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The ‘Super PAC to End Super PACs’ Backs 3 New Candidates

Mayday PAC tells TIME which three candidates it plans to support, and reveals plans to back three more

AFT Front Group Fined $30K

Last November a last-minute ad supporting Marty Walsh for mayor of Boston appeared on the city’s TV screens. The ad was financed by the previously unknown super PAC called One Boston, created two weeks before the election, headed by the previously unknown Jocelyn Hutt. Walsh won the election and One Boston dissolved two months later, […]

Rescue New York PAC created to help Rob Astorino in his bid for Governor

A new Super PAC has been created to take on Gov. Cuomo and help his money-challenged GOP opponent, Rob Astorino.

Rescue New York PAC created to help Rob Astorino in his bid for Governor

A new Super PAC has been created to take on Gov. Cuomo and help his money-challenged GOP opponent, Rob Astorino.

Misleading Super PAC Ad Attacks ATR Pledge; Iowa TV Station Fact-Checker Falls for Ad's Claims

Erroneous attacks against the American for Tax Reform’s (ATR) Taxpayer Protection Pledge are nothing new. Liberal Democratic mega-donor Tom Steyer is funding the latest spate of misleading TV ads through his super PAC. The ad wrongfully...Show More Summary

Few Candidates Fear Mayday, The ‘Super PAC to End Super PACs

The Mayday Super PAC, which is bankrolling pro-campaign finance reform candidates and targeting those it sees as barriers to change, recently gave politicians the chance to “inoculate” themselves from the PAC’s wrath by pledging to support reform. Not many took the medicine. MoreRepublican California Dreaming: Candidate For Governor Neel Kashkari Charts New Course for GOPThe…

Matt Bai: The scourge of small-money politics

The most corrupting force in politics, we are repeatedly told, is big money — super PACs, corporate lobbyists, rapacious oligarchs. But, $25 contributions add up to a mountain influence.

Lessig’s MAYDAY Reports Donations From Tech Magnates To Get Money Out Of Politics

4 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

The self-proclaimed super PAC to end all super PACs, MAYDAY has relied financially on tech moguls since it started its push to take money out of politics. The organization recently released a list of donors that gave more than $10,000, including some of Silicon Valley’s wealthiest players who gave the committee millions. Show More Summary

Tennessee's Sketchy Tea Party Super PAC

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

A Tea Party Super PAC is breaking new ground in the senate primary in Tennessee, but does its apparent domination of Joe Carr’s campaign break the rules?

Fioretti: Pro-Emanuel Super PAC Targeting City Council Progressive Caucus

Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd), said Chicago’s latest super PAC is little more than a money grabbing effort to push out the City Council’s Progressive Caucus next year. [ more › ]

A Republican Super PAC Wants To See Andrew Cuomo's Blackberry Messages

A Republican super PAC is trying to get Gov. Andrew Cuomo to hand over "copies of any and all" Blackberry PIN messages he and his team sent to an anti-corruption commission his office allegedly interfered with. On Monday, America Rising,...Show More Summary

Crowdfunded Super PAC Aims to Change Money Influence in Elections, Starting with N.H.

Group favoring “small donor public funding” of elections tips hat to Brown challenger for GOP nod. (For complete 2014 midterm coverage, get your campaign fix on The Grid.)

MUST WATCH: The Evolution of Video Games – Acapella Edition [Video]

The Evolution of Video Games – Acapella Edition. A journey through our fondest gaming memories, old to new. Game Index and TimeCodes: 1. Pac Man 1980 – 00:43 2. Super Mario Bros 1985 – 00:58 3. Legend of Zelda 1986 – 01:38 4. Dragon Warrior 1986 – 02:26 5. Tetris 1989 – 03:10 6. Ninja […]

Climate group curiously attacks Ernst on tax pledge, not climate

(CNN) - NextGen Climate, a Super PAC backed by liberal billionaire Tom Steyer, is dedicated to "act politically to avert climate disaster and preserve American prosperity." But its latest attack ad is all about taxes. The group says the television commercial, which was released Wednesday, will air in three major media markets across Iowa. But […]

The super PAC to end super PACs leaps into New Hampshire and Iowa

5 months agoTechnology : Post Tech

After Larry Lessig's super PAC to end all super PACs narrowly beat its fundraising goal earlier this month, supporters have been waiting to hear just who Mayday PAC plans to back in its effort to elect campaign finance reformers to Congress. Now, the organization has named two of the five candidates it's expected to promote. First […]

The super PAC to end super PACs leaps into New Hampshire and Iowa

After Larry Lessig's super PAC to end all super PACs narrowly beat its fundraising goal earlier this month, supporters have been waiting to hear just who Mayday PAC plans to back in its effort to elect campaign finance reformers to Congress. Now, the organization has named two of the five candidates it's expected to promote. First […]

The super PAC to end super PACs leaps into New Hampshire and Iowa

After Larry Lessig's super PAC to end all super PACs narrowly beat its fundraising goal earlier this month, supporters have been waiting to hear just who Mayday PAC plans to back in its effort to elect campaign finance reformers to Congress. Now, the organization has named two of the five candidates it's expected to promote. First […]

Which Teams Could Afford to Be in a College Football Super Division?

Imagine you get the news that the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Big Ten, the Big 12, the Pac -12 and the Southeastern Conference are breaking away from the NCAA to form a new top division of college football—what happens next? After...Show More Summary

Democratic candidate gets $225,000 boost from sole super PAC donor, his dad

SOLE FUNDER: Martine Rothblatt, CEO of United Therapeutics, is the sole funder of the SpaceSuperPAC. Her son Gabriel Rothblatt is running for Congress in Florida. By William Patrick | Florida Watchdog TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A congressional candidate in Florida is getting a boost from a super political action committee with one donor, which happens to...

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