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Kasich Made Super PAC Ads Before Launching Bid

Gov. John Kasich filmed television ads used by a super PAC supporting him before he officially became a presidential candidate, WMUR reports. Said a spokeswoman: “In order for there to be coordination, there must be a candidate, and John Kasich [...]

Hillary’s Hypocritical Campaign Finance Plan

The specifics of the Hillary Clinton campaign finance plan are out. Her focus is solely on restricting super PAC power. The post Hillary’s Hypocritical Campaign Finance Plan appeared first on The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!...Show More Summary

Anti-gay ‘historian’ leading pro-Ted Cruz PAC says Bible forbids finding an AIDS vaccine

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The man who will be controlling millions of dollars in his role as head of GOP presidential nominee Ted Cruz’s super PAC believes that scientists will not be able to create a vaccine for the AIDS virus because he thinks a Bible verse says AIDS is God’s retaliation for sin. This is just...

Hillary Clinton Has A New Plan To Combat Big Money In Politics

Critics say the plan could go further, and point to Clinton's own use of the super PACs and mega-donors the plan would crack down on. The post Hillary Clinton Has A New Plan To Combat Big Money In Politics appeared first on ThinkProgress.

“Presidential Fundraising: New CFI Table Arrays the Sources of Candidates’ Early Money”

Campaign Finance Institute: We know by now that the presidential campaigns raised early money from mega-donors at an unprecedented clip, with most of the money during the first half of 2015 going into legally independent Super PACs. The Campaign Finance … Continue reading ?

Coming to a New Hampshire TV set near you: Jeb Bush

With his numbers slipping in New Hampshire, Jeb Bush is taking his campaign to the airwaves there for the first time. A super PAC backing his bid plans to spend tens of millions of dollars in television advertising in New Hampshire in the coming months, but the campaign itself isn't waiting for that air support. […]

Pondering presidential campaign, Biden sticks close to Obama

“As one person said: Read my lips”, the vice president said. The Draft Biden Super PAC, operating as an independent organization (populated by Obama campaign veterans and friends of Joe’s son, Beau Biden, who died in May), announced staff expansion in South Carolina on Wednesday. But it was a previous tragedy – the death of

Larry Lessig hits the presidential campaign trail

SALEM, N.H. -- Larry Lessig has been a Harvard Law professor, an author, an copyright innovator, and the leader of an anti-corruption "super PAC to end super PACs." On Wednesday night, he took on a new role: A potential candidate for president, taking a whack at a rival. Standing in an Italian restaurant's dining room, […]

Pro-Walker super PAC to spend $9 million on ads in South Carolina, New Hampshire and Nevada

The super PAC supporting Scott Walker's run for the White House plans to spend another $9.25 million on ads in early primary states in the coming months to introduce more voters to the Republican governor of Wisconsin -- and, it hopes, help him regain his status as a top-tier contender. The Unintimidated PAC has already spent $6.75 million […]

O’Malley Super PAC Cuts Iowa Staff

“A super PAC supporting Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley has laid off 38 organizers in Iowa — about three-quarters of its staff here,” the Washington Post reports. “Generation Forward, a political action committee launched by longtime O’Malley aides and other [...]

Super PAC backing Scott Walker announces $9 million ad buy

(AP) — A super PAC backing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's run for the Republican presidential nomination has announced a $9.25 million ad buy for three early voting states, expanding on a $7 million television ad campaign starting in Iowa next week.

Super PAC backing O’Malley sheds much of its Iowa staff

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A super PAC supporting Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O’Malley has laid off 38 organizers in Iowa -- about three-quarters of its staff here -- according to a spokesman. Generation Forward, a political action committee launched by longtime O’Malley aides and other boosters, maintains 13 people on the ground in the nation’s […]

The best chance to elect a strong conservative this year

From the diaries... My name is Matt Mackowiak and I am the Treasurer of Fight For Kentucky, a Super PAC that is set up to help elect Matt Bevin for Governor. Since 1972, Kentucky has been led by Democratic Governors for all but four years. Show More Summary

Jeb Just Can’t Quit His Corporate Pals

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Former associates have pumped more than $1.7 million into Right to Rise, his supportive super PAC.

Perry as the weakest link?

The presidential campaigns and their Super PACs will be releasing their September fundraising reports in a few weeks. One of them is looking to be a doozy.

“Owned by Union, Amalgamated Bank Gives Lift to the Left”

Nick Confessore for the NYT: When Ready for Hillary, a pro-Hillary Rodham Clinton “super PAC,” wanted to take out a million-dollar loan five months before it planned to go out of business, it turned to a bank that was founded … Continue reading ?

Huckabee super donor’s Jesus Fund keeps recipients of $26 million secret

The Arkansas man who dropped $3 million into the super PAC supporting Mike Huckabee‘s bid for the Republican presidential nomination for years handed out millions of dollars to a secret list of public charities through a pass-through private foundation called The Jesus Fund, tax forms filed by the foundation show. The Fund’s activity may violate…

Carly Fiorina Super PAC Takes Out Full Page Ad to Defend Fiorina against New York Times Op-Ed

As the Free Beacon reported, the Super PAC is headed by a former board of director that voted to fire Fiorina from Hewlett-Packard: The super PAC supporting Carly Fiorina labeled an article about the presidential candidate published in the New York Times business section last week “dishonest” and in response took out a full-page advertisement in the paper’s Thursday edition […]

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