIA From Campaign Finance Reports | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry's recently filed campaign finance report for his presidential bid shows that the governor has raised $17.2 million...

Paul Blumenthal

Cenk Uygur Launches New Effort To Separate Money And Politics | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The movement to separate money and politics is getting another champion. Progressive television and radio host Cenk Uygur has launched a s...

Paul Blumenthal

Herman Cain Supporters Launch Super PAC | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pizza mogul Herman Cain's recent rise in the polls has brought his candidacy greater attention and scrutiny from his Republican presiden...

Paul Blumenthal

What Does The Campaign Money Tell Us? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican presidential primary is heading into the home stretch before voters get to select which of the nine major candidates will...

Paul Blumenthal

Worrying Signs Despite $17.2 Million Haul For Rick Perry | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite a late entrance into the Republican presidential primary, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has reported an impressive $17.2 million in camp...

Paul Blumenthal

New Super PAC To Attack Scott Brown | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats and unions are forming a super PAC in Massachusetts to oppose the re-election of Republican Sen. Scott Brown. The unlimited...

Paul Blumenthal

New Super PAC's Got Boehner's Back | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will soon have another big money vehicle supporting them. The Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC that can rais...

Paul Blumenthal

You Won't Be Able To Escape Attack Ads In 2012 | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you turned on the radio in Missouri over the summer, you may have heard ads attacking Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) for her support o...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert's Super PAC Releases Ad In Support Of NBA Owners

Posted 12.07.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert is out with a new advertisement focused on the ongoing NBA lockout. Colbert, who recently won approval from the Federal Election Commi...