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Daily Disclosure: Democratic super PACs gain ground

By Rachael Marcus

Democratic super PACs gained ground against GOP counterparts and raised big bucks in August.

Excerpts from this story referencing "oil and gas":

"… lic Storage, gave $1 million. So did Clayton Williams Energy Inc., a Texas oil and gas drilling company run by Clayton Williams.And three donors gave American Cr …"

Canadian-owned firm's mega-donation to super PAC raises ‘legal red flags’

By Michael Beckel

Foreigners are prohibited from spending money on U.S. elections, law not so clear on foreign corporations.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Fairfax Financial":

"… -owned subsidiary” of Canadian insurance and investment management giant Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. Fairfax Financial’s founder is Indian-born V. Prem Wa …"

"… rance and investment management giant Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. Fairfax Financial’s founder is Indian-born V. Prem Watsa. Watsa serves as CEO and chairman …"

"… that uncertainty to their own advantage.” Officials with OdysseyRe and Fairfax Financial maintain that no U.S. laws were broken. Paul Rivett, Fairfax Financial’ …"

"… nd Fairfax Financial maintain that no U.S. laws were broken. Paul Rivett, Fairfax Financial’s vice president of operations, said that OdysseyRe’s Canadian parent …"