All Articles on Super PACs

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Pro-Clinton Super PAC Caught Astroturfing on Social Media, Op-Ed Pages
The Intercept reports Friday that anti-Sanders column purportedly penned by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was actually written by corporate lobbyist and edited by Super PAC
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Who's Funding Super PACs This Election Season? Good Question
New reporting looks at how shady LLCs are contributing to 'corrupt campaign finance system'
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Fossil Fuel Tycoons Spending Millions to Elect GOP President
Climate denier Ted Cruz was biggest beneficiary of the industry's donation blitz, analysis of federal election data finds
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Countering Clinton's Super PAC Loot, Sanders Campaign says, "Bernie Doesn’t Want Billionaires’ Money"
Sanders and Clinton campaigns agree in priniciple to four additional debates.
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Sanders Campaign Strikes Back at Clinton 'Mudslinger' for Attack on New Ad
Citing one of the strongest civil rights records in Congress, his campaign says Sanders "doesn’t need lectures on racial issues" from recovering "right-wing extremist" David Brock
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Six Years After Citizens United, Call to 'Reclaim Democracy' Louder than Ever
Reformers are hopeful President Barack Obama will issue an executive order requiring current government contractors to disclose their political contributions
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Happy Holidays, Super PACs: FEC Removes Yet Another Block Against Dark Money
Little-noticed rule allows candidates to solicit money for super PACs as long as it's done in a small meeting
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Clinton Ally Refuses to Apologize for Super PAC Attack on Bernie Sanders
Email from the Correct the Record super PAC attempted to couple Sanders with more "extreme" positions taken by newly-elected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn
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Superrich Donors Turn Our Democracy Into Their Plutocracy
Once upon a time in our Good Ol' US-of-A, presidential contenders and their political parties had to raise the funds needed to make the race. How quaint. But for the 2016 run, this quaint way of selecting our candidates is no longer the case, thanks to the Supreme Court's malicious meddling in the...
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Super PACs Bring US Into 'Wild West Era' of Campaign Spending
"We can't have a functioning democracy where leading presidential candidates operate in this fashion."
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