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BREAKING: Election 2010 Outside Political Spending Officially Eclipses Such Expenditures From 2004 Cycle

Special interests have today passed a major milepost in influencing U.S. political elections. Groups have thrown more money into the 2010 midterm elections than they did during the 2004 election cycle -- when, on top of congressional contests, Republican President George W. Bush and Democrat John Kerry battled for the presidency.
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Independent Groups Set Record Pace for Outside Spending in a Midterm Election

Politics / US Politics : Open Secrets (4 years ago)

Ideological groups, business associations and unions have set a record pace for outside spending in a midterm election cycle, according to a fresh analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics. Read Post

Democrats Pocket More Campaign Cash from Special Interests Ahead of 2010 Midterm Elections

Politics / US Politics : Open Secrets (4 years ago)

The cost of the 2010 election cycle is on pace to break the record for a midterm election, set during the 2006 cycle. And across the board, Democrats, who now control the White House and both chambers of Congress, are on the receivi... Read Post

Dark money spending in 2014 set to eclipse all previousĀ levels

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (4 hours ago)

David Koch By late August, dark-money groups had spent more than $50 million on the 2014 election. This was a new record and seven times the amount of dark money spent by the same point on House and Senate elections in 2010. And thi... Read Post


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