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Colbert’s Audience Knows Way More About Super PACs than Cable News Viewers Do

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

It turns out Stephen Colbert really was performing a public service when he spent the better part of two years promoting his very own super PAC on The Colbert Report. According to a new study published by the Annenberg Public PolicyShow More Summary

Super PAC Forms to Promote Animal Abuse

Every day, every minute, animals are at risk somewhere, whether they’re languishing in abusive puppy mills, confined in metal cages on industrial factory farms where they can barely move an inch, or caught up in some other enterprise that puts...       Related Stories 2013 the Year of Chimps and Horses in Congress Super Tuesday for Animals Top 10 (So Far) in 2014  

PACs Are Dead—Long Live Super PACs

With more money pouring into elections, traditional political-action committees are being forced to spend even more to stay relevant.

Democrats meddle in a GOP primary in New Jersey, hoping to help the craziest candidate win

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

(click for larger) The pro-Democratic super PAC Patriot Majority USA is up to something in New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District, and it certainly smells like a ratfuck. They're spending $110,000 on a combination of mail and TV attacking both candidates in Tuesday's GOP primary, Steve Lonegan and Tom MacArthur. Show More Summary

Why The Oldest Member Of Congress Just Lost His Seat

His opponent, former U.S. Attorney John Ratcliffe, and a super PAC explicitly made the incumbent’s age an issue in the campaign — a common tactic against older candidates. The post Why The Oldest Member Of Congress Just Lost His Seat appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Green Billionaire Steyer Hopes Climate Change Will Turn Florida Blue

A California billionaire who is dedicating his fortune to pushing greenism on America is hoping that his billions will cajole Florida to vote for Democrat Charlie Crist for Governor this year. Through his Super PAC, NextGen Climate Action,...Show More Summary

Republicans File Suit So They Can Raise Unlimited Cash

RNC Files Lawsuit To Raise Unlimited Cash Like Super PACs (via FreakOutNation) In a totally expected turn of events, the Republican National Committee on Friday sued the Federal Election Commission in an effort to raise unlimited cash just like super PACs do. In addition to the RNC and Priebus, the Republican Party of Louisiana… Now […]

Cluck, cluck, cluck. Koch brothers not so brave in a venue where their lies would be dissected

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

NextGen Climate Action—the Super PAC founded by Tom Steyer, the former California hedge fund chief who seeks to counter the Koch brothers' climate-change propaganda machine with money from his own fortune—produced this ad calling them...Show More Summary

GOP files paperwork to become wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republicans want to get their hands on all that Koch brothers and Sheldon Adelson cash: The Republican National Committee on Friday sued the Federal Election Commission in an effort to raise unlimited cash like super PACs do. Specifically, Republicans want to be able to set up independent accounts that are unbound by current limits. Show More Summary

Harvard professor's 'super PAC' aims to end power of 'super PACs'

Is it possible to create a "super PAC" that would end the power of super PACs by drawing enough Americans into the system to limit the influence of big money in politics? And is it possible to get voters excited about a subject as dry as campaign finance?

These are the states where climate hawk Tom Steyer will wage political war

Steyer's super PAC plans to spend $100 million on races in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania.

Billionaire Tom Steyer launches $100 million assault on GOP climate 'deniers'

Billionaire hedge fund manager and environmentalist Tom Steyer's super PAC is planning to spend close to $100 million this year in a bid to unseat Republicans around the country who they say "deny reality" on climate change. The group...Show More Summary

Sen. Barbara Boxer to help 'Ready for Hillary' super PAC raise money

Barbara Boxer is the latest United States senator to put her support behind an outside group that is urging Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016.

Ad Attacks Tea Party Star Chris McDaniel

One day after another handful of tea party candidates fell short in Republican primaries, the super PAC aimed at quashing the insurgent movement’s biggest star in 2014 – Mississippi Senate candidate Chris McDaniel -- is airing a new attack ad.

NY GOPers have new super PAC to elect state House candidates

New York Republicans have a new super PACs gunning to help elect Republican House candidates in the state.

Veep Launches Vicious Campaign Attacking VP Selina Meyer

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

It looks like the parallel universe of HBO's Veep just got its own super PAC. With the fictional Vice President Selina Meyer's run for president comes Citizens Against Selina Meyer, a group that has its own website, Twitter account, and campaign ads.

Start a super PAC for the poor: How to actually get something done about economic suffering

A vocal pope and bestselling book are nice. But to really get results on poverty? Make lawmakers fear for their job

Tea Party Group Updates FEC Complaint Alleging Illegal 'Scheme To Conceal' ID Of 'Mystery Donor'

The Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund and its powerful attorney Cleta Mitchell have refiled an updated complaint with the Federal Election Commission regarding an allegedly illegal bank loan a Mississippi bank gave to a Super PAC supporting the reelection of Sen. Show More Summary

Wall Street Super Pac Paid Jeffries Supporters $150 A Piece On Election Day

While much of the corporate media - particularly the now ex-Newark Star Ledger - ignored the forces behind "education reform" in Newark, journalist Max Blumenthal decided to actually investigate.

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