On Monday, they launched two sponsored BuzzFeed posts against Trump.
An ABC News analysis of several of Mitt Romney’s top donors in 2012 revealed that they have so far declined to donate to Donald Trump’s campaign, joint victory fund, or super PACs backing him, instead shifting their contributions to congressional [...]
Politico reports, “The Congressional Leadership Fund [the super PAC supporting House Speaker Paul Ryan] is entering the general election fray earlier than it has in the past, and with more cash in its war chest to defend the GOP’s historically large House majority. The spending includes $7.4 million for TV ads in nine districts. About $3.4 million of […]
Things are getting rough for the Kimmel campaign. A brutal attack ad, calling the late night host and vice presidential hopeful, a "deceitful," duplicitous," "liar" has surfaced. It was paid for by the "not so super PAC" Citizens for a Kimmel Free America. Take a look and see if you ... More »
WASHINGTON ? When Republican voters in Arizona receive a robocall this week featuring former House Speaker Newt Gingrich endorsing Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), they’ll hear just another example of how super PACs and political candidates...Show More Summary
Donald Trump released his first TV advertisement of the general election last week. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton and the main super PAC supporting her, combined, have already spent $65.8 million on TV ads in nine battleground states. So, the podcast crew talks about how much TV ads matter and how the campaigns are spending their money […]
Republicans have a big advantage in the House of Representatives, which they hold 247 to 186. But Donald Trump is a disastrous enough candidate to have them worried. A Republican Super PAC is pouring $10 million into advertising to protect...Show More Summary
NYT on the worst of both worlds for Trump campaign: The arrangement is a kind of throwback to the pre-Citizens United era, when party organizations — not independent “super PACs” and political nonprofits — assumed many of the financial and … Continue reading ?
Hillary Clinton's campaign and its on-air allies have gotten untold mileage out of replaying the worst Donald Trump gaffes, over and over again, typically paired with video of actors grimacing at them. Trump's spasmodic impression of a physically disabled reporter, which focus groups have identified as his most offensive moment, is played yet again in […]
His candor is appreciated. Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va..): “There is not one character trait in Donald Trump I would want my son to emulate.” Honestly, no big donor with any sophistication is going to give him money. “The super PAC backing Democrat Hillary Clinton vastly outraised the outside groups supporting Republican Donald Trump in July, new […]
During the 2016 Republican presidential primaries, Kellyanne Conway ran a Super PAC that supported Ted Cruz called, Keep the Promise I, and back in April she told CNN's Don Lemon that Trump needed to release his tax returns for the sake...Show More Summary
“The super PAC backing Democrat Hillary Clinton vastly outraised the outside groups supporting Republican Donald Trump in July,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The pro-Clinton group, Priorities USA Action, raised $9.9 million last month, less than the $12 million it [...]
Priorities USA Action brought in $9.3 million in July, for a total of $110 million in 2016.
Filings show outside groups and the billionaires behind them scrambling to shape election.
Priorities USA Action also had more than $38 million in reserves to keep up Trump attacks.
Until now, Sen. John McCain has almost completely ignored ex-state Sen. Kelli Ward, his Aug. 30 GOP primary opponent. While the pro-McCain super PAC Arizona Grassroots Action has aired a series of commercials against Ward, McCain has focused his fire on Rep. Show More Summary
MapLight: The Trump campaign announced in April it had hired Ken McKay as a senior adviser, saying he would “support our delegate operations team and bolster our ground game efforts.” McKay left the Trump campaign in early June to join … Continue reading ?
What do you do as a politician when billionaire plutocrats drop millions of dollars into a super PAC dedicated to ending your career? Democrats will need to answer this question, and fast. As desperation sets in with the Donald Trump...Show More Summary
According to a new FEC filing, AlternativePAC, a super PAC formed by small government activist Matt Kibbe, spent $30,000 this week on “internet web memes” supporting Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson. Read more...
The latest poll in Virginia shows Hillary Clinton holding a 14-point lead over Donald Trump. She's up by the same amount in Colorado and is up 11...