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Super Pacs

  1. What Hurts a Political Opponent in the Age of Trump?In a news cycle jammed with scandals, party operatives are trying to figure out what sticks with voters anymore — and how to unearth those things.
  2. politics
    Oh God, a Trump Super-PAC Had a 12-Year-Old Girl Interview Roy MooreThe America First Project wants to show “there is a wide range of people who support Roy Moore.”
  3. It’s Too Early for Democrats to Freak Out Over FundraisingWhile the DNC is struggling to keep up with the RNC in fundraising, other sources of campaign financing are more balanced, and it’s very early yet.
  4. It’s Official: The 2016 Campaign Is Going Down BallotGOP super-pacs are branding Democrats as “rubber stamps” for President Hillary, while Clinton and Obama call on voters to oust Trump’s enablers.
  5. election 2016
    Joss Whedon Doesn’t Want You to Vote for TrumpThe Avengers director has launched a super-pac called Save the Day.
  6. Conservative Plutocrats Make Massive Investment in GOP Senate RacesTwo super-pacs designed to retain GOP Senate control took in $42 million last month, as Trump-averse donors focus their funds on the upper chamber.
  7. campaign finance
    The Trump Campaign’s Big Fundraising Haul in July Wasn’t So BigNo matter how you calculate it, the Clinton campaign and its allies are crushing Trump when it comes to raising and spending money.
  8. early and often
    Ex-Sanders Staffers Launch Progressive PACIncluding Republicans.
  9. Is Karl Rove Secretly Falling for Donald Trump?The conservative kingmaker’s super-pac is telling donors that Trump can beat Clinton.
  10. good causes
    Meet the Women Working to Take Down TrumpFrom the super-pac leaders to the parody Twitter creators.
  11. Paul Ryan Tells ‘Draft Ryan’ Super-pac to Cut It OutThe speaker is not changing his mind. 
  12. Eliot Spitzer Threw Away a Whole Bunch of Money on Martin O’MalleyBut was it spent on love?
  13. ‘Black Americans’ Super-Pac Funded by White GuysSo, so white.
  14. funny money
    Totally-Not-Trump-Affiliated Super-Pac Shuts Down After Campaign Ties Surface“Mr. Trump has said he doesn’t have a super-pac. So to honor his wishes, I’m shutting my organization down.”
  15. 2016
    2016 Candidates Buy Some Weird StuffThat $100 he gave to Tim the Balloonman could make Ben Carson’s presidential bid, right?
  16. encounter
    Talking to Chicago Cubs Co-owner Laura RickettsThe LGBT activist loves her family a lot.
  17. Trevor Potter Looks Back on Setting Up Stephen Colbert’s Super PACStephen Colbert’s former lawyer Trevor Potter wrote a piece for The Washington Post this week to mark the fifth anniversary of the Supreme […]
  18. client 9
    Anti-Spitzer Sentiment Spawns Two Super-PACsThanks again, Citizens United.
  19. mayors against illegal guns
    Chicago Candidate Accuses Bloomberg’s PAC of Violating FEC LawsSomebody’s upset about the mayor’s meddling.
  20. karl rove
    Karl Rove Admits That 2012 Was a ‘Bad Year’ for His Super-PACsBut next time will be different! 
  21. money primary
    Super-PACs Prepare Final Ad BlitzesThere’s still a lot of money to shove through the airwaves. 
  22. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg Now Has His Own PACAnd a plan for influencing politics post-2014.
  23. late and often
    George Soros Can Spare $1 Million for Obama Super-PACHe’s donating to Priorities USA Action after all.
  24. super pacs
    Obama Lawyer Demands Rove-led Crossroads GPS Disclose Its DonorsFighting fund-raising with lawyering.
  25. early and often
    Soros and Other Rich Guys to Give Dems $100MFighting money with money, but with a twist.
  26. early and often
    DCCC to Unleash $32 Million Worth of Ads Against 26 GOP IncumbentsThe ads are coming.
  27. politics
    Republican Super-PAC American Crossroads Preparing Obama Onslaught The slime is coming.
  28. politics
    Eric Cantor Is in Trouble for Donating to a Super PAC The House Majority Leader’s $25,000 contribution will not go unnoticed. 
  29. Following Colbert’s Lead and Fighting the Super PACsSo it’s as bad as we thought. When the Colbert Report first began highlighting the looming threat of Super PACs last year, the rest of the […]
  30. Colbert’s Super PAC Is More Popular Than Romney’s in TexasThe Colbert Super PAC wasn’t content to simply raise a million dollars. Nope, it’s also continuing to show up actual candidates for the […]
  31. Bill Maher Gave an Obama Super PAC a Buttload of Money Last NightBill Maher announced during the San Jose performance of his “StupidCrazyPolitics” show last night that he was donating a million dollars to […]
  32. 2012
    Bill Maher Giving $1 Million to Obama PAC As Reelection Spending RocketsThe president outspent Mitt Romney in the month of January.
  33. occupy everywhere
    Alabama Man Registers Occupy Wall Street Super PACWhy not?
  34. 2012
    Obama Campaign Changes Position on Super-PACs, Will Now Embrace DonationsChange of plans.
  35. Video: Stephen Colbert Chases Jon Stewart to Get His $1M Super PAC BackYes, $1 million. 
  36. fun-raising
    Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart Mock Idiotic Super PAC RulesNo coordination!
  37. americans for a better tomorrow tomorrow
    Latest Ad by Colbert Super-PAC Promises Orgy of Pure DistortionNarrated by Sam Elliott. Maybe.
  38. politics
    Santorum and Romney Clash Over Super-PAC Ads [Updated]Santorum began the testy back-and-forth by calling Romney out for evading a question.
  39. eye of newt
    Gingrich Supporter Sheldon Adelson Denies Involvement in Anti-Romney DocumentaryAdelson is not anti-capitalist. He’s pro-Newt.
  40. super pacs
    Stephen Colbert to Run for President Again, Sort Of [Updated]Colbert handed over control of his super-PAC to Jon Stewart.
  41. stuck in the mittle
    Pro-Gingrich Super PAC Demonizes Romney and Bain in 30-Minute DocumentaryThirty minutes of Romney personally killing jobs to increase his personal wealth.
  42. ron paul
    New Ron Paul Ad Seeks to Prove He’s Not RacistCompassionate ad arrives on the heels of racially charged newsletter controversy.