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Reading the Tea Leaves: More Fund-Raisers by Clinton Allies

When will Hillary Clinton announce her long-awaited presidential campaign? One guess can be found in a new round of fund-raisers being organized by Ready for Hillary, the super PAC founded to organize grassroots supporters and potential donors for a potential Clinton campaign.

Jindal Supporters File Paperwork for Super PAC, ‘Believe Again’

Supporters of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal have launched a super PAC to begin laying the groundwork for a possible presidential campaign,

Jindal Gets Support of Super PAC

“A group of Republicans who want to see Bobby Jindal elected president are launching a super PAC to boost the Louisiana governor’s 2016 aspirations,” the Washington Examiner reports. “Jindal has yet to announce for president. But organizers of ‘Believe Again’ [...] The post Jindal Gets Support of Super PAC appeared first on Political Wire.

Five Years After Citizens United, Billionaires Are Buying Democracy

Five years after the Supreme Court's disastrous 5-4 decision in Citizens United, there's a lot to be angry about. With election spending out of control, and super PACs empowering giant corporations and billionaires like no time since...Show More Summary

Bush Has 60 Fundraisers Scheduled

Jeb Bush operatives “announced that 60 events in cities across the country have been scheduled to raise money for his federal leadership political action committee, which can accept money only in limited amounts, and his super PAC, which can accept [...] The post Bush Has 60 Fundraisers Scheduled appeared first on Political Wire.

Ex-McConnell Aide Launches GOP Senate Super PAC

A former chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) on Tuesday launched a super PAC aimed at preserving the party's control of the Senate in a challenging 2016 election landscape.

Super PACs: Just Helping Out a Friend

By definition, super PACs are supposed to be independent from candidates and parties. However, 45 percent of all super PACs spending more than $100,000 in 2014 did so on behalf of just one candidate. That finding was published in the...Show More Summary

McConnell Allies Start ‘Super PAC’ to Keep Senate Majority

Allies of Senator Mitch McConnell are setting up a "super PAC" devoted exclusively to helping Republicans keep control of the Senate in 2016.

Will the Roberts Court Strike Down Another Campaign-Finance Law?

6 days agoNews : News Desk

If you’re like me, you haven’t decided how you’re going to mark this week’s fifth anniversary of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court case that brought you the super PAC. The Court itself will honor the occasion by hearing another campaign-finance case, this one concerning judicial elections. Show More Summary

Emily’s List May Inherit Pro-Clinton Social Media

“Ready for Hillary, the energetic, pro-Clinton super PAC, plans to shut down for good if and when Clinton announces for president, but not before finding a home for two key assets: A massive e-mail list of roughly 3 million supporters [...] The post Emily’s List May Inherit Pro-Clinton Social Media appeared first on Political Wire.

A Scout's Take on the NFC Championship Game Between the Packers and Seahawks

On Sunday afternoon at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, the Green Bay Packers will take on the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game. I wrote a story earlier this week that talked about how the Packers might be able to defeat the Seahawks, who have been very dominant at home recently. Show More Summary

Where’s Hillary?

“As the 2016 race heats up on the Republican side, with a new Super PAC, donor check or staffing announcement dropping every hour since Christmas, Hillary Clinton’s schedule has been notably empty,” CNN reports. “The last time the presumed Democratic [...] The post Where’s Hillary? appeared first on Political Wire.

Zero People Have Contributed To Dick Morris’s Anti-Hillary PAC

In the 16 months it’s been in existence, zero people, that would be none, nada, not one, no one, has given one penny to the Dick Morris anti-Hillary Clinton super PAC, reports Dave Weigel. He launched Dick Morris’s Just Say No to Hillary PAC, registering it from Tampa. From time to time, stories about the [...]

Palin Backers Announce 2016 Super PAC

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release: Supporters of Governor Sarah Palin announce the formation of The Political Earthquake PAC/Grassroots4Palin, a Super PAC which will independently advocate on behalf of Palin and the leadership and vision that she has for our nation. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush is now on Instagram

Jeb Bush has decided he might run for president in 2016. Besides setting up a super PAC, the presumptive candidate appears to be testing the social media waters by joining Instagram. Seems a pretty normal first two steps in 2015, no? At least, it certainly looks like he just joined. Show More Summary

"Next week, Scott Walker will go to the Packers' game, root for his state's team, & sit in the cheap seats & freeze with the common people."

Tweets Bill Kristol, right after "Chris Christie cavorting with Jerry Jones in the owner's box. Numbers plummeting in IA & NH. OTOH, will Jones write big Super PAC checks?"Then: "And Rick Perry and Ted Cruz will go to Green Bay to root...Show More Summary

‘Ready for Romney’ Is Amateur Hour

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Romneyland is abuzz over the new super PAC—and not in a good way. Why a 26-year-old with no ties to the 2012 GOP nominee and no campaign experience has them worried.

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