The effects of Citizens United are getting ready to escalate considerably as Jeb Bush considers turning over a portion of his campaign's responsibilities to his super PAC, Right to Rise, which can raise limitless cash donations fromShow More Summary
Wondering what super PACs have in store for 2016? Look at who’s going to be running them.
WASHINGTON — A presidential candidate says he or she is running for president, raises cash for the campaign and spends it, right? That's not the whole story these days. Continue reading ? The post A guide to political money: campaigns, PACs, super PACs appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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Reuters: “The bland sameness of the names means that tens of millions of Americans may not realize who funded the television advert they just watched denigrating or trumpeting a particular candidate. A few blinks, and the names all run together [...]
It’s hard to remember whether Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush’s super PAC is called America Rising or Right to Rise. The independent political group will likely raise hundreds of millions of dollars to back the former Florida governor’s bid for the White House, but...
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics: delegating many of the nuts-and-bolts tasks of seeking the White House to a separate political organization that can raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash.
By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) - It's hard to remember whether Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush's super PAC is called America Rising or Right to Rise. The Bush super PAC is in fact Right to Rise. America Rising is another...Show More Summary
SPRINGFIELD — Two former campaign aides to Gov. Bruce Rauner have formed a new political fund to help the governor push his agenda at the Capitol, the latest effort give the Republican leverage as his plans face resistance from the Democrat-controlled legislature.
Undefeated boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather Jr. gets top billing -- and top payout -- for his upcoming pay-per-view (PPV) super fight against Manny Pacquiao, which takes place on May 2, 2015 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in LasShow More Summary
CONCORD -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich Monday took a big step toward a possible 2016 Republican presidential run with the launch of a new super PAC, the Washington Post and NH1 News in New Hampshire have learned. The new group is called New Day for America, and one of the biggest political names in New […]
ProPublica reports. “A growing number of political committees known as super PACs have become instruments of single donors, according to a ProPublica analysis of federal records. During the 2014 election cycle, $113 million – 16 percent of money raised by all … Continue reading ?
This story was co-published with the Daily Beast. The wealthiest Americans can fly on their own jets, live in gated compounds and watch movies in their own theaters. More of them also are walling off their political contributions from other big and small players. Show More Summary
The new "super PAC" supporting Gov. Scott Walker’s likely presidential campaign is raising eyebrows in his home state of Wisconsin.
Super PACs bankrolled by a single donor quadrupled their share of overall fundraising in 2014. And there’s no sign of letup in ’16.
Washington Post: “Turning disgust with billionaire super PAC benefactors into a platform that moves voters has been an elusive goal for activists seeking to curb the massive sums sloshing through campaigns. But five years after the Supreme Court’s Citizens United [...]
“Two of Scott Walker’s top political hands from Wisconsin will forgo roles on his likely presidential campaign to instead run a super PAC supporting the Republican governor,” Politico reports. “It has become a prerequisite for presidential candidates to have a [...]
There are now 13 super PACs sanctioned by 2016 hopefuls.