Is this super PAC subverting disclosure rules?

By Michael Beckel

Georgia's GOP Senate primary has attracted big money from a super PAC funded by two nonprofit groups tied to an Ohio lobbyist.

Excerpts from this story referencing "candidate":

"… as also transferred money to a super PAC supporting Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton of Arkansas. Not only do the Jobs and Progress Fund and the Go …"

Why we have a gift acceptance policy, and what it means for you

By Robin Heller

Transparency is of the utmost importance to us, which is why we want to be upfront about our funding.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Fundraising":

"… lented team of development professionals who adhere to the Association for Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics, and are skilled in the systems and structure …"

Dems introduce plan for public financing of campaigns

By Michael Beckel

Bill would provide matching funds to candidates who limit size of contributions.

Small-dollar donors boost pro-Obama Organizing for Action

By Michael Beckel

Small-dollar donors accounted for the bulk of pro-Obama nonprofit's 2013 receipts.

GOP lawyer launches political donation refund group

By Michael Beckel

Conservative lawyer Dan Backer launches 'nonpartisan' group to facilitate political refunds.

Pro-Obama nonprofit has $8.2 million quarter

By Adam Wollner

The nonprofit group formed by ex-campaign officials to push the president's agenda has raised $13.1 million so far.

Excerpts from this story referencing "David Shaw":

"… ion, Newsweb Corp. President Fred Eychaner and New York hedge fund manager David Shaw, each of whom contributed $500,000. Eychaner was the largest donor to Dem …"

Wealthy supporters fuel Obama nonprofit

By Dave Levinthal and Michael Beckel

Six-figure donations go to 'grassroots,' pro-Obama nonprofit.

Political strategists praise power of online fundraising

By Michael Beckel

Former Obama and Romney campaign staffers dish about online fundraising strategies.

Dem senator: Campaign finance laws a 'mockery'

By Reity O'Brien

Sheldon Whitehouse spars with Justice officials, Ted Cruz over political money.

Obama nonprofit not disclosing all donor data

By Dave Levinthal

Obama's new nonprofit does not intend to disclose all information it collects from donors.

Issa wants to know if Dems are raising dollars for super PACs

By Michael Beckel

The House's chief investigator wants details of Obama officials campaign activities following Center report.

Democratic operatives seeking million-dollar checks for super PACs

By Peter H. Stone

Obama is accused of hypocrisy for White House backing of super PAC fundraising effort

Excerpts from this story referencing "co-founder":

"… mmittee, said Bill Burton, a former deputy White House press secretary and co-founder of Priorities USA Action, which was launched last spring to help Obama win …"

Democratic groups re-group to clear up confusion among frustrated donors

By Peter H. Stone

Donors confused and frustrated by the proliferation of outside groups

Obama, first lady, VP combine for 45 fundraisers since official campaign launch

By Aaron Mehta and Peter H. Stone

Obama, first lady and vice president use perks of presidency to enhance fundraising

Excerpts from this story referencing "Democratic National Committee":

"… Victory Fund 2012. The fund is a joint effort between the campaign and the Democratic National Committee; the latter receives the lion’s share of the money.Standard themesAn exa …"

A handy global guide to NGO experts

By David E. Kaplan

Here’s a handy tool we just came across: a media guide to civil society experts around the world. You can search by topic, region, country,

The haves, the have-lesses, and the have-almost-nothings

By Josh Israel

Much has been made about Barack Obama’s record-shattering fundraising efforts ($150 million in September alone, more than $621 million raise

Obama’s rainmakers

By Caitlin Ginley

Traditionally, the practice of “bundling” — pooling together a large number of donations — is a common and often essential part of campaign

Three Big Donors Bankrolled Americans For Limited Government In 2005

By Bill Hogan

Three Big Donors Bankrolled Americans For Limited Government In 2005

The Munificent Seven

By Josh Israel

How did the organizations that make up Howard Rich’s money machine suddenly grow deep pockets this year?