“GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson is winning a medal. But are Republicans losing the political money war?”

CPI: But Adelson’s Presidential Medal of Freedom — which liberals are mocking as an award for the $113 million Adelson and her billionaire casino mogul husband, Sheldon Adelson, contributed to conservative candidates, super PACs and other political committees during the 2018 midterm elections — comes as some Republicans … Continue reading

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“Someone Paid Thousands Of Foreigners 20 Cents Each To Hide HuffPost’s Negative Coverage Of A Democratic PAC”

HuffPost: HuffPost’s April 2016 report investigated the tactics of End Citizens United, a political action committee founded by three former staffers at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party’s official organ dedicated to electing Democrats to the House of Representatives. … Continue reading

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“New Issue One report highlights how Washington power players use leadership PAC contributions to buy access and influence in the 115th Congress”

Release via email: More than 500 leadership PACs operated by sitting members of Congress raised over $150 million so far this election cycle. Of this sum, more than 60 percent came from political action committees (PACs) connected to companies, trade … Continue reading

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“Democratic super PACs and other outside groups are poised to outspend their Republican counterparts by a wide margin, erasing an advantage Republicans planned on having.”

NYT: For the final two weeks of the election, Democratic campaigns and outside groups are on track to substantially outspend Republicans, strategists on both sides say. Democrats are set to spend $143 million on television advertising in House races, compared … Continue reading

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“Despite Strong Headwinds, 2018 CPA-Zicklin Index Finds Company Political Disclosure Holds Steady”

Release: Public corporations embracing disclosure and accountability of their political spending are holding fast despite countervailing pressures from Washington. That’s the chief finding to emerge from a non-partisan study released today by the Center for Political Accountability (CPA) and the … Continue reading

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