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John Kasich ad New Day for America

Analysis: The Myths Of The Campaign Advertising Air War

The adage to “follow the money” isn’t the whole story.

August 19, 2015
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (Michael Vadon via Flickr)

Christie Political Team Is Raising The Stakes

Meet some of the men who are going to pay to try to revive Chris Christie’s presidential hopes.

March 13, 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

Who Says Money In Politics Doesn’t Buy Influence?

Of course money changes how politicians will act.

February 18, 2015

New IRS Rules On Dark Money Likely Won’t Be Ready Before 2016 Election

There’s bad news for those who hope to rein in dark money in the 2016 elections.

January 7, 2015

23 PACs With Worse Names Than Jeb Bush’s ‘Right To Rise’

Think “Right to Rise” is bad? Wait until you see this list.

January 6, 2015

Public Has Dark Opinion Of ‘Dark Money’ In Elections

The polls are clear: Americans want more transparency in political spending.

December 26, 2014
Ready for Hillary bus

Tarrant County Democrats Turn Out To See The ‘Ready For Hillary’ Bus In Fort Worth

Clinton’s campaign-in-waiting is rolling along in Texas.

December 18, 2014

Cruz Excites The GOP Base, But Big Donors Remain Skeptical

The GOP’s big donors could stop Ted Cruz’s presidential ambitions in their tracks.

December 2, 2014

Obama Can Reform Dark Money With A Stroke Of A Pen

President Obama could take a huge step towards disclosure without Congress. So why won’t he?

November 11, 2014

Democrats Lost The Big-Money Game In Midterm Elections

How big money helped buy the midterms for the GOP.

November 10, 2014

Secret Donors Behind Some SuperPACs Funneling Millions Into Midterms

How dark money tried to buy the midterm elections.

November 3, 2014

Chevron Swamps A Small Town With Campaign Money And Bogus News

You won’t believe how far Chevron will go to dominate Richmond politics.

October 16, 2014

The Five Big Questions On Senate Race Spending

Here’s what you need to know about how money will dictate the midterms.

October 9, 2014

Super PAC Heavily Funded By Soros Takes Aim At Wisconsin Governor

By Don Walker, Tom Kertscher and Jason Stein, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has a new opponent this year — a super PAC heavily funded by liberal billionaire George Soros. In anticipation of Walker’s re-election campaign this fall and possible presidential bid in 2016, American Bridge 21st Century is already hard at […]

February 21, 2014