The new, expanded Priorities USA board has strong ties to both labor and corporate interests, which could be helpful in raising money from new sources, the Washington Post reports.
A top Hillary Clinton fundraiser who is reportedly joining pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA is a registered foreign agent for the Thai government, which violently cracked down on anti-government demonstrations in Bangkok over the weekend.
Liberal billionaire George Soros has joined the finance council of Ready for Hillary, the Super PAC rallying support for a potential presidential bid by Hillary Clinton, the Washington Post reports.
Liberal Super PAC Priorities USA Action has begun positioning itself to be the principal fundraising group behind a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign in 2016, the Washington Post reports.
Timothy Collins, the CEO of private equity firm Ripplewood Holdings, was the lone donor to the Super PAC dedicated to helping Democratic Senate candidates disclosed in the year-end filing. Collins contributed at least $10,000 to Majority PAC, according to the dark money group’s most recent FEC filing.
The fundraising for a new gun control group formed by Gabrielle Giffords and her husband will be led by a major donor to Priorities USA, the Obama-affiliated Super PAC.
MSNBC commentator Paul Begala has been vocal in his criticism of the Supreme Court ruling that, among other things, allowed Super PACs to continue spending hundreds of millions of dollars on election advertising.