Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham has struggled in the polls, but a pro-Graham super PAC isn’t giving up, making its second-biggest ad buy to date.Continue reading
Donald Trump has doled out almost $1 million in personal contributions to other candidates and committees, while Carly Fiorina has contributed a little over $183,000.Continue reading
Some of the lawmakers who are grilling AT&T and DirecTV today about a proposed merger got campaign money from ... guess who?Continue reading
The vast majority of this spending is aimed at Republicans.Continue reading
As the Comcast-Time Warner cable merger is scrutinized on the Hill, will their combined $42.4 million in political contributions and $143.5 million in lobbying sway lawmakers' opinions?Continue reading
As the primary season gets underway, Sunlight's Real-Time FEC tracker rolls out a new tool to target the contests that are the most competitive. One headline: Democratic Senate challengers are MIA.Continue reading
A group founded by former Sen. Jim DeMint is targeting fellow South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, charging the two-term Republican with being insufficiently hostile to President Barack Obama's health care law.
The 61-second radio ad by the Senate Conservatives Fund popped up on Sunlight's Political Ad Hawk days after a tea party challenger announced she is entering the primary against Graham. The ad cites Graham's refusal to join Senate Republicans, such as Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah, in an effort to cut off funding for the law. Graham, along with a number ...Continue reading
As the Senate prepares to take up sweeping and controversial immigration reform legislation next month, NumbersUSA is hitting the airwaves to oppose the legislation in 18 states.Continue reading
The first issue ad of the immigration reform battle hit the airwaves in South Carolina last week, targeting Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who is up for reelection in 2014. NumbersUSA, one of the leading groups opposing comprehensive immigration reform paid for the ads, reports filed with the Federal Communication Commission show. The group, headed by long time advocate Roy Beck, has been around since the late '90s and argues that increased immigration will deplete the country’s resources, leading to sprawl, congestion and restrictions on individual liberties.
The new ad targets two key elements of the immigration debate, granting ...Continue reading