"… ncluding Citigroup, Commerce Bank of New Jersey and Credit Suisse provided financing for lawsuit lenders. More recently, some banks have started cutting out the middlemen. Deutsch …"
"… their home mortgages or those who are trying to avoid foreclosure,” FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz said at a press conference in April. “We’re enforcing th …"
"… r against federal-level candidates, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Topping the list is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, one of the natio …"
"… uptick earlier this year, at least among lobbying powerhouses. The American Medical Association ($3.9 million, down from $4.3 million during the second quarter of 2013), …"
"… l Institute on Money in State Politics, state campaign finance filings and Federal Communications Commission records. With 31 states electing an attorney general this year — and nin …"
"… ntegrity of analysis of new congressional disclosure reports and Center for Responsive Politics data. These new numbers reverse — at least temporarily — top lob …"
"… tomers,” said Rick Hasen, an election law professor at the University of California, Irvine. “When customers can associate a store or company with a particu …"
"… another conservative-leaning beneficiary identified in corporate filings. California-based eBay Inc. paid ALEC $12,000 in 2012, while Google contributed an uns …"
"… blican Main Street Partnership, the American Legislative Exchange Council, the Heritage Foundation and the Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Lead …"
"… profit's success — increased about threefold in three years. It spent 39 cents to raise $1 last year, which is considered relatively inefficient, accord …"
"… ng during the fiscal year ending in June, according to information filed recently to the Colorado Secretary of State. The group agreed to pay a contractor …"
"… ntractor — Alexandria-based BMD Inc., also known as GMA — $4,000, or 6 cents per piece, in addition to reimbursing for other costs such as postage and …"
"… pendent express advocacy." Ending Spending Inc.’s revenue went up 89 percent last year, to $4.4 million from $2.3 million in 2011. The group is affilia …"
"… th care interests, such as the American Chemistry Council ($4.75 million), American Medical Association ($4.27 million) and the Biotechnology Industry Organization ($2.02 million …"
"… maceutical Research & Manufacturers of America, Google, Coca-Cola, the American Medical Association, Verizon Communications, drug maker Pfizer and defense firm Northrop Grumm …"
"… d as liberal groups didn’t spend much to back Fallone. The state arm of Club for Growth, an anti-tax group, spent at least $287,000 on TV ads supporting Roggensac …"
"… ues-paying member, funneled more than $100 million in 2009 and 2010 to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to finance the Chamber’s advertising and PR campaign aimed at defeating …"
"… 2.1 million) and Occidental Petroleum ($1.6 million to $2.1 million). The American Medical Association, CTIA-The Wireless Association, AARP, Altria, America’s Health Insurance …"
"… disclosure reports and Center for Responsive Politics data indicates. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s year-over-year lobbying spending skyrocketed more than 88 percent, fro …"
"… dollar-figure spikes are caused, in part, by national elections. Take the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Realtors. The two business organizations …"
"… wn 16th District, which has attracted more outside spending than any other House race, according to the Center for Responsive Politics — more than $8.8 m …"
"… to the Leadership Fund, which is dedicated to electing Republicans to the House and Senate, as The Center for Public Integrity reported last week.Renacci …"
"… $2.4 million on the race to date, Federal Election Commission records show.House Majority PAC, one of the top Democratic outside spenders active in the rac …"
"… n it first started airing ads in the district, FEC records show.Last week, House Majority PAC released “Cloud” opposing Renacci. The ad is running for …"
"… ., has given $13 million to the group so far this election, according to a Center for Public Integrity review of Federal Election Commission records.Second is Crossroads GPS, th …"
"… ees, the Service Employees International Union, House Majority PAC and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.This is not the first time Lungren has been criticized for his environment …"
"… helped him win the Bee’s endorsement.In other outside spending news:The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a series of ads in New York congressional districts at a total co …"
"… ican Future Fund announced the release of attack ads to run in Florida and Wisconsin, battlegrounds for control of the U.S. Senate.In Florida, Democratic Sen. …"
"… p. Connie Mack, R-Fla., according to the Center for Responsive Politics.In Wisconsin, Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin faces former Gov. Tommy Thompson, who won a …"
"… lag. The flag features illustrations of a miner and a sailor who represent Wisconsin’s connection to both land and sea. The two come to life in an animated f …"
"… s, according to the Daily Beast, and has received significant funding from Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Issues Mobilization Inc., according to that gro …"
"… C American Crossroads, have been the top outside spenders.According to the Virginia Public Access Project, a nonpartisan group tracking elections spending in the state, Richard Gil …"
"… he top donors to the pro-McCaskill Majority PAC are Democratic super donor Fred Eychaner, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and the …"
"… del of disclosure subterfuge,” said Bob Biersack, a senior fellow at the Center for Responsive Politics and former longtime Federal Election Commission official. “It’s not wh …"
"… nd Bob Perry have each added $750,000 to the RGA coffers, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.If Pence were running to keep his 6th District congressional seat, his cam …"
"… artisan group, the four spots are designed to aid Republican candidates in Nevada, Hawaii, New Mexico and North Dakota — battleground races that could lea …"
"… ttleground races that could lead to GOP control of the Senate next year.In Nevada, the Chamber’s boxing-themed ad “Hit” criticizes Democratic challeng …"