By Zack Colman | 02/18/14 12:35 PM
Billionaire former hedge fund manager and climate activist Tom Steyer is planning to drop as much as $100 million to promote environmental positions in the 2014 elections, according to The New York Times. Steyer, a Democrat, has increasingly flexed his political muscle in the past year through...
By Charles Hoskinson | 02/18/14 12:22 PM
Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., had harsh words for his Senate colleagues as three of President Obama's biggest fundraisers glide their way into sensitive diplomatic posts as ambassadors.
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 08:47 AM
In a state already known for sky-high political spending, so-called super PACS can now begin flexing their campaign muscle in Texas too, according to a published report Monday.
By Mark Tapscott | 02/14/14 09:41 AM
Charles and David Koch are the two most evil people in American politics, right? We know that because Jane Mayer proved it with her landmark "Covert Operations" tour de liberal force in 2010. Well, it turns out that Mayer's aim was off just a little, by like 58 slots on the all-time biggest...
02/14/14 12:21 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has committed to holding more than 18 fundraisers to help Democrats this year ahead of the midterm elections in November. That's according to Democrats involved in the planning, who weren't authorized to discuss the events by name and demanded...
By Michal Conger | 02/13/14 06:13 PM
Shortly after former North Dakota congressional contender Shane Goettle ended his bid for the Republican nomination in April 2012, he joined Odney Advertising to start its public affairs and lobbying arm.
By Luke Rosiak | 02/13/14 06:03 AM
A PAC called 21st Century Democrats has raised $5.3 million since 2009, but not a penny of it has gone to candidates' campaigns or independent expenditures on their behalf, according to Federal Election Commission records.
By Michelle Malkin | 02/12/14 11:01 AM
Put on your super-shocked faces, everyone: Former Obama administration official Hilda Solis, who is now running for yet another government position in Los Angeles, is embroiled in yet another union corruptocracy scandal. The "Hope" and "Change" hits just keep on coming.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/12/14 06:32 AM
CHICAGO -- Dogged by a scandal at home and facing public scrutiny on all fronts, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie bet on a full travel slate on behalf of the Republican Governors Association to spur a comeback. And, at least for the short term, he has come out on top. Having brought in $1.5...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/11/14 10:16 AM
Chicago is a town — and Illinois, a state — that understands corruption. But for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, still dogged by a scandal over his administration's role in a political retribution scheme, the Windy City will be no safe haven when he visits Tuesday to raise money for the...
By DAVID YATES | 02/10/14 02:33 PM
Viewing him as a “bully” at the state capitol, a legal reform group suspects plaintiffs attorney Steve Mostyn will continue to spend millions of dollars on liberal politicians, such as state Sen. Wendy Davis, to ensure he has his way with the Texas legislature.
By Sean Lengell | 02/07/14 11:42 AM
An unrelenting and outspoken ideological warrior, Mitchell's campaign finance expertise and political advice have helped many A-list conservatives, including Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Marco Rubio of Florida and Mike Lee of Utah, as well as 2012 GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum and...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/07/14 08:47 AM
Prominent national Republicans will offer their stamp of approval to former Gov. Mike Rounds, a South Dakota Republican, with a fundraiser in Washington later this month. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan.,...
By Mark Tapscott | 02/05/14 09:10 AM
Problems continue to mount for Texas Democratic gubernatorial leader and abortion-on-demand hero Wendy Davis. Today, it's the Washington Free Beacon reporting that Davis used campaign funds to pay for a luxury apartment and the accountrements thereof in Austin while serving as a state senator....
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 09:14 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam starts his re-election year with more than $4.5 million on hand. The Republican governor reported raising more than $2.9 million in the second half of 2013 and spending about $572,000. His campaign has collected more than $5.2 million to...
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