"… imits at the federal level in April, with its ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. States such as Connecticut and Wisconsin have p …"
"… paigns. Thanks to the 2010 Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, and subsequent rulings, there is no limit to what a person, corporation o …"
"… o given about $8 million to federal super PACs this year, according to the Federal Election Commission. In 2012, he was the largest Democratic donor to independent spending grou …"
"… ests that proliferated after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision are routinely out-muscling and out-messaging the candidates thems …"
"… ording to a Center for Public Integrity review of filings submitted to the Federal Election Commission Thursday. NextGen Climate Action — a super PAC primarily funded by bill …"
"… with “dark money,” according to a new campaign finance filing with the Federal Election Commission. The sole donor to Prosperity for Pennsylvania is listed as nonprofit Gre …"
"… gubernatorial and Arkansas attorney general contests this cycle. The Law Enforcement Alliance of America, another Virginia-based nonprofit was active in Michigan’s state supreme …"
"… Court’s high-stakes campaign finance decision this week in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which held that the federal government cannot prevent wealthy individuals …"
"… n super PAC American Crossroads, which was co-founded by party strategists Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie, spending about $470,000. All the while, Democratic-alig …"
"… ederal regulators for failing to file mandatory financial disclosures, top Federal Election Commission officials today told the Center for Public Integrity. Such action could a …"
"… lt. “Congress created the agency to be structurally deadlocked,” said Ralph Nader, the consumer rights advocate who ran for president multiple times. “Con …"
"… In a letter dated Dec. 4, the Federal Election Commission tells Secretive Politics that it faces "administrative termination" for what amounts to its refusal …"
"… ial disclosures. Since registering with the FEC in August 2012, Secretive Politics has lived up to its name. It's been incommunicado with federal regul …"
"… nting for their income, spending and debt. It's unclear whether Secretive Politics has engaged in political activity. It may have been raising and spending m …"
"… ions gave rise to such political committees. The FEC notes that Secretive Politics is still obliged to file reports with the FEC if it raises or spends money …"
"… set in part because of the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision that reversed decades of legal precedent and allowed corporations …"
"… super PAC of the anti-tax Club for Growth. Meanwhile, casino magnate Sheldon Adelson — who became a household name during the 2012 election for his deep …"
"… rt ultimately thought otherwise and issued its landmark Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling in January 2010. 2. Lewis supported the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign R …"
"… ees, according to a Center for Public Integrity review of filings with the Federal Election Commission. Just 10 individual donors — most of them Georgians — have given more …"
"… ion has given more than $3.3 million to the campaign of Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe, federal records show. Of that, the former chairman of the Democratic Nat …"
"… sidential bid. Meanwhile, $500,000 went to a group that backed former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., known as the America 360 Committee. Another $100,000 went to a …"
"… , the bill did not make it out of committee. Seven states – Iowa, Missouri, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah – have attempted to lowe …"
"… ippi, our research focused on Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. The influence of nonprofits and super PACs has changed the …"
"… ss interests. Trial lawyers helped carry the day in Florida, Louisiana and Oklahoma, while the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it was successful in North Caroli …"
"… orth Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin — received an “A” grade, meaning the states’ laws were at least as …"
"… $1,776 to Grooms on Friday, according to documents recently filed with the Federal Election Commission. It’s McCutcheon’s first federal-level donation of the 2013-14 electio …"
"… ve at least $2,500 to a federal candidate or committee. The McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission case does not address the legality of maximum donations to individual cand …"
"… on of Teachers is the nation’s second-largest teachers union next to the National Education Association. The AFT claims 1.5 million members, and it represents K-12 teachers and s …"
"… of Republican Mitt Romney. The union’s other top targets included Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. — AFSCME spent nearly $2 million attacking him — and the Wisco …"
"… on which officials announced the plant’s closure, after it was bought by Bain Capital, was like building his “own coffin” and made him “sick.”Eighty-eig …"
"… tal spent on federal lobbying (2007-2012): $11.4 million Lobbying issues: Medicare and Medicaid, banking, appropriations, automotive industry, defense, defen …"
"… more than $950,000 to advocate for Obama’s re-election, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The couple earned their fortune from their legal practice, M …"
"… exas. Last updated: Jan. 30, 2013 *2011-2012 election cycle. Source: Center for Responsive Politics and Center for Public Integrity analysis of Federal Election Commission re …"