Donor profile: Peter Thiel

By Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012.

Super PACs out-raise candidates, thanks to super donors

By John Dunbar

Super donors mean super PACs raise more money than the candidates

Excerpts from this story referencing "Foster Friess":

"… dent William J. Doré and $669,000 came from retired mutual fund executive Foster Friess, making up about 80 percent of the total.When the Citizens United decision …"

PayPal co-founder gives $1.7 million to pro-Ron Paul super PAC in January

By John Dunbar

A super PAC supporting Ron Paul receives big boost from PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel

PAC profile: Endorse Liberty

By Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Paul

PAC profile: Revolution

By Paul Abowd

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Paul

Presidential super PAC spending hits $30 million

By John Dunbar

Outside spending groups rain money on South Carolina

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pennsylvania":

"… ion on AdWords advertising with Google. Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania also got a bump, but groups supporting him have only spent $2.1 milli …"

‘Super PACs’ spend $13 million on early primaries, Romney top beneficiary

By John Dunbar

Impact of 'super PACs' felt in Iowa as undisclosed funds fuel advertising blitz

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pennsylvania":

"… t started last month. A surging Rick Santorum, a former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, enjoyed $696,000 in supportive spending by outside groups. "Priorities U …"

Black candidates see little of the millions their parties raise

By Robert Moore

WASHINGTON, September 15, 2000 — The Second Congressional District cuts a swath about 275 miles long and 180 miles wide through the deepest,

Excerpts from this story referencing "federal law":

"… Few in the district can afford to give $1,000, the maximum allowable under federal law.Thompson raised $229,774 as of June, according to Federal Election Commiss …"