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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Trump, PAC, Political Committee, FEC

The Continuing Financial Muddle At A Pro-Trump Political Committee

America Comes First, a political action committee that backed Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency, is continuing to flout campaign finance laws. The treasurer of the PAC, David Schamens, said the group’s FEC filings were inaccurate, and that they would be amended. Last week they were — but the amended filing includes new irregularities.

December 24, 2016
corning glass birds flight

Clinton’s Ties To Corning Turn Republican Stronghold Into Cash Cow

Clinton’s relationship with Corning, a major employer in upstate New York, dates to when she served as the state’s junior U.S. senator, but they seem only to have strengthened since she left that role almost seven years ago.

October 27, 2015

Joe Biden For President?

Who else is the best person to continue Obama’s legacy besides Joe Biden?

July 28, 2015
U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Likely 2016 Presidential Candidates Put Money To Work Through Their PACs

The 2016 campaign hasn’t officially started, but the huge spending is well underway.

March 11, 2015
Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses CPAC 2014 (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Rubio’s Machine Is Tops In Raising Money, But Not In Sharing It

A deep dive into Marco Rubio’s PAC yields some revealing findings.

December 22, 2014

Lawrence Lessig Launches ‘MAYDAY’ SuperPAC For Campaign Finance Reform

Political activist and Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig is taking a leap into the political money game, with the specific intention of reforming campaign finance laws by 2016. On Thursday, May 1, Lessig launched the MAYDAY Citizens’ SuperPAC, a Political Action Committee that will seek contributions from small donors concerned with putting an end to America’s […]

May 1, 2014

Big PACs Throw Money At Supercommittee Members

Want to get a huge influx of cash? Looks like all you have to do is be part of the supercommittee. From the time the six Republicans and six Democrats were appointed to the special committee to reduce the deficit, suspicions about lobbyists’ influence on these politicians arose. AP reported in August that the 12 […]

October 6, 2011