"… gubernatorial and Arkansas attorney general contests this cycle. The Law Enforcement Alliance of America, another Virginia-based nonprofit was active in Michigan’s state supreme …"
"… rolling scores of ads targeting down-ballot races that criticize President Barack Obama. In the Tar Heel State, embattled incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, i …"
"… $11 million worth of television ads, surging ahead of a crowded Democratic primary field and opening up a lead in the general election polls against incumben …"
"… ork ($14.5 million). Through Sept. 8, one day before the final five state primary elections, more than $280 million nationwide was spent on television ads p …"
"… rney General Jon Bruning to win the GOP nomination for governor in the May primary. “Nebraska has never seen the kind of third-party spending like it saw …"
"… he most spent per eligible voter thanks to an especially fierce Democratic primary contest on Sept. 9 for the seat opened up by Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who is n …"
"… id. Legislation isn’t necessary to promote gun safety, said Don Turner, Nevada Firearms Coalition president. “As a responsible gun owner, we have the …"
"… d. State prevention measures Prevention specialists in New Hampshire and Nevada are looking at firearm suicides and working with gun stores and ranges to …"
"… rearm suicides and working with gun stores and ranges to decrease deaths. Nevada had a high rate of suicide by firearm, 9.83 per 100,000 residents, or 268 …"
"… than three times as many firearm suicides as firearm homicides happened in Nevada in 2012, data shows. The Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention has coordina …"
"… so a woman, Tara Mica-Reilly, the NRA state liaison for Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana and Mississippi. “I believe that women bring patience and logic and abi …"
"… me public buildings from concealed carry of guns. Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Mississippi and Wisconsin — and now Idaho — have laws on the books th …"
"… wners in dorms, and universities can ban guns from certain meeting rooms. Kansas' 2013 campus carry law included an optional four-year delay before license …"
"… ral regulation doesn’t apply to guns manufactured in the state. Wyoming, South Dakota and Arizona have had laws protecting “firearms freedom” from the U.S. …"
"… a bare-knuckles street fight,” said NRA Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre at the organization’s convention. “They’re going after every House s …"
"… ate's own campaign, in turn, stays positive. But the script is flipped in Kansas, where groups attempting to save the political career of Republican Sen. P …"
"… posting X-rays of his patients on Facebook and facing an investigation by Kansas' medical board. (The American College of Radiology has shunned Wolf in fav …"
"… ation, Labor, and Pensions Committee.) "Unfit. Not trusted. Not right for Kansas," the ad's narrator declares. Another ad chides Wolf for missing votes. …"
"… per PAC — Cochran, and Reps. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, and Pete Sessions, R-Texas, are favored politicos — and counts that money toward its lobbying outpu …"
"… er for outside groups to operate thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, which knocked aside bans that had existed in 24 states on politi …"
"… n, General Electric, ExxonMobil, Chevron Corp., Edison Electric Institute, BP and American Electrical Power. Ford Motor Co., drug maker Merck and Co., …"
"… f billionaire donors, like philanthropist Eli Broad, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, hedge fund manager Dan Loeb and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. However, the f …"
"… on & Johnson and Kraft. And it has worked closely with groups like the National Rifle Association as well. It is the organization’s association with the NRA, in fact, tha …"
"… used was intended for private security guards only. Districts in Colorado, Oregon and Ohio have taken similar steps, and schools in several other states are …"
"… r for Public Integrity reported on how pressure from retail stores and the National Rifle Association helped defeat a bill by Sen. Kevin de Leon, a Los Angeles Democrat, who ca …"
"… of unbridled growth. Reasons for the slide are numerous, from a gridlocked Congress that rarely passes marquee legislation, to corporate investment in other f …"
"… unched by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg brought in about $8.6 million during the first half of the year, a Center …"
"… llowing Zimmerman’s acquittal, youth protestors took their anger to Gov. Rick Scott and began camping in front of the Florida governor’s office. The protest …"
"… ctric, the Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America, Google, Coca-Cola, the American Medical Association, Verizon Communications, drug maker Pfiz …"
"… o $115,000 spent by another non-disclosing nonprofit, the gay-rights group Human Rights Campaign. Spokesman Fred Sainz says his group was determined to counter the c …"
"… ndment was not the only gun control proposal NRA supporters helped defeat. Senators also voted down a ban on assault weapons (40-60), a limit on large capaci …"
"… $2.3 million to $2.6 million), Chevron ($3.2 million to $3.7 million), the American Petroleum Institute ($1.8 million to $2.1 million) and Occidental Petroleum ($1.6 million to $ …"
"… control advocates — from President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the families of children killed last …"
"… he only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun,” National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre said after a young man shot his wa …"
"… it laid out $12.6 million on lobbying, four times the amount spent by the National Rifle Association. David Fischer, a senior director at the ACC, defended the group’s resea …"
"… ned with gun-control advocates and anti-gun activities.” Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley, the ranking minority member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the J …"
"… Beautiful," along with 1999 congressional testimony by Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association's current executive vice president and CEO. "The NRA once supported backg …"
"… ATF criticized By contrast, some gun-rights groups, including the National Rifle Association, have blasted ATF oversight as arbitrary and unfair — and are lobbying t …"
"… Illegal Guns, a nonprofit launched in 2007 by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. "Money is not all that matters," Gla …"
"… as did NRA executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre. So, too, has Bloomberg created a super PAC, which is called "Independence USA PAC." Bloomberg’ …"
"… as Bloomberg created a super PAC, which is called "Independence USA PAC." Bloomberg’s group, which was formed last October, spent more than $8 million on ad …"