Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Superpac

  • As Mother Jones reported last month, as of December 31, 2011 conservative SuperPACs reaped $60 million of now-unlimited contributions, compared to just $8 million for liberal groups.
  • (DAILY KOS)
  • Its the superPAC Restore Our Future, which operates alongside the campaign. SuperPAC money isnt subject to the contribution limits.
  • (NPR News)
  • CHEYENNE, Wyo., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone But Obama is the rallying cry for ABO 2012SuperPac. The ABO2012SuperPac.com website calls ABO the only SuperPac dedicated exclusively to defeating President Obama.
  • (Big Hollywood)
  • As President Barack Obama tries to jump-start his SuperPAC, a close look at the numbers shows he needs more than a few rich men and women. He needs to create a nationwide base of rich supporters.
  • (Orange County Register)
  • New York Times campaign reporters Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg found no hypocrisy in President Obama's Monday flip-flop on the evils of Super PAC fund-raising in Tuesday's front-page story, "Obama Yields In Marshaling Of 'Super PAC.
  • (News Busters)
  • Steve Israel, the head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, appeared on CNN this morning in order to explain why he is confident that the Democrats will retake the House in 2012–and why it is okay for them to take SuperPAC money.
  • (Politicker)
  • A Texas-based Super Pac involved in Chicago's 2nd district Congressional race defended its purpose Wednesday saying the only goal is to encourage more people to vote.
  • (NBC Chicago)

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