"… 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 …"
"… al backers — what’s OK in one state may not be OK in another. In Florida and Michigan, for example, candidates and supposedly independent groups se …"
"… ; Florida’s law allows candidates to raise money for and work with outside groups. …"
"… nterpart — launched a Spanish-language ad in April. The ad features Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaking directly to the camera. “I’m not an expert i …"
"… g college on scholarships. It then boasts of his ability to create jobs in Florida. Scott was in the clear because the ad did not explicitly tell viewers to …"
"… earned what “Citizens United” and “super PACs” were all about, the U.S. Supreme Court has again roiled the world of campaign finance, voting 5-4 to allow even m …"
"… for politically engaged nonprofits from the Republican-aligned Crossroads GPS, which was co-founded by former Bush strategist Karl Rove, to the pro-Demo …"
"… hedule.” Representatives of the Republican Jewish Coalition, Crossroads GPS and Patriot Majority USA did not immediately respond to requests for comme …"
"… itions at home and abroad are reserved for political appointees.” Added Craig Holman, a lobbyist for consumer group Public Citizen: “Diplomatic missions shou …"
"… include non-broadcast expenditures like direct mail and print advertising. Independent expenditures refer to all expenditures used to support or oppose a candidate, includin …"
"… f moderate Republicans, most notably campaign finance reform champion Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., have considered taking up the bill this year, it’s still consi …"
"… gn that targets Chandler and nine other Democratic members of Congress.The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) countered with its own radio ads, robocalls, billboards and door-to …"
"… ween small donors and mobilization will be a fool,” said Michael Malbin, executive director of the Campaign Finance Institute, a nonpartisan campaign finance think ta …"
"… n Kerry's media campaign and was paid $150 million by his campaign and the Democratic National Committee.The direct mail firm with the most billings, Olsen & Shuvalov, receive …"
"… the next race.Thomas Mann, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of The Broken Branch: How Congress is Failing America, says "a lot of mone …"
"… ribute up to $5,000 to a candidate for each campaign (primary, runoff, and general election). PACs also may donate up to $15,000 annually to any national political pa …"
"… mission. Their purpose is to raise and spend money on primary, runoff, and general elections.Political Party Committees are organizations officially affiliated with a …"
"… y county parties count against the state party's limits and vice-versa. …"