Evan Bayh's multi-million-dollar head start?

By Dave Levinthal

If Democrat Evan Bayh runs for governor, he could tap nearly $10 million parked in his old Senate campaign account.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Mike Pence":

"… usly reported. And it's exponentially more than Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence reported having in his campaign fund at 2013's end, which was about $1.4 m …"

GOP gov's group raises $100 million in mostly losing effort

By Paul Abowd and Andrea Fuller

Many of the same super-rich Republican donors that financed super PACs were active at the state level.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Koch Industries":

"… Koch is co-owner of the second-largest privately held company in America, Koch Industries, an energy conglomerate.Seven of the RGA’s top 10 donors are corporate e …"

Walter Dalton

Republicans try to pick up more governors' offices

By The Associated Press

Republicans win NC governor's race in bid to broaden party's hold on governorships nationwide

Excerpts from this story referencing "North Carolina":

"… terpart this election cycle. …"

"… McCrory defeated Democratic Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton to become North Carolina's first GOP chief executive since early 1993. McCrory narrowly lost his gu …"

"… ing a third term. Democratic governors are leaving office in North Carolina, Montana, New Hampshire and Washington — a fact that stirred Republican …"

"… vidual circumstances in a small number of competitive states. Democrats in North Carolina, for example, saw a former governor convicted of a felony in 2010 and the …"

Donor profile: Republican Governors Association

By Alexandra Duszak and John Dunbar

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012

Excerpts from this story referencing "Mike Pence":

"… grity has also previously reported that Right Direction gave $1 million to Mike Pence, the Republican House member who won a bid in November to become governor …"

Pennsylvania governor benefited from untraceable $1.5 million donation

By Paul Abowd and Alexandra Duszak

How Pennsylvania's governor benefited from an untraceable $1.5 million donation.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Governor":

"… sin affiliate of a D.C.-based political organization called the Republican Governors Association.   The $1.5 million could not travel directly from the …"

"… orbett’s boosters crushed the competition from the D.C.-based Democratic Governors Association, which mustered $1.9 million for Corbett’s opponent, Dan On …"

Million-dollar donation in Indiana race may skirt limits on corporate giving

By Paul Abowd

D.C.-based Republican Governors Association uses super PAC to move $1 million to GOP candidate in Indiana.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Montana":

"… s $1 million contribution to Pence, it also made two contributions to the Montana Republican Party totaling $200,000. The Right Direction PAC is registered …"

‘Nonpartisan’ youth movement has deep GOP roots

By John Dunbar

'Nonpartisan' grass roots youth group staffed by GOP partisans

Excerpts from this story referencing "Los Angeles Times":

"… ration Opportunity has been quoted in numerous publications, including the Los Angeles Times, the National Journal, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and USA Today, among o …"

Hey Congressman! How many federal workers in your district?

By Aaron Mehta

Where the federal workforce is

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":

"… states with the most federal employees, according to data provided to the Center for Public Integrity by the National Treasury Employees Union, which represents federal employe …"

Stimulating hypocrisy: Scores of Recovery Act opponents sought money out of public view

By John Solomon and Aaron Mehta

Scores of Recovery Act opponents sought money out of public view

Excerpts from this story referencing "Derek Wallbank":

"… Maggie Mulvihill of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and Derek Wallbank of MinnPost.com contributed to this report. …"