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Two GOP party leaders appear to be behind an 'outside' group that spent $1.4 million helping to elect Republicans to state offices in West Virginia.Continue reading
This week's Campaign Intelligence finds "pop-up PAC" season starting: Start spending late enough and you won't have to disclose donors until just before the election — or maybe after.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
Today's Super Bowl contenders have flexed their muscle outside the gridiron. A look at campaign contributions by the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks.Continue reading
While bettors will be spending big on the thoroughbreds racing to win Saturday's 139th Kentucky Derby, many of the horses' owners have been making their own high-stakes bets — the kind that could pay off in much more than roses.Continue reading
According to data from Sunlight's Influence Explorer, National Hockey League owners provided more than $3 million to politicians, PACs and independent expenditure groups during the 2012 election cycle.Continue reading
Whether it's a sign of post-partisanship or sheer exasperation is hard to say, but two of the three nominees that President Barack Obama today tapped for seats on the National Labor Relations Board donated to the Republican who wanted to take his place.
Harry I. Johnson donated $1,500 to Mitt Romney's unsuccessful presidential campaign last year and Philip Miscimarra gave Romney $1,000, according to data downloaded from Sunlight's Influence Explorer.
Both are Republican labor attorneys who, while not prolific donors, have also made other contributions to GOP committees. To view Johnson's donations, click here ...Continue reading