While much slower to lock down air time than they have been at English-language stations, political committees -- especially those allied with Democrats -- are beginning to buy ads aimed at Spanish speakers.Continue reading
Sink raises over $1 million in Fla. special, including from in-state frenemy Crist
Democrat Alex Sink is dominating fundraising in the special election for Florida's 13th District, even getting a $1,000 contribution from Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist, whom she recently called a "disaster."Continue reading
Can Crist the Democrat raise as much money as Crist the Republican?
Charlie Crist has a knack with political donors. In between campaigns, he even got a job with one of his largest political benefactors. But as the formidable fundraiser -- who raked in more than $33 million over the course of his political career -- launches his challenge to Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott this week, the question is whether he'll be able to manage an encore performance in a different role.
Elected Florida's 44th governor in 2006, Crist is running to reclaim his old job with a new resume: A one-time Republican who turned independent in 2010, he's now ...Continue reading
A roundup of what we’re noticing in the Reporting Group as we dig into government data and disclosures: Dark money... View ArticleContinue reading
What you can do with TransparencyData.com Part II: Crist v. Rubio Edition
In the run-up to the 2010 midterm elections there is no race drawing more attention than the Republican primary between... View ArticleContinue reading