09/29/14 12:45 PM
DENVER (AP) — The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states. The political...
By Paul Bedard | 09/29/14 08:31 AM
DNC Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has cleared the $22 million debt she inherited, giving her strong support inside the White House.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 06:54 PM
Of the $37 million in combined contributions to the two candidates identified by an analysis by the Louisville Courier-Journal, 85 percent is from out of state.
By Mark Flatten | 09/27/14 02:43 PM
A Republican congressional candidate in New Jersey was successful in forcing the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to yank a television that falsely linked him to a lawsuit filed by Arizona firefighters.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/26/14 07:43 AM
A new independent audit shows the Texas Enterprise Fund gave away nearly half of its $500 million "without a set evaluation process of a consistent criteria."
By Washington Examiner | 09/25/14 04:25 PM
Tou might think Democrats like Bruce Braley and Kay Hagan are being overwhelmed by outside spending, given their complaints. You'd be wrong -- they're doing just fine.
09/24/14 08:00 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — If it seems as though the number of political ads on television has ramped up markedly this election, now there's concrete proof. Fueled by a neck-and-neck contest for governor including a wealthy Republican candidate with money to burn, Illinois has seen a roughly 30 percent...
By Paul Bedard | 09/23/14 12:47 PM
Taxpayers had to cough up $1,159,823 in just one month to fly President Obama to New York and Denver to raise money for Democrats and attend an LGBT event, according to documents obtained by a taxpayer watchdog group.
09/22/14 04:00 PM
WATERLOO, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Despite the millions of dollars being spent to persuade voters, the latest poll shows U.S. Rep. and Senate-candidate Bruce Braley still tied with his Republican rival, state Sen. Joni Ernst, a tea party favorite. A Friday Rasmussen Reports poll showed the...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/22/14 12:11 PM
Outside interest group spending is set to break records for a midterm election.
By Zack Colman | 09/21/14 11:21 AM
Its main goal is to put candidates who support climate change policies in office, but it's hit GOP candidates and incumbents on a number of issues outside the climate sphere.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/20/14 11:21 AM
The Republican National Committee announces it raised nearly $3 million more than the Democratic National Committee in August.
By David M. Drucker | 09/17/14 08:13 AM
Senate Republicans on Tuesday agreed to transfer $3 million in personal campaign funds to the National Republican Senatorial Committee in their bid to capture the Senate majority this November, sources confirmed. With control of the Senate on the line and Democrats and their allies pouring...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/16/14 11:22 AM
The Democratic Governors Association gave Charlie Crist $1.5 million Monday, bringing its total investment to about $5.6 million, according to the Miami Herald.
By Becket Adams | 09/12/14 03:00 PM
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is struggling to hold onto her Senate seat -- and questions regarding her travel activities and taxpayer dollars aren't making things any easier.
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