Ted Strickland, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio who has railed against dark money and outside group spending in elections, is now benefiting from hundreds of thousands of Super PAC dollars spent on ads to attack his opponent.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D, Nev.) has spent his final term in office working to funnel money into primary races in a push to flip Congress, but newly surfaced reports about comments he made to a Muslim congressional candidate could deter his efforts.
A Super PAC affiliated with Sen. Harry Reid (D., Nev.) ran a statewide attack ad in New Hampshire within weeks of Democrat Maggie Hassan’s refusal to sign an anti-dark money pledge.
Leading Democrats are taking aim at the Obama administration for its opposition to newly passed legislation that aims to bolster the U.S.-Israel economic relationship and combat boycotts of Israel, according to statements issued this week.
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao has already lost his endorsement contract with Nike over derogatory comments he directed towards the gay community, but Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.), who has built a relationship with the boxer over the years, remains mum on the issue.
Top Democratic politicians and committees have taken tens of thousands in contributions from individuals who work at firms that lobby on behalf of Koch Industries, despite railing against Koch’s influence for years, according to campaign finance filings.