A radio ad from a super PAC run by former aides to Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) is tying the death of Trayvon Martin to GOP Senate candidate Thom Tillis. The ad, a recording of which was posted online, says "Tillis even led the effort to pass...Show More Summary
The National Education Association’s Super PAC has pivoted recently to close House races, spending $335,000 on an ad buy in Maine’s 2nd Congressional district last week. This week it spent $126,000 on a TV ad against incumbent GOP Rep. Steve Southerland in Florida’s 2nd District. Southerland is locked in a tight race with Democrat Gwen […]
And you thought candidates were the biggest factor in their races. No, this year, battle for control of the Senate is largely being determined by big-spending super PACs and nonprofits.
“Congresswoman Julia Brownley is what’s wrong with Washington. Brownley voted to allow first class air travel for Congress.” — new ad by the Congressional Leadership Fund, a Republican-leaning Super PAC Nothing depresses The Fact Checker more than seeing the same Four-Pinocchio falsehoods repeated. Show More Summary
The Koch brothers-backed super PAC is adding to its TV spending over the final two weeks leading up to the midterm elections, dropping an additional $6.5 million into six competitive U.S. Senate races. The ads will link Democratic candidates to President Obama.
Anti-abortion super PAC Women Speak Out is making its voice heard in several tight Senate races this cycle. But given its most recent donors, that voice might be a few octaves lower than you might expect. Women Speak Out was founded as an offshoot of the Susan B. Anthony List in 2012, joining the election season fray with an ad narrated by…
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is investing $1 million in the South Dakota Senate race, but a "super PAC" tied to Harry Reid has not.
The National Education Association’s Super PAC has concentrated almost exclusively on trying to preserve the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate, but last week it made a $335,000 expenditure to produce and air ads in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District against Republican Bruce Poliquin. Poliquin has a slight lead in the polls over Democrat Emily Cain, […]
The National Education Association’s Super PAC dropped another $350,000 on a media buy in the Arkansas U.S. Senate race, bringing its total spending in the state to about $840,000. The teachers’ union represents fewer than 11,000 working public education employees in Arkansas (out of about 32,000).
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NEA Advocacy Fund, the super PAC affiliated with the country’s largest union, is showing its spending clout in the North Carolina Senate race with less than a month to go before the midterm elections. The National Education Association boasts three million members working in education from the preschool to the postgraduate level. Its super PAC…
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A crowd-funded super PAC on Tuesday announced plans to spend $1 million on behalf of the Democratic candidate for an open U.S. Senate seat from South Dakota, aiming to shake up a race that favors the Republican.
They may be called super PACs, but they can’t be everywhere at once. It’s become fashionable for these committees, which can spend unlimited amounts on ads backing or attacking candidates anywhere in the country, to tout their allegiance to a state. But as often as not, an OpenSecrets Blog analysis found, they run mainly on out-of-state money. We tallied up…
Tom Steyer’s NextGen Climate super PAC hit Florida Gov. Rick Scott on climate change and oil drilling with a less than honest bi-lingual ad, ironically enough, entitled "Fraud." "... a Spanish-language TV ad running in the Miami area...Show More Summary
A climate change super PAC, funded by billionaire investor Tom Steyer, backs up its sometimes zany stunts with a whole lot of cash.
During a panel session at the Values Voter Summit on Saturday, the head of the Susan B. Anthony List’s super PAC said the group will continue targeting incumbent Democratic Sens. Kay Hagan (NC), Mary Landrieu (LA), and Mark Pryor (AR)...Show More Summary
The rise of Super PACs In New York has been anything but super.
Lessig is building the "Super PAC to end all Super PACs"
Abandon hope all ye who enter: Some poor children's first experience of this world will be swaddled in a "Born Ready for Hillary" onesie. The item is for sale on the website of the Ready for Hillary Super PAC, created to support Clinton in the 2016 presidential run she's still "weighing". Show More Summary