Super PAC

WASHINGTON – The Top 5 “dark money” spenders on presidential election ads have reported less than 1% of their spending to the FEC, which is all that is required by the agency’s insufficient standards, according to a new report analyzing the latest campaign filings. "Today’s outside spending...
08/01/2012
Press Release
I'm not generally big on tax cuts. For reasons my colleagues at Demos and The American Prospect explore here, we should generally be collecting more revenue (not less) to invest in the types of public goods (infrastructure, education, basic research) that the private sector simply won't produce at...
04/17/2012
Blog
Hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin Billionaires say the darndest things. On Tuesday, active Super PACs were required to file fundraising reports with the Federal Election Commission. The results are could be described as shocking if they were actually at all surprising.  As everyone knows,...
03/23/2012
Blog
Yesterday was Super Tuesday, an important day for American democracy when citizens of one of the major parties headed to the polls to choose their standard-bearer. Republican voters should be excited about their favorite candidate, especially since so many in the party have been demanding new...
03/07/2012
News/Resource
Super Tuesday has arrived and with it, so has the full might of the Super PACs. Ten states go to the polls today but all eyes are on Ohio, where former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney could add to the distance between him and the rest of the pack needed to solidify his claim on the nomination....
03/06/2012
Blog
By now there’s been no shortage of reporting on the tremendous influence Super PACs have had on the Republican presidential primary.  From Sheldon Adelson single-handedly extending Newt Gingrich’s campaign to pro-Romney Super PAC Restore our Future running more than 12,000 TV ads...
02/08/2012
Blog
Credit: stephenmasker Flickr Can candidates work together to prevent the domination of the airwaves by outside attack advertising? Will voters, if they don’t like the ads, just shut off their televisions? Or will voters, sick of the constant barrage of garbage, tune out from the political...
01/24/2012
Blog
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