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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' | 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? | 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 | 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 | 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...