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 "energy":

"… . Of the $2.1 million it raised in January, $1 million came from Louisiana energy company president William J. Doré and $669,000 came from retired mutual f …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Ladd Christensen":

"… uthful marketing strategy and applied it to their endorsements of Ron Paul.Ladd Christensen, who like Niederhauser and Harmon is a Utah resident, has ties to the Hunt …"

PAC profile: Endorse Liberty

By Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Paul

Excerpts from this story referencing "Dan Backer":

"… tion.Stephen Oskoui: founder of the internet advertising firm Smiley Media.Dan Backer (assistant treasurer and counsel): principal attorney at DB Capitol Strate …"

"… nt connection to the Paul campaign.On April 1, 2012, conservative attorney Dan Backer of DB Capitol Strategies — whose legal career has included spearheading …"

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

‘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

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 "North Carolina":

"… ayton, who represents a mostly rural district in eastern and north-central North Carolina, listed assets between $65,000 and $150,000, hardly enough to finance a ca …"