"… state records by the nonpartisan National Institute on Money in State Politics, top donors include: Illinois Republican candidate Bruce Rauner, who ha …"
"… ons, though, are not reflected in the National Institute on Money in State Politics’ data. A representative for Litwin did not respond to requests for comm …"
"… ups, having given $14 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. A representative for Eychaner declined to comment. On the other side, G …"
"… ance reports not yet processed by the National Institute on Money in State Politics and is not reflected in overall contribution totals. Liz Essley Whyte con …"
"… nsored tweets. David Keating, the president of the Center for Competitive Politics, which favors increased deregulation in elections, sees this as a positive …"
"… 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 …"
"… returned to spend more than $360,000 to boost Republican candidates in the Nebraska gubernatorial and Arkansas attorney general contests this cycle. The …"
"… ral election laws — and spamming legions of people with unsolicited anti-Barack Obama text messages — has created a new super PAC. Gabriel S. Joseph III regi …"
"… 10,000 worth of payments from the PAC to ccAdvertising to disseminate anti-Barack Obama "phone communication" messages, FEC records show. It also made a $27,500 …"
"… y $3.1 million spent to air ads in six states. Races to retain three Tennessee justices clocked in as the most expensive with about $1.4 million in …"
"… nders whose crimes had occurred before the provisions were enacted. Three Tennessee Supreme Court justices won retention elections — in which judges ran uno …"
"… same sources, going through different vehicles.” …"
"… AG. The phenomenon stems in part from a new campaign finance law that the Florida Legislature passed last year. The change made it easier for independent po …"
"… n Gov. Scott Walker’s 2012 recall election campaign, for example. Yet in Florida, such coordination is not only legal, but the norm. “The idea that ther …"
"… ion,” said Dan Smith, a political science professor at the University of Florida. Without firewalls, though, limits on how much money candidates can raise …"
"… r against federal-level candidates, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Topping the list is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, one of the natio …"
"… at Buchanan over standard-bearing Sen. Bob Dole during the 1996 Republican presidential primary — during a year when a GOP luminary like House Majority Leade …"
"… he Senate spending spree translates into a deluge of messaging that rivals presidential election season, when New Hampshire hosts first-in-the-nation party pri …"
"… id PAC that's raised millions of dollars to urge former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to run for president, doesn't violate federal political committee naming r …"
"… efforts has also slipped each year since 2010, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The drop, some have theorized, may be due to more lobbyists terminating …"
"… ne hedge fund alone — Elliott Management, which is led by GOP mega-donor Paul Singer — have given Sullivan's campaign about $119,000. Sullivan has also been …"
"… g companies, management companies and investment management companies." A spokesman for the IRS did not respond to requests for comment. …"
"… filings, a Center for Public Integrity review of documents indicates. The Virginia-based organization told the Federal Election Commission that it spent abou …"
"… l whose husband formerly served as the chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia. Iconic singer and actor Pat Boone serves as its national spokesman. The …"
"… uptick earlier this year, at least among lobbying powerhouses. The American Medical Association ($3.9 million, down from $4.3 million during the second quarter of 2013), …"
"… 4, 8:48 p.m.: Joe Trotter, a spokesman for the Center for Competitive Politics, said because the nonprofit donors were named there was "no 'subversion' o …"
"… ns in 2011 and 2012 with strategists such as former George W. Bush adviser Karl Rove and R.J. Johnson, a Walker consultant and Club for Growth adviser. Walker …"
"… cal candidate or group received more money from lobbyist-bundlers than the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, which raised nearly $2.6 million from them despite regularly criticizing …"
"… ch, billionaire John Catsimatidis met privately in New York City with Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., where the two men lamented the still-fragile economy and chewed o …"
"… aces, according to data provided to the Center for Public Integrity by the Center for Responsive Politics. It happened just one time — in Arkansas — in 2010. It's easier than …"
"… ion paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to shut down four super PACs she registered and indicated were tied to the university. The school's st …"
"… icated were tied to the university. The school's statement says the super PACs were "filed personally by Randi Willis as a private individual" and "neith …"
"… th Singularity University in the names of the committees, none of the four PACs was filed on behalf of, or with any affiliation to, Singularity University …"
"… Public Integrity about her filings." Willis, who serves as the four super PACs' treasurer, filed termination papers for the super PACs on May 16, accordi …"
"… who last election cycle contributed $2.6 million to the conservative Club for Growth Action super PAC and another $2 million to a pro-Ron Paul super PAC, also has tie …"