Jeb Bush’s super PAC is exploiting a “loophole” in current campaign finance law to raise nearly unlimited and unaccountable level of money for his upcoming campaign for president, MSNBC is reporting. The key to this is simple, Jeb Bush...Show More Summary
“There is a growing realization inside Hillary Clinton’s Brooklyn headquarters and among the wider circle of Democratic operatives that coming up with the requisite $1 billion to $2.5 billion in campaign and super PAC cash for the 2016 campaign will [...]
Last week, we showed you guys some of the crazy prop bets Bovada is providing for tomorrow's (Sat., May 2, 2105) super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. As it turns out, the online sportsbook has come up with a few new...Show More Summary
The move by Guy Cecil was described by three people familiar with the discussions as a brushback to Jim Messina, the 2012 campaign manager for President Obama and now the co-chairman of Priorities's board.
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WaPo: The shake-up is being driven by concerns among Clinton advisers that the group needs to be led by a close ally who has been embedded in the former secretary of state’s political world and will be able to anticipate … Continue reading ?
Guy Cecil, a top Democratic strategist with close ties to Hillary Rodham Clinton, is poised to take on a major leadership role at the pro-Clinton super PAC Priorities USA Action, a move designed to send an unequivocal signal that Clinton wants donors to rally around the independent group. Cecil, a seasoned field operative who served […]
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As the role of super PACs that can accept unlimited donations evolves in 2016 presidential campaigns, so do their names.
WSJ: The 2016 election cycle is seeing an expansion not just of super PAC fundraising but of the PACs’ responsibilities. The main reason: Super PACs can accept donations of unlimited size, while donations to candidate campaigns, such as Carly for … Continue reading ?
The American people "have had enough of establishment politics -- they want real change"
Hillary Clinton “had once planned to wait until May to hold her first fund-raising events. But in the last two weeks, she has moved up her schedule, primarily out of concern about Jeb Bush’s extensive super PAC fundraising,” the New [...]
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NYT headline. Excerpt:In emphasizing their long-range strategy, Mr. Walker’s advisers are seeking to lower expectations ahead of the first fund-raising totals for most candidates and their “super PACs,” which will be made public in mid-July. Show More Summary
The billionaire businessman has given big bucks for a new super PAC set up to bolster Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Turnaround Agenda and “oppose those who stand in the way” of it. [ more › ]
MIAMI BEACH, Florida (AP) — Jeb Bush's super PAC is raising eye-popping sums in a multi-pronged effort to define the former Florida governor for Republican presidential primary voters before his rivals can, donors say. Ever mindful of...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is not running for president yet. Or, at least, that's what he would have everyone believe as he skips around the country raising tens of millions of dollars. Since Bush claims not to be...Show More Summary
So Jeb Bush is holding a two-day donor/Super PAC/operative "retreat" on South Beach that began yesterday and concludes today. I think it's reasonable to assume that once the confab is...
A new political fund aimed at helping Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner push his agenda has received its first cash infusion: $4 million from Chicago billionaire Sam Zell.