Unions dramatically increase super PAC donations

By Michael Beckel

Unions accounted for $1 out of every $6 raised by super PACs in first half of 2013.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Michael Bloomberg":

"… sociation, the late Bob Perry of Texas and billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave more. Thomas Flynn, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners …"

Report: Campaign law changes hasten power imbalance between rich, poor

By Dave Levinthal

New report asserts campaign law changes have further eroded political clout of the middle class and poor.

ALEC's decades of 'right-to-work' effort pay off in Michigan

By Paul Abowd

Think tank’s 32-year 'right-to-work' campaign succeeds in union stronghold

Excerpts from this story referencing "Mitch Daniels":

"… slew of ALEC members sponsored the bill in Indiana, which Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law in February.Key parts of the Michigan law are identical to …"

National unions and Chamber of Commerce face off in Michigan

By Paul Abowd

Michigan’s emergency manager law, and labor’s future, up for a vote

Donor profile: AFL-CIO

By Paul Abowd and Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees":

"… also made seven-figure donations to the AFL-CIO's super PAC, including the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees ($3.9 million) and the American Federation of Teachers ($1.1 million). Ri …"

Labor unions top '09 PAC donors to Blue Dog coalition’s pro-business members

By Aaron Mehta and Josh Israel

Our examination of contributions to the political action committee of those fiscally conservative Democrats, the Blue Dogs, showed that the