Supreme Court 'McCutcheon' case could aid GOP

By Michael Beckel

Conservative donors who maxed out during the 2012 election far outnumbered liberals.

Excerpts from this story referencing "House Speaker":

"… 200 aggregate limit — to 16 Republican candidates including Mitt Romney, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. O …"

Supreme Court plaintiff McCutcheon exceeded campaign contribution limit

By Michael Beckel

Lead plaintiff in upcoming Supreme Court campaign finance case gave Alabama GOP more money than federal law allows, records show.

Excerpts from this story referencing "outspoken critic":

"… 10,000 to the party’s federal account earlier in 2012. McCutcheon is an outspoken critic of existing federal law that limits the overall dollar amount that any one …"

West Virginia races primed for super PAC activity

By Michael Beckel

'West Virginians for Results' registered by D.C. attorney with strong ties to Republicans.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington, D.C.":

"… The address used by West Virginians for Results on its FEC filing is the Washington, D.C., office of the law firm Clark Hill PLC. The super PAC’s treasurer is lis …"

John Boehner

Republicans renew their control of House

By The Associated Press

Republicans approach renewed control of House as Dems fail to make inroads in East, Midwest

N.C.'s public financing system drowned out by outside spending

By Chris Young

State supreme court elections vulnerable to outside spending by ideological groups.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Supreme Court building":

"… as removed for refusing to move a Ten Commandments monument from the state Supreme Court building.His opponent is Birmingham Judge Bob Vance, who entered the race in August …"