PAC profile: Restore Our Future

By Rachael Marcus

Quick stats on 2012's top super PAC, supporting Mitt Romney

PAC profile: 9-9-9 Fund

By Paul Abowd

Quick stats on the super PAC, supporting Cain

Who's bankrolling the super PACs?

Follow our coverage as presidential campaigns and super PACs file their year-end disclosures by Jan. 31st

Adelsons double down on Gingrich, kick in another $5 million to super PAC

By Peter H. Stone

Wife of Gingrich patron Sheldon Adelson gives $5 million to pro-Gingrich super PAC, matching husband

Find a profile:

Select a super PAC, super donor or a nonprofit group

Haley Barbour's money mission

By Peter H. Stone

Last fall, then Governor Haley Barbour was making money pitches to big donors for GOP control

Presidential super PAC spending hits $30 million

By John Dunbar

Outside spending groups rain money on South Carolina

Wyoming billionaire pledges a half-million-dollar matching contribution to Santorum 'super PAC'

By Peter H. Stone

A wealthy Wyoming donor to conservative causes says Santorum has a better shot against Obama than Romney.

‘Outsider’ candidate Santorum collected millions in corporate PAC money

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

Santorum took on 'special interests' while collecting millions in corporate PAC money

Rules against coordination between super PACs, candidates, tough to enforce

By Rachael Marcus and John Dunbar

Since 1999, FEC has conducted three investigations of coordination between candidates and outside spending groups

Casino mogul’s $5 million check to pro-Gingrich group a harbinger of GOP help to come

By Peter H. Stone

A billionaire casino owner's first choice is Newt Gingrich, but pledges more millions for GOP regardless of nominee

Big bucks flood 2012 election — What the courts said and why we should care

By John Dunbar

Court decisions opened floodgates for unlimited corporate and union spending in presidential election.

Presidential candidates outspending 'Super PACs'

By Josh Israel

'Super PACs' are unhindered by campaign finance limitations, but candidate committees still spend far more

‘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

Tea Party ‘super PAC’ going after Sen. Orrin Hatch

By Josh Israel

A new Tea Party ‘super PAC’ targets Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch

Pro-Romney super PAC using media firms tied to Swift Boat, Willie Horton ads

By Josh Israel

Pro-Romney super PAC takes on roll of attack dog, uses vets of negative ad campaigns

Pro-Romney group trashes Gingrich in new ad

By Aaron Mehta and Peter H. Stone

An outside spending group that supports Mitt Romney produces slick ad slamming Iowa poll leader Gingrich


Writers and editors

John Dunbar

Deputy Executive Editor, Managing Editor, Politics, Finance The Center for Public Integrity

John is director of Consider the Source, the Center's ongoing investigation of the impact of money on state and federal politic... More about John Dunbar

Ben Wieder

CAR Reporter The Center for Public Integrity

Ben Wieder is the Computer Assisted Reporter for the Consider the ... More about Ben Wieder

Michael Beckel

Reporter The Center for Public Integrity

Michael Beckel joined the Center for Public Integrity as a politics reporter in February 2012, where his focus is on super PACs, politica... More about Michael Beckel

Reity O'Brien

Reporter The Center for Public Integrity

Reity O’Brien is a reporter for the Center's "Consider the Source" money-in-politics coverage, and was the Center’s 16th James R.... More about Reity O'Brien

Chris Young

Reporter The Center for Public Integrity

Chris Young is a reporter for the Center’s Consider the Source project, where he covers Washington, D.C.’s “misinformation industry.” Bef... More about Chris Young

Dave Levinthal

Senior reporter The Center for Public Integrity

Dave Levinthal joined the Center for Public Integrity in 2013 and leads its Consider the Source project team investigating the influence ... More about Dave Levinthal

Alison Fitzgerald

Senior Reporter The Center for Public Integrity

Alison Fitzgerald is a finance and investigative reporter who joined the Center in April 2013 to lead its financial and business reportin... More about Alison Fitzgerald

Daniel Wagner

Reporter The Center for Public Integrity

Daniel Wagner came to the Center in 2013 from The Associated Press in Washington, D.C.... More about Daniel Wagner

Kytja Weir

Project Manager The Center for Public Integrity

Kytja Weir joined the Center in 2013, where she is project manager and reporter for the Consider the Source state politics team.... More about Kytja Weir

Erin Quinn

James R. Soles Fellow The Center for Public Integrity

Erin Quinn is the Center’s 17th James R. Soles Fellow.... More about Erin Quinn

Rachel Baye

Reporter The Center for Public Integrity

Rachel Baye is a reporter for the Center’s Consider the Source project.... More about Rachel Baye