"ALL THESE GOOD MEN WANT TO DO," the interviewer protested, "is run attack ads against you with money that is untraceable. Why do you have to make that ugly?" Laughter rippled through The Colbert Report's studio in early May, as Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) struggled to keep a straight face. She got the joke all too well. Stephen Colbert is the man who popularized the absurdities of political money, with his secret "spooky PACs" and Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow super-PAC.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) laid out the battle over health care reform in simple terms on Tuesday. "There's serious money made in health care in this country and all of that money is pushing back. This will be a fight and it will... Read Post
Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS is using $1.2 million of its secret money to launch attack ads against Democrats in five closely-contested senate races, this week. The tax-exempt 501(c)(4) is running “issue ads” blasting Sen. Claire McCa... Read Post
The Missouri Republican Party has filed an Senate ethics complaint against Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) after POLITICO revealed that she billed taxpayers for political flights and may have profited by diverting taxpayer money to a ... Read Post