By Rebecca Berg | 11/15/13 05:14 AM
The clunky rollout of President Obama's signature health care law has taken a toll on the president. But so far it has done nothing to dampen his ability to raise campaign cash.
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 04:46 PM
Honeywell International Inc., whose political action committee donates more money than any other corporate PAC, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which spends more to lobby Congress than anyone else, will see long-sought legislation on asbestos claims reach the House floor Wednesday. The...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/13/13 01:31 PM
More than 355,000 Americans have pledged money to Organizing for Action from January to September -- totaling more than $21 million.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/11/13 01:51 PM
When the Senate Conservatives Fund recently passed over Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy in Louisiana and instead endorsed his primary opponent, Rob Maness, for Senate, it looked like the telltale early shots of a fierce Republican primary battle.
11/08/13 08:07 PM
(www.nola.com) The traditional image of Louisiana politics is of oil and gas lobbyists roaming the Capitol halls with briefcases full of cash to wine, dine and offer contributions to willing lawmakers. Or maybe the more recent, and very real, scene of...
11/08/13 11:05 AM
(www.mlive.com) The complaint alleges that a ballot proposal committee violated state campaign finance law in supporting a 2012 question.
By Ashe Schow | 11/07/13 05:29 PM
Falling from one’s high horse can really hurt. Liberals have publicly decried the use of “dark money” by conservative activist groups in campaigns, the most notable of which is perhaps FreedomWorks, the Tea Party spark plug. But maybe what they really want isn't to remove dark money...
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By Rebecca Berg | 11/07/13 11:34 AM
President Obama traveled to Dallas on Wednesday to raise money for Democratic Senate candidates, telling would-be contributors that they need to open their wallets if the party is to prevent Republicans from taking over a second chamber of Congress -- a dynamic, he said, that would perpetuate...
By David M. Drucker | 11/06/13 04:03 PM
Supporters of Sen. David Vitter, R-La., this past summer launched a super PAC to bolster his future campaigns, organizers of the committee told the Washington Examiner on Wednesday. The Fund For Louisiana’s Future was registered in Baton Rouge and with the Federal Election Commission, so...
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