New overtime pay rules recently enacted by the Obama administration could weaken the coffers of corporate PACs.Continue reading
Much of Northrop Grumman’s Washington influence flies under the radar
Northrup Grumman spends millions on lobbying and campaign contributions — but those only tell part of the story.Continue reading
For some House incumbents, traditional PACs are super
Sunlight's analysis of the most recent campaign finance data finds Rep. Bobby Rush has raised a larger chunk from political action committees than any other House member.Continue reading
PAC Profile: The Tea Party doesn’t need unlimited money to make a splash
It's hard to believe given this year's headlines, but not all of the political action committees making an impact on this year's campaign are super PACs.
While most of the attention has focused on the entities that can accept and spend unlimited money, the Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama, a traditional political action committee that's abiding by federal limits on contributions and spending, got plenty of attention when it launched an ad blitz before the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses that accused GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney of being a covert liberal.
Ryan Gill, the Campaign to ...Continue reading