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.
Groups outside the Democratic and Republican parties have spent $80 million on midterm election campaigns this year, five times the amount spent at the same point in 2006. Even more striking, the vast majority of the money is coming... Read Post
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