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The 25 Funniest Campaign Ad Parodies Of 2012

Matt Wilstein | Posted 01.01.2013 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

By the time we reach Nov. 6, more money will have been spent on TV advertising during this election than ever before. From the fiercely competitive GO...

Paul Blumenthal

The Biggest Donor In Recent History

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, among those whose contributions are disclosed, is far and away the largest donor to independent politica...

Dave Jamieson

Billionaire Pushes Pro-Romney Voter 'Guide' On Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson apparently isn't content to influence the presidential election through his multi-million dollar donations t...

Paul Blumenthal

Oil Company Sets Record For Super PAC Donation

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Chevron is firmly behind the House Republican majority. The multibillion-dollar oil company's support is so strong that it has donated $...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Crosses Historic Milestone

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's official. President Barack Obama has raised $1 billion for his 2012 reelection campaign. That money includes funds raised for the o...

Paul Blumenthal

Swift Boat Donors Fuel Rove Group's Final Drive

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Karl Rove's American Crossroads, the second-largest super PAC, burned through cash fast in October. The group raised $11.6 million in th...

Paul Blumenthal

Soros, Silicon Valley Back Obama Super PAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Silicon Valley has supported President Barack Obama with huge contributions to the super PAC backing his reelection in the final month b...

Paul Blumenthal

Sheldon Adelson Makes Huge Pro-Romney Gift

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With little time left before the election, the biggest Republican donors are making huge contributions to the main super PAC working to ...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Has Key Advantage In Ad War With Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's campaign is winning the advertising war in the final month before Election Day, according to a new report from ...

Sheldon Adelson Makes Huge Virginia Investment

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is expanding his super PAC giving in October by making a huge contribution to a group working to return form...

Will Bloomberg Use Super PAC In 2013 Mayoral Race?

Posted 10.24.2012 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't ruling out the possibility of using his new Super PAC to influence the 2013 mayoral race in New York City. When aske...

For Voters, Tearing And Tossing Becomes Routine

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Around lunchtime each day, the latest missives promoting or pillorying Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican nomine...

Paul Blumenthal

Democratic Super PACs Raise $31 Million In September

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top three Democratic super PACs are closing strong with a collective take of $31 million in September. The big fundraising haul was ...

Spielberg And Katzenberg Give Obama A Financial Boost

Posted 10.21.2012 | Entertainment

Director Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg reaffirmed their commitment to President Barack Obama's reelection last mont...

Sam Stein

Back To Bain: Obama-Backing Super PAC Re-Releases Romney Attack Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama-supporting super PAC Priorities USA Action is going back to Bain in a campaign-closing television ad campaign that attacks GOP...

Pro-Obama Super PAC Raises $15.2 Million In September

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The primary super PAC backing President Barack Obama's reelection campaign, Priorities USA Action, will report raising $15.2 million for...

Paul Blumenthal

Pro-Romney Super PAC The First To $100 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Restore Our Future, the super PAC backing Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, raised a strong $14.8 million in September, making the gr...

Your Lying TV

Timothy Karr | Posted 12.19.2012 | Media
Timothy Karr

Campaigns and Super PACs are raising billions of dollars to win over voters. A large chunk of that money ends up in the pockets of local broadcasters who are selling off the airwaves to place political ads. And way too many of these ads are dishonest.

Paul Blumenthal

New Jersey Takes Big Anti-Citizens United Stance

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey became the ninth state in the nation Thursday to back a constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens...

Paul Blumenthal

Which Corporations Funded the RNC Convention?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Convention in Tampa, where former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney accepted the presidential nomination of the Rep...

Paul Blumenthal

Bloomberg Jumps Into Super PAC Game

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Wednesday that he is forming a super PAC to spend between $10 and $15 million on elec...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Counters Rove With Big Ad Buy

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Majority PAC, the Democratic super PAC backing U.S. Senate candidates, is dropping $8.4 million into nine races across the country. The ...

Paul Blumenthal

Citizens United Fuels Expensive Obama Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Independent groups have spent $180 million in the first two weeks of October, attempting to influence political contests ranging from th...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Holding GOP Accountable

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the morning of Aug. 19, an employee of the Democratic super PAC American Bridge 21st Century was eating his breakfast while monitorin...

Rove Group Plans Blitz Aimed At Women

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — A Republican-leaning independent group supporting Mitt Romney's presidential bid is spending $11.1 million on new television ads aime...