Sunday, October 21, 2012

Super pac

  • Crossroads Super PAC Raised $11.7 Million in September

    American Crossroads, the well-funded super PAC backing Mitt Romney and other Republicans, raised $11.7 million last month, new federal records show, the result of large donations from several well-heeled individuals.

  • Colbert's super PAC may get last laugh

    Like it has for much of this year, Colbert's super PAC barely spent any money in September - a departure from late 2011 and early 2012 when, for example, it produced TV ads touting Colbert's short-lived (and decidely fake) presidential campaign ...

  • MADDOCKS: Super PACs vow to field better candidates in 2016

    After months of touting their value and importance to the election process, the independent expenditure only committees, known as super PACs, are suddenly trying distance themselves from the 2012 presidential campaigning. In a statement released ...

  • Pro-Obama super PAC goes back to Bain basics in closing days

    The pro-President Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action is out with a memo this morning detailing its plans for the final days, including the return of one of its toughest spots about Mitt Romney's time at Bain.

  • Wealthy Presidential Campaign Donors Driving The Election

    Steven Lund - runs Nu Skin, a Utah skin care and cosmetics company whose former executives have been linked to two other firms that share an address in Provo, Utah, and donated to the Super PAC: F8 LLC and Eli Publishing. Lund's wife Kalleen is also a ...

  • Bloomberg Starts 'Super PAC,' Seeking National Influence

    Seeking to reshape a national political debate he finds frustratingly superficial, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York is plunging into the 2012 campaign in its final weeks, creating his own "super PAC" to direct millions of dollars in donations to ...

  • Pro-Obama Super PAC Outraises Romney Super PAC, Again

    Restore seems to have become the first super PAC to surpass $100 million in money raised. The other major Republican super PAC, the Karl-Rove-backed American Crossroads, has not yet reached that mark, raising $66.8 million since its inception in 2010.

  • Crossroads spending jumps in September

    American Crossroads spent more in September - $28 million - than it had in the rest of the 2012 election cycle combined, according to federal reports filed by the Karl Rove-linked super PAC on Saturday. About $18 million was directed toward ...

  • Super PACs meet solo PACs

    Going solo. Billionaires are joining the legion of "super" political committees by running their own ads or funding shoestring groups supporting candidates this election.

  • 'Super PAC' Restore Our Future replenishes coffers for October push

    WASHINGTON - A strong fundraising push and a light presence on the airwaves enabled Restore Our Future, the "super PAC" backing Mitt Romney, to end September with replenished coffers, setting the stage for its October spending blitz.

  • DIY Swift-Boating

    As the site warns: "GOP Super PACs are amassing close to a $1 billion war chest to support Mitt Romney–many times more than what pro-Obama Super PACs hope to bring in. Which means Democrats must learn to fight above their weight class." ...

  • Obama, Romney super PACs see September money surge

    The main super PAC supporting Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney collected $14.8 million in September for a last-month advertising push attacking President Obama.

  • How CREDO is different from other SuperPACs in 8th race

    Katie Cozort, field organizer for CREDO SuperPAC, helps volunteer Ruth Farnham of Hanover Park make political phone calls last week in Elk Grove Village.

  • Pro-Obama Super-PAC Has Best Month, Raising $15 Million

    A super-political action committee backing President Barack Obama slightly outraised a super-PAC supporting Republican challenger Mitt Romney last month.

  • Super-PACs Prepare Final Ad Blitzes

    There are only two weeks left until Election Day, and our nation's super-PACs still have a lot of money to shove through the airwaves: Republican-aligned super-PAC Restore Our Future, which had $16.5 million at the end of September - including $1 ...

  • Duckworth: No SuperPAC will 'bury' me

    In response to a story that ran in Wednesday's Chicago Sun-Times, Duckworth's camp released a statement taking issue with a source who told the paper that the conservative SuperPAC Now or Never was preparing to spend another $2.5 million in the 8th ...

  • Democratic super PAC to revive attacks on Romney's Bain record

    A Democratic super PAC with ties to the White House announced Saturday that it plans to reinvigorate its efforts from earlier this summer to attack Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his leadership at private equity firm Bain Capital ...

  • Obradovich: 4 seats in Congress: $20 million (so far)

    Super PACs are playing in Iowa's congressional races, but they are not big fish. The largest effect has come from traditional PACs and non-profits.

  • Fox News Promotes Deceptive Anti-Obama Super PAC Ad

    Fox News today promoted a campaign ad from pro-Republican super PAC American Crossroads that deceptively edited footage from Obama administration officials to claim that they have purposely misled the public about the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya ...

  • Romney 'Super PAC' Makes $12 Million Ad Buy

    The "super PAC" supporting Mitt Romney is making its most aggressive and expensive push yet in the advertising wars with a $12 million ad buy in nine states.

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