(CNN) - The man looking to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in a GOP primary has earned the endorsement of a major conservative super PAC, an endorsement that comes on the heels of a deal McConnell brokered ending the partial government shutdown. McConnell did himself few favors with some in the conservative base by […]
American Crossroads, a Republican super PAC, commissioned polls of four red states where Republicans can pick up Senate seats in 2014, and more than a year away from the race and before the real campaign's even begun, the situation is...Show More Summary
Liz Cheney's campaign team wants that new television attack ad claiming she supports same-sex marriage to be removed from broadcast schedules. The tv spot, funded by right wing super PAC the American Principles Fund, began airing in Wyoming earlier this...
In September's primary elections, a new super PAC promoting City Council candidates friendly to small business made something of a splash. It signed up hundreds of small businesses as supporters, raised $379,000, and backed winners in 14 of the 18 races it took part in, securing pledges from candidates to curb fines and reduce tolls. Show More Summary
(CNN) - A conservative Super PAC is questioning Michael Bloomberg's new TV spot that supports New Jersey Senate hopeful Cory Booker and touts the Newark mayor's education achievements. The American Commitment Action Fund says it's spending $130,000 to run an ad that will air across the Garden State, accusing Booker of failing Newark's schools despite […]
BIG FRIENDS: This ad for New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker was paid for by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Super PAC. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org NEWARK, N.J. — A large cornerstone of Newark Mayor Cory Booker‘s campaign centers on his ability to attract millions in outside investment to his city, but now it...
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By Dave Levinthal October 7, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. When it comes to super PACs, U.S. SenateShow More Summary
Last week, The Insider broke the news that the United Federation of Teachers' super PAC had paid more than $370,000 to a fictitious political consulting firm "Strategic Consultants Inc.," which was actually the well-known Manhattan consulting firm the Advance Group. Show More Summary
A conservative super PAC has begun airing statewide television ads in Wyoming attacking Liz Cheney (pictured) for her stance on gay marriage. According to the ad, Cheney has been palling around with too many MSNBC liberals and is simply not homophobic enough to represent the good people of Wyoming. Cheney, who is the eldest daughter of [...]
(CNN) - Liz Cheney's family name may not be enough to confirm conservative bona fides in Wyoming, with a new Super PAC attack ad alluding to liberal values for the Senate hopeful. "MSNBC. The go-to network for Barack Obama and Washington's liberal elites. So what's Liz Cheney doing here?" says the voiceover narration on the […]
Trying to sweep away the money trail: I and my company have never given money to super PACs, and none of the organizations I worked with in 2010 did any election campaigning under Citizens United. It was the voters, not Citizens United, who changed the face of North Carolina government. Show More Summary
An ad called “Temper Tantrum” features Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) and a crying baby. The attack ad was put together by the House Majority PAC, a Democratic Super Political Action Committee dedicated to opposing Republican candidates in the House. Show More Summary
Under the nation's odd campaign-finance laws, super PACs can get away with quite a bit of dubious behavior, which is perfectly legal, but it's not completely a free-for-all. Super PACs cannot, for example, incorporate in support of an allied politician, and then name itself afte …
Washington (CNN) - Ready for Hillary, the super PAC encouraging Hillary Clinton to launch a second bid for the White House, couldn't be happier about the news that she is considering it. So on Wednesday the group will launch a video to celebrate, according to an official with the super PAC. It features her concession […]
The super PAC was a major player in the 2012 election. But so far, it hasn't spent a dime on midterm elections.
Sarah Palin and SarahPac are being sued for posting an iconic 9/11 photo on her Facebook page. Alaska Dispatch reports: North Jersey Media Group, Inc. is suing Palin and her super PAC, SarahPAC, over use of the photo, a well-known … Continue reading ?
Fight for Tomorrow, a new national Super PAC based in Texas and developed by several conservatives in Virginia and in other states, is launching an advertising campaign intended to impact the Virginia Governor’s race. Our first ad, “Don't...Show More Summary
The real estate industry is expected to rack up a number of wins in Tuesday's Democratic primary elections after spending $7 million on City Council races through its controversial "super PAC," Jobs for New York. But the price of victory includes a compromise that calls into question what the industry will get for its effort. Show More Summary
A Republican super PAC is criticizing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's national security credentials ahead of a speech in Philadelphia, ABC News reported Monday. In a research document titled "Clinton Can't Be Trusted On Privacy,"...Show More Summary