Excerpts from this story referencing "Ed Gillespie":
"… GPS, co-founded by Republican political operative Karl Rove and strategist Ed Gillespie, has maintained it adheres to federal laws governing nonprofits. It repor …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Scott Brown":
"… he Granite State, incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen kept Republican challenger Scott Brown, who previously represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate, at bay. And …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Louisiana":
"… C ranks first in Michigan and second in Colorado, New Hampshire, Kentucky, Louisiana, Arkansas and West Virginia. It’s third in Iowa. Put Alaska First, the …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Politics":
"… Cook Political Report, Federal Election Commission, Center for Responsive Politics and Sunlight Foundation. Rachel Baye, Carrie Levine, Dave Levinthal, Reit …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Wisconsin":
"… l Election Commission. States such as Connecticut and Wisconsin have pledged to not enforce the limits in state elections this year. …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Colorado":
"… 633,000 Senate-focused TV ads that have so far aired in Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, North Carolina, New …"
"… d not be reported to the nation’s top elections regulator. Similarly in Colorado, incumbent Sen. Mark Udall, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Cory Gar …"
"… Arkansas. That ratio is more than 40 percent in the U.S. Senate races in Colorado, Alaska and Kentucky. And in New Hampshire, where Democratic incumbent Se …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "president":
"… ve, which "seeks to enhance the debate on choice in education” and whose president is libertarian-leaning real estate developer Howard Rich of New York. The …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Virginia":
"… ansas and most other states. One group called the Alliance for Freedom, a Virginia-based conservative nonprofit, sponsored ads touting Brownback’s accompli …"
"… n, according to Kyle Kondik, a political analyst at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics. “It’s preferred to have the outside group …"
"… contests this cycle. The Law Enforcement Alliance of America, another Virginia-based nonprofit was active in Michigan’s state supreme court and attorne …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Iowa":
"… for providing clients with aggressive robocall services. Ahead of the 2007 Iowa caucuses, the National Review reported the firm did work both for Mitt Rom …"
"… also been paid for work on behalf of clients including Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa; Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kansas; the Republican Party of Alaska; the Nationa …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Republican governor":
"… its state-level subsidiaries has spent $11.4 million on ads to help elect Republican governors. The GOP governors’ group has also been the biggest donor to the secon …"
"… spent more than $10 million in ads to boost the re-election of Scott, the Republican governor. The organization functions differently than most so-called “outsi …"
"… r, has sponsored $2.3 million in ads criticizing the policies of incumbent Republican governors in Florida and Pennsylvania, sometimes widening its scope beyond environm …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Energy":
"… a new route to political disclosure." Railroad giant CSX Corp. and Noble Energy Inc. — each with 68 points — led about three-dozen companies that …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Elizabeth Warren":
"… ormer. He signed a “people’s pledge” pact with opponent and Democrat Elizabeth Warren with the goal — largely successful — of shooing non-candidat …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":
"… ist or an entire team of them. Several lobbying contracts obtained by the Center for Public Integrity through federal court filings do, however, reveal the hourly market rate a …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Department of Justice":
"… ging federal law to put lobbying enforcement in the hands of the main U.S. Department of Justice, not the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia. Craig Holman, a lobb …"
"… eady exists: the Foreign Agents Registration Act, administered by the Department of Justice. Among its requirements, it demands lobbying firms that represent foreign …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Michael Bloomberg":
"… Senate Majority PAC. This Democratic super PAC counts New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, media mogul Fred Eychaner of Chicago and environmentalist Tom Steyer of S …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "National Rifle Association":
"… erican Hospital Association, American College of Radiology Association and National Rifle Association — have collectively spent $337,000 on ads and other messaging that promo …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Energy":
"… , including Southern Co., Exxon Mobil, Koch Industries, Exelon Corp., Duke Energy and BP. A surprise lobbying spender of 2013 — the upstart National Asso …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Senate":
"… iled copies of their campaign finance reports. …"
"… Unlike presidential hopefuls, U.S. House candidates and political groups, Senate candidates file campaign finance reports on paper with the Secretary of th …"
"… andidates file campaign finance reports on paper with the Secretary of the Senate. That office, in turn, scans them and forwards them to the FEC, which then …"
"… ation that would change that. And in June, Tester's bill — known as the Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act — was incorporated into an appropriations …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "House Armed Services Committee":
"… undlers. For instance, Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, received $40,400 from Larry Duncan, a lobbyist for defense contractor Loc …"
"… ed Martin. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the ranking Democratic member of the House Armed Services Committee collected $18,200 from the PAC of Northrup Grumman, another defense contra …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "South Carolina":
"… e from people like Catsimatidis — wealthy donors with few direct ties to South Carolina. In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Ele …"
"… siness — has reported raising has come from donors who reside outside of South Carolina, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of FEC filings. The …"
"… selling homes across the country, does not have any business operations in South Carolina, according to the latest filing that his company, MDC Holdings, has submit …"
"… etto State contributed to the West Main Street Values PAC. One was former South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Katon Dawson. The other was Donald Finkell, the …"