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 "Evan Bayh":

"… ce since Democrats last occupied it in 2005.     …"

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 "Sheldon Adelson":

"… a little more than half of what he gave in 2010.Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is No. 2, with $3 million in donations between him and his wife. Acco …"

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 "Senate":

"… ver two years ago in North Dakota when John Hoeven resigned to move to the Senate. Dalrymple won his first full term, defeating rancher and Democratic state …"

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 "Federal Election Commission":

"… Center for Responsive Politics and Center for Public Integrity analysis of Federal Election Commission records. Totals include contributions from individuals, family members and …"

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 "Mike Pence":

"… C to sidestep the state’s corporate ban and give $1 million to candidate Mike Pence while obscuring the original donors. The RGA has also used the super PAC, …"

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 "Politics":

"… In one way, it’s legal,” said Andrew Downs of the Center for Indiana Politics, at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. “But if you say thi …"

"… erfuge,” said Bob Biersack, a senior fellow at the Center for Responsive Politics and former longtime Federal Election Commission official. “It’s not wh …"

"… or Indiana governor, according to the National Institute on Money in State Politics.“The RGA is confident they can get away with this — they’re riding o …"

"… added $750,000 to the RGA coffers, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.If Pence were running to keep his 6th District congressional seat, his cam …"

‘Nonpartisan’ youth movement has deep GOP roots

By John Dunbar

'Nonpartisan' grass roots youth group staffed by GOP partisans

Excerpts from this story referencing "front":

"… are only successful if they maintain credibility.‘Conservative Astroturf front group’Generation Opportunity’s was challenged in August, when liberal …"

"… Bondelli wrote that Generation Opportunity is a “conservative Astroturf front group being used to push a pro-conservative youth narrative using the fals …"

Hey Congressman! How many federal workers in your district?

By Aaron Mehta

Where the federal workforce is

Excerpts from this story referencing "Mike Pence":

"… n Islands, American Samoa and the Northern Marinas Islands. …"

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 "Maggie Mulvihill":

"… s part and parcel of their job as representatives of their constituents.”Maggie Mulvihill of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and Derek Wallbank o …"