by Josh Israel Mar 16, 2016
Trump said he'd seen the ad. Then he claimed he hadn't.
by Emily Atkin Feb 11, 2016
Super PACs have not bought Election 2016 -- at least not yet.
by Lauren C. Williams Sep 1, 2015
The presidential primaries are six months away and tech companies aren't wasting any time putting money up for the candidates they want to go the distance.
by Judd Legum Aug 21, 2015
by Josh Israel Aug 7, 2015
Bush also decried "the excessive regulations and repressive policies of the Obama administration.”
by Josh Israel May 28, 2014
His opponent, former U.S. Attorney John Ratcliffe, and a super PAC explicitly made the incumbent’s age an issue in the campaign — a common tactic against older candidates.
by Mason Atkins May 1, 2014
"Our democracy is held hostage by the funders of campaigns. We're going to pay the ransom, and get it back."
by Alex Leichenger Apr 7, 2014
Newt Gingrich says that doing away with campaign finance restrictions will limit the influence of powerful donors and political organizations. But it really would accomplish just the opposite.
by Josh Israel Mar 17, 2014
In 2012, then-Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) proposed a “People’s Pledge” to keep outside groups from interfering in his re-election race against now-Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D).
by Josh Israel & Adam Peck Mar 7, 2014
Though its website has been defunct since late last year, Afghanistan & Iraq Veterans for Congress PAC reported $469,967.46 in 2013 expenses — just $9,000 of that (under 2 percent) on candidate contributions.